Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Dec. 14
By Demir Azizov– Trend:
In order to enhance the Uzbek Parliament’s role in the implementation of foreign policy activities to protect and promote the national interests on the global arena, expansion of international economic cooperation, the senators decided to introduce the post of first deputy chairman of the Uzbek Senate.
This post was introduced also to increase the Uzbek Parliament’s role in the attraction of foreign investments and modern technologies to the regions of Uzbekistan, tourism development, strengthening the country’s international image as well as strengthening parliamentary oversight in this sphere.
Sadiq Safayev, who served as chairman of the Uzbek Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, was elected as first deputy chairman of the Uzbek Senate.
The Uzbek Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has been transformed into a committee on the issues of international relations, foreign economic relations, foreign investment and tourism.