Senate 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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Term limits
Founded 2005
Tanzila Norbaeva

since June 21, 2019
Seats 100 (84 directly elected and 16 appointed by the president)
Length of term
5 years
Meeting place
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Senate Building in Tashkent
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The Senate (Uzbek: Senat) is the upper house of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic 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.[1]

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 [1] January 22, 2015–June 21, 2019
Tanzila Norbaeva June 21, 2019–Present

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