The leading TV Channel EURONEWS broadcasted a special report about Uzbekistan on the informational and analytical program Focus.
The report was dedicated to briefing the audience on the support of start-up projects in Uzbekistan by the government, the development of small business and IT technologies, and the liberalization of the economy of Uzbekistan. The journalists informed the audience of the Focus TV Program about the dynamic progress taking place in Uzbekistan, major reforms being implemented in all fields, including the tourism sector of Uzbekistan, as well as the big celebrations organized in all regions of the country dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Independence Day of Uzbekistan.
The 30th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Independence was also spoken on such famous TV Channels as CNN, MIR, Russia-24, BBC Uzbek and others.
The Fcus report specifically highlighted the period of the last 5 years in Uzbekistan, mentioning the major reforms and economic growth, as well as the enhancement of the entrepreneur's sector in the country.
Uzbekistan was mentioned to have been recognized as one of the fastest-growing in the economy according to the global ranking of Doing Business-2021. It was also informed that the new generation of entrepreneurs in the country are inspired by the positive changes and enhancement of private businesses, thus successfully implementing their start-up projects and innovational ideas into life with foreign investments attracted at the same time.
The sector of tourism of Uzbekistan could also be mentioned with special attention in this regard for the improvements and major projects being implemented in the sector to attract more visitors willing to travel to Uzbekistan.
One of such measures could be pointed as easing the process of getting a visa for many countries, applying a visa-free regime in Uzbekistan for 86 states until today, whose citizens are able to cross the border for periods between 30 and 90 days, depending on the nationality. Also, citizens of 77 countries had the opportunity to come to Uzbekistan by obtaining an electronic visa.
In order to provide more affordable rates to visit Uzbekistan, the country has been holding negotiations on cooperation with new international airline companies are being held today, including low-cost airlines companies such as Pegasus, SkyUp Airlines, Fly Arystan, FlyNas, Windrose Airlines and others.
As the COVID-19 Pandemic entered our doorsteps unexpectedly, like the rest of the world tourism community, Uzbekistan also started taking necessary measures by being both creative and efficient in providing health and safety measures for travelers during this fragile period. One of such projects includes introducing “Uzbekistan. Safe Travel GUARANTEED” international certification program to ensure tourists remain safe during their visit to historical and cultural sites of Uzbekistan. Unlike some other destinations, Uzbekistan chose to stay flexible in approach to the visitors' PCR test requirements upon arrival at the airport / medical centers in addition to the one made 72 hours prior to the flight by canceling them, unless such a necessity occurs.