India and Uzbekistan categorical continued dedication to take their strategic partnership to larger degree in a joint assertion
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev have expressed their continued dedication to take India-Uzbekistan strategic partnership to a brand new and better degree. In keeping with a Joint Assertion issued after the digital Summit held between the 2 leaders, they agreed to work in the direction of an early conclusion of the Bilateral Funding Treaty to facilitate funding promotion and safety for additional enchancment of commerce and financial cooperation.
It stated, the Indian facet confirmed the approval of a USD 448 million Line of Credit score to be prolonged by India for 4 developmental tasks in Uzbekistan within the fields of street development, sewerage remedy and knowledge expertise. The Indian facet reiterated its dedication to additional deepen the event partnership between India and Uzbekistan, together with below the framework of India-Central Asia dialogue.
The Uzbek facet conveyed its want to discover the potential for implementing precedence developmental tasks in Uzbekistan as a part of the one billion US greenback Line of Credit score supplied by India for Central Asian international locations in the course of the second assembly of the India-Central Asia Dialogue.
Noting the significance of a secure and safe regional atmosphere for improvement and prosperity, the Sides agreed to cooperate in addressing threats and challenges to nationwide in addition to regional safety. Either side agreed to additional strengthen cooperation between the legislation enforcement businesses and particular companies of the 2 international locations, together with below the framework of the Uzbekistan-India Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism.
The leaders strongly condemned terrorism in all its kinds and manifestations and reaffirmed the willpower of their international locations to fight this menace by destroying terrorist safe-havens, networks, infrastructure and funding channels. Additionally they underlined the necessity for each nation to make sure that its territory isn’t used to launch terrorist assaults towards different international locations. Either side additionally referred to as for an early finalization of a Complete Conference on Worldwide Terrorism.
The leaders famous that institution of peace and stability in Afghanistan is of nice significance to the safety and stability of all the area. They referred to as for the settlement of the Afghan battle on the precept of Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled peace course of.
Either side agreed to strengthen their cooperation, together with by mutual assist, within the United Nations and different worldwide and regional organizations. They referred to as for complete reform of the UN constructions together with the Safety Council with growth in each classes of membership. Uzbekistan reaffirmed its assist to India’s candidature for everlasting membership of the UN Safety Council.