The period for public discussion of the draft constitutional law is extended until August

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The deadline for public discussion of the draft constitutional law "On Amendments and Additions to the constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan" has been extended until 1 August. This decision was made at the plenary session of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (Parliament) today 15 July.

According to Jakhongir Shirinov, the Chairman of the Committee on combating corruption and judiciary issues, about 85,000 suggestions were received after the draft law had been released for public discussion.

According to the MP, the proposals are intended to strengthen the principle of Uzbekistan as a social state, ensure that human interests are the main criteria in reforms, strengthen the guarantee of the inviolability of private property and the right to own land, to replace civil society institutions at the constitutional level aimed at raising and improving the foundations of state power.

It should be remembered that on 24 June of the current year, the draft constitutional law "On Amendments and Additions to the constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan" was adopted by the MPs in the first reading.  In the Legislative Chamber, a relevant decision was also made to put the draft law for public discussion.

In addition, the draft of the constitutional law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On Amendments and Additions to the constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan" prepared as a result of the public discussion was submitted to the referendum of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

However, due to the demonstrations that took place in Karakalpakstan in early July, the deadline for the discussion of the draft constitutional law on amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan was extended from 5th July to 15th July.

Sunnatilla Abdullayev Shaxzod Nusratulloyev
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