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President of Kyrgyzstan urges to prepare for parliamentary elections in advance

The President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with the Speaker of the Parliament Dastanbek Dzhumabekov. The meeting was held on the occasion of the beginning of the regular session of the Kyrgyz Parliament. The Information Policy Department of the head of state said.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov stated that the Parliament had a package of laws that should be considered as a matter of priority.

The draft of the republican budget for 2019 and the need to support the government in preparation for the autumn-winter period 2018-2019 are among them.

In addition, the president noted the importance of ensuring the sustainability of the rules in the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

«All changes must be clarified and made no later than one year before the election date. After it, «the rules of the game» should not change,» the head of state recalled and urged the parliament to consider and adopt amendments to the electoral legislation in a timely manner.

The President Sooronbai Jeenbekov stressed the need for creative and coordinated work of all branches of power for the development of the state and for the well-being of the people of Kyrgyzstan.

The speaker noted that profile committees of the parliament and deputy commissions resumed their work. Parliamentary sessions will begin this week.