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The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev is “Asian of the Year"

Asia Journalist Association (AJA) headquaters in Seul selected the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev as one of the “Asians of the Year" for 2018. The full story is available at The “Korean Times”.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of Uzbekistan, was named for the politics category, as “he tried to settle peace and continue interaction between countries in Central Asia”. Since he became president in December 2016, he has reformed policies to open the economy and improve human rights. 
"Those people were selected after final deliberation by the AJA leaders and each country's representatives' evaluation," said Ashraf Dali, president of the AJA. "I send my greatest respect to those selected." 
The award ceremony will be held at the AJA general assembly in spring 2019.

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