Taleb Rifai was reelected for a second term as UNWTO Secretary-General (2014-2017).
A working group on preparation and organization of the 19th Tashkent International Tourism Fair “Tourism on the Silk Road” (TITF-2013) held a session at Uzbektourism national company on 3 September 2013.
Chairperson of Uzbektourism national company Farrukh Rizaev held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria in Uzbekistan with residence in Moscow (Russia) Boyko Kotsev on 29 August 2013, the press service of the Uzbek company said.
A presentation of tourism train Afsona (Legend) will be held within the 19th Tashkent international tourism fair, Uzbektourism said in a statement.
The twentieth session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization of the UN (UNWTO) and the 97th session of the Executive Council of the UNWTO takes place in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and Livingstone, Zambia, on 24-29 August 2013.
Tourism administration of Jiaxing of the Zhejiang province of China hosted a presentation of tourism potential of Uzbekistan. Representatives of fifteen tour operators, Chinese state bodies and others participated at the event, Jahon news agency reported.
A presentation “Uzbekistan as tourism direction” was held at Hyatt Regency Kiev at the support of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ukraine and Uzbekistan Havo Yollari in cooperation with Uzbek and Ukraine tourism agencies.
Chairperson of Uzbektourism Farrukh Rizaev held negotiations with the UNDP Resident Representative in Uzbekistan Mr. Stefan Priesner, the press service of Uzbek tourism administration said.