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February 27, 2015
\"Business Week\" on the candidates for the post of the President of Uzbekistan
On the pages of the Kazakh publication \"Business Week\" published an article devoted to the election of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. It provides detailed information on the preparations for the elections, candidates for the highest post of the state and their electoral programs.

The newspaper notes that actual President Islam Karimov, nominated by the Liberal Democratic Party, in its election program relies on the elimination of remaining barriers to the development of private property and providing even greater freedom for entrepreneurship. This allows you to continue to diversify and further economic growth. \"The president also expressed readiness to reduce state involvement in the economy to strategically justified sizes while maintaining its stabilizing share only natural monopolies\", - notes publication.

Further, \"Business Week\" introduces readers to the other presidential candidates Uzbekistan. It is reported that the oldest political parties in Uzbekistan - People\'s Democratic Party (PDP) put forward their candidate 45-year-old Hatamjon Ketmonov, with education of a teacher of Russian language and literature, a native of Andijan region.

It is emphasized that in his campaign Hatamjon Ketmonov, can rely on members of the old party of the country, the number of which exceeds one million. It is noted that even if the recent parliamentary elections electoral potential PDP failed to appear, it does not mean that it can not be effectively involved, especially in the regions.

Kazakh edition describes the candidate of the Social Democratic Party \"Adolat\" Narimon Umarov as a great leader of the modern type. It emphasizes his deep knowledge in the economy, the ability to manage people. Attention is drawn to the fact that the parliamentary elections in December, \"Adolat\" demonstrated unusual for Uzbekistan approaches to campaigning and quite attractive slogans for different social groups.

One of the most popular and experienced candidates for the presidency, according to the newspaper, is the nominee of the party \"Milli Tiklanish\" Doctor of International and Comparative Law Akmal Saidov.

It stresses that Akmal Saidov highlights his rich and multifaceted track record. Since 1996 he is the director of the National Center for Human Rights of Uzbekistan, and previously served as the director of the Institute of Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. From 1994 to 1996 he was the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to France and Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to UNESCO. Participated in various United Nations conferences on human rights, the activities of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on the Human Dimension, conferences and forums held in the framework of the Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the European Union. Was awarded the Order \"Mehnat shuhrati\" and \"Dustlik\". One of the authors of the Constitution of Uzbekistan. In the parliamentary elections of 1999 and 2004, organized by the Centre to support independent candidates and ensure the participation of the center in election campaigns, along with political parties.

IA \"Jahon\", Almaty


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