PM: (PM, Uzbek President discuss bilateral relations)


ISLAMABAD: Talks between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Uzbek President Islam Karimov held in Tashkent on Tuesday. They discussed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and ways and means to further strengthen them in diverse fields.

The two sides exchanged views on regional international issues of mutual interests. Earlier, on arrival at the presidential palace, a formal welcome ceremony was held in honour of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

He was received at the airport among others by his Uzbek counterpart, Foreign Minister and Governor of Tashkent. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Uzbek counter part Shavkat Mirziyoyev held informal talks at the airport. They discussed bilateral relations.

Prime Minister is accompanied by a high level delegation including Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, Adviser on National Security Nasir Khan Janjua , the special assistant on Aviation and other senior officials.

During his stay in Tashkent, the Prime Minister will hold talks with Uzbek leadership covering all aspects of bilateral relations.