Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Uzbekistan)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan
O'zbеkistоn Rеspublikаsi Tаshqi ishlаr vаzirligi
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Agency overview
Formed February 25, 1994
Headquarters 9, Uzbekistan Street, Tashkent, 100029
Agency executives Abdulaziz Kamilov, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Dilyor Khakimov, First Deputy Minister
Rustam Tukhtabaev, Abdurahim Khodjaev, Anvar Solihbaev, Bahtiyar Islamov, Deputy Ministers
Parent department Government of Uzbekistan
Child agency University of World Economy and Diplomacy
Website www.mfa.uz/eng/mfa/
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: O'zbеkistоn Rеspublikаsi Tаshqi ishlаr vаzirligi) is a Cabinet-level governmental agency in Uzbekistan in charge of conducting and designing the foreign policy of Uzbekistan.

History and functions[edit]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan was officially established on February 25, 1994 according to the decree of the President of Uzbekistan No. 769 and Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan.[1]

The ministry functions as an administrative body of state government and is a part of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan, responsible for conducting the foreign policy of the Republic of Uzbekistan based on the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan and international laws.[1]

The activities of the ministry are supervised directly by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.[1]

Structure[edit]

The ministry is headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, currently, Vladimir Norov. His First Deputy is Abdulaziz Kamilov who was the first foreign minister since the establishment of the ministry. Other deputies are Rustam Tukhtabaev, Abdurahim Khodjaev, Anvar Solihbaev, Bahtiyar Islamov.[2]

The ministry is divided into several departments:

  • Department for Europe
  • Department for the USA and Americas
  • Department for the United Nations and International Organizations
  • Legal Department
  • Department for the Middle and the Near East
  • Department for the Asia and the Pacific
  • Department for the CIS and Russia
  • Department for the CIS, CSTO and SCO structures
  • State Protocol Department
  • Personnel and Educational Institutions Department
  • Head Department for Foreign Policy Analysis and Strategy
  • Department for Communication, Computer Systems and Internet
  • Consular Department
  • Finance Department
  • Accounts Department
  • Press Secretary and Press Service
  • Department for Administrative Affairs[2]

List of ministers[edit]

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