New Uzbek ambassador to U.S. appointed
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, May 10 / Trend D.Azizov /
The Uzbek senate appointed Ilkhamdjan Nematov as ambassador to the U.S., official media reported.
Under the Uzbek law, before presenting his credentials to head the diplomatic mission, the individual nominated as the ambassador must be approved by the upper house of the Uzbek parliament.
In January 2010, Kamilov was appointed first deputy foreign minister. Previously, Nematov served as first deputy foreign minister.
Nematov replaced Abdulaziz Kamilov, who was in office from October 2003 to January 2010.
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