August 29, 2019: Highlighting the strengthening economic ties between Pakistan and Uzbekistan, ambassador of Uzbekistan Furqat A Sidikov on Wednesday said that Uzbekistan is the biggest trading partner of Pakistan in Central Asia and the bilateral trade of both states improved with an increase two times high bilateral trade volume.
In his exclusive interview, he underlined that bilateral relationship between two countries were improving at all levels and we become biggest business partners in central Asia.
The Ambassador expressed that with the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government we are cooperating Pakistan on its regional and economic issues.
“Our relationship have been increasing in public diplomacy as well”, he added.
He said that Pakistan and Uzbekistan have great scope to enhance cooperation in culture and tourism sectors.
“We are working with Pakistan for bringing Uzbekistan’s tourists in Pakistan”, he highlighted.
Pakistan is working on many economic reforms which would be helpful for Uzbekistan, he added.
He said that with Uzbekistan’s tourism industry has a big potential where both the countries could jointly work to benefit from it.
“Regional stability will come only when our brotherly country is peaceful,” he said.
Uzbekistan and Pakistan acknowledged the further development of mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation as one of the key priorities in the bilateral relations.
He said Pakistan had become a destination for investment due to government of Pakistan’s recently carved out investor friendly policies.