Egyptian parliament - File
CAIRO, Dec 17 (MENA) - Uzbek Ambassador in Cairo Oybek Usmanov Arifbekovich stressed the importance of the participation of a delegation from the Egyptian House of Representatives, under Head of the Social Solidarity Committee MP Abdul Hadi El-Qasabi, to observe Uzbekistan parliamentary elections, set for Sunday, December 22.
In statements to MENA on Tuesday, the Uzbek ambassador said that a polling station was held at the Uzbek embassy to allow the Uzbek community in Egypt to cast ballots. The Uzbek community in Cairo is estimated at 300 persons, he added.
After casting their ballots, the results will be sent to the Central Electoral Commission in Tashkent, amb. Arifbekovich said.
More than 600 international observers are expected to monitor the Uzbek elections, he noted.