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  1. Tourist flow from Uzbekistan to Azerbaijan soars - envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | Today.Az

    The flow of tourists from Uzbekistan to Azerbaijan increased a lot in 2017, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Uzbekistan Huseyn Guliyev said in an exclusive interview with Trend. He said that the embassy is carrying out extensive promotion in the sphere of tourism in Uzbekistan, and this strategy brings successful results.

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  2. Uzbekistan tempts tourists with bars of goldRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | EurasiaNet

    President Shavkat Mirziyoyev last week approved legislation allowing retailers to sell gold bars in weights from five grams to one kilogram. That marks a change from before, when the metal was traded only on industrial scale or available in the form of jewelry.

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  3. 12:36 Ajlan&Bros Group intends to invest $2 billion in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | AkiPress

    Chairman of the Board of the Ajlan&Bros Group Sheikh Ajlan bin Abdul Aziz Al Ajlan visited Andizhan region. The video featuring investment and tourist potential of Andizhan region was showed to the Sheikh.

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  4. 12:57 SCO Tourism University to open in SamarkandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 13 | AkiPress

    The International Tourism University "Silk Road" is expected to be opened in Samarkand in 2018-2019 academic year, the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Kyrgyzstan said. Initially, 100 students will be admitted, mainly citizens of Uzbekistan.

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  5. 12:06 Bishkek man traveling across Uzbekistan by bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | AkiPress

    Cyclist from Kyrgyzstan Memet Tashtanov arrived in Samarkand on June 4. He is traveling across Uzbekistan by bike. The man was greeted by the officials of the Tourism Department of Samarkand region, the State Tourism Department of Uzbekistan said.

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  6. 16:31 UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Human Security visiting UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | AkiPress

    UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Human Security Yukio Takasu arrived in Tashkent to attend the international events there, the Foreign Ministry said.

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  7. The Uzbek entrepreneur tapping paper's age-old powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Daily Times

    The passage of time seems to have slowed down at Zarif Mukhtarov's paper mill in a village not far from ex-Soviet Uzbekistan's silk road city, Samarkand. Here in the countryside, where rulers of the Timurid Empire once sought a verdant sanctuary from their bustling capital, geese sidle by in pairs and tourists feast on pilau made with local rice from clay-rich soil.

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  8. Uzbekistan to receive Japanese machinery worth $7.3 mln for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Today.Az

    Japan will donate to Uzbekistan a lot of road construction equipment worth 800 million Japanese yens or about $7.3 million. This is provided for by exchange notes, which were signed by representatives of Uzbekistan and Japan in Tashkent on May 30. "Within the framework of the grant project, Uzbekistan will receive the equipment of Japanese company Sakai Heavy Industries Ltd. It will be used for road repairs in the countryside, in villages of the Syrdarya, Jizzakh and Khorezm regions, as well as in Karakalpakstan.

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  9. 11:13 Turkish President's son visiting UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | AkiPress

    The delegation of Turkey led by Necmettin Bilal Erdogan, Chairman of the Archers Foundation Board of Trustees, World Ethnosport Confederation Head, member of the Supreme Advisory Council of Turkey's Youth Foundation, third child of Turkish President Erdogan, arrived in Tashkent on May 24, the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan said.

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  10. McDonald's, Burger King, Starbucks may appear in Uzbekistan soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, May 22 By Fikret Dolukhanov - Trend: McDonald's, Burger King and Starbucks may enter Uzbek market by 2019, the Uzbek portal "Narodnoye Slovo" [People's Speech] reported on May 22. The Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan approved a decree "On measures to organize the activities of the free tourist zone Charvak", which is opened for the purpose of tourism development. The authorities pay special attention to the Charvak water reservoir, because the existing infrastructure does not meet international requirements and requests of foreign tourists.

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  11. Uzbekistan aglow after president's successful US visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | EurasiaNet

    As the Washington rain beat down during the conclusion of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev's first official visit to the United States, both sides were readying to present the trip as a glowing success. US President Donald Trump appeared still to be locked in solemn exchanges with Mirziyoyev at the door of the White House as the Uzbek leader departed.

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  12. 10:14 Uzbekistan seeks to join World Trade OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | AkiPress

    The U.S. Agency for International Development and the World Bank Group, in consultation with the Ministry of Foreign Trade, is conducting a workshop in Tashkent this week on "The Resumption of the World Trade Organization Accession Process of Uzbekistan" to help educate government officials and stakeholders about the WTO process and its potential implications for Uzbekistan, the U.S. Embassy reported. Uzbekistan is considering resuming its efforts to join the WTO, the intergovernmental body responsible for multilateral efforts to facilitate the smooth flow of trade across borders, after an approximately 15-year hiatus.

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  13. 12:42 South Korea, Uzbekistan seek to expand flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | AkiPress

    South Korea and Uzbekistan have agreed to increase the number of flights between the two countries to meet growing travel demand, the Yonhap news reported with reference to the transport ministry. The two countries held aviation talks in Tashkent from Wednesday to Thursday to discuss increasing the number of flights to 10 a week from the current eight, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said in a statement.

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  14. In Uzbekistan, feels like being at home in Kashmir - with exceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Newkerala.com

    Fergana , May 2 : Uzbekistan and Kashmir appear like separated siblings living thousands of miles apart and still bearing striking similarities in more ways than one -- cultural, linguistic, architectural, culinary, music. And, yes, there is a chance that a security man may stop you and scan your phone for any pictures of sensitive places! In fact, the commonalities are not completely surprising because Kashmir owes much of its cultural legacy to the Central Asian region, including the ancient Persian-speaking Transoxiana what now largely forms Uzbekistan -- a land of magnificent mosques, abounding non-vegetarian food and smiling faces of hospitable people with gold-capped teeth.

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  15. Turkmenistan: Taking in the dirty laundryRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | EurasiaNet

    The two-day trip, which began on April 23, was another effort by the Turkmen leader to drum up interest in the critical Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline project his government is supposed to be implementing. somewhat vaguely that "representatives of Uzbekistan will soon travel to Turkmenistan to specify within what parameters they will take part in the [TAPI] project," but announced nothing concrete.

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  16. 10:06 Uzbekistan, Turkey sign over 20 documents, reach agreement on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | AkiPress

    Uzbekistan and Turkey have signed more than 20 documents, the agreements were reached on investment projects following the productive talks in the Quqsaroy, the Uzbek president's press service said. President Sahvkat Mirziyoyev and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have signed the joint agreement on boosting the Uzbek-Turkish strategic cooperation to a new level.

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  17. Uzbekistan presents tourism potential in KazakhstanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | Trend

    A presentation of the "Along the Great Silk Road. Pearls of Uzbekistan" project took place in Almaty, Kazakh news agency Kazinform reported on April 28. The event is dated to the Unity Day of Kazakhstan and the Year of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan, the state tourism committee said.

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  18. 11:39 Uzbekistan to join Turkmenistan-India gas pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | AkiPress

    Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on Monday, although it was unclear whether Tashkent might eventually ship gas through it, Reuters said. Turkmenistan, which sits on the world's fourth-biggest gas reserves and borders Afghanistan, started this year laying the Afghan section of the pipeline which will also cross Pakistan, seeing it as key to diversifying exports away from China.

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  19. Uzbekistan signs up to TAPI pipelineRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2018 | EurasiaNet

    Uzbekistan has committed to take part in constructing the natural gas pipeline being built from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan and Pakistan to India, or TAPI, adding much-needed support to a project whose feasibility has often been called into doubt. Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev told reporters on April 23 after meeting with his Turkmen counterpart in Tashkent that his government is still studying how it can contribute.

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  20. Uzbekistan to join Turkmenistan-India gas pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Reuters

    Uzbekistan plans to join an $8 billion project to build a natural gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to India, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on Monday, although it was unclear whether Tashkent might eventually ship gas through it. Turkmenistan, which sits on the world's fourth-biggest gas reserves and borders Afghanistan, started this year laying the Afghan section of the pipeline which will also cross Pakistan, seeing it as key to diversifying exports away from China.

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