Elyor Ganiyev

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Elyor Ganiyev
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Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan
In office
December 28, 2010 – January 13, 2012
PresidentIslam Karimov
Preceded byVladimir Norov
Succeeded byAbdulaziz Komilov
In office
February 4, 2005 – July 12, 2006
Preceded bySodiq Safoyev
Succeeded byVladimir Norov
Personal details
BornJanuary 7, 1960

Elyor Majidovich G‘aniyev, whose name is also transliterated as Elyar Ganiyev and Elyer Ganiev (born January 7, 1960), has served as the Minister of Foreign Economic Affairs, Investments and Trade in the Government of Uzbekistan since July 2006. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and Deputy head of the cabinet from February 4, 2005 to July 12, 2006.[1] Uzbek President Islam Karimov appointed and removed Ganiev from that position.

Ganiyev announced on October 19, 2006 in the International Uzbek Cotton Fair in Tashkent that Uzbekistan is expected to produce over 1 million tons of cotton fibers in 2007. The Government plans on exporting 750,000-800,000 tons.[2] In July 2013, Ganiyev held the office of Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments, & Trade.[3]


  1. ^ Gulnoza Saidazimova (2005-02-08). "Uzbekistan: Can New Governments Bring Any Change?". RFE/RL. Retrieved 2010-10-01.
  2. ^ Uzbekistan aims to produce over 1 mln tonnes of cotton fiber in 2007 Yarns and Fibers
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-28. Retrieved 2013-09-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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