Uzbekistan was 2nd in the list of hot destinations for 2017, according to the Financial Times. The FT rating has been prepared on the data from a panel of travel industry leaders such as Singita, Wild Frontiers, KE Adventure Travel, Discover the World, Butterfield & Robinson, Ampersand Travel, Steppes Travel and others who picked the hottest destinations for the coming year.
On December 2, Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a Presidential decree on the organization of the International Competition for design of monument to the First President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.
There is a saying in Uzbekistan that guests can only leave their host’s house after palov has been offered. Palov is a traditional dish made and shared throughout rural and urban communities of Uzbekistan.
Young Uzbek designers’ show- #beyoung was held on November 23 in Kamolot Palace as part of the Tashkent fashion week. Today’s show saw 44 collections of 76 designers selected from 200 candidates from among students and young designers.
This year, the Development Fund of material and technical base of higher education institutions at the Ministry of Finance has allocated 355.6 billion soums, with these funds it is planned to overhaul 14 universities, the website of the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan said.
An event dedicated to the 145th anniversary of Tashkent and Central Asian Eparchy, the 5th anniversary of the Central Asian Metropolitan District and the 25th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s independence was held in Tashkent on November 14, Turkistan Press said.
The number of Uzbek students at U.S. colleges and universities reached 530, a 7.8% increase from the previous year, with the total number of international students topping 1 million for the first time, paced by a surge of graduate students in sciences, engineering and math from India.