BISHKEK, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan's parliament approved on Wednesday the new composition, structure and program of the new government, proposed by candidate for the post of Prime Minister Sooronbay Zheenbekov.
One hundred and twelve members of the Kyrgyz Parliament voted in support of the new government, the structure of the Cabinet of ministers was supported by 112 deputies, and the government's program was supported by 106 deputies.
In general, the structure of the government remained the same. Small changes affected only the composition of the Cabinet. Thus, MP Cholpon Sultanbekova will replace Gulmira Kudaiberdieva in the post of Vice Prime Minister in charge for the social issues. While Kudaiberdieva will head the Ministry of Education and Science instead of Elvira Sarieva.
In addition, several ministers lost their jobs, Minister of Internal Affairs Kashkar Dzhunushaliyev was replaced by Ulan Israilov, the Minister of Agriculture, Food Processing and Land Reclamation Turdunazir Bekboev was replaced by Nurbek Murashev, Minister of Transport and Communications Zamirbek Aydarov is replaced by candidature Zhamshitbek Kalilov and Minister of Justice Jyldyz Mambetalieva is replaced by Uran Akhmetov.
The rest of ministers remain in their posts.
The government was forced to resign after the collapse of the coalition of parliamentary majority at the end of October. In early November, the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan (SDPK) faction, mandated by President Almazbek Atambayev to form the alliance, has created a new coalition and again nominated Sooronbai Zheenbekov for the post of prime minister. Zheenbekov was appointed the prime minister in April 2016.
The composition of the new government of Kyrgyzstan:
-- Prime Minister - Sooronbay Zheenbekov;
-- First Vice Prime Minister - Muhammetkaliy Abulgaziev;
-- Vice Prime Minister - Oleg Pankratov;
-- Vice Prime Minister - Cholpon Sultanbekova;
-- Vice Prime Minister - Zhenish Razakov;
-- Head of Government Staff - Minister - Akylbek Osmonoliyev;
-- Minister of Economy - Arzybek Kozhoshev;
-- Minister of Finance - Adylbek Kasymaliev;
-- Minister of Agriculture, Food and Land Reclamation - Nurbek Murashev;
-- Minister of Transport and Roads - Zhamshitbek Kalilov;
-- Minister of Justice - Uran Akhmetov;
-- Minister of Foreign Affairs - Erlan Abdyldaev;
-- Minister of Interior - Ulan Israilov;
-- Minister of Emergency Situations - Kubatbek Boronov;
-- Minister of Health - Talantbek Batyraliev;
-- Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism - Tugelbai Kazakov;
-- Minister of Education and Science - Gulmira Kudaiberdieva;
-- Minister of Labour and Social Development - Taalaykul Isakunova;
-- Chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Mining Duyshenbek Zilaliev;
-- Chairman of the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications - Bakyt Sharshembiev;
-- Chairman of the State Committee for National Security - Abdil Segizbaev.
-- Chairman of the State Committee on Defense Affairs will be appointed by the president of the country.