Uzbekistan News

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French citizens can now visit Uzbekistan for up to 30 days without a visaOn 4 October 2018, the President of Uzbekistan signed a decree establishing visa-free entry for French citizens visiting Uzbekistan for up to 30 days. The new regime applies to holders of all categories of passport, regardless of the purpose of their visit. more
Category: Uzbekistan Visa
You can now travel to Shakhrisabz by high-speed train.The route of the Afrosiyob high-speed train (which travels from Tashkent to Samarkand and Karshi) has been extended to Shakhrisabz. more
Category: Shakhrisabz, Trains, Tourism
Online Service for Temporary Registration in UzbekistanStarting from July 15th, 2018, Uzbekistan released a portal for temporary online registration for foreign citizens and stateless people. Along with the online portal, an application was also released for Android. more
Category: Travel to Uzbekistan
E-Visa Program from July 15Starting July 15, Uzbekistan will offer e-visas for select groups of travelers through e-visa.gov.uz portal. more
Category: Visa, Uzbekistan e-Visa
A New Arrivals Terminal for International Airlines Opened in TashkentOn June 15, 2018, a new arrivals terminal for international airlines opened at Tashkent’s Islam Karimov International Airport, reported the PR department of Uzbekistan Airways. more
Category: Tashkent International Airport, Flights
Silk and Spices Festival Held May 25-27 in BukharaThe 17th annual Silk and Spices Festival was held this past weekend, May 25th - 27th, in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Silk and Spices
Spring in Boysun Festival, UzbekistanOn April 28-29, 2018, the Spring in Boysun Festival was held in the village of Boysun, in southern Uzbekistan. more
Category: Festivals, Boysun
The Washington Post Features Two Exhibits of Uzbek Ikat TextilesSebastian Smee, a Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic for The Washington Post, recently reviewed two exhibits in Washington, D.C. Both exhibitions feature ikats, brightly colored and patterned silk cloths traditionally made in Uzbekistan. more
Category: Handicrafts, Textiles
Uzbekistan Airways Introduces New FlightsFrom March 27th, Uzbekistan Airways introduced new flights to Urgench from Milan, Rome, and Paris, according to a release from the company’s press service. more
Category: Flights, Urgench
Southern Train Station is Open after ReconstructionThe Southern Train Station in Tashkent is open and trains are operating from April 4th, 2018. The station has been completely reconstructed. more
Category: Trains