Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been awarded the Dostyk Order of the First DegreeAstana, March 15. Special correspondent of UzA Abu Bakir Urozov reports.
As it is known, 2018 is declared in Kazakhstan as the Year of Uzbekistan, which clearly demonstrates the respect of people of Kazakhstan to the country and people of Uzbekistan.
A solemn ceremony on this occasion was held in Astana Opera Theater. It was attended by the Presidents of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, members of delegations of Central Asian countries, representatives of diplomatic corps, honorable foreign guests.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Nursultan Nazarbayev delivered speeches at the ceremony. They noted that this major event plays an important role in further strengthening cultural ties and friendship between people.
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev awarded the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev with the Dostyk Order of the First Degree for his great contribution to the development of bilateral relations.
Performances of Uzbek masters of art put the audience in a festive mood.
Within the framework of the Year of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan, it is planned to conduct various cultural and enlightenment events, creative meetings, festivals, trips of cultural figures of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan.