The meeting of the Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development A. Sharapov with the Ambassador of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in Uzbekistan D. Sydykov took place on June 15.
The meeting was held in the form of a constructive dialogue. The Uzbek side noted that in Uzbekistan the country's tourism industry has been given the status of a strategic sector of the economy and social development of the state.
During the conversation, the sides stressed significant intensification of the mutual relations of the two states in tourism. In particular, the Uzbek side noted successful presentation of the tourist potential of the Kyrgyz Republic during the work of International Uzbek Tourist Exhibition 2017 in April this year. Uzbekistan also expressed interest in increasing the number of tourists from neighboring countries.
Together with this, it was suggested to consider the possibility of concluding an interagency international agreement between the tourist administrations of the parties.
Along with this, the Ambassador asked to assist in broadcasting video clips about the Kyrgyz tourism potential prepared by the Kyrgyz side on the TV channels of Uzbekistan and expressed readiness to make the necessary efforts in organizing the broadcast of videos about the tourism opportunities of Uzbekistan.
As a result of the meeting, the sides agreed to strengthen cooperation on further deepening bilateral relations in tourism sphere, including mutual increase of the tourist flow, speeding up the development and coordination of the draft interagency agreement between the tourism departments of the two countries, which will give a new impetus to the practical aspects of bilateral relations in the tourism industry.
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