Uzbekistan and WTO ink cooperation agreement
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Uzbekistan and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed an agreement on strengthening of mutual relations, cooperation in further development of tourism in Uzbekistan, training cadres and improving skills of specialists in the sphere, popularizing tourism at the Great Silk Road.
The document was signed within the 99th session of the Executive Council of the UNWTO. The session took place in Samarkand on 2-3 October 2014. The session was dedicated to topic “Great Silk Road – new perspectives of developing international tourism”.
The participants of the session discussed current state and perspectives of developing global tourism market, new directions of tourism, as well as actual issues of developing tourism sector.
During the session, the participants discussed reports on current state and perspectives of global tourism, new models of cooperation in tourism and culture, training specialists, role of tourism routes in regional development and strengthening of integration.
The officials exchanged opinion and experience of attracting tourists into Uzbekistan, developing international cooperation in tourism sector and attracting new investments to the sector.
The participants approved a draft decision of the 99th session of the Executive Council of the UNWTO.