What happened: PM Imran Khan has announced that Pakistan and Uzbekistan will be making a film on Zaheer ud din Babar, the first Mughal emperor. The aim of this collaborative effort between Pakistan and Uzbekistan is to create awareness between the young people of both the countries about the historic connection between Pakistan and Uzbekistan.
“[It] is extremely exciting that we have decided now to make a film on the first of the great Mughals, Zahreeruddin Babar,” said PM Imran Khan in a joint press conference with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Details: Both countries are trying to build a stronger cultural connection between themselves through films and sports. President Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan agreed with the PM Imran Khan on the importance of fostering connection between the people of the two countries over shared history. He further expressed his wish that the youngsters of both countries should know about the mosques, mausoleums, and schools that were built in Lahore, Pakistan by his Uzbek predecessors.