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Oliy Majlis

Supreme Assembly
Type Bicameral
Houses Legislative Chamber
Senate of Uzbekistan
Seats 250 members (150 and 100)
Meeting place

The Supreme Assembly or National Assembly (Oliy Majlis) is the parliament of Uzbekistan. It succeeded the Supreme Soviet in 1995, and was unicameral until a reform implemented in January 2005 created a second chamber.

The Legislative Chamber has 150 deputies elected from territorial constituencies. The Senate has 100 members, 84 elected from the regions, from the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan and from the capital, Tashkent, and an additional 16 nominated by the President of Uzbekistan.

Both houses have five-year terms.[1]

Office holders

In the first ten years of independence (February 1995–January 2005) the Chairman of the then unicameral Supreme Assembly of Uzbekistan was Erkin Khalilov, who had been Acting Chairman of the Supreme Soviet 1993–1995. Since 2005 the Senate and Legislative Chamber have each had their own presiding officer

Chairmen of the Legislative Chamber

  • Erkin Khalilov January 27, 2005 - January 23, 2008
  • Diloram G. Tashmukhamedova January 23, 2008 - Incumbent.[2]

Chairmen of the Senate

  • Murat Sharifkhodjayev January 27, 2005 - February 24, 2006
  • Ilgizar Sobirov February 24, 2006 - Incumbent[3]

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Coordinates: 41°18′52″N 69°15′55″E / 41.31444°N 69.26528°E / 41.31444; 69.26528

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