The presidency in the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) is the result of the successful policy of the Azerbaijani leadership, First Deputy Chairman of the Senate, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Sodik Safoyev said during the 14th plenary session of the APA in Baku, Report informs.

He emphasized that Uzbekistan highly appreciates the mission of the APA as an important international body playing a leading role in issues of sustainable development.

“First of all, it is extremely important to continue active participation in regional and global processes. It is necessary to continue the implementation of strategic, economic and infrastructure projects in Asia,” he noted.