On telephone conversation of Presidents of Uzbekistan and TajikistanOn October 5, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev had a telephone conversation with the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon.
The Head of our state at the beginning of the conversation sincerely congratulated the President of Tajikistan on his birthday.
It was particularly noted with deep satisfaction that traditionally close and good-neighborly relations between our countries and people, based on strong ties of centuries-old friendship, common history, spiritual and cultural values, are being strengthened due to mutual support and joint efforts.
The mutually beneficial and fruitful cooperation between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan is dynamically expanding, dialogue is being intensified at all levels, including between the border regions and the businessmen.
The trade turnover has increased noticeably since the beginning of this year. An industrial exhibition of Uzbekistan enterprises and business forums with participation of leading companies of the two countries were successfully held in Dushanbe.
Joint trading houses and modern enterprises are being established. Direct flights between the capitals – the cities of Tashkent and Dushanbe are resumed.
Cultural exchange is expanding – Days of Uzbek culture and art were held in Tajikistan in May, it is planned to conduct similar events in our country this month.
It was emphasized that the joint work on bringing our countries closer and deepening the multifaceted partnership is based on the interests and is supported by multinational people of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
During the conversation, the prospects of further development of practical cooperation between the two countries were discussed, as well as a schedule of upcoming high-level events was considered.
The sides also exchanged views on current issues of international and regional policy.
In conclusion, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, once again sincerely congratulating the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, wished him good health, wellbeing and success, and to the friendly people of Tajikistan – peace and prosperity.
In his turn, the President of Tajikistan expressed his deep gratitude to the President of Uzbekistan for warm congratulations and sincere attention.
The readiness to further strengthen relations of friendship and good-neighborliness, to develop a full-scale mutually beneficial cooperation in the interests of our countries and people by joint efforts, was emphasized.