From 21 to 23 February in Uzbekistan will be held the first international forum Ziyarat-Tourism.
The forum, organized on the initiative of the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, will be attended by scientists, experts, specialists in ziyarat tourism.
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The forum is aimed at expanding international cooperation. One of the important goals of the event is to recognize Uzbekistan as one of the main centers for pilgrimage in the world.
During the first days of the forum, conferences and study tours for the media and forum participants will be organized. Guests will be shown the pilgrimage attractions of Bukhara, Ibn Sino Museum and of course the village "Afshona".
Thereafter, Abduhakimov Aziz (Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan), Usman Alimov (high Mufti), Ulugbek Kasimhodjaev (Deputy Chairman of the State Committee on Tourism Development) will officially open the event.
The organizers on the forum are appointed by:
The forum will end with an informative tour of the architectural values of Samarkand.