President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon made government staff reshuffles on January 27 and among others, appointed his daughter Ozoda Rahmon as Chief of the President’s Staff. Previously, she occupied the post of the first deputy minister of foreign affairs of Tajikistan.
Ozoda Rahmon graduated from the National University of Tajikistan, studied languages at Georgetown and Maryland universities, held the position of attaché for culture and education at the Embassy of Tajikistan in Washington, and occupied the post of the head of the Consular Directorate at the Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan. Ozoda Rahmon is married and has 5 children.
To recall, the president’s 27-year-old son Rustam was appointed as the head of the Agency for State Financial Control and Fight against Corruption. Previously, he headed the customs office and the department for the support of small and medium-sized enterprises at the State Investment Committee.
He is considered Emomali Rahmon’s successor on the post of the president.