Shavkat Mirziyoyev was put forward as a candidate for president of Uzbekistan. The decision was made yesterday on the Congress of the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan.
It is noted that Shavkat Mirziyoyev was a close ally of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov "in the implementation of large-scale reforms, creating and strengthening the foundations of independence and the formation of a new economic system."
Elections of President of Uzbekistan are scheduled for December 4. Currently, Shavkat Mirziyoyev is acting head of the republic.