LONDON

The newly elected members of Uzbekistan’s parliament have commenced a four-year tenure. In the joint session of the two houses of Uzbekistan’s parliament on Jan. 24, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev tasked the new members to work closely with constituents to improve conditions.

Party leaders vowed to consolidate the president’s first term contributions to accomplish a better future. Mobilization of such support in the constituencies is expected to help Mirziyoyev, who observers believe will seek reelection in 2021.

Unfolding trends

There are signs pointing toward a few priority pursuits placed on legislators until the end of their mandate in December 2023:

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