The Consulate General of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Kazan organised official and ceremonial events dedicated to the 28th anniversary of Independence of Uzbekistan.
In the morning, the building of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Tatarstan saw a presentation of the pilgrimage tourism to Uzbekistan, after which the opening of the Uzbek Cultural Centre of Kazan took place at the Kazan Cooperative Institute.
In the afternoon, a meeting with the heads of trade union organisations of Tatarstan was held in the Kazan City Hall; the organisers of the event held a presentation of the tourist potential in Uzbekistan.
The business part of the programme ended with B2B meetings with representatives of tourism companies, trade unions, and business circles of Russia and Uzbekistan. Representatives of the Tatarstan and Uzbekistan business communities signed a series of agreements on mutually beneficial cooperation.
At the end of the day, an official reception was organised in the Pillar Room of the Kazan City Hall with the participation of Tatarstan officials. The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Tatarstan German Lerner.
The honorary organisers of the event were representatives of the Uzbek side: Acting Chairman of the Uzbekistan State Committee for Tourism Development Abdulaziz Akkulov and Consul General of Uzbekistan in Kazan Fariddin Nasriev.