The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, will pay an official visit to the Republic of Tajikistan on June 10-11 this year.
The program of the visit envisages holding the bilateral events in the city of Dushanbe – official meeting ceremonies, face-to-face and delegation-level talks, an online ceremony for the opening of social facilities, and signing of a set of bilateral documents.
It is planned to discuss the topical issues of further strengthening the Uzbek-Tajik relations of friendship, good-neighborliness and strategic partnership. A special attention will be paid to identifying the new «growth points» for multifaceted interaction and promoting the specific projects for the development of the long-term practical cooperation. The leaders will also exchange views on the aspects of international politics and the regional agenda.
In addition, the President will take part in joint cultural events in the capital of Tajikistan, hold a meeting with the representatives of the public, and visit a number of industrial facilities in the Sughd Region.
On the outcomes of the events, it is scheduled to sign over 30 documents covering important areas of mutually beneficial cooperation between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
It should highlighted that in recent years, the Uzbek-Tajik relations have entered a quality new stage – the level of strategic partnership, filled with specific practical substance.
On the initiative and thanks to the strong political commitment of the leaders, the topical issues of developing ties between the two fraternal countries and nations were resolved.
The volume of mutual trade has significantly grown and last year it has exceeded $500 million. Over 200 joint ventures have been established. There is an intensive exchange in the humanitarian field with productive contacts between the regions being in place.
During the challenging conditions of the pandemic, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan have shown solidarity and mutual assistance in overcoming the consequences of the coronavirus.
In preparation for the forthcoming summit, a meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission led by the Prime Ministers of the two countries, a scientific and practical conference, Days of Uzbek Cinema and other events were successfully held. Prior to the visit, the first Interregional Forum and a meeting of the Business Council will also take place.