Islam Karimov Foundation

Interview with Shavkat Karimov

Interview with Shavkat Karimov about the first steps on the path to independence, the pivotal 1990s, the phenomenon of Islam Karimov and his enormous love for his country.  

Shavkat Ibragimovich Karimov headed Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Health from 1989 to 1998, served as rector of Tashkent State Medical Institute, and later as rector of Tashkent Medical Academy from 2004 to 2016.