Azerbaijani parliament to discuss bill on "Ex-presidents' status": MP
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 25 / Trend , A.Huseynbala/
A parliamentarian from an Azerbaijani opposition party has submitted his bill on "Ex-presidents' status" to the relevant committee of the parliament.
"A bill developed by me includes 9 articles and a provision on ex-president's status and protection of their families' rights," Parliamentarian and Head of the Great Establishment Party (GEP) Fazil Mustafa told Trend on July 25.
The amendments and changes injected into the Azerbaijani Constitution through referendum held on March 18 also envisage granting a status to ex-presidents. The parliament has developed and adopted a bill with this purpose.
Mustafa said the bill on ex-presidents' status was submitted to the chairman of the parliamentary committee on legal policy and state establishment, Ali Huseynov.
"I relied on a legislative base of many leading countries when developing a bill. I believe the committee will not face a problem to discuss this bill," the parliamentarian said.
The opposition GEP was established in 2004 and registered in 2005. The chairman of the party Fazil Mustafa is member of Azerbaijani parliament. He won 2.4 percent of votes in the 2008 presidential elections.
Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at [email protected]