On 23 June at the Kuksaroy residence President Islam Karimov met with President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, who arrived in our country to take part at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
During the meeting with President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, it was noted that the Uzbek and Tajik peoples are linked by ancient ties of friendship and good neighborliness, common culture and traditions.
Nowadays the cooperation between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan is steadily developing in many spheres, the volume of mutual trade turnover is increasing. In the first four months of 2016 this indicator rose by 17,6 per cent.
It was underlined at the meeting that our countries have many unused opportunities and the parties are interested in their full utilization. The issues of further strengthening relations in trade-economic, cultural-humanitarian and other spheres have been considered.
Emomali Rahmon stressed that Tajikistan highly values the cooperation with Uzbekistan and today’s meeting has been a good opportunity to discuss the current state and prospects of developing bilateral cooperation. The high-ranking guest expressed earnest gratitude to the President of our country for a warm welcome.