Immediately upon arrival in Baku, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the press service of the head of state reports.
The leaders of the two countries examined in detail issues of enhancing mutually beneficial cooperation and identified priority tasks for the future.
Particular attention was paid to establishing business contacts at the level of leading companies and entrepreneurs of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, as well as the development of cooperation ties in industry, agriculture, transport and other relevant sectors.
Mirziyoyev and Aliyev agreed on the need to intensify the activities of the joint intergovernmental commission and organize visits of delegations from the regions of Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan.
Ilham Aliyev congratulated Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Uzbekistan’s accession to the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, noting that this will undoubtedly give a new impetus to the enhancement of bilateral relations and regional cooperation in trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
The head of our state emphasized the high level of organization of the summit and wished the Azerbaijani side a successful presidency in the organization.
At the end of the meeting, the parties reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthening the Uzbek-Azerbaijani relations and strategic partnership.