An election program of Dushanbe Mayor Rustam Emomali has been published.   

The program, in particular, notes that he intends to raise funds of local businesspeople for construction of educational and sports facilities in the city.

Rustam Emomali notes that for him the main goal is making a worthy contribution to development of Tajikistan and its capital city.    

The mayor promises his voters to continue to direct his forces and knowledge to preserving peace and stability in society, improving laws and ensuring supremacy of law.

As member of the local council, Rustam Emomali intends to take efforts to speed up development industry in the country, and thereby create new jobs.  

The mayor also intends to raise funds of local entrepreneurs or rehabilitation of roads in the city.

He also assures the electorate of a regular supply of safe drinking water, electricity and heat in the city.  

Rustam Emomali also promises to bring order to the functioning of public transport in Dushanbe.   

He also intends to improve the quality of education in schools and universities, build new schools, hospital and kindergartens as well as to make every effort to support the vulnerable sections of the population, pensioners and the poor.  

The ruling People’ Democratic Party of Tajikistan (PDPT) nominated Dushanbe Mayor Rustam Emomali for the Dushanbe local council (Majlis).

Rustam Emomali will run for election to the Dushanbe Majlis in constituency # 25.  

Recall, Rustam Emomali, who was nominated by the Tajik ruling party, won by-election to the Dushanbe local council that took place in the same constituency on April 2, 2017.  In 2017, he reportedly won the by-election with a turnout of 86.89 percent of eligible voters.  Rustam Emomali won with 84.81 percent of the vote, with his opponents, Fazliddin Ikromov of the Agrarian Party of Tajikistan and Hikmatullo Saidiyon of the Democratic Party of Tajikistan, garnering just 7.81 and 2.65 percent of the vote respectively.

Former Dushanbe Mayor Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloyev represented constituency # 25 in the Dushanbe legislature.   He announced on February 7, 2017 that he has given up his seat in the city's local parliament.

Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloyev was mayor of Dushanbe for 19 years.  By president’s decree of January 12, 2017 Ubaidulloyev was replaced by President Emomali Rahmon's son, Rustam Emomali.

Ubaidulloyev still remains chairman of the parliament's upper chamber, the Majlisi Milli, which is the second highest post in Tajikistan.