The daughter of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Karimova-Tillyaeva said that the head of state is bleeding in the brain. She wrote about this on his page in Instagram and Facebook. This message refers to the Agency Reuters.
Islam Karimov admitted to hospital on Saturday morning because of the brain hemorrhage,” she wrote. This statement she made “to avoid misunderstandings”. Now Karimov is hospitalized and is in intensive care unit,” said Lola Karimova Tillyaeva. In her words, “to make any predictions about its future status is still “early.”
On the hospitalization of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on Sunday, August 28, reported Gazeta.uz with the reference to informational message of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Karimov suffered a stroke, reported “Fergana” with reference to own sources in Tashkent. The severity of the disease “is unknown,” said the Agency. “There is information only about the fact that in Tashkent have already arrived reputable doctors from abroad, who treated him informed and familiar with the history of the Uzbek leader,” added “Fergana”.
Islam Karimov has been President of Uzbekistan since March 1990. In March 2015 he was once again re-elected. On elections, he won more than 90% of the vote, receiving the votes of 17.2 million people.
Now Karimov is 78 years old. In leadership positions in Uzbekistan it is since 1983 – he worked as the Minister of Finance, the head of the state planning Committee of Uzbekistan. Later – Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Uzbek SSR. Since 1989 he held the post of first Secretary of the Communist party of Uzbekistan.