Samarkand, The Gulf Observer: The second day of the 25th session of the UNWTO General Assembly took place in Samarkand.
At the international exhibition, which began as part of the conference, along with the countries of Central Asia, almost all regions of Uzbekistan are demonstrating the tourism potential.
We are planning to sign agreements with investors for almost $500 million”, says the Hokim of Surkhandarya region, – Ulugbek Qosimov. – The southernmost region of the country has enormous opportunities for tourism development. For example, discovering an ancient Buddha sculpture from the first century BC in Fayoztepa increased the interest of citizens from many countries in our region.
It is planned to build a Hilton Hotel in Termez with foreign partners. Thanks to this project, investments of $150 million will be attracted to Surkhandarya region.
Recently, the region created a website to get acquainted with the region’s historical places and information about our population’s lifestyle.