The businessman jailed by the late Islam Karimov calls on his successor to introduce reforms.
Islam Karimov passed away after nearly three decades in power.
There is no longer a legal barrier on Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov's potential re-election.
Shavkat Mirziyoyev declared his country will remain neutral, unlike neighbours.
Since the Soviet collapse Uzbekistan has had no leader besides strongman Islam Karimov.
Gulnara Karimova has been stuck in her mansion since February over allegations that run the gamut from corruption to black magic. Oh, and her dad's the president.