On 13th September of 2017, H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov had been named the new Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Belgium along with obtaining postings as Head the Missions of Uzbekistan to the EU and NATO. On 13 March 2019 he also became ambassador to the Kingdom of The Netherlands adding this country and the representation to the international organizations sitting in The Hague including OPCW to his ambassadorship portfolio.
H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov is a highly skilled and experienced diplomat with outstanding service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as UNDP. He began his career during the late 1990s in the project management department of UNDP. During his work in the management field, Mr. Khakimov closely cooperated with the government representatives on implementing projects. Consequently thereafter, he was assigned to various positions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.
From 2009 to 2013, H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov worked on facilitating diplomatic ties between Uzbekistan and United States by first serving as Counsellor in the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the USA and then being on duty as Permanent Representative of Uzbekistan to the UN in New York.
Before being promoted to the rank of Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Belgium, H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov had been appointed to be First Deputy and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan (2013-2017).
Furthermore, H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov has a diverse academic background completed in Malaysia and Uzbekistan. Indeed, he holds a Business Management degree from Mara Technological Institute, as well as graduate degrees in International Economic Relations from Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies and from Tashkent Economic University.
H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov fluently speaks English and Russian; he is a husband and a father to three kids.