Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec.13
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Senate (upper house of the parliament) of Uzbekistan approved Bakhtiar Abdusamatov as chairman of the State Committee for Nature Protection on Dec.13.
Abdusamatov was born in 1976, graduated from Tashkent University of World Economy and Diplomacy and Tashkent State University of Economics.
Prior to this appointment, he worked as Deputy Minister for Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade.
Narimon Umarov, who worked as the chairman of the State Committee for Nature Protection prior to Abdusamatov, was earlier elected chairman of the Political Council of the Social-Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Adolat (Justice).
In accordance with the legislation of Uzbekistan, the chairman of the State Committee for Nature Protection is appointed and dismissed by the Senate on the recommendation of the president.
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by C.N.