Modi: India and Uzbekistan enjoy a close strategic partnership
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that his visit to Uzbekistan will be a major step towards further expanding bilateral ties.
In his publication at his page at Facebook, he said that India and Uzbekistan enjoy a close strategic partnership.
“In Uzbekistan I would be holding talks with President Karimov and we would be inking key agreements to strengthen cooperation between our countries. We want to expand our economic ties with Uzbekistan and enhance trade and economic linkages,” Indian Prime Minister said.
“During this visit I would be interacting with Indologists, students learning Hindi and members of the Indian community. There are over 3000 Indians in Uzbekistan,” he stated.
Indian Prime Minister underlined that he will pay his tributes to Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri ji, who died in Tashkent.
As reported earlier, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will pay an official visit to Uzbekistan on 6-7 July 2015 on invitation of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.