In Samarkand, plans to open the University of Tourism “Silk Road”. The educational institution will unite the educational and scientific potential of the countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) for training specialists.
The main mission of the University is the implementation of coordinated training of highly qualified personnel on the basis of coordinated innovative educational programs in the specialties of priority interest for the development of the tourist space and the activation of tourist exchanges of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states.
The University has a number of basic tasks. These include the strengthening of cooperation, the development of integration processes in the field of education, the expansion of cooperation in all areas of activity, the provision of the opportunity to obtain a sought after specialty.