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TURKPA Secretariat observes elections in Uzbekistan


Baku, December 24, AZERTAC

A delegation of the TURKPA Secretariat led by Secretary General Altynbek Mamaiusupov and comprised of Deputy Secretaries General arrived in Tashkent to conduct a short-term monitoring of the parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan.

The delegation held meetings at the Central Election Commission and City Election Commission, where they were informed in detail of reforms of the country’s election system and election administration. Officials of the Central Election Commission and City Election Commission also gave information about elections to the City and District (Tuman) Councils taking place alongside parliamentary elections for the first time.

On the election day TURKPA representatives visited 15 polling stations in various central districts of Tashkent. During their visit, the delegates observed the voting process at all stages, having monitored also the counting of votes in one of the polling stations.

Within the observation programme, TURKPA representatives gave the interview to local mass media.