Kyrgyz newspapers (file photo) (RFE/RL)
9 December 2005 (RFE/RL) -- Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev today ordered the privatization of some state-run newspapers, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reported.
Under the presidential decree, the "Kyrgyz Tuusu" and "Slovo Kyrgyzstana" newspapers, as well as government-funded regional newspapers, are to be privatized.
Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Adakham Madumarov has been tasked with implementing the transformation.
(with material from AKIpress/Kabar)