Tokayev Arrives in Uzbekistan As Part of Official Visit

ASTANA – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrived in Tashkent for a state visit on Dec. 21, reported Akorda press service.

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at Tashkent airport. Photo credit: Akorda press service.

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev welcomed Tokayev at the Tashkent international airport.

The Kazakh President will hold bilateral meetings with their Uzbek partners in narrow and expanded formats. The parties will sign several agreements. At the Dec. 21 interregional Uzbek-Kazakh business forum, the sides signed 40 agreements worth $2.5 billion in investment, trade and economic sectors. 

After arrival, Tokayev visited and laid flowers at the monument in the Yangi Ozbekiston park, built in 2021 to commemorate 30 years of the country’s independence, and planted a tree in the Alley of Honoured Guests at the Kuksaroy Residence.

Tokayev laying flowers at the monument. Photo credit: Akorda press service.

The Presidents of both countries also visited the Tole Bi mausoleum in Tashkent.

The mausoleum, where the legendary figure of the Kazakh people Tole Bi is buried, was built in the first half of the 15th century. The architectural complex is one of the most famous sights of the Uzbek capital.

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