National Assembly

Маҷлиси миллии
Национальный совет Высшего собрания
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded26 September 1999
Leadership
Chairman of the Majlisi Milli
Structure
Seats33 members
Length of term
5 years
Meeting place
Tajik Parliament House, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.JPG
Parliament Building
Dousti Square, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

The National Assembly (Tajik: Маҷлиси миллии, Majlisi milli; Russian: Национальный совет Высшего собрания) is the upper chamber of Tajikistan's bicameral parliament. It has 33 members : 25 elected for a five-year term by deputies of local majlisi and 8 appointed by the president. By right, former presidents are members for life.[1] Rustam Emomali, who is the son of incumbent President Emomali Rahmon, is serving as the Chairman of the Majlisi Milli since April 17, 2020.[2]

Twenty-five members were elected on March 27, 2020 and President Emomali Rahmon appointed one quarter of the members in April, bringing the total number of members to thirty-one.[3]

Chairmen of Majlisi milli

Portrait Name

(Birth–Death)

Term of office Duration Political party Notes
1
Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev.jpg
Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev

Маҳмадсаид Убайдуллоев

(1952-present)

17 April 2000 17 April 2020 20 years, 4 days PDP [4]
2
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Rustam Emomali

Рустам Эмомалӣ

(1987-present)

17 April 2020 Incumbent Incumbent PDP [4]

References

  1. ^ National Assembly (Majlisi milli): official website
  2. ^ "Tajik President's Son Becomes Chairman Of Parliament's Upper Chamber". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2020-04-26.
  3. ^ "PRESIDENT EMOMALI RAHMON ATTENDS FIRST SESSION OF SIXTH CONVOCATION OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY". Ministry of Health. 20 April 2020. Retrieved 20 April 2020. Twenty-five members of the National Assembly were elected on March 27 and in accordance of his constitutional competence President Rahmon appointed one quarter of the members of the National Assembly on Wednesday. The National Assembly consist is of 31 members.{...}I would also like to congratulate Rustami Emomali on his election as the Chairman of the Majlisi Milli of Majlisi Oli (National Assembly of the Parliament) of the Republic of Tajikistan, Ahmadzoda Rajabboy and Yodgor Fayzov as Principal Deputy Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Senate and wish them successes as well.
  4. ^ a b "Tajikistan". Parline: the IPU’s Open Data Platform. July 5, 2018.