Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulates llham Aliyev on 100th anniversary of ADR
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a letter of congratulations to Azerbaijani President llham Aliyev on the occasion of the Republic Day, according to the Azerbaijani presidential website.
"The successful outcomes of large-scale reforms and transformations confidently carried out under your leadership towards ensuring dynamic development of your country, primarily raising the living standard and quality of the population’s life, creating modern industry and infrastructure are praiseworthy," Mirziyoyev said in a letter.
He noted with great pleasure Azerbaijan's "increasing influence and strengthening of its positions on the international scene".
"We, in Uzbekistan, are determined to further strengthen centuries-old ties of friendship and strategic partnership between our countries and expand the mutually beneficial practical cooperation in all areas of mutual interest," the letter says. "It is about speeding up relations, maintaining active exchanges, increasing the volume of trade, implementing promising projects in the field of industry, energy, transport and high technologies and realizing cultural and humanitarian programs," the Uzbek president noted.
"Our upcoming high-level meetings will enable us to bring Uzbekistan-Azerbaijan relations to a qualitatively new level and add a practical dimension to bilateral ties between our countries," Mirziyoyev expressed confidence.