The National Olympic Committee and the Sports Ministry of Uzbekistan invited AIMS/UTS President Mr. Stephan Fox to discuss future cooperation.

Mr. Fox was picked up by the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Mr. Sherzod Tashmatov and visited the beautiful Uzbekistan National Olympic Committee building.

The Minister of Sports Mr. Adham Ikramov welcomed Mr. Fox at the NOC and discussed the future cooperation between UTS and other opportunities. Uzbekistan is one of the bidders for the UTS World Virtual Youth Festival in 2023 to possibly be held in the heart of Uzbekistan, the magnificent Samarkand.

Mr. Fox congratulated the minister for the transformation of sport in Uzbekistan from the grassroot to the elite level, the outstanding opportunity and training programme for the athletes and the sports science centre which is world class. He further congratulated the Minister for the sport diplomacy of Uzbekistan. The minister congratulated the UTS President for their work and the promotion of inclusion, equality and non-discrimination for the next generation which is very much aligned with the vision of the sport movement of Uzbekistan.