Uzbekistan and Afghanistan to create a business council of entrepreneurs of the two countries, reports the press service of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan.

The agreement was reached on June 20 in Termez, where the first round of a dialogue between representatives of public and private sectors of two countries held.

Reportedly, the panel held panel sessions on trade and investment, and transit and transport. During the meetings in the "B2G" format, the prospects for further development of the Uzbek-Afghan trade and economic cooperation.

As perspective directions of bilateral cooperation, as follows, trade, transportation and transit of exported goods to third countries, an organization of joint productions for the processing of agricultural products, production of finished clothes and building materials were noted.

The Afghan side expressed interest in developing cross-border cooperation with Uzbekistan, including in the area of trade, and simplifying visa procedures for Afghan businessmen.

In addition, memorandum on the establishment of the Afghan-Uzbek Business Council was signed with the participation of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the two countries.

“The Qazaq Times”