The five-member Uzbek delegation led by Lt. General Victor Makhmudov visited to Torkham on Wednesday to welcome the first consignment of trucks from Uzbekistan to Pakistan.
The Minister of Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and the National Security Advisor Dr. Moeed Yusuf and other senior officials of the National Security Division were also present on the occasion.
The visiting delegation received a briefing by the relevant authorities at Michni post, besides witnessing arrival of cargo trucks from Uzbekistan.
Visited Torkham accompanied by Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood & my Uzbek counterpart Lt. Gen Makhmudov to welcome the 1st consignment of trucks from Uzbekistan to Pakistan. This is part of our ongoing effort to strengthen regional connectivity with Uzbekistan & other CARs pic.twitter.com/YV6xPPK36Y
— Moeed W. Yusuf (@YusufMoeed) November 3, 2021
The visit to Torkham by the Uzbek delegation shows that the region is increasingly pivoting around the geo-economic paradigm whose core component is are: regional connectivity.
This underscores the immense benefits awaiting to be reaped by all the regional countries and symbolizes that connectivity is the future of the region.
In the second leg of the trip, the delegation visited Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul where the visiting dignitary received a briefing from the Commandant and witnessed training of military cadets.
While praising the standards of training and professionalism of the academy, Lt. General Makhmudov evinced interest in sending Uzbek military officers for training to PMA.
It may be noted that Lt General Victor Makhmudov is on a three-day visit to Pakistan on the invitation of the National Security Advisor Dr. Moeed Yusuf.