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Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who was born on July 24, 1957, became Uzbekistan's President in December 2016, succeeding the late Islam Karimov. Before being elected President of Uzbekistan, he served as the country's Prime Minister from 2003 to 2016. During his time in office, Mirziyoyev focused on making significant changes. He implemented reforms, especially in the economy and diplomatic relations. One of his notable achievements was strengthening collaboration with neighboring countries and increasing Uzbekistan's involvement in international affairs.