Uzbekistan dismisses Uzbekugol director
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, March 13 / Trend, D. Azizov /
Khamrokul Khursanov has been dismissed as General Director of JSC "Uzbekugol" by a decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan, a government source told Trend.
According to the agency source, Khamrokul Khursanov, who headed the company since 2007, has been dismissed "for the shortcomings in his activity".
At present, the company's chief engineer Yuri Krivenko is acting head of "Uzbekugol".
JSC "Uzbekugol" is a major producer of solid fuel in the country, which accounts for more than 90 percent of the total production in this industry. The company deals with commercial development of major Angren brown coal deposit in the Tashkent region with proven reserves at 1.9 billion tons.
Some 86.55 percent of shares in the authorized capital of JSC "Uzbekugol" belong to the government, 5 percent - labor collective, 8.45 percent - minority shareholders.
According to official statistics, in 2011, coal production in Uzbekistan increased by 5.9 percent - up to 3.551 million tons, of which 3.55 million tons accounted for "Uzbekugol".