Sapar Isakov

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Sapar Isakov
Сапар Исаков (Kyrgyz)
Исаков Сапар Джумакадырович.jpg
19th Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan
In office
26 August 2017 – 19 April 2018
PresidentAlmazbek Atambayev
Sooronbay Jeenbekov
Preceded byMukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev
(Acting)
Succeeded byMukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev
Personal details
Born (1977-07-29) 29 July 1977 (age 42)
Frunze, Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic, (now Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
Political partySocial Democratic Party

Sapar Jumakadyrovich Isakov (Kyrgyz: Сапар Жумакадырович (Жумакадыр уулу) Исаков, Sapar Jumaqadıroviç (Jumaqadır uulu) İsaqov; born July 29, 1977)[1] is a Kyrgyz politician. He was Prime Minister from 26 August 2017 to 19 April 2018.[2] He was chief of staff for President Almazbek Atambayev.[3]

On 19 April 2018 the President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov fired Isakov and the government following a vote of no confidence.[4]

Isakov was arrested June 5, 2018 for corruption charges.[5][6]

In August 2019, Isakov was hospitalized due to a stroke.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sapar Isakov appointed head of Presidential Administration - KYRGYZSTAN". 24.kg. Retrieved 2017-08-26.
  2. "Kyrgyz Parliament Approves Atambaev Ally As New Prime Minister". rferl.org. Retrieved 2017-08-26.
  3. Eurasianet (2017-08-25). "Kyrgyzstan: New PM Seen as Powerbroker of the Future". Eurasianet.org. Retrieved 2017-08-26.
  4. "Kyrgyz President Fires Government Following No-Confidence Vote". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2018-04-20.
  5. Putz, Catherine. "Kyrgyzstan Hunt for Power Plant Corruption Continues". Thediplomat.com. The Diplomat. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  6. Putz, Catherine. "Former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Faces 20 Years on Corruption Charges". The Diplomat. Retrieved Aug 8, 2019.
  7. Jailed Former Kyrgyz PM Hospitalized With Stroke Symptoms