The presidential candidate from Milliy Tiklanish (National Revival) Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Sarvar Otamuratov was born in 1973 in Tashkent. He is an ethnic Uzbek, and graduated from the Department of Sociology at the Philosophy and Economy Faculty of Tashkent State University, Banking and Finance Academy of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Academy of State and Social Construction under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. He holds an academic title of Sciences Candidate (PhD) in Sociology.
In 1995-2006, Otamuratov worked as a leading economist, chief economist, deputy head of the department, deputy head of the Chief Monetary and Economy Department at the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan. In 2006-2009, he held senior positions in insurance companies.
In 2009 and 2014 Otamuratov was elected to the Legislative Chamber (lower house) of the Oliy Majlis (parliament) of Uzbekistan.
In 2010-2014, he was Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Budget and Economic Reforms of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan.
In 2013, Sarvar Otamuratov was elected chairman of the Central Council of Milly Tiklanish Democratic Party of Uzbekistan.
Under his direct supervision, the party’s personnel composition was strengthened, the local party organizations’ interaction with the population was improved, activities of party groups in local Kengashes (councils) of people's deputies toward the realization of goals and objectives of Milly Tiklanish Democratic Party were intensified. From 2015, he is concurrently a Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the republic and head of the parliamentary group (faction) of Milly Tiklanish Democratic Party.
In his post as head of the faction, Otamuratov organized focused work of its members on the development of bills aimed at reforming the social and information spheres, and implementing efficient parliamentary control in the center and local areas. Sarvar Otamuratov published a number of monographs, instruction manuals and articles on current topics: processes of identity development in conditions of globalization, the formation of citizens’, especially youth’s, active civic position, public opinion research.
Sarvar Otamuratov is married. He has two children.