Head of president’s office nominated to the parliament upper house again

20/03/2015 10:48
Avaz Yuldoshev
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DUSHANBE, March 20, 2015, Asia-Plus -- The head of President’s Executive Office, Bakhtiyor Khudoyorzoda, has been nominated to the parliament upper house again.

Local council (Majlis) of Dushanbe’s Ismoili Somoni district has nominated Khudoyorzoda to the Majlisi Milli (Tajikistan’s upper house of parliament), an official source at the Central Commission for Referenda and Elections (CCER) told Asia-Plus in an interview.

Meanwhile, local council of Dushanbe’s Sino district has nominated local teacher, Ms. Nargis Rahmonova, to the Majlisi Milli and local council of Dushanbe’s Firdavsi district has nominated Nourali Shoyev, Rector of Tajik Technical University to the parliament upper house and local council of Dushanbe’s Shohmansour district has nominated Mahmadyusuf Imomov, Rector of Tajik National University.

Indirect elections of members of the Majlisi Milli will take place on March 27.

Citizens who reached 35 years of age and have higher education are eligible to be elected to the Majlisi Milli.

The Majlisi Milli has 33 members and 25 of them (three-fourths of the total number of members of the Majlisi Milli) are elected at joint meetings of people’s deputies of the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region and its cities and districts, provinces and their cities and districts, Dushanbe city and its districts, cities and districts subordinate to the centre, on the basis of indirect elections by means of secret ballot.

Eight members (one-fourths of the members of the Majlisi Milli) are appointed by the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.

The Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region, provinces, Dushanbe City, cities and districts subordinate to the centre have an equal number of representatives in the Majlisi Milli.

Each former President of the Republic of Tajikistan shall be the life member of the Majlisi Milli, if he doesn’t refuse to use this right.

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