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President of Uzbekistan

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President of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Prezidenti
Emblem of Uzbekistan
Presidential flag of Uzbekistan
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)
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]

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
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 1 Islam Karimov
Islom Karimov

1995 (referendum)




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
Nigmatilla Yuldashev[6]
Nigʻmatilla Yoʻldoshev
2 September 2016 8 September 2016 6 days Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party[7]
2 Shavkat Mirziyoyev[8]
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
2016 8 September 2016 Incumbent 7 years, 269 days Uzbekistan National Revival Democratic Party

Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party

References[change | change source]

  1. "Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan".
  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. "Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan".
  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. 8 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2016.