TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN — A renowned Uyghur scholar Dr. Akram Hashimov has passed away in Uzbekistan at 59, Uyghur Times Uyghur Edition reports.

The list of late Mr. Akram Hashimov ‘s life achievements stands long: He was an associate professor of the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, a senior researcher of the National Music Arts, a Doctor of Arts, and Master of Discipleship. Dr. Hashimov was one of the leading Uyghur cultural figures in Uzbekistan.