On July 26, 2018 FIESTA TOUR organized workshop for tourism industry representatives of Uzbekistan and South Kazakhstan region. “Turquoise” hall of Radisson-Blue Hotel in the center of the city, hosted this event, where more than 40 delegates of various travel agencies and hotels took part.
The main goal of this event was to develop business relations between travel industries within major Silk Road countries – Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
Deputy Chairman of the State Tourism Committee Abdulaziz Akkulov in his welcoming speech thanked his colleagues from Kazahstan for the cooperation and stressed the importance of strengthening mutual relations in the field of tourism and development of tourism potential of both countries.
According to Bilateral Cooperation Agreement the year of 2018 was set as the “Year of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan”, and 2019 as the “Year of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan”. Only during the 2018 President Mirziyoyev had visited Kazakhstan several times with official visits, and every time the Heads of States had agreed on opening up borders for developing tourism services along the Silk Road.
Deputy Akim of Turkestan region (Kazakhstan) Taszhurekov Erbol thanked for the warm welcome and stressed that a new level of mutual relations between countries in the tourism sphere depends on mutually beneficial cooperation between tourism agencies of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. He pointed out that Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan have common history, very similar cultural heritage and the same time huge unused tourism potential.
The travel agencies of both countries were extremely excited with the evolving opportunities in cooperation with neighboring countries and thanked organizers of the workshop.
In the end, signing ceremony of MoU between Kazakh Tour Companies and FIESTA TOUR was held.