Prime Minister calls on President of Uzbekistan

June 08, 2017

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called on President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev at Astana today.

 

 The Prime Minister stated that Pakistan cherishes its close, friendly and fraternal relations with Uzbekistan, as both the countries are bound by strong commonalities of history, faith and culture. Pakistan is keen to further expand ties in all fields, particularly economic and energy cooperation, connectivity and human resource development,” expressed the Prime Minister.

 

 Prime Minister expressed the desire to take bilateral relations to new heights based on mutually beneficial cooperation. Pakistan is keen to further expand ties in all fields, particularly economic and energy cooperation, connectivity and human resource development, added the Prime Minister.

 

 The Prime Minister stated that Uzbekistan’s impressive annual economic growth and rich energy resources, and Pakistan's large industrial and agricultural base provide an ideal environment for expansion of trade and commercial cooperation between the two countries.

 

The Prime Minister proposed that both countries work together for making appropriate reforms in trade policies to facilitate trade, investment and free flow of goods and services between Pakistan and Uzbekistan.