Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Sept.27/ Trend D.Azizov /
The fourth round of the Uzbek-Belgian ministerial political consultations was held in Tashkent on Wednesday, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
During the political consultations both sides discussed the development of bilateral relations across the spectrum of cooperation and exchanged views on the status and developments in the region and the world.
The parties stressed that since the establishment of diplomatic relations, significant positive experience of cooperation has been accumulated by collaborative efforts, as well as a sound legal base of cooperation established. The further development of the Uzbek-Belgian dialogue equally meets the interests of both sides.
It was also stressed that the trade, economic and investment areas are considered in Uzbekistan and Belgium as one of the key components of cooperation. Parties support the implementation of joint projects in such sectors as textiles, carpet, food, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, electrical, industrial, processing of agricultural products, as well as tourism.
The meeting also discussed issues of enhancing cultural and humanitarian contacts.