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2020 Oct 22 Thu, 03:20:22 pm

Kazakhstan sets parliamentary elections for January 2021

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, 22nd October, 2020 (WAM) -- Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed a decree scheduling Majilis elections for 10th January, 2021, reported Akorda press service. Majilis is the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament consisting of 107 deputies, who are elected for a five-year term. The previous elections were held in March 2016. Six political parties participated in the elections and three of them including Nur Otan (82.2 percent), Ak Zhol Democratic Party of Kazakhstan (7.18 percent), the Communist People’s Party of Kazakhstan (7.14...