The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree appointing Bozarov Khairullo hokim (mayor) of Namangan Region on November 26, the presidential press service reported.
The new nomination was approved at a session of the Namangan Regional Council of Deputies, where Islam Karimov presented a program of development of the region in coming years. The former regional governor was Bahodir Yusupov.
Khairullo Bozorov is a member of the Committee of the Upper Chamber of the Oliy Majlis on budget and economic reforms.
Prior to that, he was mayor of Mingbulak District (2014). He also served as mayor of Chust District in 2009-2014 and Uchkurgan District in 2008-2009. During 2007-2008, he was deputy regional governor for Economic and Social Development.