In order to reduce the number of refusals of entry to countries of destination, the Uzbekistan Airways Group for control of travel documents carry out regular workshops aimed at awareness raising and professional development of the company’s employees in the areas of visa and immigration requirements of the countries where the company regularly flies to.
At the seminar training organised for the improvement of the work focused on identification of the passengers carrying fraud or inappropriate travel documents, there were presentations made by O. Westhassel, US Vice-Consul; N. Ergasheva, the Head of Immigration Visa Department; and by G. Jumamuratova, an expert of the Department for Visa Fraud Prevention at the US Embassy.
The participants in the seminar, including employees of the company’s Directorate, the Immigration Control Department of the Tashkent airport, the General Sales Agency, the Committee for Border Control at the State Security Service and of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, have received complete information about the documents required for the entry to the USA. The participants had an opportunity to examine protection facilities of US passports and visas and learned new ways of fraud identification and prevention.
At the end of the seminar all the participants received certificates signed by the Ambassador and the Consul of the USA.