A story about Uzbekistan on Alhijrah TV channel
In order to further promote tourism potential of Uzbekistan in Malaysia, including, pilgrimage tourism opportunities, the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Kuala Lumpur provided a broadcast of a story about Uzbekistan within the framework of Assalamualaikum morning program on the leading state Islamic TV channel of Malaysia TV Alhijrah.
The main purpose of the channel is to promote and develop Islamic culture and values in Malaysia and abroad. The channel promotes a positive image of Islam.
Within the framework of the video, program presenters introduced viewers to the cultural, historical and architectural heritage of the country, including such tourist centers as Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva and others, as well as spiritual heritage of scientists and such outstanding thinkers of Uzbekistan as Imam al-Bukhari, Imam at-Termizi, Imam al-Ferghani, al-Maturudi, Bakhauddin Naqshband and others.
In addition, Alhijrah TV channel showed videos about tourism potential of different regions of the country, including “Welcome to Bukhara”, “Come to see Khorezm”, as well as Uzbekistan’s national cuisine.
Special reportage about Uzbekistan aroused great interest among population of Malaysia. People living in remote areas of Malaysia also became familiar with history, culture, architecture and cuisine of Uzbekistan.
According to the State Committee for Tourism Development, taking into account program’s success and growing interest of Malaysians to Uzbekistan, the management of Alhijrah TV channel plans to prepare a number of programs and videos about potential of pilgrimage tourism in Uzbekistan for further broadcasting on the channel.