Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Aug. 10 / Trend D. Azizov /
Islam Karimov congratulated Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari in connection with the national holiday - Independence Day, the presidential press-office said.
The recent regular meetings at the highest level and the important agreements reached between Uzbekistan and Pakistan give a significant impetus to the development of multifaceted cooperation, the Uzbek President's message said.
Islam Karimov expressed confidence that the partnership between the two peoples, linked by historical, religious and cultural ties, will be further strengthened in the interests of the two countries by the joint efforts.
Uzbek President wished sound health and success to the Pakistani counterpart and peace and prosperity to Pakistani people.