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Government

The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Cabinet of Ministers

Address: 5 Mustaqillik Maydoni, House of Government, Tashkent 700078

Secretary of Prime-minister: +998 (71) 239-82-95,
General Department: +998 (71) 239-86-76,
Office: +998 (71) 239-82-60, +998 (71) 239-84-86
Office of reception, letters and requests: +998 (71) 239-81-14
Fax: +998 (71)  239-84-63

General information

Cabinet of Ministers - The Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan is the executive power body of the Republic of Uzbekistan, ensuring guidance over effective functioning of the economy, social and cultural development, execution of the laws, and other decisions of Oliy Majlis, as well as decrees and resolutions issued by the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The activity of the Cabinet of Ministers is based on the law of the Republic of Uzbekistan ¹ 818-XII "On Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan" dated May 6.

The Cabinet of Ministers heads the system of bodies of state management and established bodies for economic management, and ensures their coordinated activity.

The Cabinet of Ministers is competent to consider all issues concerning state and economic administration in the Republic of Uzbekistan, included in its competence according to the legislation.

The Cabinet of Ministers has a right of legislative initiative.

The Cabinet of Ministers in its activity is guided by principles collective leadership, democracy and legality, accounting of interests of all nations and nationalities inhabiting the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The Cabinet of Ministers shall issue resolutions and ordinances in accordance with the current legislation. This shall be binding on all bodies of administration, enterprises, institutions, organizations, officials and citizens throughout the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers having normative character, are published in the Collection of the Orders of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, and it the event of necessity through mass media for a immediate and nationwide promulgation.

The Cabinet of Ministers is the founder of the newspaper "Pravda Vostoka", and also co-founder of the newspapers "Narodnoe Slovo" and "Khalq Suzi".

Organization of activity of the Cabinet of Ministers

The procedure for the work of the Cabinet of Ministers is defined by the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers.

The activity of the Cabinet of Ministers is scheduled according to quarterly or semi-annual plans.

The sessions of the Cabinet of Ministers are held not less than once per quarter. The sessions are headed by the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers or on behalf of him by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The Presidium of the Cabinet of Ministers composed of the Prime Minister and his Deputies acts as a permanent acting body of the Cabinet of Ministers. Upon the decision of the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers other members of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan can be included into the Presidium of the Cabinet of Ministers.

In the event of necessity the Cabinet of the Ministers and its Presidium can call ad hoc sessions to consider urgent issues.

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan heads weekly meetings with participation of Deputies the Prime Minister, the Chief of the Information and Analytical Department, the Chief of the Office to consider issues on organization of execution of the President’s orders and current activity of the Government.

Structure of the Cabinet of Ministers

 The Cabinet of Ministers consists of:

  • Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Deputies Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Ministers
  • Chairmen of the State Committees of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Heads of the state and economic management bodies

The Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Karakalpakstan is an ex officio member of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers provides a guidance of activity of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Prime-Minister:

  • allocates duties between the Deputies of the Prime- Minister with the subsequent approval by the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers;
  • on behalf of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan represents the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the international relations and signs the intergovernmental treaties and agreements; 
  • makes decisions on state and economic management issues, which do not require a consideration at the sessions of the Cabinet of Ministers;
  • on behalf of the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers considers other issues as well.

The members of the Cabinet of Ministers:

  • responsible for the charged spheres of activity; 
  • participate in consideration of issues at sessions of the Cabinet of Ministers;
  • can put forward proposals to the Cabinet of Ministers on consideration of issues within the competence of the Cabinet of Ministers, to initiative a drafting of the decisions of the Cabinet of Ministers;
  • may not have any other paid posts at enterprises, companies and organizations, nor engage in commercial activity during their term of office.

The Cabinet of Ministers tenders its resignation to the newly-elected Oliy Majlis.

Main powers of the Cabinet of Ministers

Cabinet of Ministers within its competence:

  • undertakes a guidance over economic, social and cultural developments; creates necessary conditions for free entrepreneurship on the basis of combination and equality of all types of ownership, demonopolization of economy, and realization of a legal mechanism of the market economy;
  • promotes a creation and strengthening of the new forms of management - concerns, consortia, inter-sector amalgamations, various associations and other similar organizations; directs and coordinates their activity, proceeding from necessity of satisfaction of needs(requirements) of a national economy and population;
  • promotes measures on strengthening of monetary and credit system of the Republic of Uzbekistan; develops and realizes measures on realization of consistent and uniform pricing policy, maintenance of established guarantees of minimum level of wage payment and level of social security;
  • organizes a formation and execution of the republican budget, as well as of forecasts and strategic programs of economic and social development of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • develops proposals on improvement of administration structure, formation, reorganization and abolition of the ministries, state committees, departments and other bodies state and economic administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan;
  • carries out measures on development of science, engineering, rational use and protection of natural resources;
  • takes measures to ensure social and legal security of citizens, their right to work and improves the system of social security;
  • determines the main directions of development and improvement of public health services, public education, and promotes development of culture;
  • promotes a realization of measures on ensuring state safety and defense capability, protection of state borders of the Republic of Uzbekistan, state interests, and the public order, as well as on maintenance and protection of the rights and freedom of citizens;
  • coordinates the activity of bodies of state administration on joint implementation measures on nature protection and realization of the major ecological programs of republican and international scale; takes measures on elimination of consequences of large accidents, as well as acts of nature;
  • provides a representation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in foreign states and in the international organizations; concludes intergovernmental treaties and agreements and undertakes measures on their execution;
  • carries out a guidance in the field of foreign trade activities, scientific and technical, and cultural cooperation.

 

Personal structure of the Cabinet of Ministers

Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers

 Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - MIRZIYOEV Shavkat Miromonovich

Deputies Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan

 

First deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Minister of Finance, Head of Complex on the issues of Macroeconomic development, the structural transformations in the economy and integrated development of regions - AZIMOV Rustam Sadikovich 

Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Head of Complex on the issues of Construction sector, Industry, Construction material, Housing and Municipal services and Transport - KHODJAYEV Batir Asadillayevich 

Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Head of Complex on the issues of Geology, Fuel and Energy, Chemical, Petrochemical and Metallurgical industries - SHAISMATOV Ergash Rahmatullayevich 

Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Chairman "Uzavtosanoat" SC, Head of Complex on the issues of Development of Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering and Aviation industry, Standardization of products - ROZUKULOV Ulugbek Ubaydullaevich 

Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Head of Complex on the issues of Educational, Health, Social protection, Communications and Information Technologies - ARIPOV Abdulla Nigmatovich 

Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade - GANIEV Elyor Majidovich 

Deputy Prime-Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Chairman of the Women's Committee of Uzbekistan - AKBAROVA Farida Shorahimovna

 

List of the Ministers

 

Minister of Economy of the Republic of Uzbekistan - BEKENOV Sunatilla Khusanovich

 

Minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan - MUKHITDINOV Ravshan Abdulatifovich

 

Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan - MATLUBOV Bahodir Ahmedovich

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan - NOROV Vladimir Imamovich

 

Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan - PARPIEV Azimjon Parpievich

 

Minister of Public Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan - SHOUMAROV Gayrat Baxromovich

 

Minister of Public Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan - IKRÀMOV Àdkhàm Ilkhàmovich

 

Minister of Labor and Social Security of the Republic of Uzbekistan - (a.a.) KHAITOV Aktam Akhmatovich

 

Minister of Culture and sports of the Republic of Uzbekistan - JABBOROV Anvar Jumaniyozovich

 

Minister of Defense of the Republic of Uzbekistan - BERDIEV Kabul Raimovich

 

Minister of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan - ÀKHMEDOV Kàsimàli Khoshimovich

 

Minister of Agriculture and Water Management of the Republic of Uzbekistan - 

 

List of the Chairmen of the State Committees

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for State Property Management - 

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Customs - NOSIROV Sodirkhon Kholkhojayevich

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Demonopolization and Competition and Business Support - (a.a. chairman) ULASHEV Boymurot Suyunovich

 

Chairman of the State Nature Protection Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan - UMAROV Nariman Madjidovich 

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Geology and Mineral Resources -MAVLYANOV Nariman Ganievich

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Architecture and Construction -KHODJAYEV Batir Asadillayevich

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Land Resources geodesy,cartography and state cadastre - ARABOV Saidqul Amirovich

 

Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics - KUDRATOV Gafurjon Sabirovich

 

Chairman of the State Tax Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan - PÀRPIYÅV Bîtir Ràhmàtîvich


Organization of activity of the Cabinet of Ministers

The procedure for the work of the Cabinet of Ministers is defined by the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers.

The activity of the Cabinet of Ministers is scheduled according to quarterly or semi-annual plans.

The sessions of the Cabinet of Ministers are held not less than once per quarter. The sessions are headed by the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers or on behalf of him by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The Presidium of the Cabinet of Ministers composed of the Prime Minister and his Deputies acts as a permanent acting body of the Cabinet of Ministers. Upon the decision of the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers other members of the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan can be included into the Presidium of the Cabinet of Ministers.

In the event of necessity the Cabinet of the Ministers and its Presidium can call ad hoc sessions to consider urgent issues.

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan heads weekly meetings with participation of Deputies the Prime Minister, the Chief of the Information and Analytical Department, the Chief of the Office to consider issues on organization of execution of the President’s orders and current activity of the Government.

Central Establishments under the Cabinet of Ministers

Center of Hydrometeorology under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Hidrometsenter www.meteo.uz
Main Department on State Material Reserves under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Uzgosreserv  
Higher Attestation Commission under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan VAK www.vak.uz
State Patent Office of the Republic of Uzbekistan Patent Office www.patent.uz
State Center of Testing under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan State Center of Testing www.test.uz
Committee on Religious Affairs   www.religions.uz
Governmental Communication Service of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan GCS  
National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan on UNESCO National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan on UNESCO www.unesco.org.uz
State Grain Inspection under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Uzgoshlebinspectsiya www.sgiuz.re.uz
National information and analytical Center on Drugs Control under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan National Center on Drugs Control www.ncdc.uz
State Control and Supervision Inspection over Technical Status and Work Safety of large and strategically important water constructions under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Usgosvodhoznadzor www.v-nadzor.re.uz
Uzbek State Inspection over Oil and Gas Consumption under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Uzgosneftegazinspectsiya www.ngi.uzpak.uz
Uzbek Center of sertification of cotton fiber  "Sifat" at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan Center "Sifat" www.sifat.uz

Local state power

In Uzbekistan, Councils of people's deputies led by mayors are considered to be representative bodies of power in provinces, districts, and towns (except towns with their district-based administration, as well as districts within towns). In accordance with the law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On the local state power" of September 2, 1993, mayors of provinces, districts, towns are high-ranking officials who simultaneously lead both legislative and executive branches of power in the given area. The mayors of provinces and city of Tashkent report to President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and local Council of people's deputies.

The mayors of districts and towns report to an upper-level mayor and local Council of people's deputies. Mayors of provinces and city of Tashkent are appointed and dismissed by the President of Uzbekistan, and confirmed by Council of people's deputies of any given province, and city of Tashkent. Mayors of districts and towns are appointed and dismissed by mayors of provinces, and confirmed by local Council of people's deputies.

The work of the local state power bodies is regulated by the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On local state power", as well as other legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The work of Councils of people's deputies of districts, towns and mayors in the Republic of Karakalpakstan is regulated by Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On local state power", and other legislative acts of the Republic of Karakalpakstan.

In line with aforementioned laws, the local Councils of people's deputies and a mayor consider issues common for provinces, districts and towns. That is to say, those pertaining to social-economic development, execution of laws in places, other resolutions by Oliy Majlis, acts adopted by President and Cabinet of Ministries, as well as resolutions of upper-level Councils of people's deputies and mayors. They also coordinate relations between the state administration of the Republic of Uzbekistan and self-governing institutions of citizens, and public participation in local governing.

The local governments - within their authorities secured by law -lead local state, economic, social and cultural affairs. They approve plans for economic and social development, local budget, lead enterprises, organizations, and institutions within their competence, ensure the rule of law, state and public order, protection of citizens' rights, contribute to strengthening of country's defense capability.

Also, Councils of people's deputies are in charge of local affairs. They ensure that resolutions of upper-level bodies are properly executed. Besides, they lead lower-level Councils. Councils of people's deputies, mayors of provinces, districts, and towns are authorized - within their competence - to conclude agreements with state administration of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, other provinces, districts, towns of the Republic of Uzbekistan on issues of mutual interest, launch joint ventures, firms, and other.

The Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan revokes resolutions by Councils of people's deputies of provinces, districts, and towns, found contrary to the Constitution and laws of Uzbekistan, decrees, resolutions, and orders of the President of Uzbekistan. The President and Cabinet of Ministries of the Republic of Uzbekistan withhold and revoke legislative acts by mayors, found contrary to Constitution and laws, decrees, resolutions and orders by the President of Uzbekistan, governmental acts, as well as state interests of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Local Councils of people's deputies, as the most widespread institutions, consist of elected public representatives. According to the Law of Uzbekistan "On elections to the Councils of people's deputies of provinces, districts, and towns" of May 5,1994, the Council of people's deputies of the province and city of Tashkent take no more than 60 seats, of the town and district - no more than 30 seats in respective state power institutions.

The term of office of the Councils of people's deputies and mayors is five years.
The Councils of people's deputies, mayors of provinces, districts, and towns assist to extend the self-government in the given territories, chair the work of the self-government bodies.
In accordance with the Constitution and Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On citizens' self-government institutions" of September 2, 1993, the self-government bodies in settlements, villages and makhallas in towns, settlements, villages are the gatherings of the people, who elect a chairman and its counselors for a two-year term.

The self-government institutions assist citizens to practice their right to participate in public and state administration, unite them with a purpose of tackling social and economic issues in their places of residency, and holding of cultural public events. Also, they assist bodies of state administration in execution of laws, decrees by President, resolutions by the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Councils of the people's deputies and mayors, respectively.

The self-government institutions are established based on the territorial principle. Mayors of districts and towns - upon proposal by citizens and further approval by local Councils of people's deputies -locate districts of their operation. Citizens of 18 years of age and above with their constant residency in the given area may join the district gatherings of the people.

The system of elections, operations, and level of authorities of the self-government institutions are secured by the Constitution and Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "On citizens' self-government institutions", and other legislative acts. The same holds true in the Republic of Karakalpakstan with additional legislative acts of the republic securing the general work by the self-government institutions.

The chairman of a gathering, upon approval by local Council of people's deputies, or mayor, if necessary, convenes gatherings of the people. The gatherings may also be convened by the Council of people's deputies, mayor, or upon initiative by no less than one third of citizens of 18 years of age and above with their constant residency in the given territory.

Local Council of people's deputies, or a district and town mayor defines norms of representation in the gatherings of citizens. A meeting is usually hold if it is impossible to convene the gathering. Gatherings are authorized given there are more than half of the area residents present, and meetings - no less than two thirds of delegates. Decisions on all issues are taken through open voting and simple majority of votes. Residents of the area may file a complaint with courts of law on decisions by self-government institutions and its chairman.




























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