The message reads, in part:
“Through your longstanding work while occupying top public posts you earned the utmost respect of your compatriots and significant authority on the global arena. Under your leadership Uzbekistan is successfully advancing along the path of economic and social development and plays a constructive role in international affairs.
We value highly your personal contribution toward strengthening strategic partnership relations and unity between our countries as well as in building fruitful bilateral cooperation in various fields.
I am counting on the continuation of our meaningful dialogue and productive mutual work.”