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Two officials apply for post of first vice-prime minister of Kyrgyzstan

Two officials apply for the post of first vice-prime minister of Kyrgyzstan — Acting Head of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsurface Use Duishenbek Zilaliev and Chairman of the National Bank Tolkunbek Abdygulov, SDPK faction reported to 24.kg news agency.

The Social Democrats meet today at a meeting where they will discuss the proposed candidates and hear the candidate for the post of head of the Cabinet, the current head of Almazbek Atambayev’s office, Sapar Isakov.

The head of state asked the speaker of the parliament to convene an extraordinary session of the parliament. On Monday, Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned in connection with the fact that he is running for presidency. His candidacy was put forward at the congress of the Social Democrats on July 15. The CEC registered Sooronbai Jeenbekov as a presidential candidate.