BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.26
By Natavan Rzayeva - Trend:
Uzbekistan proposed the initiative to create the China-Central Asia Economic Dialogue Strategy to ensure free trade and develop a common space for industrial cooperation and localization, Trend reports citing the press service of the president of Uzbekistan.
The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev took part in the meeting of the leaders of Central Asia and China, held at the initiative of the President of China Xi Jinping in connection with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries.
At the meeting, the president of Uzbekistan expressed interest in further cooperation with China on improving the agricultural sector, growing crops in saline areas, and organizing production chains between the city and the countryside.
Also, the president of Uzbekistan put forward a proposal to declare next year the "Year of Culture and Art of the Peoples of Central Asia and China" with an emphasis on academic and student projects, holding youth forums and sports competitions.
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