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Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries
Chairman of Jogorku Kenesh visited Uzbekistan

On December 21, 2017 parliamentary delegation led by Mr. Dastanbek Dzhumabekov, Chairman of Jogorku kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, TURKPA Chairman in Office has arrived in Uzbekistan for an official visit upon the invitation of the Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mr. Nigmatulla Yuldashev.

Within the framework of the visit Chairman of the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic met with the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

During the meeting President emphasized on the need to strengthen and expand inter-parliamentary cooperation. "The parliaments of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan will become mediators and a link in developing friendly relations between two states," he stressed. Mr. Dzhumabekov in his turn, expressed the gratitude for the invitation and the warm hospitality.

The delegation of Jogorku Kenesh has been familiarized with the activities of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan. During the meeting the Chairman of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis Nurdinjon Ismoilov informed Toraga about the activities of this house of the Uzbekistani Parliament, including the tasks of the committees and the mechanisms of interaction between the Government and the Parliament of Uzbekistan. He also expressed the readiness of the Uzbek side for cooperation with the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan and thanked for the invitation to participate as guests in the Seventh Plenary Session of TURKPA took place on 8th December, 2017 in Bishkek.

The parliamentary delegation of Uzbekistan at the 7th Plenary Session of TURKPA was led by Mr. Nariman Umarov, Vice-Chair of Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan.