15/July/2021 Economic Diplomacy
TASHKENT, July 15. /“Dunyo” IA/. Tashkent hosted the 6th meeting of Uzbekistan – Pakistan Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation under the chairmanship of Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Sardor Umurzakov and Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan Abdul Razak Dawood, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.
According to the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, heads of relevant ministries and agencies of the two countries also took part in the meeting.
The participants discussed the current agenda of trade, economic, investment, transport, logistics, scientific, technological, cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries, the existing prospects for its expansion, as well as new areas of bilateral interaction.
The sides also considered the organizational, technical and substantive parts of the official visit to Uzbekistan of the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
The parties emphasized the huge untapped potential in investment cooperation and bilateral trade. The heads of relevant ministries and agencies of the two countries were instructed to take the necessary measures to increase the number of joint projects and increase trade in the coming years.
An agreement was reached on the development of new joint projects in such areas as agriculture, light and chemical industries, pharmaceuticals and other promising industries.
The parties noted the importance of developing cooperation in the tourism sector between Uzbekistan and Pakistan, including through pilgrimage tourism. In this context, the parties welcomed the signing of the Agreement of Understanding between the Ministry of Sports and Tourism of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination of Pakistan.
Following the meeting, a final protocol was signed. It includes key agreements reached during the event and specific measures to deepen multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
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