On 29 March, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a videoconference on increasing the country’s tourism potential.
According to preliminary data from the Agency of Statistics under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, 871,000 foreign citizens of foreign states visited Uzbekistan in January-February 2023 for tourism purposes.
An opening of the International Conference "Development of a sustainable tourism model - a way to increase tourism potential" took place in the capital today.
On 17-18 March this year, a meeting of heads of tourism administrations of the SCO member states was held in the city of Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India). The meeting was also attended by a delegation led by First Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Uzbekistan Ulugbek Azamov.
On 17-19 March, Kuala Lumpur, with the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture of the Malaysian Association of Travel Companies and Tour Operators (Matta), hosted the tourism exhibition “Matta Fair".
In February 2023, six months have passed since the launch of the largest tourism project of New Uzbekistan - the Samarkand tourist center Silk Road Samarkand.
The opening ceremony of the Sentob tourist village was held in Nurata district of Navoi region. It was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and its subordination in Navoi region, the khokim of Nurata district Azamat Faiziev, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Uzbekistan Abdujabbar Aziz Rahmonzoda, activists of the district.
From 16 to 18 March this year, the international tourism exhibition MITT is being held in Moscow. The delegation of Uzbekistan also takes part in this major event.
A meeting was held between First Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ulugbek Azamov, President of the German Tourism Association (DRV) Norbert Fiebig, Managing Director Dirk Inger, Head of Political Affairs and Foreign Travel Department Volker Adams and Events Manager Verena Grobjohann. The meeting took place in the large exhibition complex "Messe Berlin" in the city of Berlin as part of the tourism fair "ITB-Berlin".