In Uzbekistan, died president of the republic Islam Karimov. This is stated in the message of the government and parliament of the country, reports the BBC.
According to the agency "RIA Novosti" the funeral of head of state will be held in Samarkand on September 3. The commission on the organization of the funeral will be headed by Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyeyev.
The daughter of President Uzbekistan Lola confirmed the information about her father's death. She announced this on her page on Instagram.
Due to the president's death in the country will be announced three days of mourning.
There are still no reports about Karimov's death on the website of the government of Uzbekistan, website is working intermittently.