CEC: Four parties to participate in Uzbek presidential election
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sept. 23
By Demir Azizov– Trend:
All four political parties registered in Uzbekistan are allowed to participate in presidential election, Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov, chairman of the Uzbek Central Election Commission, said at a briefing Sept. 23.
"Today the registration certificates and forms of subscription lists have been delivered to the authorized representatives of the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (UzLiDeP), the Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (DPU) "Milly Tiklanish" (National Revival), the People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (PDPU) and the Social-Democratic Party of Uzbekistan (SDPU) “Adolat” (Justice)," Abdusalomov added.
Earlier this week, the representatives of those parties sent the required documents to the CEC.
Among the presidential candidates are Shavkat Mirziyoyev nominated from the UzLiDeP, Sarvar Otamuratov from "Milly Tiklanish" DPU, Nariman Umarov from “Adolat” SDPU, Hotamzhon Ketmonov from PDPU.
Uzbekistan will hold an early presidential election Dec. 4. The election will be held in accordance with the country’s constitution due to the death of President Islam Karimov.