Prime Minister of the
Republic of Tajikistan
Сарвазири Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон
Emblem of Tajikistan
Kokhir Rasulzoda
since 23 November 2013
StylePrime Minister (informally)
His Excellency (international correspondence)
AppointerThe President
Inaugural holderIzatullo Khayoyev
Formation25 June 1991

The prime minister of Tajikistan (Сарвазири Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон) is the title held by the head of government of Tajikistan. After the president, the prime minister is second most powerful person of the country. The prime minister coordinates the work of the Cabinet and advises and assists the president in the execution of the functions of government.

List of prime ministers of Tajikistan (1925–present)

Tajik Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1925–1929)

Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars

Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic (1929–1991)

Chairmen of the Council of People's Commissars

Chairmen of the Council of Ministers

Republic of Tajikistan (1991–present)

Prime ministers

No. Portrait Prime Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
Izatullo Khayoyev
Khayoyev, IzatulloIzatullo Khayoyev
25 June 19919 January 1992198 daysCommunist
Akbar Mirzoyev
Mirzoyev, AkbarAkbar Mirzoyev
(born 1939)
9 January 199221 September 1992256 daysIndependent
Abdumalik Abdullajanov
Abdullajanov, AbdumalikAbdumalik Abdullajanov
(born 1949)
21 September 1992[1]18 December 19931 year, 88 daysPeople's Unity
Abdujalil Samadov
Samadov, AbdujalilAbdujalil Samadov
18 December 19932 December 1994349 daysIndependent
Jamshed Karimov
Karimov, JamshedJamshed Karimov
(born 1940)
2 December 19948 February 19961 year, 68 daysIndependent
Yahyo Azimov
Azimov, YahyoYahyo Azimov
(born 1947)
8 February 199620 December 19993 years, 315 daysIndependent
Oqil Oqilov
Oqilov, OqilOqil Oqilov
(born 1944)
20 December 199923 November 201313 years, 338 daysPDP
Kokhir Rasulzoda
Rasulzoda, KokhirKokhir Rasulzoda
(born 1959)
23 November 2013Incumbent10 years, 131 daysPDP

See also


  1. ^ Abdullaev, Kamoludin (2018-08-10). Historical Dictionary of Tajikistan. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 39, 243, 353. ISBN 978-1-5381-0252-7.