12 November 2019

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Press Service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Shavkat Mirziyoyev receives the Chinese Premier

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev has received Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, who arrived in our country on an official visit, as well as to attend the 18th session of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

Kindly welcoming the guest, Shavkat Mirziyoyev noted his profound satisfaction with the progressive development of the Uzbek-Chinese friendship and comprehensive strategic partnership.

In turn, Li Keqiang expressed sincere thankfulness to the President of Uzbekistan for the pleasurable hospitality and conveyed greetings and best wishes of the PRC President Xi Jinping.

It was underscored during the meeting that the fruitful negotiations between the leaders of the two countries have created a solid foundation for expanding the constructive political dialogue and deepening the multifaceted practical cooperation across areas.

The need was stressed for the unreserved implementation of the agreements reached and the documents signed at the highest level, for the dynamic growth of bilateral trade, for the joint promotion of priority projects in such areas as infrastructure development, energy, industry, agriculture, transport, information and telecommunication technologies and in other areas. 

Particular attention was also paid to the consolidation of cultural and humanitarian ties, especially in the fields of science, education, innovation and tourism.

The meeting served to discuss issues of enhancing cooperation within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The parties noted in particular the significance of the realization of major projects that are of interest to all member states of the organization, especially those in the economy, investments and transport communications.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Li Keqiang swapped views on issues on the international and regional agenda.

Premier of the PRC State Council confirmed the willingness of the Chinese side to fully promote the further development and enhancement of bilateral multifaceted partnership in the interests of the two states and peoples.

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