Tugelbai Kazakov was dismissed from the post of Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism of Kyrgyzstan. Information Policy Department of the Presidential Administration reported.
According to it, Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree. It comes into force from the moment of signing.
Earlier, Tugelbai Kazakov called the hype around the burial of the mummy from the museum a fight for his post: «If I am removed, this issue will quite down. It’s a fight for my place.»