The Chairman of Mejlis to be elected by every new convocation of Qurultay by a secret ballot among the delegates of Qurultay.
Rejections of nominees are satisfied without discussion. The candidates who received the majority of votes of the present delegates in the result of an open voting are included into the ballot papers. The candidate who received more than half of the votes of the present delegates is considered to be elected to the position of the Chairman of Mejlis. If during the voting any candidate didn’t receive the required amount of votes, the new nomination of candidates to be announced and new voting to be held. On request of at least 1/3 of the registered delegates at the session of Qurultay or at the suggestion of the Chairman the procedure of acknowledgement of authority of the Chairman of Mejlis to be carried out. Authority of the Chairman of Mejlis is considered to be approved if at least half of the present delegates gave their votes for him on a secret ballot. In case the authority of the Chairman of Mejlis was not acknowledged the new elections to be conducted in accordance with the procedure established.
The rights, authorities and duties of the Chairman of Mejlis are defined by the present Regulations of Qurultay and Provision on Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people. Chairman of Mejlis cannot hold the highest positions in the political organizations and state bodies, commercial and business structures. The delegate elected to this position must abdicate one’s responsibilities of the head of the mentioned above organizations, enterprises, associations within two months.
The Chairman of Mejlis, or in his absence, one of his deputies, in compliance with the order of the Chairman of Mejlis:
- Governs the activity of Mejlis and its Presidium;
- Represents Mejlis in national and international levels;
- Ratifies the treaties and agreements on behalf of Mejlis;
- Issues orders;
- Gives individual orders to the members of Mejlis and other persons, within the framework of his powers;
- Executes other powers, entrusted to him by Mejlis.
Position held in Mejlis, republican or state structures:
The Chairman of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people;
The President of the World Congress of Crimean Tatars;
Member of the Verkhovna Rada of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (VR ARC);
Chairman of the parliamentary faction “Qurultay-Rukh” in VR ARC.
date and place of birth: September 22, 1957; Samarkand, UzSSR
marital status: married
address: 2, Shmidt Str., Simferopol, AR Crimea, Ukraine
office tel: + 38 0652 27-35-26, + 38 0652 27-21-10