Press Release on Foreign Secretary’s Courtesy Call on Uzbek Foreign Minister

Press Release 

On the sideline of the International Conference on Central and South Asia: Regional Connectivity, Challenges and Opportunities, Foreign Secretary Mr. Bharat Raj Paudyal had a courtesy call on His Excellency Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, in Tashkent today. During the call on, views were exchanged on matters of mutual interest, including promotion of trade, tourism, and cultural exchanges.

Expressing appreciation for hosting the conference, Foreign Secretary Mr. Paudyal stated that the conference provides useful opportunity for discussing connectivity and promoting economic relations between the two regions.

Joint Secretary Mr. Harishchandra Ghimire, Head of Central Asia, West Asia and Africa Division at the Ministry, was also present during the meeting.

The Foreign Secretary arrived in Tashkent this morning leading the Nepali delegation to the conference. He was received by senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Republic of Uzbekistan at Tashkent International Airport.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Singh Durbar, Kathmandu
12 July 2021