— The Embassy of Uzbekistan in the U.S. and Canada (@UZEmbassyDC)
October 24, 2021
Mirziyoyev took office in 2016 following the death of Islam Karimov, who ruled the country from 1989 until 2016.
In this Central Asian nation, only recognized political parties have the right to nominate presidential candidates.
Bajrom Abdukhalimov from the "Adolat" party, Alisher Kadyrov from the Milly Tiklanish Democratic Party, Narzullo Oblumoradov representing the Ecological Party, and Maksuda Varisova from the People's Democratic Party were the other candidates contesting the elections.
Events are escalating in Southeast Asia, particularly on Pakistani soil.