Uzbekistan Airways transports the first visa-free tourist from Italy

A tourist arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, by Uzbekistan Airways’ Milan – Tashkent flight, which became the first guest who arrived from Italy in Uzbekistan without a visa.

In accordance with the Decree of the Uzbek President “On additional measures to accelerate the development of tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan”, a visa-free regime was introduced for a period of 30 days for citizens of Israel, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Turkey and Japan since February 2018, then Tajikistan was added to this list in March and France – in October. And since February 1, 2019, a visa-free regime is valid for a period of 30 days from the date of entry into the country for 45 more states, including the Italian Republic.

Representatives of the National Airline and the capital’s airport met the first “visa-free” tourist at the Tashkent International Airport named after I. Karimov. He was presented with souvenirs and brand products of the airline.

A guest from Italy, Giglio Massimo, arrived in Uzbekistan for the first time, during a week-long tour, he plans to visit all the sights of the capital and take a closer look at the rich history of our region. He said that he had heard a lot about Uzbekistan, its ancient history and, having learned about the introduction of a visa-free regime, decided to come and see all this with his own eyes. He also noted the convenience of direct flights from Milan to Tashkent, he also liked the service on board. Expressing gratitude to the crew for a comfortable flight, he wished success and further prosperity of the airline.

It should be noted that the simplification of entry and stay in the territory of Uzbekistan for citizens from a number of foreign countries contributes to strengthen cultural, scientific relations and educational cooperation at the interstate level, as well as a significant increase in investment, joint business projects and tourist flow to Uzbekistan.

Recall, at present, Uzbekistan Airways operates its  direct passenger flights from Italian Milan and Rome once a week, during the summer navigation period the number of these flights will increase to two times a week.

Source – https://www.uzdaily.uz/

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