Date of Kazakh president's visit to Uzbekistan announced

Politics Materials 11 March 2010 20:26 (UTC +04:00)

Uzbekistan, Tashkent, March 11 / Trend , D.Azizov/

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Uzbekistan will take place on March 16-17, a government source reported.

It is expected that presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev and Islam Karimov will review the current condition and prospects of bilateral cooperation, as well as discuss issues of regional policy.

During the visit, there are plans to sign a joint declaration of presidents of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, an inter-governmental agreement on mutual provision of land plots for construction of buildings for diplomatic missions, the program of cooperation between the Foreign Ministries for 2010-2011 and several other documents.

It is expected that the visit would bring bilateral relations to a higher, qualitatively new level and give new impetus to further strengthenning the mutually beneficial relations.

According to State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan ranks the fifth among the largest foreign trade partners of Uzbekistan, which accounted for up to 6.2 percent of country's turnover in 2009.