PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
July 12, 2016
ELECTIONS OF CHAIRPERSONS OF SELF-GOVERNING BODIES ENDS IN UZBEKISTAN
Over 9,764 chairpersons (aksakals) of the self-governing bodies and 105,000 of their advisors were elected in Uzbekistan in May-June 2016, the expanded session of the Council of the Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan said.
The session noted that about 73.6 of new elected chairpersons have higher education degrees, while 82.4% of them worked in state bodies, NGOs and entrepreneurship.
Over 9.1% of elected chairpersons are persons at the age of up to 40, 33.3% - 40-50, 54.3% - 50-60 and 3.2% - over 60.
According to the Senate, over 67% of elected chairperson were elected for the first time. About 865 elected chairpersons are women.
Approximately 51.1% of advisers have higher education sphere, the Senate’s session said. Some 25.4% of elected advisers were women. More than 53.3% were elected to this position for the first time.