Bakhtiyar Gulyamov became ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States on July 18, 2013, having previously served as ambassador to Belgium and head of mission to the European Union and NATO since 2010.
Before that, he was Uzbekistan’s ambassador to Germany from 2005 to 2009, during which time he was also ambassador to the Czech Republic, Sweden (2008-09) and Switzerland (2007-09), with residence in Berlin. In addition, Ambassador Gulyamov was a first secretary at the Uzbek Embassy in Japan (2001-03) and second secretary at the Uzbek Embassy in Great Britain (1995-98).
Other postings in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs include head of division and head of department within the ministry’s Department of UNO and International Organizations (2003-05), first secretary in the Department of Political Analysis and Forecast (1998-2001), as well as senior inspector, second secretary and head of division in the Consular Department (1992-95). Ambassador Gulyamov was also a chief specialist with the Uzbekyengilsanoat (Uzbek light industry) Association (1991-92), a senior inspector with the International Relations Division of the Tashkent Technical Institute (1989-91), and a military interpreter with the U.S.S.R. Ministry of Defense (1986-89).
Born in Moscow on Feb. 18, 1964, Ambassador Gulyamov graduated from Tashkent State University specializing in the history of Arab countries.
In 1999, he completed the Academy on State and Social Construction under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and received a master’s degree in international relations. Ambassador Gulyamov speaks Arabic, English and Russian, and is married with two children.
Embassy of Uzbekistan
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