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New Uzbek Ambassador to Latvia, Timur Rahmonov, Embarks on Diplomatic Mission

Riga, March 13, 2024, The Europe Today: Today, the recently appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan, Timur Rahmonov, initiated his diplomatic mission with a visit to the capital of Latvia, as reported by Uzbek media sources.

In the preceding years from 2021 to 2024, Ambassador Rahmonov served as the Consul General in the city of Novosibirsk, with his consular district encompassing the Siberian Federal District of Russia. His extensive career within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) system began in 1999, and he graduated from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy.

Fluent in Russian, English, Polish, and Spanish, the 46-year-old diplomat brings a wealth of experience to his new role. Ambassador Rahmonov held various positions within the central office of the Ministry and served in Uzbekistan’s embassies in Poland, Italy, and Spain. Notably, he assumed the role of Head of the Regional Department in Urganch city of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2017 to 2018. During this period, he also served as the Deputy of the Governor of Khorezm region, focusing on investments, innovations, assistance to privatized enterprises, and the development of free economic and small industrial zones.

Ambassador Rahmonov previously served as the Head of the Diplomatic Mission of Uzbekistan in Latvia from 2019 to 2024. Additionally, he held the position of Ambassador to Lithuania (2021–2024), Estonia (2020–2024), and Finland (2020–2024) based on representation, with the headquarters located in Riga. Kadamboy Sultanov has been appointed as his successor.

As Uzbekistan’s new Ambassador to Latvia, Timur Rahmonov is poised to strengthen bilateral ties, leveraging his diplomatic expertise and language proficiency to foster collaboration between the two nations. His visit to Latvia marks the beginning of a diplomatic chapter aimed at furthering mutual understanding and cooperation.