Acting Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Omurbek Babanov has resigned, according to the press service of the Government of the Republic on Saturday, RIA Novosti reported.
Last week, after the break down of the existing ruling parliamentary majority coalition government of Babanov was dissolved, but all the ministers continued to hold office until the formation of a new Cabinet. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev asked the parliamentary faction of the Social Democratic Party to form a new coalition.
"Given that the new contours of the coalition majority are identified and government will be formed in the near future, I ask to relieve me from the duties of the post of Prime Minister from September 1," Babanov said.
Babanov expressed hope that the new government will continue reforms, "which laid the foundation for future economic growth, improvement of the system of public administration, minimization of government intervention in business, strengthening the fight against corruption and the protection of the rights of citizens."
The presidential press service doesn't have yet the information if Atambayev signs a petition.