Ecological marathon dedicated to the problems of the Aral sea will be held in six cities of Uzbekistan

From 17 to 22 October, for the first time the international environmental marathon called “ARAL MARATHON” under the motto “We are responsible for the future” will be held in Uzbekistan.

The event will be held on the eve of The international conference on the Aral sea, in six cities of Uzbekistan-Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Urgench, Nukus and Muynak.The main goal of the marathon is to attract public attention to the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh. M. Mirziyoyev,which is about to declare the Aral sea a zone of environmental innovations and technologies, to the problem of the Aral sea, of which the scale is truly global.The final of the marathon will be held on October 22 in the city of Muynak, on the place where the Aral sea is used to be. The event is planned to be annual, which according to the organizers will increase the interest of the international community to the environmental problems of our region.The organizers of the marathon are the Environmental party of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ministry of culture, State Committee on tourism development, NTRC, Ministry of Defense, the national guard, the national Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan Athletics Federation of Uzbekistan, Federation of Aeronautics of Uzbekistan and other interested ministries and departments.