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Tokon Mamytov runs for post of ombudsman of Kyrgyzstan

Ex-Vice Prime Minister for Security Issues Tokon Mamytov intends to run for the post of ombudsman. The secretariat of SDPK faction, which received his documents, confirmed the information to 24.kg news agency.

According to the secretariat, seven persons submitted applications. The former presidential representative in the Parliament Moldakun Abdyldaev, ex-ombudsman Tursunbek Akun, a staff member of the speaker’s office Urmatbek Aralbaev, a lawyer Rita Karasartova, an expert Gulnaz Ergeshova and another employee of the Ombudsman’s Institute Albert Kolopov are among them. The faction will hold a meeting and nominate three candidates for the post of ombudsman tomorrow.

The only faction that decided on the candidate is Ata Meken. The socialists nominated the doctor of law Kanatbek Aziz.

Representatives of the United Nations will monitor the procedure of nomination of candidates for the post of ombudsman.

Recall, Kubat Otorbaev resigned from the post of ombudsman on June 26. According to him, he made the decision deliberately and without any pressure.