The Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China Li Zhanshu plans to visit Uzbekistan, the press service of the Uzbek Senate said in a statement.
"This visit will give a powerful impetus to the further strengthening of cooperation between the legislative bodies of the two countries," the statement noted.
Deputy Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China Wang Cheng during talks with Uzbek senators, which took place the other day via videoconferencing, especially emphasized the effectiveness of Shavkat Mirziyoyev's efforts to combat the pandemic, eliminate the consequences of COVID-19 and restore the country's economy. In this context, the Chinese authorities expressed gratitude for humanitarian aid during the pandemic.
“The Chinese people will never forget that during the most important period of the fight against the pandemic, we received very important support from our Uzbek friends. You have collected and delivered very valuable medical supplies for us in a very short period of time. The Uzbek people has provided support to China in various forms. This testifies of the comprehensive strategic partnership ties between our countries, "Wang Cheng stressed.