Shakhrisabz is a unique city, a monument of ancient town planning and architecture of Central Asia. It occupies a special place among other historical cities of Uzbekistan. It is the birthplace of Amir Temur, which later became the second capital of a huge medieval empire in the XIV century.
A grand opening of the international ecotourism festival “Chimgan Echo - 2019” took place. The new format of the festival is intended to strengthen the friendly relations of the CIS countries by holding various competitions in sports tourism.
As part of participation in the International Tourism Exhibition Beijing Expo 2019, D. Narzikulov, Director of Tourism Development Department of the Samarkand region, met with the leadership of World Federation of Tourist Cities (WTCF)to discuss issues of further development of cooperation in tourism.
The acting Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism development Abdulaziz Akkulov and British public figure Ahmed Salim, who was included in the rating of the most influential Muslims of the world “The Muslim 500” in 2014-2018, agreed to promote Uzbekistan as the cradle of Islamic culture at the international level, press service of the State Committee for Tourism Development said in a statement.
One of the eminent Islamic scholars of the United States, Yasir Qadi, with a group of 93 tourists travels around Uzbekistan. Dr. Yasir Kadi plans to visit pilgrimage sites in Tashkent, Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand. It is reported by the press service of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the development of tourism.
On 4 June 2019, the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Paris organized a round table in the building of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of France, dedicated to the creation of the Charvak free tourist zone with the participation of a consortium of leading French international companies.
Founder and Director of Maximum Exposure consulting firm Sophie Ibbotson was presented a certificate of appointment the Ambassador of Uzbekistan’s tourism brand in the UK, at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in London.
A concept of creating of Golden Ring in Tashkent region was prepared, the Deputy Prime Minister Aziz Abdukhakimov said.
The 6th International Tourism Exhibition Seoul International Tourism Industry Fair (SITIF) is taking place in Seoul from 6 to 9 June, at which Uzbekistan presented its National Stand.
The Government approved the Regulation on the allocation of subsidies from the State budget to compensate part of investors’ expenses for the construction and equipping of new hotels, as well as financing organizations on the basis of franchising agreements.