Today, August 24 in Termez, the Archaeological touristic forum "Uzbekistan on the crossroads of civilizations" started its work. The forum was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Aziz Abdukhakimov, Program Director of the Middle East and Central Asia of Hofstra University Professor A. Naimark (New York, USA), Director of the Institute of the history of artsof the Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan Pidaev M., head of the Department of ancient history and Oriental studies at the University of Jeshua M.Olbrycht (Poland).
The State Committee of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development together with the State Committee for Geology and Mineral Resources plan to open for tourists a unique tourist destination - the Kitab State Geological Reserve.
Today, on August 1, the Palace of culture of Shakhrisabz hosted the Grand opening of the First International Geotouristic forum. The opening of the forum was attended by prominent scientists and figures in the field of Geology and mineral resources. The forum was opened by the acting first Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism development Ulugbek Kasimhodjaev. The Deputy Chairman welcomed the guests and participants of the forum and expressed gratitude for such a high attention to the Geotouristic potential of Uzbekistan.