The Uzbek authorities announced the death of Islam Karimov

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov died on Friday, September 2, reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the message of the government and Parliament.

The funeral will be held Saturday in his hometown of Samarkand, Karimov, on the eve reported by opposition website “Fergana”.

Reuters also reports on the funeral of the President of Uzbekistan in Samarkand on 3 September. In the morning, the Agency reported about the death of Karimov, referring to the three diplomatic source.

The head of the Commission for organizing the funeral is appointed Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoev, which experts called likely successor to Karimov.