Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin received Uzbek Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov on June 5.

According to the press center of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan, the two discussed issues related to resumption of border service between the Uzbek cities of Tashkent, Samarkand and Termez and the Tajik cities of Dushanbe, Khujnand and Panjakent as well as other major cities of the two countries.

The bus service between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan has been distrupted after the coronavirus pandemic was declared. 

Muhriddin and Umurzakov reportedly reached an agreement to jointly work on promoting the “Silk Road” and implementing the tourism development projects.

They also discussed the process of preparation for the upcoming official visit of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Tajikistan scheduled for June 10-11, the Uzbek Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade press center said.