COAS, Uzbek Dy PM discuss region

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The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s contributions for peace and stability in the region 

Navid Miraj

RAWALPINDI (DNA): Deputy Prime Minister for Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, Sardor Umurzakov, called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ.

During the meeting matters of mutual interest with special emphasis on regional security situation and connectivity were discussed. The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s contributions for peace and stability in the region. Both pledged to support the vision for the better regional connectivity and improved security.

Earlier on Thursday, The Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Sardor Umurzakov arrived in Islamabad on an official visit. Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce, Abdul Razak Dawood received him at Nur Khan Airbase.

Talking to the media on the occasion, Razak Dawood said Pakistan desires to strengthen its relations with the Central Asian States in diverse fields.

He expressed the confidence that the visit of the Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister will help further promote trade between the two countries.

It may be mentioned here that Pakistan and Uzbekistan enjoy excellent relations. Both countries have strengthened their cooperation in various fields.

Uzbekistan is a high tech country when it comes to agriculture. Uzbek cotton industry is also well known in the world. The Uzbek cotton cutting machines are simply matchless. Pakistan and Uzbekistan have discussed on a number of occasions to deepen bilateral cooperation in agri sector.