A decree dated of 06.04.2021 "On measures to further improvement of the system of public administration in the field of tourism, sports and cultural heritage” was signed by the President.
According to the document, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports was established in Uzbekistan on the basis of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports and the State Committee for Tourism Development.
“It is formed on the basis of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports and the State Committee for Tourism Development” - says the statement.
The post of Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism, which is now occupied by Aziz Abdukhakimov, has been reformed into Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Tourism and Sports.
It is worth to recall that many experts say that Uzbekistan should be ready for revival of the tourist flow in the few coming years.