Afghan president to visit Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Materials 2 December 2017 11:51 (UTC +04:00)

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec. 2

By Diana Aliyeva – Trend:

Afghanistan’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will arrive in Tashkent for an official visit, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a message Dec. 2.

The visit will take place at an invitation of Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, according to the message.

It is planned to discuss the current state of the Uzbek-Afghan relations and priorities of development of long-term cooperation, exchange views on key international and regional security issues during the upcoming high-level meetings.

A joint statement of heads of government, intergovernmental and interdepartmental documents aimed at further bilateral cooperation in political, trade, economic, investment, transport and communication, scientific and education and other fields, as well as commercial contracts are expected to be signed as a result of Ghani’s visit.

The Afghan president is also expected to visit Bukhara, where the distinguished guest will meet and address students of the Bukhara State University.