10th Nov, 2016Parliament approves new Cabinet and Programme of Government

The Kyrgyz parliament has approved a new Cabinet and their programme of government. The move came after the party loyal to the president, the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK), […] more ->

26th Oct, 2016Government collapses after SDPK withdraw

Kyrgyzstan’s government has collapsed after the party loyal to the president, the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK), withdrew from the government yesterday over an argument involving changes to the […] more ->

19th Sep, 2016Tugolbai Kazakov is new Minister of Culture

President Almazbek Atambayev has appointed Tugolbai Kazakov as the new Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism. He replaces Altynbek Maksutov Askarovich. No further information has been forthcoming. more ->

29th Apr, 2016Kyrgyz Cabinet sworn in

Following the appointment of Prime Minister Sooronbay Sharipovich last week, President Almazbek Atambayev has sworn in the new Cabinet. There are only three changes to the previous Cabinet and they […] more ->

14th Apr, 2016Sooronbay Jeenbekov is new Kyrgyz PM

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has appointed Sooronbay Jeenbekov (Zheenbekov Sooronbay Sharipovich) as his new Prime Minister after Temir Sariyev resigned earlier this week. Jeenbekov (57) is a zoological engineer having […] more ->

12th Apr, 2016Kyrgyz Prime Minister resigns

Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister, Temir Sariyev, has resigned. The resignation means that the whole Cabinet has resigned but will remain on in caretaker mode until a new government is formed. The […] more ->

6th Nov, 2015Full list of new Cabinet

Following the 4th October general election in Kyrgyzstan Temir Sariyev has been reappointed as Prime Minister by President Almazbek Atambayev and the new government has been sworn in. The full […] more ->

3rd Nov, 2015Four parties in new Coalition Government

Four parties have agreed to form a new coalition government following the 4th October general election. The Social Democratic Party (SPDK) led by Prime Minister Temir Sariyev is the lead […] more ->

14th Oct, 2015Defence Minister sacked

President Almazbek Atambayev has sacked his Minister of Defence, Abibilla Kudaiberdiev after he was accused by National Security Committee (NSC) officials and the Public-Prosecutor of abuse-of-office, embezzlement and forgery. The […] more ->

6th Oct, 2015Social Democrats emerge as largest party after general election

President Almazbek Atambayev’s Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK) has emerged as the largest of six parties elected to the country’s parliament in the general election on Sunday. The centre-left […] more ->