Shavkat Mirziyoyev( 24 July 1957 - Present )
Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev is an Uzbek politician who has been President of Uzbekistan since 2016. Previously he was Prime Minister of Uzbekistan from 2003 to 2016.
Following the death of President Islam Karimov, he was appointed by the Supreme Assembly as interim President of Uzbekistan on 8 September 2016. He was subsequently elected as President in the December 2016 presidential election, winning 88.6% of the vote, and was sworn in on 14 December 2016.
In 1981, Mirziyoyev graduated from the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration. He holds a Candidate degree in Technological Sciences.
He served as governor of Jizzakh Region from 1996 to September 2001, then as governor of Samarqand Region from September 2001 until his appointment as Prime Minister in 2003. He was...