2017-01-04

New Uzbek interior minister appointed

Staff Report

TASHKENT -- Uzbekistani President Shavkat Mirziyoyev appointed Abdusalom Azizov as interior minister, CA-News.org reported Wednesday (January 4), quoting local media.

Azizov had been chief of police in Jizzakh Province for seven years.

The former interior minister, Adkham Akhmedbayev, became Mirziyoyev's state counsellor for work with law enforcement agencies.

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