Memorandum on development of ziyorat tourism has been signedMemorandum of cooperation on development of ziyorat (pilgrimage) tourism between the State Committee for Tourism Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Committee for Religious Affairs under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Office for Religious Affairs of the Republic of Turkey was signed within the framework of the state visit of the President of the Republic of Turkey.
The Memorandum presupposes a large-scale activity on popularizing tourist trips in order to make pilgrimage, increase the number of religious and educational events in tourism industry, as well as organize international events designed to bring the true humanitarian essence of Islam to the world community, preserve and study its rich heritage, spread teachings of Islam.
Within the framework of the memorandum it is also envisaged to exchange visits between the parties and provide information on tourism potential. In addition, information about the tourism potential will be distributed during religious events.
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