President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov will pay a state visit to Uzbekistan on 14-15 July 2022 at the invitation of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, reported the foreign ministry of Uzbekistan.
The agenda of the summit talks includes issues of further development and strengthening of Uzbek-Turkmen friendship relations, good-neighborliness and strategic partnership, expansion of multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
The focus will be on the prospects for practical cooperation in the main areas, including increasing the mutual trade, establishing industrial cooperation, effective use of transport and transit potential, implementing important projects in the water sector, activating interregional contacts, as well as continuing cultural and humanitarian exchange programs.
It is envisaged that the heads of state will exchange views on international issues and discuss topical aspects of regional cooperation.
Following the summit, a joint statement will be adopted and a package of bilateral documents will be signed.
The program of the visit of Turkmen President also includes holding a meeting in the Oliy Majlis (parliament of Uzbekistan) and visiting attractions in the city of Samarkand.
In the period from 2007 to 2022, 25 mutual visits at the highest level took place. To date, the legal framework of Turkmen-Uzbek relations constitute 246 documents.
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan also cooperate effectively within the framework of the UN, OSCE, CIS, ECO and other international organizations.
It should be noted that in preparation for this visit, the meeting of the joint Intergovernmental Commission on Water Management Issues was held in Dashoguz on 1-2 July.
On 12 July, Tashkent hosted an international conference entitled “Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Prospects for development at a new historical stage of interaction”.
On the eve of the summit, Bukhara hosted the first interregional Forum, a meeting of the Business Council and an exhibition of leading enterprises of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. ///nCa, 13 July 2022