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President of Uzbekistan introduces changes to structure of Cabinet of Ministers

28 Nov 2017 9:46 AM | Anonymous
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev introduced changes to the structure of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.

In accordance with the presidential resolution from 27 November 2017, the number of deputy prime ministers of Uzbekistan increased from 6 to 8 (including the first deputy prime minister).

Sukhrob Holmurodov became Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan - Head of the Complex for Investment, Innovative Development, Coordination of Free Economic and Small Industrial Zones, Tourism.

The head of the complex will also oversee newly created Ministry of Innovative Development and the Foundation for Support of Innovative Development and Innovative Ideas.

Prior to this appointment, Sukhrob Holmurodov served as chairman of the National Bank for Foreign Economic Affair of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Jamshid Kuchkarov was appointed as the Minister of Finance. He also retained the post of Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan and will lead the Complex on Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting, Reforming the Financial and Banking Systems, Developing Private Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

Botir Khodjaev, who previously worked as the Minister of Finance of Uzbekistan, will now head the Ministry of Economy of Uzbekistan. As Minister of Economy of Uzbekistan, he replaced Galina Saidova.

The head of Uzbekistan introduced the post of Deputy Prime Minister - Head of the Complex for Education, Health, Ecology, Environmental Protection, Physical Culture and Sports.

The President also renamed the two complexes into the Complex for Development of Foreign Trade Activity, Export Potential, Machine Building, Automotive, Electrotechnical, Defense, Cotton Processing and Light Industry, Standardization of Products and the Complex on Agriculture and Water Resources, Processing of Agricultural and Food Products.