Ex-chairman of the State Border Service Abdikarim Alimbayev has been appointed as a new governor of the Batken region, the own sources said.
The previous governor of this region Omurbek Suvanaliev has resigned a day ago.Alimbaev was born in Kyrgyz-Ata, Nookat district, Osh region.
From 1999 to 2013, he has commanded border units.
In February 2013, he was appointed as a head of the Regional Border Directorate for the Osh and Jalal-Abad regions of the State Border Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.
From 25.03.2014 – 05.2016 – Deputy Chairman of the Border Guard Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.
From May 16 to November 8, 2016 – Chairman of the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan;
Since May 2018 – Chief of the General Staff – 1st Deputy Chairman of the State Border Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Some sources say that Suvanaliev could have resigned due to the fact that he will be appointed to a new position.