President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon had a meeting in Beijing, reports the press service of Uzbek President.

The heads of states noted with deep satisfaction the positive dynamics of Uzbekistan – Tajikistan multifaceted cooperation that in recent years reached a qualitatively new level.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Emomali Rahmon discussed specific issues of cooperation in trade-economic, transport-communications, cultural and humanitarian spheres. Special attention was paid to boosting the bilateral trade. Two sides also reviewed the implementation of agreements reached during visits.

Moreover, the parties noted that as a result of the measures undertaken, the trade turnover has grown markedly, interregional and humanitarian ties are becoming increasingly stronger. The heads of state expressed their determination to further develop friendship, good-neighborliness and strategic partnership between the two countries.

In addition, it is planned that Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Emomali Rahmon will take part in the Second Forum of International Cooperation "One Belt - One Way" and "World Horticultural Exhibition - 2019".

"The Qazaq Times"