On telephone conversation of Presidents of Uzbekistan and KyrgyzstanOn September 17, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev.
The head of our state at the beginning of the conversation sincerely congratulated the President of Kyrgyzstan on his birthday.
The role and active efforts of the President of Kyrgyzstan on development and strengthening the traditionally close and good-neighborly relations between our two fraternal people, expanding the mutually beneficial Uzbekistan – Kyrgyzstan partnership were noted with deep satisfaction.
It was emphasized that the historic state visit of the head of our state to Kyrgyzstan on September 5-6 this year brought bilateral relations to a qualitatively new level, contributed to filling them with concrete practical content.
Intensification of contacts at various levels was noted. Intergovernmental commission on bilateral cooperation is actively operating, negotiations are being actively conducted on finalizing the legal registration of the state border under the chairmanship of the prime ministers of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The most significant result of the joint work was the signing during the visit of Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Agreement on the state border between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The trade turnover is growing. It has increased by 60 percent since the beginning of the year. Prospective projects on cooperation in automotive industry, agricultural machinery and other sectors of the economy are being developed.
The importance of further development of contacts between the parliaments, regions and businessmen of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, acceleration of organization of practical activities of the established Council of khokims of the border regions under the patronage of the heads of governments of the two countries, as well as implementation of new programs in cultural and humanitarian sphere was noted.
Particular attention was paid to the preparation of the forthcoming state visit of the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev to our country.
In conclusion, the President of Uzbekistan, once again sincerely congratulating the head of Kyrgyzstan, wished him good health, wellbeing and success, and to the brotherly people of Kyrgyzstan – peace, tranquility and prosperity.