President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev issued a decree awarding Mirabror Usmanov with the Order "Dustlik" ("Friendship").
Mirabror Usmanov is a famous statesman and sport activist. In 1990-1992 he was Minister of Trade of Uzbekistan, in 1992-1994 - Chairman of the company "UzbekSavdo", in 1994-2005 - Deputy Prime Minister.
Since 2006, he has been the president of the Football Federation of Uzbekistan. In 2013-2016, he worked simultaneously as President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC).
Since 2005, he is a senator, at present he is deputy chairman of the Senate Committee on International Relations, Foreign Economic Relations, Foreign Investments and Tourism.
As noted in the decree of the President, Mirabror Usmanov was awarded a high award for his many years of dedicated work in public administration and public organizations, promoting
Mirabror Usmanov is also the holder of the Mehnat Shuhrati (1995), Fidokorona Hizmatlari Uchun (2007) and El-Yurt Hurmati (2011) awards. In addition, he was awarded "the Golden Order" of the Olympic Council of Asia and the Order for Merits of FIFA.