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Uzbekistan to resume int'l tourism next month

Tashkent/Xinhua: Uzbekistan has allowed tour operators to organize group tours for foreign citizens to visit the country from Oct. 1, the country's special commission on COVID-19 said Friday.

IndiGo repatriates 213 Indian citizens from Uzbekistan

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian airline IndiGo operated a special charter flight from Uzbekistan to bring back stranded Indian citizens.

Uzbekistan simplifies tourist visa regime, expands electronic visa validity

New Delhi/Tashkent, June 10 (IBNS): Uzbekistan has increased the number of countries whose citizens can obtain tourist visas in a simplified procedure and expanded the e-visa validity period in a bid to boost tourism, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said over the weekend.

Uzbekistan: Flower Parade to take place in Namangan

Namangan, May 17 (IBNS): The Flower Parade will take place on the central streets of Namangan from May 26 to Jun 1.

Global Muslim Travel Index: Uzbekistan moves up in Ziyorat tourism rating

Tashkent, Apr 15 (IBNS): According to the Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) rating for 2019, Uzbekistan is among the ten most attractive countries among the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

Uzbekistan developing historic site of Akhsikent into a global tourism attraction

Fergana, Uzbekistan, Mar 8 (IBNS): President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev recently visited Akhsikent archaeological site in Turakurgan district to see the progress made to preserve and study this ancient site, according to media reports.

Bukhara hosted the First International Forum on Ziyarah Tourism in Uzbekistan

Bukhara, Feb 25 (IBNS): One of the key takeaways from the First International Forum on Ziyarah Tourism (ziyarah meaning pilgrimage to a site associated with Muhammad) is that the Bukhara region in Uzbekistan expects to improve upon its infrastructure to receive nearly 10 thousand tourists per day with investments from Germany, Russia, India, China, South Korea, Turkey and other countries.

Uzbekistan: The number of visa-free countries increases by 45

Tashkent, Feb 13 (IBNS): Additional visa-free regime is established for 45 countries for 30 days from the date of entry into the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan of Feb 1, 2019.

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 announces visa waiver for citizens of 45 countries

Tashkent, Jan 6 (IBNS)  Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has announced that tourists from 45 countries will be able to visit Uzbekistan visa free, effective from 1 Feb, 2019.

Tashkent to host International Investment Tourism Forum

Tashkent, Oct 21 (IBNS): In an attempt to woo tourists and investors in tourism sector from across the globe, the first International Investment Tourism Forum will be held in Tashkent city of Uzbekistan on Nov 19-21.

Uzbekistan wins National Geographic Traveler Awards

Tashkent, Oct 17 (IBNS): Uzbekistan has won the first place in Gastronomic tourism nomination, according to the National Geographic Traveler magazine in the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018.

Uzbekistan introduces E-VISA and VISA FREE transit regime

Uzbekistan, July 6 (IBNS): Uzbekistan, from July 15, will start issuing an electronic visa for citizens of 51 countries, including India. It also announced a 5-day visa-free transit regime for 101 countries. 

Shakhrisabz – crossroads of cultures

Shakhrisabz is one of the ancient cities in the Great Silk Road. Today the city has a lot of architectural sights; historical center of the city is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Uzbekistan will develop free tourist zone (FTZ) Charvak

New Delhi, June 8 (IBNS) The Uzbek government has approved the concept of development of the free tourist zone (FTZ) Charvak near capital Tashkent.