CAIRO - 21 October 2021: Ambassador of Uzbekistan in Cairo praised Egypt's "big experience" in legislative affairs, adding that both Egyptian and Uzbek presidents are seeking to develop their countries in many aspects.

"President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is adopting a policy of development and modernization over the past seven years in order to establish a new republic and is paying a great attention to alleviating the burdens on citizens, promoting women empowerment, enhancing development, combating terrorism and extremism as well as developing the economy," the Uzbek diplomat stated.

He further added that same thing was done by the Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoev since he assumed his position in 2016.

As Uzbekistan is currently witnessing presidential elections, the Uzbek diplomat said that five nominees are competing in the presidential elections in his country.

As many as 21.2 million persons in Uzbekistan are eligible voters, he said.