The UK has appointed a new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Uzbekistan
According to the UK Government, Timothy Smart will be the new Ambassador of the UK to Uzbekistan.
The newly appointed ambassador will assume his duties in Uzbekistan in August 2023. Prior to this appointment, Timothy Smart served as the Head of the Eastern Mediterranean Department at the UK Foreign Ministry. He will succeed Timothy Torlot in this post.
Over the past year, the volume of trade turnover between the UK and Uzbekistan increased by almost 15 percent and amounted to $203.2 million.