The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held an informal meeting in Shymkent on March 3.
The parties discussed issues of further consolidation of Uzbek-Kazakh relations of strategic partnership and alliance, expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation.
A particular attention has been paid to issues of accelerating cooperation projects in line with the agreements reached earlier at the highest level.
Presidents listened to the reports of deputy prime ministers of the two countries, co-chairmen of special working groups on the execution of signed agreements and decisions taken.
Presidents gave specific assignments to deepen practical cooperation in industry, energy, agriculture, transport and logistics.
The activation of cultural and humanitarian exchanges was emphasized.
Current issues of the regional agenda and the schedule of forthcoming events were also considered.
The meeting was held in a traditionally open, warm and friendly atmosphere.