Kazakh parliament registers factions of winning parties
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 29
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
The Bureau of Kazakh Majilis (lower chamber of parliament) has registered the parliamentary factions of Nur Otan, Ak Zhol and Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan, which won in the parliamentary election held March 20, press service of Majilis said March 29.
Deputy head of Majilis apparatus Zhaslan Zhugunisov has been appointed the head of the Majilis apparatus.
Candidates from the following six parties were running for the parliament: the ruling party Nur Otan, Ak Zhol, Aul, the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan, the Nationwide Social Democratic Party and the Birlik Party.
Only three of these parties overcame the 7-percent barrier in the election: Nur Otan party gathered 82.20 percent of the votes, the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan - 7.14 percent and Ak Zhol - 7.18 percent.
Edited by SI
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