Travel Guide to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan Presented in Seoul

Photo: Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry

A presentation of the book, A Travel Guide to Three Countries of Central Asia, took place in the capital of South Korea on July 2, and was attended by the heads of the diplomatic missions of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, as well as representatives of leading South Korean tour operators, airlines, and journalists, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry has reported.

During the event, Korean writer Seo Byung Yong spoke in detail about his book, which describes the unique tourist destinations of the region. The author spoke about the huge potential for tourism development in Central Asia, noting the visa-free regimes, the availability of direct flights, and the rich gastronomic culture and variety of destinations.

Speaking at the event, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Korea, Nurgali Arystanov, emphasized the importance of expanding cooperation in the field of tourism, and invited Korean citizens to visit the 5th World Nomad Games, which will be held in Astana from September 8 to 13, 2024.

The Executive Director of the Central Asia – Republic of Korea Cooperation Forum’s Secretariat, Rhee Jong Kook, spoke of the importance of further strengthening cooperation with the countries of Central Asia in light of the recently adopted K-Silk Road strategy, as well as the successful negotiations of President of South Korea, Yoon Suk Yeol, with the President of Kazakhstan and leaders of other Central Asian nations.

Sergey Kwan

Sergey Kwan

Sergey Kwan has worked for The Times of Central Asia as a journalist, translator and editor since its foundation in March 1999. Prior to this, from 1996-1997, he worked as a translator at The Kyrgyzstan Chronicle, and from 1997-1999, as a translator at The Central Asian Post.
Kwan studied at the Bishkek Polytechnic Institute from 1990-1994, before completing his training in print journalism in Denmark.

View more articles fromSergey Kwan