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Uzbekistan to Host Subsequent Summit of Central Asian International Locations and Gulf Cooperation Council

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev participated within the first summit of the leaders of the Central Asian international locations and the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf on July 19, Trend reviews.

The discussion board, chaired by Crown Prince, Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, was additionally attended by President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedow, Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Emir, Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister of the Sultanate of Oman Sheikh Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, Special
Representative of the King of Bahrain Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in addition to Secretary General of the Council Jassim Muhammad Al-Budaiwi.

The problems with growing a constructive political dialogue, increasing commerce, financial and funding cooperation, strengthening cultural and humanitarian ties had been thought-about. The sides exchanged views on topical points of regional and worldwide politics.

The president of Uzbekistan emphasised in his speech the deep historic interconnectedness of the peoples of Central Asia and the Gulf area, which is predicated on shut commerce relations, widespread values and traditions, and the holy faith of Islam.

Describing the present scenario, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev famous that regardless of the present dangers and challenges, each areas proceed to stay an area of peace, stability and progress. The States of Central Asia and the Gulf are dependable and long-term companions.

It was famous with satisfaction that lately Uzbekistan’s relations with the Gulf international locations have risen to a qualitatively new degree.

Taking into consideration this constructive expertise, it’s proposed to broaden sensible cooperation between the 2 areas in numerous precedence areas.

In the political space, the chief of Uzbekistan identified the significance of growing large-scale cooperation in varied codecs.

In order to convey brotherly international locations and peoples nearer collectively, it’s proposed to review the problem of growing a multilateral settlement on friendship, regional interconnectedness and cooperation.

The second route is cooperation within the discipline of excessive applied sciences and investments. The Uzbek president famous the must create platforms and dealing mechanisms for cooperation in the sphere of innovation, synthetic intelligence, inexperienced financial system, digitalization, sensible agriculture, nano- and biotechnologies. An initiative has been put ahead to create a Joint Investor Council with the participation of enterprise representatives and maintain its first assembly within the metropolis of Samarkand (Uzbekistan).

“We have an interest within the efficient use of the potential of funding funds created in our area by companions and the enlargement of the actions of main banks from the Gulf. I additionally contemplate that it is very important undertake a separate Roadmap for the joint implementation of tasks within the discipline of inexperienced power,” President Shavkat Mirziyoyev stated.

The third route is strengthening commerce and transport interconnectedness. Mirziyoyev famous the urgency of making a free commerce zone with the Gulf international locations, harmonizing technical laws and growing digital commerce. In this regard, it’s proposed to work out the problem of signing a multilateral commerce settlement.

In the sphere of transport and transit, it’s proposed to use favorable tariffs when utilizing the Middle Transport Corridor, to make in depth use of present multimodal routes, and to extend direct flights utilizing subsidizing measures.

The chief of Uzbekistan additionally referred to as on companions to take an energetic half within the strategic challenge for the development of the Trans-Afghan Railway, which is able to join the Gulf states with Central Asia alongside the shortest route.

The subsequent necessary areas are ecology and local weather change. The significance of growing a global program of joint analysis on the premise of the University for the Study of the Environment and Climate Change of Central Asia, which is opening in Uzbekistan, was famous.

The consideration of the individuals was additionally drawn to the alternatives within the discipline of tourism. It is proposed to create a single visa–free “Gulf – Central Asia” vacationer area, fashionable clusters and joint vacationer merchandise, in addition to to carry a discussion board of main tour operators of the 2 areas within the metropolis of Khiva, which has been declared the Tourist capital of the Islamic world in 2024.

The subject of joint wrestle inside the framework of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation with the circumstances of Islamophobia noticed on this planet was additionally touched upon.

Moreover, it was identified that there’s a must strengthen cooperation within the battle towards terrorism, extremism, radicalism, and drug trafficking, in addition to to guard younger individuals from the unfold of those threats by means of the Internet and different channels.

In conclusion of his speech, the president of Uzbekistan expressed confidence that the outcomes of right now’s historic summit will serve to convey the multifaceted relations between the areas of Central Asia and the Gulf to a very new degree.

Following the outcomes of the occasion, a joint assertion was adopted.

The summit individuals supported the proposal of the Republic of Uzbekistan to carry the following assembly of leaders within the format of “Central Asia – Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf” within the metropolis of Samarkand.

Source : Business Lend