The SMIIC adopted the OIC / SMIIC 9: 2019, Halal Tourism Services - General Requirements standard to promote tourism and the growing number of tourists from Muslim countries. This standard was developed by the SMIIC's Technical Committee for Tourism and tourism issues (TC 5).

According to the Global Muslim Travel Index 2019 rankings of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Uzbekistan ranks in the top 10 in travel tourism in the world.

For more information about the new standard go to the following link –