Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Sept. 3 / Trend D. Azizov /
The Uzbek Senate has approved Parviz Aliyev's new appointment. He is to become extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Pakistan. He has headed the Uzbek diplomatic mission in Afghanistan since 2005.
Sixty-three-year-old Aliyev has rich experience in the office of the Foreign Ministry. He worked as Uzbek consul to Mazar-i-Sharif (Afghanistan) as well as the Uzbek Embassy in Iran and Thailand. He speaks Turkish, English, Farsi and Dari. He is married with two children.
Uzbek ambassador to Pakistan Oybek Usmanov completed his diplomatic mission in this country last November. He was appointed to the post of Deputy Foreign Minister, who deals with the development of relations with the Asia-Pacific region.
Alisher Salahiddinov was appointed as Uzbek ambassador to Kazakhstan. Earlier, he was the head of the Uzbek diplomatic mission in China. Previous Uzbek Ambassador to Kazakhstan Farrukh Tursunov was transferred to the post of Japanese ambassador in December last year.
Daniyar Kurbanov became new Uzbek Ambassador to China. Kurbanov has 18 years' experience in the office of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry, including the embassy in China. He is an expert in economic science and knows Chinese and English.
Ravshan Usmanov, who worked as an adviser on trade and economic issues of the Uzbek Embassy in China, was appointed as ambassador to France.
He will replace Bahromzhon Aloev, who has headed the Uzbek embassy in Paris since August 2008. He was also Uzbek ambassador to Portugal with a residence in Paris.
Jawhar Izamov previously worked in the Uzbek Embassy in Poland. He will head the Uzbek Embassy in Turkmenistan.
Previous Uzbek Ambassador to Turkmenistan Sherzod Faiziev has headed the Uzbek diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan since April this year.
The Senate has also approved the candidature of Alisher Abdualiev as new Uzbek Ambassador to Ukraine. Earlier, Abdualiev worked as a senior employee in the Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers.
Moreover, Uzbek Acting Ambassador to Italy Jahongir Ganiyev was dismissed. He served in that position since 2007. At present, the position of Uzbek Ambassador to Italy is vacant.
According to Uzbek legislation, candidatures for ambassadors are approved by the Senate - the upper house of the Uzbek parliament upon the president's decision.