Uzbekistan-India: Inter-Foreign Policy Political Consultations

A regular round of political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of India was held today, May 11, in Delhi.

The delegations were led by Deputy Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Furkat Sidikov and Deputy Foreign Minister of India Sanjay Verma.

During the talks, the sides discussed the state and prospects of development of relations between Uzbekistan and India in political, trade, economic, investment, tourism, cultural and humanitarian spheres.

The implementation of bilateral and multilateral measures within the framework of the agreements reached at the highest level was considered separately.

The need to intensify inter-parliamentary cooperation was stressed. It was noted that the deepening of inter-parliamentary dialogue will serve to accelerate contacts in all areas of the common agenda.

Special attention was paid to the development of economic diplomacy. In this regard, proposals were considered to increase the volume of bilateral trade, joint investment projects, including industrial cooperation.

Specific aspects of cooperation within the UN, SCO and other multilateral structures were analyzed.

They expressed mutual interest in deepening cooperation in the field of health and pharmaceuticals, "green" development, as well as strengthening ties in science and education.