The prime minister of Tajikistan 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.

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Tajikistan
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Emblem of Tajikistan
Kokhir Rasulzoda (2018-04-19).jpg
Kokhir Rasulzoda
since 23 November 2013
StylePrime Minister (informally)
His Excellency (international correspondence)
AppointerThe President
Inaugural holderIzatullo Khayoyev
Formation25 June 1991

List of prime ministers of Tajikistan (1925–present)Edit

Tajik Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1925–1929)Edit

Chairmen of the Council of People's CommissarsEdit

Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic (1929–1991)Edit

Chairmen of the Council of People's CommissarsEdit

Chairmen of the Council of MinistersEdit

Republic of Tajikistan (1991–present)Edit

Prime ministersEdit

No. Portrait Prime Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party
1Khayoyev, IzatulloIzatullo Khayoyev
25 June 19919 January 1992198 daysCommunist
2Mirzoyev, AkbarAkbar Mirzoyev
(born 1939)
9 January 199221 September 1992256 daysIndependent
3Abdullajanov, AbdumalikAbdumalik Abdullajanov
(born 1949)
21 September 1992[1]18 December 19931 year, 88 daysPeople's Unity
4Samadov, AbdujalilAbdujalil Samadov
18 December 19932 December 1994349 daysIndependent
5Karimov, JamshedJamshed Karimov
(born 1940)
2 December 19948 February 19961 year, 68 daysIndependent
6Azimov, YahyoYahyo Azimov
(born 1947)
8 February 199620 December 19993 years, 315 daysIndependent
7Oqilov, OqilOqil Oqilov
(born 1944)
20 December 199923 November 201313 years, 338 daysPDP
8Rasulzoda, KokhirKokhir Rasulzoda
(born 1959)
23 November 2013Incumbent9 years, 69 daysPDP

See alsoEdit


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