Uzbekistan president supports plans to develop tourism in Tashkent region

TASHKENT (TCA) — During his visit to the city of Parkent in the Tashkent region, the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev was presented plans for the development of tourism in the region in 2017-2018 and proposals for construction of recreational and health facilities in ecologically clean areas of Parkent district located near the Uzbek capital city, Tashkent, the Jahon information agency reported on July 22.

Chimgan recreational zone, Charvak reservoir, Ikhnoj, Urungach, Shovur, and Bodak lakes are located in the region. More than 100 thousand tourists visited the Tashkent region last year. In the region, there are also 71 sanatoriums, 4 natural lakes, 1 nature reserve, and 5 forestry enterprises.

The president attended a presentation of projects of a modern hotel complex for 500 places in Chimgan recreational zone and a modern cable car. A cable car with a length of 2 kilometers and with 26 cabins is planned to be built within 10 months.

The president was also presented a project of the hotel complex Kush-Chinor, which will be built in the Bostanlyk district of the Tashkent region. The facility will include a hotel for 130 beds and a restaurant for 60 seats.

There are plans to build a year-round ski resort, Amirsoy, in the region.

The head of state noted the need of effective use of the tourism potential of the Tashkent region, which is not fully used today.

Proposals to open guest houses in the picturesque places of Tashkent region were also presented to the President.

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.

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