Minister of State for Law and Justice, P P Chaudhary, today met his Uzbek counterpart to explore areas of cooperation between the two countries, especially the legal and judicial systems.
"He (Chaudhary) had a meeting with Minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ruslanbek Davletov. The two discussed about their respective legal and judicial systems, ongoing reforms in the legal sphere in Uzbekistan and the recent improvements made in the Indian system of law and justice," an official statement said.
Chaudhary, who is also Minister of State for corporate affairs, is on a three-day visit to Uzbekistan to attend the fifth meeting of the Ministers of Justice of (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) member states.
"MoS recalled the visits of the Prime Minister of India to Uzbekistan in 2015 and 2016 and their discussions recently at the SCO Heads of States meeting. Both sides agreed for cooperation in the area of training and exchange of experiences," the statement said.
The two ministers noted the historical and close relations between India and Uzbekistan while discussing the potential areas of cooperation between the countries, it added.
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