CGSS Team as International Observers for Uzbekistan Elections 2019

A team from Center for Global and Strategic Studies visited Uzbekistan from 20th to 26th December as International election observers. CGSS team members included,
a) Major General Syed Khalid Amir Jaffery HI(M), (Retd)- President CGSS
b) Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Taimur Akram,(Retd) - Executive Director CGSS
c) Professor Shabir Ahmed - Director Area Study Center, Peshawar and Member Advisory Board CGSS.
d) Mr. Ghulam Akbar, Editor in Chief NHT and Member Advisory Board CGSS.
On their arrival in Tashkent the CGSS team members were given a warm welcome by officials from Uzbekistan . CGSS team members held meetings with the Election Commission staff of Uzbek elections, they briefed the team regarding the election proceedings and the various polling stations set up in different cities of Uzbekistan.
Team CGSS participated in the International Round Table conference held in Tashkent regarding Uzbekistan's Foreign Policy and its priorities for future international collaborations. Thoughts about Pakistan's and Uzbekistan's correspondence in the recent years were discussed by CGSS team members they also appreciated Uzbekistan's role in various sectors of progress and expressed Pakistan's interest in implementing the Mazar-i-Sharif-Kabul-Peshawar railway project.
As international Election observers team CGSS visited 40 different polling stations in districts of Tashkent, Shaykhantahur, Bukhara they also met the Chef Election Commissioner - Mr Abdusalomov Mirza-Ulugbek and praised the preparations of Uzbek elections. Furthermore, a press briefing was also attended by the election observers team from CGSS in Tashkent by - Chief Election Commissioner of Uzbekistan. They also visited and inspected polling stations in various constituencies of Tashkent where they were introduced to the staff and the number of registered voters.
CGSS team members inspected activities and commented on the hospitable & energetic working of the polling staff in each Polling station.
In addition, an MOU was also signed between CGSS and Mr. Abdusaid Kuchino - General Director Uzbekistan National News Agency to promote and strengthen bilateral ties.
CGSS team also had a meeting with Mr Ravshankhon E. Djuraev, Director General, UZREPORT TV at Tashkent in which they discussed prospects to enhance mutual Co-operation. They also visited State University of Economics in Tashkent where a meeting was held with Mr. Sharipov Kongratbay Avezimbetovich.
Team Members from CGSS also met His Excellency Eldor Aripov- Director, Institute for Strategic and Regional Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and discussed coordination for future prospects.
Another meeting was held with the Chairperson of the Senate of Uzbekistan, Excellency Tanzella Norboeva in which CGSS team members praised the election process and hospitable nature of the polling staff at various constituencies.
As International Observers for the Uzbek elections 2019 CGSS team praised the free and fair elections of Uzbekistan, they appreciated the turnout of voters and smooth functioning of all the Election proceedings.

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