Khiva and Avila to become sister cities


Tashkent, Uzbekistan ( -- A delegation of Uzbekistan visited the historic city of Avila in Spain, the State Committee for Development of Tourism of Uzbekistan said.

The delegation of Uzbekistan in Spain is taking part in the largest tourism fair FITUR 2018. The delegation includes representatives of the State Committee on Development of Tourism, khokimiyats of Khorezm region, cities of Khiva and Hazarasp, as well as tourism companies specialized in attracting Spanish tourists.

According to the khokim of the city of Khiva Erkin Yakubov, Khiva and Avila can become sister cities. Negotiations between the administrations of the two historical centers on this issue have already begun.