Sooronbai Jeenbekov will officially assume the office of head of state on December 1. Gulnara Jurabaeva, member of the Central Election Commission, told 24.kg news agency.
According to her, according to the Constitution, incumbent President Almazbek Atambayev must resign from his office no later than on December 1 (he took the office on that day in 2011).
The presidential administration explained 24.kg news agency that the inauguration can be held earlier. Now the date is being determined. It will be finally approved after the CEC announces the official results of voting within 20 days.
According to preliminary data, SDPK candidate Sooronbai Jeenbekov scored 54.77 percent of the vote.
On the second place is Omurbek Babanov with the result of 33.78 percent. The third place is occupied by Adakhan Madumarov — 6.48 percent. Temir Sariev won 2.56 percent of votes. The top five leaders closes the newcomer in big politics — Taalatbek Masadykov. He has 0.63 percent of the votes.
The remaining candidates didn’t score 0.5 percent of the votes.