New Delhi: India and Uzbekistan on Friday discussed issues pertaining to regional and international and agreed to enhance cooperation in the United Nations.
The two sides held their 14th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Uzbekistan through virtual mode.
Secretary (West) in the ministry of external affairs, Vikas Swarup led the Indian side while First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Farhod Arziev led the Uzbekistan side.
During the consultations, both sides reviewed cooperation in diverse areas including political, economic, defence, development partnership, capacity building, consular matters and cultural cooperation, the ministry of external affairs said in statement.
During the meeting, the diplomats laid special emphasis on timely implementation of projects in Uzbekistan being covered under the Indian Line of Credit.
They also discussed challenges posed by Covid-19 pandemic and shared views on ways to mitigate its impact.
The sides looked forward to the forthcoming session of the Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific & Technological Cooperation between India and Uzbekistan on December 3 in DVC format.
They agreed to hold the next round of Foreign Office Consultations at a mutually convenient date, it added.