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Friday’s Indo-Uzbek summit to witness slew of pacts in capacity building & renewable energy sectors

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India and Uzbekistan are expected to sign slew of MoUs and Agreements in the field of development partnership, renewable energy, capacity building at the Friday’s summit which will be Delhi’s maiden virtual summit with the Central Asian region.

Central Asia is often referred to as extended neighbourhood’ and India’s outreach to Uzbekistan is important from this perspective. Bilateral relations today encompass a wider canvas, including on political and strategic issues, defence and secu ..An important area of cooperation in recent times has been in civil nuclear energy. India and Uzbekistan concluded the agreement on long-term purchase of uranium by India which was signed during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January 2019.

Defence and security cooperation has become an important pillar of our bilateral relationship. The visit of Defence Minister and of the Uzbek Interior Minister in November 2019 put defence and security cooperation on a firm pedestal. The first joint mil ..