Appointments and other organizational issues addressed at the Senate’s first session

The meeting participants have considered issues related to the structural organization of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, in accordance with Article 93 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, presented nominees for the posts of Chairperson of the Senate and Deputy Chairmen.

By secret ballot, members of the upper house elected Tanzila Narbayeva Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Likewise, by hidden ballot, Sadik Safayev has been elected the First Deputy Chairman of the Senate.

In accordance with Article 86 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, one of the deputy chairmen of the Senate shall be a representative of the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Under this norm, Musa Yerniyazov has been elected the Deputy Chairman of the Senate, also by secret vote.

On the same way Zainiddin Nizamkhodjayev has been elected Deputy Chairman of the Senate.

Then the senators formed committees on international relations, external economic ties, foreign investment and tourism, on budget and economic reforms, on legal issues and the fight against corruption, on defense and security, on science, education and health, on women and gender equality, on youth, culture and sports, on agricultural, water management and the environment, as well as the Regulatory and Ethics Commission.

The upper house members elected chairpersons, deputy chairpersons and members of each committee and commission.

On all the issues considered, relevant resolutions of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis have been adopted.

In addition, the Prime Minister’s appeal to the newly elected Oliy Majlis on the resignation of the Cabinet of Ministers has been read out and an appropriate decision made.

The first session of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan has thus completed its work.

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