Pakistan, Uzbekistan sign documents for cooperation in diverse areas

Pakistan, Uzbekistan sign documents for cooperation in diverse areasTASHKENT, July 15 (APP): Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Thursday signed a number of bilateral agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) to strengthen cooperation in diverse areas including trade, culture, tourism and ease of visa procedures.

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad and Advisor to PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood and the relevant ministers from Uzbekistan signed the agreements on behalf of their respective sides.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Shavkat Mirziyoyev witnessed the signing of agreements.

The agreements and MOUs signed included Protocol on the Exchange of Pre-Arrival Information on Goods moved across the State Border; Agreement between Uzbekistan and Pakistan on Transit Trade (AUPTT); Protocol on Cooperation in the Field of Military Education; Agreement on Simplification of Visa Procedures for Businessmen and Tourist Groups; MOU between Foreign Service Academy of Pakistan and University of World Economy and Diplomacy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan; Cultural Exchange Program 2021-2026; and MoU on matters relating to Tourism.