On 10 June, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting with the UN Secretary-General António Guterres in the Palace "Forumlar majmuasi" in Samarkand.
The head of our state, welcoming the high guest's visit to our country, said that Uzbekistan will continue to strengthen cooperation with UN and its organizations.
Shavkat Mirziyoev expressed his appreciation to the Secretary-General that he visited the resting place of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and gave tribute to his memory.
António Guterres expressed his sincere gratitude to President Shavkat Mirzieev for the warm reception and noted that the ongoing in Uzbekistan, reforms are important in improving the welfare of the people and the prosperity of the country.
The sides also discussed current state and prospects of development of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the UN, its organizations, regional and international issues, in particular, those related to the mitigation of the consequences of the Aral ecological disaster.