Kyrgyzstan’s President Atambayev on Visit in Uzbekistan
At the invitation of President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev arrived yesterday in our country on a state visit.
The leader of the neighboring country, accompanied by the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, visited the Mustaqillik square in Tashkent and laid flowers at the Monument of Independence and Humanism, which is a symbol of our freedom, bright future and noble aspirations.
The distinguished guest emphasized that this majestic square is a unique complex reflecting the peaceful policy of Uzbekistan, the splendid aspirations of the Uzbek people for the sake of constructive creation and prosperity.
Later, Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Almazbek Atambayev got acquainted with the exhibition of industrial goods of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The exposition became a demonstration of success in the sphere of economy, achieved by our countries in recent years. Products of companies operating in various industries, innovative projects and development of scientific-production centers were presented there.
The official meeting of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic was held at the Kuksaroy country residence. The meeting of the heads of the two states began in a contracted format. In the course of negotiations, they discussed the prospects of further development of mutually beneficial cooperation between our two nations, exchanged views on regional and international issues of shared interest.
The two leaders continued talks in an expanded format with the participation of official delegations. The sides deliberated on issues pertinent to the further development of political, tradeeconomic and interregional cooperation between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, consolidation of interaction in transport and communications, energy, industry, agriculture and water resources, culture and other spheres.
Presidents Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Almazbek Atambayev signed the Declaration on Strategic Partnership, Friendship, Good-Neighborliness and Confidence between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic. More than 10 other documents were also inked on various areas of cooperation between our countries.
A briefing was held for the mass media after the negotiations at the highest level. The two leaders stressed that the talks were held in the spirit of mutual understanding and sincerity, and that the sides stand united on all strategic issues. It was underscored that the dynamically advancing trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian relations, the activities of the recently opened border checkpoints, and the expanding direct contacts between the regions of our two countries are of great importance in furthering the bilateral relations.
The state visit of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev to our country continues.