The issues of practical implementation of agreements on the development of Uzbekistan – Pakistan multifaceted cooperation, reached during the summit of the leaders of the two countries in the city of Tashkent in July this year, were considered.
It was noted that since the beginning of the year, bilateral trade has increased 2.5 times. More than 30 new joint ventures have been created. Air traffic between Tashkent and Lahore has been resumed.
The importance of further joint work to create favorable conditions for the expansion of fruitful business exchanges was emphasized. This is primarily about the early adoption of an agreement on preferential trade, the implementation of the provisions of the agreement on transit and trade relations, the implementation of investment projects in various sectors of the economy in accordance with the adopted roadmap.
At the meeting, views were exchanged on the situation in the region in the context of the current situation in Afghanistan. An agreement was reached to continue close cooperation on the issues of ensuring regional security.