|Xi Jinping Exchanges Messages of Congratulations with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of China-Uzbekistan Diplomatic Relations|
On January 2, 2022, President Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Xi Jinping pointed out, since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, China-Uzbekistan relations have kept pace with the times and forged ahead, setting an example of international relations featuring harmonious coexistence and win-win cooperation. In particular, the two sides have learned from each other in the process of reform and opening up, development and revitalization, and made concerted efforts and stood together with mutual assistance in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, becoming comprehensive strategic partners in the real sense.
Xi Jinping stressed, I attach great importance to the development of China-Uzbekistan relations, and I am willing to work with President Mirziyoyev to take the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries as an opportunity to jointly write a new chapter in the history of China-Uzbekistan comprehensive strategic partnership to the benefit of the two countries and peoples.
Mirziyoyev said, the past 30 years have been a splendid chapter in the history of friendly exchanges between the Uzbek and Chinese peoples for thousands of years. Under the personal care of President Xi Jinping, Uzbekistan-China comprehensive strategic partnership has flourished, bilateral cooperation in various fields has progressed smoothly, cultural and people-to-people exchanges has been continuously strengthened, and close communication has been carried out within the framework of international and regional organizations. The Uzbek side stands ready to work with China to deepen the Belt and Road cooperation and push the friendly relations and all-round cooperation between the two countries into a new historical stage.