President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, in Bishkek.
The parties discussed prospects of multifaceted partnership of Uzbekistan with UN institutions and agencies aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Special attention was paid to pressing issues of ensuring security and sustainable development in Central Asia.
The importance was noted for continuation of vigorous efforts to overcome the consequences of the Aral disaster, including within the framework of the Multi-Partner Trust Fund for the Aral Sea Region under the auspices of the UN.
Rosemary DiCarlo thanked the President of Uzbekistan for the warm reception and conveyed the greetings and best wishes of Secretary-General António Guterres.
The UN official expressed her appreciation for successful mission to take Uzbek citizens back from hot spots in the Middle East.
In conclusion, Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Rosemary DiCarlo confirmed shared commitment to further strengthening cooperation through the joint promotion of priority projects and programs.