BanglaHunt Desk: A virtual meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Uzbekistan Shawkat Mirziyoyev took place on Friday. Though Prime Minister Modi was scheduled to visit Uzbekistan, his visit to Corona has been canceled. Despite this, the leaders of the two countries joined the meeting through virtual means to strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.
Prime Minister Modi also congratulated President Shavkat Mirziyoyev for his steadfastness in taking charge of Uzbekistan for the past five years, starting with standing by each other in the fight against terrorism. On December 14, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will complete his term in office in Uzbekistan.
During the meeting between India and Uzbekistan, the two heads of state stressed on counter-terrorism. Prime Minister Modi also conveyed the message of moving forward side by side with Uzbekistan in combating global terrorism. Prime Minister Modi also assured that India would stand by him in any step against terrorism.
Some old memories also came up in the meeting through the discussion between the two. During the Modi era, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited India twice in 2016 and 2019. During the meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Modi said, “Relations between the two countries have deepened since the visit of the President of Uzbekistan to India.” A sweet relationship has been created. Opened the way to discuss multiple issues. With that in mind, we will move on to a lot of work together in the future. “
On December 14, Shavkat Mirziyoyev will complete his five-year term as President of Uzbekistan. In that regard too, Prime Minister Modi warmly congratulated him during the meeting.