TURKPA election observation mission arrived in Kazakhstan
March 18, 2016

The election observation mission of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking Countries (TURKPA) arrived in Astana to carry out a short term monitoring of the early parliamentary elections to the Majilis (Lower House) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan to be held on 20th March.

The mission is comprised of Mr. Nizami Jafarov, member of the Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan, Mr. Abylkair Uzakpaev, member of the Jogorku Kenesh of Kyrgyzstan, Mr. Haluk Ipek, member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Chairman of TURKPA’s Commission of Legal Affairs and International Issues, Chairman of Turkey-Kazakhstan Parliamentary Friendship Group and Erkan Aydin, member of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.

On the 18th of March the delegation is expected to hold a number of meetings, including the talks with the Chairman of Central Election of Kazakhstan Mr. K.Turgankulov, Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Mr. A.Beisenbayev as well as to visit the headquarters of the Nur Otan Party and other political parties.