Telephone conversation between Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Ilham Aliyev

Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan, is celebrating his 60th anniversary today.

President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev cordially congratulated his colleague on his 60th birthday, wished him health, prosperity and great success, as well as peace to the fraternal people of Azerbaijan.

The heads of state addressed topical issues of relations between the two countries in the field of strategic partnership and multi-vector cooperation.

It was noted with satisfaction that in recent years there has been a positive trend in trade and economic relations: the indicators of trade turnover are proliferating and the cooperation of leading enterprises is expanding.

In December, an industrial exhibition and a meeting of the joint Business Council of the two countries took place in Baku. There is also an active exchange within the framework of the bilateral cultural and humanitarian program.

The heads of states agreed that it is necessary to promote projects of practical interaction in all priority sectors as soon as possible, in mechanical engineering, energy, agriculture, transport and logistics, to name but a few.

What is more, two Presidents canvassed issues of regional policy and cooperation within the framework of international organizations. Together, the presidents went through the schedule of upcoming events.

The conversation took place in a warm and friendly atmosphere that has already become traditional for the leaders of the two countries.