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Support Center for Disabled Entrepreneurs opens in Tashkent

The main goal of the Center is to conduct charity events for compatriots with disabilities and children from low-income families.

Photo: uzbektourism.uz

During the celebration of Navruz, Tashkent hosted the opening ceremony of the Center for the Support of Disabled Entrepreneurs and Persons with Disabilities, organized by the Social Tourism Association and the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage. The main goal of the Center is to conduct charity events for compatriots with disabilities and children from low-income families, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage reported

The opening ceremony was attended by Deputy PM, Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Aziz Abdukhakimov, khokim of the Tashkent city Jakhongir Artikhodjayev, representatives of the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage, the Social Tourism Association and the mass media.

The main functions of the Center for the Support of Disabled Entrepreneurs and Persons with Disabilities:
 
ꞏ implementation of joint projects for the development of inclusive tourism;
ꞏ assistance in creating conditions for the movement of people with disabilities;
ꞏ development of projects of state programs, legal documents and other decisions in the field of social tourism and implementation of public control;
ꞏ study of the conditions created for people with disabilities at tourist sites;
ꞏ development of convenient tourist routes in Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Karakalpakstan;
ꞏ organization of charity events in cooperation with ministries and other state organizations. 

This center is located in the Navruz ethnopark, Tashkent - 24 house.

The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage, together with the Social Tourism Association, within the framework of the “Sayohat barcha uchun” project, organized two-day touristic trips to Samarkand and Bukhara for 50 people with disabilities.

During 2022, within the framework of this project, it is planned to organize trips for 200 people to Samarkand. It is assumed that 50% of the costs for tourists will be covered by grant funds, and 50% by charitable donations.

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