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The Senate (Uzbek: Senat) is the upper house of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Composition

The senate is composed of 100 members:

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

Election

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

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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