Russia and Uzbekistan to expand tourism cooperation

Russia and Uzbekistan to expand tourism cooperation

 Russia intends to increase the tourist flow with Uzbekistan, the corresponding action plan was approved by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko, his press service reports.

"On the part of the Republic the document was signed by the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage of Uzbekistan Aziz Abdukhakimov", the statement said.

The joint project included 20 events. Within its framework, it is planned to hold the Year of Tourism in Russia and Uzbekistan, develop and launch a cross-border route for travelers "The Great Silk Road", create special offers for festival, gastronomic, wine, extreme, winter and other types of tourism. It is also planned to organize study tours for students from both countries.

"Tourism in Uzbekistan is, first of all, cities with unique architecture and history, hospitable people, excellent cuisine. Russia has something to offer too. These are the Far Eastern regions: Kamchatka, Sakhalin, as well as Altai, historical cities of the country's central part and a lot of things that we are proud of", Chernyshenko was quoted.