President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev departed to Ashgabat on Thursday to attend a regular meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), as the press service of the head of state reported.
The CIS Summit will be held on October 11. It is planned to discuss a range of issues aimed at developing and strengthening multilateral cooperation within the Commonwealth, as well as international issues. As a result of the meeting, it is planned to adopt a number of documents, including the Decision on the transfer of the CIS chairmanship in 2020 to Uzbekistan.
During the summit, the president will also hold bilateral meetings with the heads of several states.