Ok Saroy Presidential Palace

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Ok Saroy Presidential Palace
Stamps of Uzbekistan, 2010-23.jpg
The palace on a 2010 Uzbek stamp.
General information
StatusActive
LocationTashkent, Uzbekistan
Current tenantsShavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan
Construction started1999
Design and construction
DeveloperA.Tokhtayev
Main contractorEnergy Holding Company

Ok Saroy Presidential Palace (Uzbek: Oqsaroy, Оқсарoй) meaning the White Palace in English is public museum which was the official workplace of Uzbek President Islam Karimov. Under former president Karimov, who served from 1991-2016, the palace was the seat of the executive branch in the country. After his death in 2016, the administration of Shavkat Mirziyoyev, relocated the palace to an estate in Tashkent.[1] The area of the palace is 5460 square meters.[2][3]

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There is a reception hall in the palace where guests will be received. There is also a meeting hall, as well as a recreational hall. There is also a whole museum dedicated to Islam Karimov, where portraits and busts of Karimov are showcased.[4][5]

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Coordinates: 41°18′30″N 69°15′36″E / 41.3083°N 69.2599°E / 41.3083; 69.2599