President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received credentials from Pamela Spratlen, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America in our country, on 27 January at the Oqsaroy.
It gives me a tremendous pleasure to congratulate you on the victory in the last elections to the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, on the high confidence that our people has expressed for you, and wish you all a sound health, happiness and every success in your activities.
The first meeting of the Senate of Uzbekistan’s Oliy Majlis took place in Tashkent on January 22.
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov took part in the session.
Heads of government bodies and agencies as well as mass media representatives attended the event.
As the legislation of the country stipulates, the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov opened the first session of the Senate. Later on, members of the Senate elected an ad hoc secretariat for the first meeting and a group overseeing the use of electronic system of vote, and approved the agenda.