On October 4th, 2018, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Decree about Visa-Free entry for French citizens for 30 days, which came into force since 5th October 2018.
You can read more about visa regimes of Uzbekistan here.
PD-5551 (President Decree) was admitted for creation of productive condition for progress of international relationships, as well as cultural, scientific and educational exchange between Republics of Uzbekistan and France.
Note that the number of tourists from France to Uzbekistan continues to grow and for the first 8 months of current year the number of visitors raised up to 9172 people, while in 2017 this number was no higher than 5748, and in 2016 - 4889.
On 8-9th October, Shavkat Mirziyoyev visited France with the official visit, according to the invitation of the President of France Emmanuel Macron.
At the meeting, they were considering the issues of development of political dialogue, partnership in trade and economic and financial area, as well as cooperative realization of projects in different areas.
At the completion of the visit, they expect more than 10 documents to be signed, including agreements on interaction in economic and financial area, transportation, tourism, ecology, culture, art, and other areas.