On July 9, within the framework of the First Annual tourism fair of CIS countries in Samarkand, more than 54 agreements on partnership and further cooperation in the field of tourism between various organizations from the CIS countries were signed.
The First Annual CIS tourism fair is held on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on July 9-10 in the city of Samarkand.
Among the signed documents are the Agreement on partnership and further cooperation in the field of tourism between the Association of private tourism organizations of Uzbekistan, the Armenian Federation of tourism and the Belarusian Republican Union, the Association of hoteliers of Uzbekistan and the Association of resorts of Kyrgyzstan, as well as many other tourist organizations of the CIS countries.
Also, the event included an international scientific and practical seminar on "Tourism in the CIS countries and regional cooperation: new challenges and opportunities", which brought together rectors and vice-rectors of leading universities of tourism in the CIS countries.
One of the main issues of the seminar was the proposal to implement the project of the network of “Silk Road” International University of tourism and the exchange of students in the leading universities of the CIS countries, which was supported by the participants of the seminar.
Following the event, agreements on cooperation between the “Silk Road” International University of tourism and various specialized universities from Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Russia, Armenia, Belarus and Turkmenistan were signed.
Press service of the State Committee for Tourism Development