NEWS AND EVENTS
January 26, 2015
Houses of Uzbekistan’s Parliament Hold Joint Session, President Karimov Delivers Keynote Speech
Tashkent played host January 23 for the joint session of the Legislative Chamber and Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov took part in the meeting.
Among those attending the meeting were members of the Cabinet of Ministers, heads of government agencies and public organizations, representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations accredited in our country, reporters of local and foreign mass media.
The session was chaired by Nurdinjon Ismoilov, Speaker of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis.
After they approved the agenda, deputies and senators considered the appeal of Uzbekistan’s Cabinet of Ministers to lay down its powers before the newly elected Oliy Majlis.
President Islam Karimov delivered a keynote speech before the participants of the joint meeting.
Speaking afterwards, leader of the parliamentary group of the Movement of Entrepreneurship and Businesspeople – the Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Sodikjon Turdiev, Deputy Chairman of the Writers’ Union of Uzbekistan for youth issues – Senator Ikbol Mirzaaliev, leader of the parliamentary group of the People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Hatamjon Ketmonov, director of the Tashkent Professional College of Information Technologies – Senator Agrepina Shin, leader of the parliamentary group of the Milliy Tiklanish Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Sarvar Otamuratov, director of the Nukus branch of Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute – Senator Oral Ataniyazova expressed support for the provisions unveiled in the speech by the head of our state.
Houses of the Oliy Majlis passed a joint resolution on the speech of President Islam Karimov to work out a program of measures directed at the realization of goals and objectives outlined.
The leader of our country nominated Shavkat Mirziyoev for the position of Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan to be considered by the Oliy Majlis.
Following the nomination, Mirziyoev came up with a report containing a short- and long-term action plan of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Members of the parliament voiced their approval for the presented candidacy and endorsed Shavkat Mirziyoev as Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Both houses of the Oliy Majlis adopted respective resolutions on the issue.
(Source: Press-service of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan)