Uzbekistan, India discuss development of pilgrim tourism
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
Uzbekistan and India discussed plans and creation of an international platform for further cooperation in the sphere of pilgrim tourism, Trend reports referring to the press service of the department for tourism development of the Samarkand region.
The mentioned issue was discussed during an online conference called “Uzbekistan-India International Tourism Relations” held on January 26 this year.
According to the information, the main purpose of the conference is to exchange experience, establish a dialogue and unite joint efforts between Samarkand and India to promote and develop pilgrim tourism, discuss plans and create an international platform for further cooperation.
During the meeting, Deputy Governor for Tourism and Sports Botirjon Nurullaev noted that the development of pilgrim tourism is one of the areas for cooperation between the two countries.
“Our common goal is to promote new initiatives in the field of tourism, to further strengthen cooperation and support in this area, and at the same time to strengthen ties between our peoples,” Nurullaev said.
It was noted that Indian tour operators made a number of proposals during the event.
It was also noted that the holding of this event will serve to further strengthen bilateral relations between India and Uzbekistan, which will further increase the flow of Indian tourists to Uzbekistan.
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