Solemn opening of the international eco-tourism festival "Chimdgan echo - 2019". The new format of the festival is intended to strengthen friendly relations of the CIS countries through various competitions in sports tourism. At the official opening of the festival with welcome speech the Deputy of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan L. Kashalapova, Chairman of the Federation of extreme and mountain tourism L. Kozlowski, and a representative of the State Committee for tourism development.
June 12, 2019, the Egyptian airline "Al Masriya Universal Airlines" on the Airbus-320 aircraft successfully carried out the first direct flight UJ4002 in the direction of "Tashkent – Sharm El Sheikh" with 170 passengers on board. Upon arrival in Sharm El Sheikh, the passengers of the flight were solemnly met by the airport administration.
Representatives of "B-Tween" French production company visited Uzbekistan on June 15 to organize the filming of a documentary about the historical and architectural heritage, cultural and gastronomic traditions of Uzbekistan with the participation of the world-famous actor Gerard Depardieu. This project of the film about Uzbekistan is implemented by the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Paris and "Uzbekistan Airways" National aircompany together with the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism development.
Within the framework of the promotion of the rich cultural heritage of Uzbekistan, the growing tourist potential and the current reforms and rapid development process, a socio-cultural event is being held in the Turkish city of Istanbul on 14-30 June of this year on the theme “Uzbekistan: culture that has exceeded the Times” ("Aşan Medeniyet: Özbekistan").
The acting Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for tourism development Abdulaziz Akkulov and British public figure Ahmed Salim, who was included in the rating of the most influential Muslims of the world “The Muslim 500” in 2014-2018, agreed to promote Uzbekistan as the cradle of Islamic culture at the international level.