‘Safe Tourism’ system to be introduced in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov. 29
By Diana Aliyeva – Trend:
The concept of safe tourism in the cities of Bukhara, Samarkand, Khiva and Shahrisabz has been approved by a decree of Uzbekistan’s Cabinet of Ministers.
The concept includes four main directions, according to the norma.uz portal.
Firstly, this is improving the structure and methods of organizing the activities of the internal affairs bodies to ensure safe tourism.
Special centers will operate at the Department of Internal Affairs of Bukhara, Samarkand, Khwarezm and Qashqadaryo regions.
Their tasks are the monitoring of the state of safe tourism, informing tourists about potential threats in real time, and also helping to protect their rights and legitimate interests.
The second direction is to ensure the safety of tourists in the period of arrival, use of transport and movement.
Thirdly, the security of the places of residence, accommodation and tourism services will be ensured.
And the fourth direction will be the ensuring safety of tourists, official foreign delegations when visiting tourist attractions and organizing evening leisure.
The decree also approved the Program of organizational measures for implementing the concept of safe tourism in the Bukhara, Samarkand, Khiva and Shahrisabz cities for 2017-2020.