17:41 / 18.03.2020
Domestic tours, social events to be suspended

Travel companies, public organizations, and large industrial enterprises are encouraged to suspend domestic tourism development activities until the situation with the spread of coronavirus in the country stabilizes. 

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This decision was made by a special commission of the Government of Uzbekistan, which is responsible for preparing a program of actions to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country, the press service of the Tourism Committee said

At the same time, all types of public events planned to be held on the territory of the republic, international events and sports competitions, theater, cinema and concert programs will be suspended. 

According to the decision of the special commission, in the event of the return of airline and train tickets purchased for tourism purposes, including for domestic destinations falling under the quarantine period, measures will be taken to fully refund the funds to the buyer without any delay.  

Together with the Ministry of Transport, the State Committee for Tourism Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications and other responsible ministries and departments, a special headquarters is currently organized to provide information support to foreign citizens, including tourists, on issues related to returning them to their country.