Senate of Uzbekistan

The Senate (Uzbek: Senat) is the upper house of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi Oliy Majlising Senati  (Uzbek)
5th Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan
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Type
Type
Term limits
None
History
Founded2005
Leadership
Chairman
Tanzila Norbaeva
since June 21, 2019
Structure
Seats100 (84 directly elected and 16 appointed by the president)
Length of term
5 years
Meeting place
Parliament of Uzbekistan.JPG
Senate Building in Tashkent
Website
senat.gov.uz

CompositionEdit

The senate is composed of 100 members:

  • 84 elected senators
  • 16 senators appointed by the president.

ElectionEdit

Senators are indirectly elected by an electoral college comprising members of local councils, with the country's 14 regions consisting of 12 provinces plus the capital of Tashkent and the semi-autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan each electing senators to fill 6 seats. Senators serve 5 year terms.[1]

Chairmen of the Senate of UzbekistanEdit

Name Period Notes
Murat Sharifkhodjayev January 27, 2005–February 24, 2006 [2]
Ilgizar Sabirov February 24, 2006–January 22, 2015 [2]
Nigmatilla Yuldashev January 22, 2015–June 21, 2019 [1]
Tanzila Norbaeva June 21, 2019–Present

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "IPU PARLINE database: UZBEKISTAN (Senat), General information".
  2. ^ a b "| ЦентрАзия".

External linksEdit