Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Dec.7 / Trend, D.Azizov /
The Uzbek Senate (upper house of parliament) has appointed Farrukh Tursunov as the country's ambassador to Japan.
The country's official press published the senate's resolution.
Under the Uzbek legislation, candidacy for the ambassadorial post is approved on the nomination by the country's president.
Farrukh Tursunov was born in 1972, is a career member of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. Since December 2008, he headed the Uzbek Embassy in Kazakhstan. Prior to his appointment as ambassador to Kazakhstan, he served at the Uzbek Embassy in France.
Since December 2009, Hamidulla Karamatov served as the Uzbek ambassador to Japan.