At a joint session of Oliy Majlis’s both houses, parliamentarians considered approval of the new Prime Minister.
Under Article 98 of the Constitution, the candidacy of Prime Minister is considered by the President on the proposal of the party with a majority in Oliy Majlis’s Legislative Chamber, in this instance by Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party.
Speaking at the joint session, the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, proposed to Oliy Majlis the candidacy of Abdulla Aripov, who has until now held the post of Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan.
Abdulla Aripov, also speaking at the session, put forward his short-term and long-term Cabinet of Ministers action plan. Deputies and senators delivered their speeches, supporting the President’s priority objectives and approving the proposed candidacy.
Parliamentarians then approved Abdulla Aripov as Prime Minister and passed a corresponding resolution.
Abdulla Nigmatovich Aripov. Biography
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Date of birth: 24 May 1961. Nationality: Uzbekistan.
Education: Higher education. In 1983, he graduated from Tashkent Electrotechnical Institute of Communications as an electrical communications engineer.
Academic degree: Ph.D in economics.
Orders: Do’stlik and Mehnat Shuhrati
From 1983 to 1992 he worked as a 1-degree electronics engineer at the Tashkent Telephone and Telegraph Station.
From 1992 to 1993 he worked as a chief specialist at the Ministry of Communications of Uzbekistan.
From 1993 to 1995 he worked as Deputy Director at ‘Uzimpeksaloqa’, an import-export firm.
In 1995, he worked as a chief of construction and logistics department at the Ministry of Communications of Uzbekistan.
From 1995 to 1996, he worked as a Director-General at ‘TashAfinalAL’ JV.
From 1995 to 1996 he worked as a chief of privatisation and competition department at the Ministry of Communications of Uzbekistan.
In 1997 he worked as a chief of market transition and securities department of the Uzbek Mail and Telecommunications Agency.
From 1997 to 2000 he worked as a Director of the Fund for Mail and Telecommunications Development State Support.
From 2000 to 2001 he worked as a First Deputy Director-General of the Uzbek Mail and Telecommunications Agency.
From 15 August 2001 he worked as a Director-General of the Uzbek Mail and Telecommunications Agency.
On 30 May 2002, he was appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, in the capacity of the head of Communications and Information and Telecommunications Technologies Complex, and Director-General of the Uzbek Communications and Informatisation Agency.
On 4 February 2005, a Deputy Prime Minister and Director-General of the Uzbek Communications and Informatisation Agency, he was appointed the head of information systems and telecommunications complex.
In October 2009, he began supervising social sphere, science, education, healthcare, culture and accounting for contacts with CIS partner states.
From August 2012, a Deputy Prime Minister, he worked as the head of information systems and telecommunications complex.
From 2016, a Deputy Prime Minister, he worked as the head of the Youth Policy, Culture, Information Systems and Telecommunications Complex.
Marital status: Married.
Children: Five daughters.
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