Materials with tag «senate»

Senate chairperson attends 68th session of UN Commission in NYC on Status of Women
12 March 2024, 12:11

Senate chairperson attends 68th session of UN Commission in NYC on Status of Women

Senate Chairperson Tanzila Narbayeva is attending the 68th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York City. The agenda covers acceleration of gender equality as well as women and girls empowerment.

Head of Senate explains delay in signing law “On Conflict of Interests” into effect
27 January 2024, 14:14

Head of Senate explains delay in signing law “On Conflict of Interests” into effect

In June 2023, Senate passed the law “On Conflict of Interest”, forwarding it to the president of Uzbekistan. Despite the 30-day window for the president to sign or return the document, a decision is pending. Head of the Senate Tanzila Narbayeva revealed ongoing examination of the law by AP experts.

Chairperson of Senate: ‘Uzbekistan will never be anyone’s colony
25 December 2023, 19:29

Chairperson of Senate: ‘Uzbekistan will never be anyone’s colony

Uzbekistan “will never be anyone’s colony,” head of Senate Tanzila Narbayeva stated at a meeting with young people in Tashkent.

Senate approves transition to mixed electoral system in Uzbekistan
25 November 2023, 13:33

Senate approves transition to mixed electoral system in Uzbekistan

Senators of Uzbekistan approved a constitutional law on the transition to a mixed system of election of the deputies. In addition, MPs no longer need to gain more than half of the votes to be elected. Earlier, only one MP opposed the bill due to the lack of independent candidates.

Senate approves amendments to law on state flag
23 June 2023, 21:31

Senate approves amendments to law on state flag

Uzbekistan’s Senate approved amendments to the law on the state flag. The changes expand the use of the national flag and authorize its use by individuals and legal entities representing Uzbekistan at official international events. Restrictions on disrespectful treatment of the flag were added.

The Senate approves ratification of Uzbek-Kazakh border demarcation treaty
23 June 2023, 16:05

The Senate approves ratification of Uzbek-Kazakh border demarcation treaty

The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan approved a law ratifying an agreement between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan on the demarcation of their shared border.

CBU chief highlights decrease in dollarization of deposits
8 June 2023, 00:29

CBU chief highlights decrease in dollarization of deposits

The Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan said that bank deposits in foreign currency decreased by 9% in 2022. The bank attributed the decrease in dollarization to the geopolitical situation, the attractiveness of soum interest rates and the stability of the exchange rate.

Uzbekistan’s Electoral Code amended with early election articles
9 May 2023, 05:32

Uzbekistan’s Electoral Code amended with early election articles

Uzbekistan enacted a constitutional law that allows the President and Parliament to call early elections for the head of state and the legislative bodies. The law stipulates that when the President appoints early presidential elections, they must be held within two months.

“They will be in jail from call to call.” Senator on the abolition of parole for fraud
10 April 2023, 20:04

“They will be in jail from call to call.” Senator on the abolition of parole for fraud

In Uzbekistan, those convicted of fraud by stealing billions from people or the government serve only a third of their sentence, are released and continue spending the “stashed money,” Senator Shukhrat Chulliyev said. Under the new amendments, they will now “serve from call to call,” he said.

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