«I wrote a letter of resignation for health reasons,» former Deputy Minister of Health of Kyrgyzstan Tolo Isakov commented on his dismissal to 24.kg news agency.
According to him, he recently had a hypertensive crisis.
«I believe that such a position requires a person with good health. I should not work to the detriment of the state, and damage to myself. I was happy to work side by side with my colleagues at such a difficult moment,» he said.
Tolo Isakov noted that he intends to work at any position, up to an ordinary specialist.
«All countries have realized that an international warehouse with the necessary reserve of disinfectants, protective and other means, equipment is necessary in case of such pandemics,» Tolo Isakov said.
Tolo Isakov had worked for a little more than two months at the post. Previously, he headed the Department of Disease Prevention and Sanitary Inspection under the Ministry of Health.