According to the statement made by the press office of the Kyrgyz Presidency to news channels, the President of Kyrgyzstan, Japarov, signed the relevant decree and terminated the government’s mandate.
The representative of the press office said, “The President of Kyrgyzstan, Sadyr Japarov, signed the decree on the resignation of the Council of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.”
In the details given by the Izvestiya newspaper on the subject, quoting the text of the decree, “people who are members of the Council of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic will continue to fulfill their duties until the new cabinet of the Kyrgyz Republic is formed.”
According to the news, Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister, Ulukbek Maripov, was also dismissed. Appointed as Acting Prime Minister in accordance with the decree signed by President Japarov, Akylbek Japarov will also manage the office of the President of Kyrgyzstan.
On August 29, Japarov signed a decree on holding elections for parliamentary deputies on November 28. The parliament of Kyrgyzstan consists of 90 deputies and is elected for a five-year term.
In April, more than 70 percent of the people of Kyrgyzstan voted “yes” to the constitutional amendments.
According to the new draft constitution that was put to the referendum, a new body called the “People’s Congress” will be established, the office of the Prime Minister will be abolished, and the office of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers and the Secretary of State will be formed instead.