New Kyrgyz Prime Minister takes office
Published time: 30 Mar, 2007 05:10 Edited time: 30 Mar, 2007 09:10
The parliament in Kyrgyzstan has approved President Kurmanbek Bakiev's nomination for Prime Minister. Opposition leader, Almaz Atambaev, has been elected to the post, and says he will propose a cabinet line-up by Monday.
The Parliamentary vote took place a day after the resignation of Prime Minister, Azim Isabekov, who spent just two months in office.