Uzbek President Mirziyoyev set to run for second term

Uzbek President Mirziyoyev set to run for second term

He is widely expected to run for a second term

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. Credit: PTI File Photo

Uzbekistan’s ruling Liberal Democratic party plans to nominate President Shavkat Mirziyoyev as its candidate in the October 24 election, the party said on Saturday.

Mirziyoyev, 64, is widely expected to run for a second term, and win, but has so far made no comment on his plans.