RAWALPINDI - Abdulaziz Kamilov, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, along with a four-member delegation on Monday called on Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif.

The Uzbek foreign minister also delivered a letter from the Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Shavkat Miromonovich addressed to President Mamnoon Hussain regarding the convening of a conference titled “Peace Process and Cooperation in the field of Security and Regional Cohesion”, scheduled to be held in Tashkent on March 26-27.

The meeting also provided an opportunity to review the present status of bilateral relations and discuss various measures to further strengthen the close brotherly relations between the two countries.

Meanwhile, the Uzbekistan’s foreign minister also called on Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat here at the Joint Staff Headquarters.

Bilateral security and defence cooperation and regional security environment were discussed in the meeting, said a press release issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The visiting minister appreciated the professionalism of Pakistan Armed Forces and sacrifices made by Pakistan in war against terrorism.