On November 24, the President of Uzbekistan took part in the First Summit of the United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia and put forward practical initiatives to strengthen regional cooperation further within the framework of SPECA.
Bilateral talks were also held with the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The leaders discussed further strengthening the friendship and strategic partnership between Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, including reviewing the progress of the implementation of high-level agreements.
Following the visit, First Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Yagub Eyyubov and other officials saw off the President of Uzbekistan at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. The Head of state departed for Tashkent.