Uzbekistan Parliament approves candidature of Prime Minister
Tashkent. January 23. KazTAG - The Parliament of Uzbekistan has approved the candidature of Shovkat Mirziyayev to the post of Prime Minister of the state.
According to the new legislation, political parties getting the majority of deputy seats on the election get the right to promote the PM's candidature. Previously, this authority belonged to the President.
57 years old Mirziyaev has been taking the post of Prime Minister since 2003. On Friday the Government of Uzbekistan resigned following new election of the Parliament.