Tashkent, Uzbekistan: The newly appointed Ambassador of Pakistan Ambassador Syed Ali Asad Gillani presented a copy of credentials to Uzbek FM Abdulaziz Kamilov here on Friday, reports DND News Agency.
According to an official statement issued by the Embassy of Pakistan in Tashkent, during the meeting of Ambassador Gillani with Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov, both sides expressed their keen desire to further strengthen bilateral relations between two brotherly countries in diverse fields.
During the conversation, the state and priority areas for the further development of Uzbek-Pakistani relations, as well as interaction within the UN, SCO, OIC and other international organizations were discussed.
The parties exchanged views on issues of activating political, trade, economic, investment, cultural and humanitarian ties, as well as on the schedule of upcoming contacts at various levels.
The dynamic growth of mutual trade was noted with satisfaction, as well as the huge potential for further increasing the volume of bilateral trade.
An interest was expressed in establishing a dialogue between the legislative bodies of the two countries.
Special attention was paid to the issues of expanding cooperation in promoting the peace process in Afghanistan, the implementation of transport, communication and energy projects in this country.
The meeting also exchanged views on certain issues of the international and regional agenda.