On September 7, Speaker of the Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova, who is on a business trip to the Republic of Uzbekistan, met with the Speaker of the Senate of the Supreme Assembly of this country, Tanzila Narbayeva.

The Press and Public Relations Department of the Milli Majlis warmly greeted the Azerbaijani delegation, Tanzila Narbayeva expressed her satisfaction to see the Chairman of the Milli Majlis again in her country.

The chairman of the Senate spoke about the relations between our countries at a high level.

He specially mentioned the role of the heads of state in the development of our relations and said that the state visit of the President of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev to Uzbekistan, which took place in June of this year, opened a new page in our relations, and said that friendship and brotherly relations between the heads of state gave a positive impulse to our relations.

According to him, the dynamic development of cooperation between our friendly countries has conditioned the further expansion of relations between legislative bodies.

Tanzila Narbayeva emphasized the important contributions of mutual contacts and visits to this field, which have become more intense in recent times.

He recalled his visit to our country in the current year with pleasure, noted the importance of the meetings and negotiations held within the framework of the visit, and appreciated the development achieved in Azerbaijan, a friend and brother.

The chairman of the Senate noted that they visited the territories freed from occupation by Azerbaijan, including the city of Shusha, and noted the reconstruction and restoration works carried out by our country in those territories.

He spoke about the beauty of Karabakh and the city of Shusha and shared his deep impressions about the trip.

Chairman of the Senate Tanzila Narbayeva said that the people of Azerbaijan have an ancient history and a rich culture.

There is great interest and love for Azerbaijani culture in Uzbekistan.

At the meeting, the chairman of the Senate of the Supreme Assembly of Uzbekistan informed about the work done in preparation for the 14th Summit of Women Speakers, which will start tomorrow in Tashkent, and thanked the chairman of the Parliament of Azerbaijan for his participation in the event.

Expressing her gratitude for the sincere words and the high level of hospitality, the Speaker of the Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova said that the relations between our friendly and brotherly countries are developing dynamically.

The speaker pointed out that the relations between Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan have reached a new stage after the independence of our countries, and in recent years they have expanded even more, covering many areas of cooperation between the parties.

The chairman of the Milli Majlis emphasized the role of the heads of state in the development of our relations and their mutual visits, and expressed the importance of the state visit of the President of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev to Uzbekistan this year and the signed documents in terms of the development of strategic cooperation between the two countries.

Sahiba Gafarova considered the opening of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev's monument, the square and the park named after him in the center of Tashkent within the framework of the visit of the President of Azerbaijan to Uzbekistan as a manifestation of love for the people of Azerbaijan.

According to the speaker, Azerbaijan and Uzbek peoples have a common history, language and culture, and similar traditions.

This proximity creates ample opportunities for cooperation in all fields.

Stating that our countries support each other in all issues, the chairman of the Milli Majlis emphasized that Uzbekistan is always by our side, especially in the matter of restoring the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.

It was noted that today our countries support each other's position in many international organizations.

Sahiba Gafarova said that cooperation between our parliaments is dynamically developing in accordance with the spirit of high-level relations between our states and peoples.

He recalled his own visits to Uzbekistan and Tanzila Narbayeva's visits to Azerbaijan this year, as well as the meetings held between the parties within the framework of various international events, and added that the "Agreement on cooperation between the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Senate of the Supreme Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan" and the development of inter-parliamentary cooperation The signing of the "roadmap" is a clear indication of the importance the parties attach to the development of mutual relations.

Informing about the construction works carried out in the territories freed from occupation of Azerbaijan, the chairman of the Milli Majlis said that Azerbaijan is currently rebuilding those territories by applying the most modern technologies at its own expense.

Today, Shusha, as the cultural capital of Azerbaijan, successfully hosts prestigious international events.

He thanked Tanzil Narbayeva for her kind words about the city of Shusha and other regions of Karabakh, and also expressed gratitude for the construction of a high school by Uzbekistan in the liberated city of Fuzuli.

The speaker assessed it as a friendly relationship.

Then, at the meeting, opinions were exchanged on other issues of mutual interest.