Supreme Assembly (Tajikistan)

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Supreme Assembly
Маҷлиси Олии
Majlisi Oli
Emblem of Tajikistan.svg
HousesNational Assembly (upper)
Assembly of Representatives (lower)
Founded1992 (unicameralism)
26 September 1999
Chairman of the Majlisi milli
Chairman of the Majlisi namoyandagon
Shukurjon Zuhurov
Since 16 March 2010
Seats96 members: 33 (upper) and 63 (lower)
Supreme Assembly (Tajikistan) composition.svg
Political groups
Government (51)
     People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan (51)Opposition (10)
     Agrarian Party (5)
     Communist Party of Tajikistan (2)
     Democratic Party (2)
     Socialist Party of Tajikistan (1)
Last election
1 March 2015
Meeting place
Tajik Parliament House, Dushanbe, Tajikistan.JPG
Parliament Building
Dousti Square, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
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The Supreme Assembly (Majlisi Oli), Tajikistan's parliament, has two chambers:

  • Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi namoyandagon), the lower chamber with 63 members elected for a five-year term, 22 by proportional representation and 41 in single-seat constituencies.[1] The previous Chairman of the Majlisi namoyandagon was Saydullo Khayrulloyev was elected on 27 March 2000.[2] He was succeeded by Shukurjon Zuhurov on March 16, 2010.
  • National Assembly (Majlisi milli), the upper chamber with 33 members, 25 elected for a five-year term by deputies of local majlisi and 8 appointed by the president.[3] The current Chairman of the Majlisi milli is Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev from April 17, 2000.[4]

The bicameral legislature was introduced in the September 1999 constitution. Prior to that, Tajikistan had a unicameral legislature.

2010 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 28 February 2010 Assembly of Representatives of Tajikistan election results
People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan2,321,43671.0455
Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan268,0968.202
Communist Party of Tajikistan229,0807.012
Agrarian Party of Tajikistan166,9355.112
Party of Economic Reforms of Tajikistan165,3245.062
Total (turnout 90.84%)3,267,667100.0063
Registered voters3,621,174 

The current chairman of Majlisi namyandagon is Shukurjon Zuhurov

2005 Parliamentary election[edit]

e • d Summary of the 27 February and 13 March 2005 Assembly of Representatives of Tajikistan election results
PartiesVotes 1st round%Seats
People's Democratic Party of Tajikistan (Hizbi Demokrati-Khalkii Tojikston)1,666,90964.5149
Communist Party of Tajikistan (Hizbi Kommunistīi Tojikston)533,06620.634
Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (Nahzati Islomi Tojikiston)193,5327.482
OthersDemocratic Party (Hizbi Demokrati)190,4127,36N/A
Justice Party (Hizb Adolatkhoh)N/A
Socialist Party (Hizbi Sotsialistīi Tojikston)N/A
Other parties-
Non-partisans (pro-HDKT)5
Total (turnout %)2,583,919 63
Registered voters2,771,528
Source: IFES, Angus Reid en

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Assembly of Representatives (Majlisi namoyandagon): official website
  2. ^ RFE/RLNewsline - March 28, 2000
  3. ^ National Assembly (Majlisi milli): official website
  4. ^ RFE/RL Newsline, Vol. 4. No. 77. 00-04-18

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Coordinates: 38°34′26″N 68°47′16″E / 38.5739°N 68.7878°E / 38.5739; 68.7878