PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
August 28, 2017
UZBEK FM, UNWTO CHIEF DISCUS DEVELOPMENT OF COOPERATION
On 27 August 2017, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks with the Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai.
On 26 August, the head of the UNWTO arrived in Uzbekistan to participate in an international conference "Central Asian Renaissance in the History of World Civilization" in Samarkand.
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on state and prospects of deepening relations between Uzbekistan and the UNWTO, in which Uzbekistan has been involved since 1993.
Abdulaziz Kamilov and Taleb Rifai noted mutual interest in consistent realization of existing potential of cooperation, based on rich historical, architectural, cultural heritage of the Uzbek people.
The parties discussed issues of establishment of the Regional Commission for Central Asia under UNWTO and other issues of mutual interest.