Voting in Uzbek presidential election held in transparent atmosphere – observers
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, March 30
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
Voting in the presidential election in Uzbekistan and the subsequent counting of votes were held in open and transparent atmosphere, Lee Chung-hee, head of the mission from the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) said on Mar.30.
The mission head said that the A-WEB mission members visited a number of polling stations in Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara.
Chung-hee said the voters were very active at all polling stations and all international norms and requirements were met during the voting process.
Maximum convenience was ensured for voting, moreover, mother and child rooms, medical aid stations were opened, according to A-WEB mission head.
Chung-hee thanked the Central Election Commission of Uzbekistan for the conditions created for the successful work of the mission in the country.
Uzbekistan held presidential election on Mar.29. The candidates from four political parties were running for the presidency.
Aside from A-WEB, the following international organization observed the presidential election in the country: OSCE/ODIHR, CIS Executive Committee, Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Edited by SI