Republic faction will nominate party leader as Kyrgyz PM
The parliamentary faction 'Republic' intends to nominate Omurbek Babanov as Prime Minister, KyrTAG reported with reference to an MP from the Republic faction Mirlan Bakirov on Wednesday.
"At the joint meeting of the faction and the party's political council, we agreed to nominate Omurbek Babanov as prime minister. This decision was taken unanimously by all members," MP said.
It should be recalled that the current Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev, was elected as president on Oct.30. Before his inauguration he took a short holiday during which O. Babanov , who was prominent during the election campaign, acted as Prime Minister.