On August 16, 2018, Turkmen-Uzbek business forum within the framework of cooperation in trade, economy, culture and humanitarian sphere between Lebap velayat of Turkmenistan and Bukhara region of Uzbekistan was held in Turkmenabat.

The representatives of state agencies, industrial companies, business communities and cultural figures of Lebap velayat and Bukhara region took part in the forum. It has been noted by the participants that there have been wide range of opportunities to activate effective cooperation.

In the course of business forum, participants were presented short films introducing development of trade and industrial sectors of the two states.

Local goods manufactured by industrial companies and private sector in border regions of both states are put on exhibition during the forum. The meetings concluded with joint concert performed by well-known musicians.