Uzbek political parties complete nomination of candidates for MPs
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov.6
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan held its congress on Nov.5, during which it adopted the pre-election platform for participation in the election to the Legislative Chamber of the parliament and nominated candidates for MPs.
The congress was held with participation of 150 delegates from all regions of Uzbekistan.
People's Democratic Party defends the interests of people who are in need of targeted social protection and social support from the state and society.
It aims to support the improvement of the antitrust state regulation, setting of effective state control over the formation of prices for socially important goods and services, construction of social housing, improving the quality and availability of medical care for the population, affordable and qualitative education.
The delegates, participating at the congress, said that ensuring of effective employment, creation of stable jobs with good salaries should also be the main vector of the targeted social protection.
Additionally, the party needs to actively participate in developing a framework of legal regulation of participation of non-profit non-governmental organizations and other civil society institutions in the implementation of the most important state social programs.
People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan was created in 1991 and brings together over 350,000 members. During the 2009 election, Milly Tiklanish party gained 32 seats in the lower chamber of Uzbek parliament.
The Movement of Entrepreneurs and Businessmen of the Liberal-Democratic Party, the Democratic Party Milly Tiklanish, People's Democratic Party, the Social Democratic Party Adolat have already nominated candidates for the MPs.
Thus, all the political parties which have been allowed to take part in the election have completed the nomination of candidates for MPs. All the parties have nominated 135 candidates each in accordance with the number of constituencies.
Uzbekistan will hold the parliamentary election, as well as the regional, district and city council elections on Dec. 21, 2014.
Uzbekistan's bicameral parliament was created in 2005. Its legislative chamber permanently employs 150 MPs from four political parties and the Uzbek Ecological Movement. They were elected in Dec. 2009 for a five-year period.
Edited by CN