On May 17, The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev had a telephone conversation.
Uzbek President cordially congratulated the Leader of Kazakhstan on his 70th birthday, sincerely wishing him sound health, well-being and success, peace and prosperity to the fraternal Kazakh peoples.
The contribution of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to the development and strengthening of Uzbek-Kazakh relations of friendship and good-neighborliness, strategic partnership and alliance was particularly estimated.
The issues of practical implementing the agreements at the highest level were discussed.
The sides highly appreciated the fruitful results of the Intergovernmental Commission on Bilateral Cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan, held in Tashkent in early May.
The practical measures on launching a joint foreign trade company and establishing an International Center for Industrial Cooperation were noted.
Besides, the Leaders of the two countries exchanged views on topical issues of the regional and international agenda.