Umurzakov Sardor Uktamovich

Deputy Prime-Minister for Investments and Foreign Economic Affairs - Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Kudratov Laziz Shavkatovich

The First Deputy Minister

Biography: Born in 1981 in Tashkent.

Education: higher, graduated from Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies and Hosei University (Japan).

Professional career:

2003-2010 – various positions at the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade.

2010-2014 – Adviser on Trade and Economic Issues at the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the United States of America.

2014-2016 – Director of the Uzinfoinvest Agency for information support and promotion of foreign investments.

2017-2019 – First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Investments.

Since January 28, 2019 – First Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Voitov Aziz

The First Deputy Minister

Biography: Born in 1980 in Tashkent.

Education: Higher, graduated from Tashkent Financial Institute and Graduate School of Business at the Academy of State and Public Construction under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Professional career:
2000-2017 - worked in various positions in the National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2017-2020 - Acting Chairman of the Uzpromstroybank JSCB.

Since 2020 y - First Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Abidov Badriddin Nurutdinovich

The Deputy Minister

Biography: born in 1970 in Tashkent city.

Education: higher, graduated from the Tashkent Automobile and Road Construction Institute, Tashkent State Pedagogical University, diplomatic and language courses at the Universities of London (1993) and Surrey (1995), the Malaysian Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (1994), higher educational institutions of Belgium, Luxembourg, France (1998) and the Republic of Korea (1999).

Professional career:

1992-1993 – Trainee Researcher at the Tashkent Automobile and Road Construction Institute.

1993-1996, 1998-1999, 1998-2001, 2016-2018 – worked in the structures of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

1996-1998 – Attache at the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh).

2001-2003 – Second Secretary of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United Nations (New York, USA).

2003-2013 – First Secretary and Acting Head at the UN Department and other international organizations in Geneva (Switzerland), Permanent Mission of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2014 – Division of International Cooperation on Human Rights Issues, National Center for Human Rights of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2016 – Deputy Head, Head of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations and Investment Attraction, Uzpakhtasanoatexport Holding Company.

2018 г. – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the Republic of Latvia.

2018-2019 – Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Since January 2019 – Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade.

Vafaev Shukhrat Abdusharifovich

The Deputy Minister

Biography: born in 1968 in Tashkent city.

Education: higher, graduated from the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Tashkent State University of Economics and Johns Hopkins University (USA).

Professional career:

1992-1996 – Assistant Intern, Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering

1996-2000 – Specialist, Department of Economic Analysis and Statistics, Central Bank of Uzbekistan, Head of Division, Head of Department, Head of Project Implementation Group

2000-2002 – Head of Department for Foreign Economic Relations, Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2002-2007 – Advisor to the Executive Director of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund

2007-2008 – Head of Information and Analytical, Main Department of State Budget, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2008-2008 – Head of Main Monetary and Economic Department, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2008-2010 – Head of Main Department for Currency Assets and Liabilities, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2010-2012 – Executive Director, Fund for Reconstruction and Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2012-2017 – First Deputy Executive Director, Executive Directorate, Fund for Reconstruction and Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2017-2018 – Executive Director, Fund for Reconstruction and Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2018-2019 – Executive Director, Fund for Reconstruction and Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan – Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Investments

Since 2019 – Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Rakhimov Bakhtiyor Abduganiyevich

The Deputy Minister

Biography: born in 1978 in Tashkent city.

Education: Graduated from Tashkent State University of Economics with bachelor's and master's degrees.

Professional career:

2000-2002 – Leading Specialist, Chief Specialist, General Department of Economics and Foreign Trade Planning, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2002-2005 – Chief Specialist, Department of Foreign Trade, Agency for Foreign Economic Relations of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2005-2006 – Chief Specialist, General Department for Export-Import Operations, their Licensing, Registration and Accounting Monitoring, Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2006-2013 – Leading specialist, Information and Analytical Department of Economics and Foreign Economic Relations, Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Head of Sector for Information and Analytical Department on Foreign Economic Activity, Foreign Investment Attraction and Production Localization, Consolidated Information and Analytical Department of Macroeconomic Development, Structural Changes, Foreign Investment Attraction and Regional Development.

2013-2018 – Leading Consultant, Chief Consultant, Socio-Economic Policy Coordination Service, Presidential Administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2018-2019 – Deputy Head of Information and Analytical Department on the Development of Foreign Trade Activities, Economic Sectors and Export Potential of Regions, Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2018 – Leading Consultant, Socio-Economic Reform Service, Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2018-2019 – Deputy Head of Information and Analytical Department on the Development of Foreign Trade Activities, Economic Sectors and Export Potential of Regions, Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2019-2021 – Deputy Chairman, State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Since April 2021 – Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Rustamov Olimhon Bakiyevich

The Deputy Minister

Biography: born in 1966 in Tashkent city.

Education: higher, graduated from the Tashkent Institute of National Economy.

Professional career:

1989-1991 – Assistant, Department for Accounting, Control and Analysis of Economic Activity in Social Spheres, Tashkent Institute of National Economy.

1991-1994 – postgraduate student of Lomonosov Moscow State University.

1994-1995 – Senior Lecturer, Department for Accounting, Control and Analysis of Economic Activity in Social Spheres, Tashkent State University of Economics.

1995-1996 – Head of Department for UzbekInvest National Insurance Company, Manager of Department for Insurance against Financial Risks.

1996-1998 – Head of Department for Coordination of Audit of Commercial Banks, Directorate for Control of Commercial Banks, Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

1998-2002 – Chairman of the Management Board, Private Open Joint Stock Commercial Investment Bank Turkestan.

2002-2014 – Leading Inspector, Chief Inspector, Accounts Chamber of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2014-2016 – Deputy General Director, Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combinat State Enterprise.

2016-2017 – Deputy Chairman of the Board for Economics and Finance, Uzbekneftegaz Joint Stock Company.

2017-2019 – First Deputy Chairman, Accounts Chamber of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Head of Department for Monitoring the Fullness of Revenues to the State Budget of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2019-2020 – First Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2019-2020 – Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Since 2020 – Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade.

Teshabaev Khurram Fatihovich

The Deputy Minister

Biography: born in 1968 in Tashkent.

Education: higher, graduated from Tashkent State University of Oriental Studies

Professional career:

1992-1998 - Head of the Securities Department, National Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

1998-2006 – Director, Centre for Tax and Budget Policy, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2006-2007 – Director, Project Implementation Group for the Development of the Education Sector, organized as part of the Social Complex of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2007-2012 – Director, Training Centre for Training and Retraining of Employees of Financial Authorities and Financial Accounting Departments of Budgetary Organizations under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2012-2017 - General Director, Shark Telecom JV LLC.

2018-2018 - Director for Development, Health Line JV LLC.

2018-2019 - Director, Expert Investment Centre, National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

2019-2021 – Director, Centre for Development of Investment Projects under the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Since 2021 - Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Director of the Centre for Development of Investment Projects.

Choriev Otabek Bobomuratovich

The Deputy Minister

Biography: born in 1974 in the Sherabad district of Surkhandarya region.

Education: higher, graduated from Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers and Tashkent State University of Economics.

Career:

1989-1991 - projectionist of the "Friendship" cinema in the Sherabad district of Surkhandarya region.

1991-1996 - student of Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers.

1996-2021 - worked in various positions in the structures of the State Customs Committee.

From April 2021 to the present day - Deputy Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade.

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