A video conference chaired by the Prime Minister is underway in Tashkent.
According to Kun.uz, Finance Minister Jamshid Kuchkarov was dismissed during the meeting. Timur Ishmetov was appointed as the head of the financial regulator.
According to unconfirmed reports, Jamshid Kuchkarov will head the Ministry of Economy and Industry.
Jamshid Kuchkarov was born in 1964 in the Samarkand region. In 1985 he graduated from the Tashkent Institute of National Economy, and in 1996 from the Economic Institute of the State of Colorado (USA).
He has been working in the banking and financial system since 1996.
In October last year, Uzbek Finance Minister was recognized as “Finance Minister of the Year”, according to the decision of Global Markets.