Presidential Decree dated August 16, 2017, approved priority measures for the development of tourism in 2018-2019.
According to the document, a Coordinating Council for the development of tourism was established, whose main tasks are:
- implementation of systematic monitoring over implementation of the Program of priority measures with regular hearing of reports of heads of the State Committee of Uzbekistan on development of tourism, ministries, departments and coordination of their activities in order to ensure the unconditional implementation of all planned activities in a timely, prompt consideration and solution of issues that impede the development of tourism in the Republic;
- review the implementation of the approved regional programs for tourism development, efficient use of the existing potential of regions;
- annual review of proposals and appeals of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, khokimiyats of regions and the city Tashkent, as well as other initiators, submitted to obtain the state support for the implementation of major investment projects in the sphere of tourism.
The document approved the proposal of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on development of tourism, concerning the study and preparation of international agreements to expand cooperation in tourism with foreign countries.
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