Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Dec. 21 / Trend D. Azizov /
The mission of observers from the CIS Executive Committee in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan Dec. 27 will operate in all regions of the country, polling districts and constituencies on the basis of its experience to implement 50 observations of the elections in different countries, the Executive Committee first deputy chairman, CIS Executive Secretary,
Vladimir Garkun, headed the mission's headquarters said.
Totally, the mission includes 84 observers.
"On the basis of objective examination of the electoral process, the final statement of the mission on the results of control over the elections held to the Legislative Chamber of the Uzbek parliament will be prepared and submitted the next day after the elections," Garkun said.
It was reported that the Uzbek Central Election Commission registered the mission of observers from the
OSCE / ODIHR, the CIS Executive Committee, the SCO, the Organization of Islamic Conference, as well as observers from 36 countries. In total, about 300 representatives of foreign countries and the international organizations have been registered as the international observers in the upcoming elections.
About 228 representatives from 32 world countries and several international organizations observed the parliamentary elections in 2004.
About 517 candidates for MPs from the four operating political parties were admitted to participate in the elections to the Oliy Majlis. These parties have been registered in the Ministry of Justice and have the parliamentary factions in the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis. These parties include the Uzbek People's Democratic party, the Uzbek Liberal-Democratic party, Milliy Tiklanish and Adolat.
In these elections, about 150 MPs, including 135 to be elected to single-member territorial constituencies, and 15 - from the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan, in accordance with the quota of 15 MP seats given to the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan will be elected to the lower chamber of the Uzbek parliament.
The Uzbek two-chamber parliament was formed in 2005. About 100 MPs work in the upper chamber - the Senate. About 120 MPs work in the Legislative Chamber. The Uzbek Liberal Democratic Party is represented in the lower chamber with 41 MPs, the Uzbek People's Democratic party - 28 MPs, Milliy Tiklanish - 29 MPs, the Social Democratic Party Adolat - 10 MPs.
The parliamentary factions, including the Uzbek People's Democratic party, the Uzbek Liberal-Democratic party, Milliy Tiklanish and Adolat are united in the Democratic bloc.