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Astana, Kazakhstan • 05 April, 2024 | 14:51

President Tokayev Arrives in Uzbekistan on Working Visit

The visit's agenda includes an informal meeting between the leaders of the two nations

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Akorda
Akorda

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has arrived in Uzbekistan on a working trip. Akorda press service reported that he was received by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev at Urgench airport.

Agenda: The visit's agenda includes an informal meeting between the leaders of the two nations, followed by a joint exploration of enterprises and cultural sites in Khiva.

Earlier, Akorda reported that the heads of state planned to discuss a broad spectrum of bilateral relations issues, as well as the regional agenda.

Big picture: The bilateral trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan had reached $4.5 billion by the end of last year.

  • Within the framework of industrial cooperation, 60 projects totaling $2.6 billion are underway with over 13,300 jobs to be created. Additional 43 projects hold promise for further collaboration.

  • The International Center for Industrial Cooperation "Central Asia" is expected to enable expanding bilateral trade potential.

  • Kazakhstan is ready to expand its exports to Uzbekistan across 255 items, totaling nearly $500 million.

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