Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of Uzbekistan, arrived in Pakistan on Thursday for a two-day official visit. Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed him.
According to the Pakistani Foreign Office, this is President Mirziyoyev’s first visit to the country since taking over as president in 2016.
Along with a gun salute, children handed bouquets of flowers to Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. There was a high-level delegation that included the foreign minister, Cabinet members, prominent government officials, business leaders, and members of the media, among other people to Welcome him.
President Mirziyoyev’s state visit to Pakistan will celebrate the historic commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Uzbekistan, which will be marked by a formal ceremony.
They will discuss the whole range of bilateral relations, including cooperation in the areas of politics, trade, economics, connectivity, education, culture, security, and defense, among other areas of cooperation.
During the meeting, they will exchange a wide-ranging of opinions on important regional and worldwide problems. Several bilateral agreements/memoranda of understanding (MoUs) will be signed.
Following a one-on-one meeting with the President of Uzbekistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan will participate in a joint media stakeout. The meeting will be followed by delegation-level discussions.
Moreover, prime minister Imran Khan will organize a state banquet for the Uzbek president, who will have a separate meeting with President Arif Alvi after the banquet.
The two countries would perform together to strengthen political and strategic connections, expedite trade, transportation, and economic ties, improve connectivity, and promote educational and cultural collaborations.
On July 15, 2021, PM Khan undertook a two-day visit to Tashkent at the request of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.