Senate of Uzbekistan

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Senate of Uzbekistan
5th Supreme Assembly of Uzbekistan
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Type
Type
Term limits
None
Leadership
Chairman
Nigmatilla Yuldashev
Since January 22, 2015
Structure
Seats 100 (84 directly elected and 16 appointed by the president)
Length of term
5 years
Website
senat.gov.uz
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The Senate is the upper house of the Supreme Assembly (Oliy Majlis) of Uzbekistan.

Composition[edit]

The senate is composed of 100 members:

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

Election[edit]

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.

Chairmen of the Senate of Uzbekistan[edit]

Name Period
Murat Sharifkhodjayev January 27, 2005–February 24, 2006
Ilgizar Sabirov February 24, 2006–January 22, 2015
Nigmatilla Yuldashev January 22, 2015–present

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