Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017
Samarkand hosted the meeting of the Chairman of the State Tourism Committee Aziz Abdukhakimov and Secretary-General of the UNWTO Dr. Taleb Rifai, according to the information published on the official website of Uzbek Foreign Ministry.
This visit perfectly harmonized with the international festival “Shark Taronalari,” and became a convenient platform for mutual exchange of opinions and experiences about the development of tourism in Uzbekistan.
During the meeting, long-term plans for cooperation with UNWTO, on promoting Uzbekistan in the international market as a recognizable tourism destination, were discussed.
Also, development of the country’s tourist brand and plans for marketing the country’s entrance in the highly liquid tourism markets, China, Russia, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia in particular were discussed.
An agreement, to facilitate the training of personnel in tourism sphere, in particular the hotel business, was also done.