On July 31, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev arrived in Minsk on an official visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, UzA reports.

Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas and other officials met the President of Uzbekistan at Minsk National Airport.

During the visit, it is planned to discuss the state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in the political, trade, economic, investment, cultural, humanitarian and other fields, as well as exchange views on topical issues of the regional and international agenda.

Besides, it is planned that the heads of the two countries will visit the National Industrial Exhibition of Uzbekistan in Minsk and the Belarus High-Tech Park.

Following the talks, it is expected that a joint statement of the heads of state will be signed and a weighty package of documents will be adopted.

"The Qazaq Times"