Uzbekistan to host International Forum on Pilgrimage Tourism
Tashkent, Feb 13 (IBNS): On February 21-23, Uzbekistan will host the first International Forum on ziyorat-tourism (pilgrimage tourism). The organizers of the forum are the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development, khokimiyats of Bukhara and Samarkand regions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Committee on Religious Affairs with the assistance of diplomatic missions of Uzbekistan abroad.
Uzbekistan gears up to promote pilgrimage tourism
Tashkent: With the heritage sites of Islamic, Christian, Buddhist and Jewish cultures dotting its territory, Pilgrimage Tourism in Uzbekistan can boom, say officials as the country aims to draw visitors from abroad.