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Election of Bishkek City Council’s Speaker. Deputies to gather for session

Deputies of the Bishkek City Council will meet tomorrow, September 20, for an extraordinary session. The leader of the majority coalition Taalaibek Sagynov informed 24.kg news agency.

According to him, the issue of election of a chairman was included in the agenda.

Only Kyrgyzstan faction has formally nominated a candidate — Kubanychbek Kongantiev.

Recall, the head of the Bishkek City Council Almaz Kenenbaev was appointed the First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration. His deputy, Emil Sydykov, is an acting speaker now.

The Bishkek City Council includes 45 deputies from five factions. In order to win elections, a candidate has to win at least 23 votes of deputies.