HE President Emomali Rahmon has been President of Tajikistan since 1992, winning his fourth term in office in 2013. He has been a supporter of Tajiki cultural roots, changing his name in 2007 from Rahmonov to Rahmon following a decree that banned Slavic names endings and other Soviet-era practices. Many of his family hold senior government roles.
Source of Influence: Political
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