"To his Excellence, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Abdulaziz Kamilov.
Dear Mr Kamilov,
I would like to congratulate you, from the bottom of my heart, on the well-deserved and fairly fought victory of the Uzbek national football team in one of the world's most prestigious football contests — AFC U-23 Championship.
Athletes of the Uzbek national football team demonstrated firmness and discipline, character and a will to win, which brought the team to the top tier and serves as a brilliant confirmation of the team's cohesion, spirit and common aspiration to achieve greatness.
We share your happiness over this historic sporting achievement of the football players of Uzbekistan and celebrate this event as a common holiday among the SCO family.
SCO Secretary-General Rashid Alimov."