Uzbekistan and India sign 20 documents

Uzbekistan and India sign 
20 documents

Uzbekistan and India sign 20 documents

A ceremony was held to exchange documents signed following the results of the high-level talks in New Delhi.

A joint statement of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Prime Minister of the Republic of India Narendra Modi was adopted.

Within the framework of the visit, 20 documents were signed concerning scientific and technical cooperation, agriculture, tourism, military education, justice, health and medical science, pharmaceuticals, space exploration for peaceful purposes and other areas.

Agreements were also signed on establishment of cooperation between Andijan region and state of Gujarat, the cities of Samarkand and Agra, organization of a free pharmaceutical zone.

At a briefing for media representatives, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said that Uzbekistan attaches priority to relations with India, and the talks in a constructive spirit confirmed mutual interest in developing bilateral cooperation.

It was reported that the parties agreed to bring the trade turnover between the two countries to US$1 billion.