Tajik President makes his son mayor of Dushanbe
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has appointed his 29-year-old son Rustam Emomali Rahmon as mayor of Dushanbe, Rahmon's press service said.
Rustam Emomali Rahmon replaced Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloev, who was mayor for 19 years.
All Ubaidulloev's deputies and the chiefs of Dushanbe's districts were also dismissed, the press service added.
Rustam Emomali Rahmon had headed a state financial oversight and anticorruption agency, RFE/RL reports.