The Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan HE Furqat Sidiqov along with Minister of State for Climate Change, Government of Pakistan Zartaj Gul inaugurated “Uzbekistan Tourist Information Centre” here on Sunday, declares DND News Agency from Islamabad.
“Uzbekistan Tourist Information Centre” would guide further enhance Uzbekistan and its tourism together with Uzbek culture in Pakistan by giving information, guidance, support, help and contacts for tourism promotion as well as for educational and business chances present in Uzbekistan for people of Pakistan.
Since Uzbekistan is the only country for Central Asia owning direct flight contact (ordinary flights from Pakistan to Tashkent), therefore this Information Centre is being seen as Gateway to Central Asia.
Addressing the ceremony Minister of State for Climate Change, Government of Pakistan Zartaj Gul was of the view that Central Asia has most powerful cultural, historical and even genetic relations with Pakistan and Uzbekistan being the homeland of Sufism, cultural, art, science and philosophy is cradle of Muslim civilization.
The Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Pakistan Mr Furqat Sidiqov when addressing the event said that Pakistanis should feel like Uzbekistan is their second home as people of both the countries are powerfully connected with each other via shared history, culture and customs.