President of Uzbekistan

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President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Prezidenti
Emblem of Uzbekistan.svg
Emblem of Uzbekistan
Flag of Uzbekistan with Coat of arms.svg
Presidential flag of Uzbekistan
Mirziyoyev Kuksaroy.png
Incumbent
Shavkat Mirziyoyev

since 8 September 2016
StyleHis Excellency (international correspondence)
Mr/Madam President (informally)
Supreme commander-in-chief (military)
StatusHead of state
ResidenceOk Saroy Presidential Palace (1991–2016)
Kuksaroy Presidential Palace (since 2016)
SeatTashkent
AppointerPopular vote
Term length5 years, renewable once[1]
Inaugural holderIslam Karimov
Formation24 March 1990 (President of the Uzbek SSR)
1 September 1991 (President of Uzbekistan)
Salary$15,600 USD annually[2][3]
Websitewww.press-service.uz

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Prezidenti, Ўзбекистон Республикасининг Президенти) is the head of state and executive authority in Uzbekistan. The office of President was created in 1991, replacing the position of Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR.

The president is directly elected for a term of five years, by citizens of Uzbekistan who have reached 18 years of age.[4]

List of Presidents[change | change source]

No. Terms Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 1 Islam Karimov (2009-09-11).jpg Islam Karimov
Islom Karimov
(1938–2016)
1991

1995 (referendum)

2000

2007

2015

1 September 1991 2 September 2016[5]
(Died in office)
25 years,

1 days

Communist Party of the Soviet Union

People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party
2
3
4
5
Nigmatilla Yuldashev.jpg Nigmatilla Yuldashev[6]
Nigʻmatilla Yoʻldoshev
Acting
(1962–)
2 September 2016 8 September 2016 6 days Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party[7]
2 Mirziyoyev Kuksaroy.png Shavkat Mirziyoyev[8]
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
(1957–)
2016 8 September 2016 Incumbent 4 years, 281 days Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party

Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party
1

References[change | change source]

  1. http://constitution.uz/en/clause/index
  2. "Зарплаты президентов - Новости Таджикистана ASIA-Plus". news.tj. Archived from the original on 2019-06-03.
  3. "Сколько зарабатывает Путин и президенты других стран / FinHow.ru". finhow.ru.
  4. http://www.gov.uz/en/constitution/#a1857
  5. "Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan president's death confirmed". BBC.
  6. "Соболезнования в связи с кончиной Президента Узбекистана Ислама Каримова". Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  7. "Миллий тикланиш". Archived from the original on 5 January 2017. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  8. "Reports: Uzbekistan Appoints Mirziyaev As Interim President". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Retrieved 8 September 2016.