On January 5 a meeting was held between the Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism Development, Mr. Anvar Sharapov and Her Excellency, Ms. Violaine de Villeumeur, Ambassador of France in Uzbekistan.
The Islam Karimov Foundation has announced the launch of the 2017 scholarships for master’s degree programmes which will provide young people from Uzbekistan with the opportunity to pursue their education at some of the best universities in Europe and the USA.
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.