On the eve of the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, artists, sculptors, motorists from the SCO member countries visited Samarkand. The next project initiated by the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage on the eve of the summit is dedicated to photo artists from the SCO countries. Photographers from the SCO countries talked with Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Aziz Abdukhakimov during his creative tour at the Shakhi-Zinda complex in Samarkand. The minister thanked the foreign guests for their visit and noted that their role in reflecting the spirit of Samarkand as the capital of the SCO summit is very important. ECI reports, citing UZ daily.