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Minister of Justice Uran Akhmetov resigns

The Minister of Justice Uran Akhmetov resigned. Sources in the ministry informed 24.kg news agency. Sources in the government’s executive office also confirmed information that the official decided to voluntarily resign.

According to them, the Prime Minister Sapar Isakov received his notice of resignation.

The head of the Ministry of Justice was repeatedly criticized in the Parliament. The last scandal erupted when Uran Akhmetov was convicted of submission of documents with errors.

Deputy Dastan Bekeshev noted the poor preparation of the draft laws. «It was not the first mistake. The Customs Code had a mistake. You can make three different amendments in one code. No one analyzes the amendments,» he said.

An error was made in the paragraph on the entry into force of the document. The Minister of Justice Uran Akhmetov did not admit his guilt.