Aitibai Tagaev Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament was appointed a governor of the Batken region of Kyrgyzstan, Kanybek Joroev, Presidential executive chief said Thursday, news agency "24.kg" reported.
According to parliamentary rules, new parliament speaker will be elected later Thursday at a parliament session.
Note of the news agency 24.kg. Aitibai Tagaev, ethnic Kyrgyz, was born on April 30, 1958 in Eski-Nookat village of Osh region. In 1981 he graduated from the Economics Department of the Kyrgyz State University.