The Constitution is the basis of development
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A public discussion of the draft Constitutional Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On introducing amendments and addenda to the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan” is taking place from June 25 to July 5.
Representatives and activists of various nationalities and ethnic groups living in Uzbekistan are actively participating in the discussion.
The Committee on Interethnic Relations and Friendly Ties with Foreign Countries held a meeting with the participation of Deputy Chairman of the Committee Azamat Toshev, Chairman of the Senate Committee of the Oliy Majlis on Youth, Culture and Sports Bakhtiyor Sayfullayev. Detailed information was provided on the draft Constitutional Law adopted in the first reading.
Chairman of the Senate Committee of the Oliy Majlis on Youth, Culture and Sports Bakhtiyor Sayfullayev noted that the reforms carried out in the country are an expression of the aspirations, noble goals of our people and a logical continuation of democratic transformations. He noted that the will of our multinational people and their proposals play an important role in changing the laws of the country’s Constitution, supplementing it with laws that meet modern requirements.
It was noted that the draft Constitutional Law provides for more than 200 amendments to 64 articles of the Constitution of the country. In addition, 16 new norms with 6 new articles are being introduced. In particular, the proposed changes in the human rights and freedoms, entrepreneurship and land issues, family, labor relations, judiciary, education, medicine, ecology and many other areas, as well as reasons for their occurrence were analyzed in detail. It was emphasized that these constitutional changes are based on human dignity, interethnic harmony and tolerance.
It was emphasized that the Basic Law of the country guarantees equal rights to citizens, regardless of gender, race, nationality, language, religion, or social origin, and laid foundations for modern democratic development.