On May 1, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev received the Secretary General of the Commonwealth of Independent States Sergey Lebedev, who is in our country at the head of the mission of observers over the course of the constitutional referendum, the press service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan reports.
The head of our state sincerely thanked the Secretary General and the members of the Commonwealth mission for their active work in all regions of the country, as well as high assessments of the course of the conduct and results of the referendum.
In turn, the head of an authoritative regional organization warmly congratulated the leader and the multinational people of Uzbekistan on the successful organization of a nationwide vote in accordance with high international requirements and standards.
Confidence was expressed that the results of the referendum will become an important stage in the construction of New Uzbekistan and the continuation of democratic reforms in the country.
During the meeting, the importance of the CIS platform for deepening mutually beneficial cooperation, primarily in trade, economic, industrial and transport areas, was emphasized. The dynamics of investment growth in the Commonwealth space was noted, the fruitful results of the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, held in the city of Samarkand in March of this year, were highly appreciated.
Particular attention is also paid to the further continuation of active humanitarian exchanges.