Pakistan wants to enhance cooperation with Uzbekistan in different sectors, says PM Nawaz Sharif

17 Nov, 2015 11:25 pm

TASHKENT – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan wants to enhance cooperation with Uzbekistan in various sectors, including economy, reported 92 News.

During a meeting with Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov in Tashkent on Tuesday, the prime minister said that having strong relations with Central Asian States is cornerstone Pakistan’s foreign policy. “Pakistan and Uzbekistan are linked in religious and cultural ties.”

Both leaders signed various agreements of cooperation in different sectors.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also met his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev. Earlier, a reception was arranged in honor of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at Presidential Palace.

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He was received at the airport by his Uzbek counterpart, foreign minister and governor of Tashkent.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is accompanied by a high-level delegation, including Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, Adviser on National Security Nasir Khan Janjua, the special assistant on Aviation and other senior officials.




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