Uzbek People's Democratic Party supports strengthening of social protection of population
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov.24
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan considers its most important task to protect the interests of all segments of the population, which needs the targeted social support from the state and society, and improve the efficiency of the ongoing social reforms in the country, the chairman of the Central Council of People's Democratic Party Hotamzhon Ketmonov, who presented the election program of the party, said in an interview with "the People's Word" newspaper.
"Our party puts forward the slogan "Social efficiency to economic reforms" and believes that the market economy must be socially aligned and primarily aimed at the interests of society," he said.
Ketmonov said that the party, adhering to the strong social policy implemented by the state, considers it necessary to provide further support for the unemployed working-age population in the search for stable and remunerative work, create full conditions for young people for the choice of profession, education, and provide them with a guaranteed first job after graduation.
The party also supports the improvement of the pension system and the issue of social benefits, which ensure full satisfaction of vital needs of population in need of social support.
People's Democratic Party was founded in 1991, and consists of about 370,000 members today. Some 32 deputies from the People's Democratic Party were elected to the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (lower house of parliament) during the 2009 election.
The bicameral parliament in Uzbekistan for the first time was formed in 2005. The Legislative Chamber permanently employs 150 deputies elected in December 2009 from four political parties and the Ecological Movement of Uzbekistan for a period of five years.
Parliamentary election in Uzbekistan will be held on December 21.
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