Uzbekistan, China plan to develop ties in tourism sector

Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- Chairperson of the State Committee of Uzbekistan on development of tourism Anvar Sharapov held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Uzbek Sun Lijie.

During the meeting, the Chinese side was informed about tourism opportunities in Uzbekistan and ongoing reforms. The guests were informed about Buddhism monuments in Surkhandarya region, which were found in the result of archeological works.

The sides also discussed cooperation in development of culinary businesses. In particular, it was planned to launch a restaurant of the Chinese cuisine with attraction of foreign chefs and train young people to the Chinese culinary.

The Chinese side expressed readiness to cooperate in reconstruction of historic monuments in Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva.

The side considered cooperation in tourism sector within the SCO, organization of business forums and exchange of experience, etc.

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