Bishkek, Sept. 27, 2017. /Kabar/. Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan Artem Novikov and Minister of Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan Eler Ganiev discussed practical steps to increase trade turnover between the countries.
The press service of the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic reported that the meeting of ministers was held the day before in Tashkent.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the practical aspects of implementing the agreements reached during the state visit of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Kyrgyzstan, exchanged views on the forthcoming Kyrgyz-Uzbek contacts in the near future.
The sides discussed issues of holding a joint Kyrgyz-Uzbek business forum and an exhibition of commodity producers of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in Tashkent during the upcoming state visit of Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev to Uzbekistan.
In addition, the sides reached agreements on setting up joint ventures, discussed practical steps to increase trade turnover between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.