Samarkand hosts the First Tourism Fair of the CIS countries
On July 9, 2019, the First Tourism Fair of the CIS countries kicked off in Samarkand. The event is organized at the initiative of the State Committee for Tourism Development within the framework of the regular meeting of the CIS Tourism Council.
Samarkand region’s khokim Erkinjon Turdimov, Acting Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development Abdulaziz Akkulov and Head of the Department for Cooperation in Culture, Sports, Tourism and Youth Affairs at the CIS Executive Committee Tatyana Kovaleva addressed the opening ceremony of the event.
It is planned to hold an international scientific-practical workshop on “Tourism in the CIS countries and regional cooperation: new challenges and opportunities”.
The event is attended by representatives of ministries and agencies of Uzbekistan, foreign partners and guests from Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, representatives of scientific and business circles of foreign and domestic mass media.
The opening ceremony of the event was also attended by Deputy Minister of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus Michail Partny.