First meeting of Legislative chamber of Uzbekistan's Parliament kicks off
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.20
By Ilkin Seyfaddini – Trend:
The first meeting of the Legislative chamber of the Parliament of Uzbekistan, after an election, has started in Tashkent, Trend reports citing the Uzbek media.
The meeting was attended by President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev. Chairman of the Central Election Commission Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalamov opened the meeting.
The Provisional Secretariat of the first meeting, the Counting Commission and the Temporary Group to monitor the use of electronic counting system were elected, and the agenda was approved.
In accordance with the regulations of the Legislative Chamber of the Parliament, the Council of Representatives of Political Parties was established to elect the Speaker of the lower house. By the suggestion of the Council, the deputies elected by secret ballot the Speaker of the Legislative Chamber - Nurdinjon Ismailov.
Deputies elected Deputy Akmal Saidov to the post of first Deputy Speaker of the Legislative chamber, and Vice Speakers – Aktam Khaitov (head of the fraction of the Movement of Entrepreneurs and Business People of the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan), Alisher Kadyrov (Leader of the “Milli Tiklanish Democratic Party of Uzbekistan), Narimon Umarov (Leader of the faction Social Democratic Party "Adolat" of Uzbekistan), Ulugbek Inoyatov (leader of the faction of the People's Democratic Party of Uzbekistan) and Boriy Alikhanov (the leader of the faction of the Ecological Party of Uzbekistan).
“You were elected deputies at a historically important time. You must be worthy of it every day, every minute, adopt laws for the people and contribute to the well-being of the population,” the president said.