Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Jan.25 / Trend , D.Azizov /
The first meeting of the newly elected Senate of Oliy Majlis, the upper house of Uzbek parliament, begins its work in Uzbekistan.
According to the country's Constitution and Electoral Legislation the first meeting of the new staff of the upper parliament is called by the Central Election Commission.
The agenda of the first meeting of the Senate, which will be held on Jan.25 - 26, includes organizational issues related to the election of a Senate chairman and his deputies, the formation of the Senate's committees and election of their chairmen.
According to the Uzbek Electoral Law, 84 members of the Senate were elected. About 16 Senate members are appointed by Uzbek President Islam Karimov.
The bicameral parliament in Uzbekistan was formed in 2005. Over 100 MPs work in the upper house and 120 MPs work in the Legislative Chamber.