Deputy PM – Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov yesterday received the Minister of Economy and Commerce of Kyrgyzstan Daniyar Amangeldiyev.
According to the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade (MIFT), the meeting discussed ways to deepen Uzbek-Kyrgyz relations with an emphasis on economic and water-energy cooperation, as well as progress in promoting the agreements reached during the recent visit of the Uzbek government delegation to Kyrgyzstan.
An agreement was reached to organize mutual visits of the responsible ministries and departments of the two countries to develop new industrial cooperation projects and trade contracts.
Further steps were discussed to expand industrial cooperation between manufacturers of the two countries in the production of agricultural machinery, cars and other areas.
Existing issues related to the implementation of joint projects in the field of transport and infrastructure, including the “China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan” railway construction project, have been worked out. Joint measures were discussed to develop new transport and logistics routes passing through the territories of the two countries.
The current state of the implementation of the agreements reached during the 9th meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Bilateral Cooperation between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, and issues on the agenda of the Commission’s next meeting were also considered.
Following the meeting, further joint actions were identified to intensify interaction in all the areas of cooperation considered.