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Temir Agrembaevich Sariyev (Kyrgyz: Темир Агрембаевич Сариев, Temir Agrembayeviç (Agrembay uulu) Sariyev, [temir sɑˈrijev]) (born 17 June 1963) is a Kyrgyz politician who was Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan from 2015 to 2016.[2] He was a presidential candidate for the 2009 elections, receiving 157,005 (6.74%) votes.[3] Sariyev was a candidate in the country's 2017 presidential elections, in which he garnered 2.54% of the vote (42,910 votes) and came in fourth place.[4][5]

Temir Sariyev
Темир Сариев
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17th Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan
In office
1 May 2015 – 13 April 2016
PresidentAlmazbek Atambayev
Preceded byDjoomart Otorbaev
Succeeded bySooronbay Jeenbekov
Minister of Finance
In office
8 April 2010 – 5 September 2012
PresidentRoza Otunbayeva
Prime MinisterAlmazbek Atambayev
Omurbek Babanov (Acting)
Almazbek Atambayev
Omurbek Babanov (Acting)
Preceded byTazhikan Kalimbetova
Succeeded byOlga Lavrova
Personal details
Temir Argembaevich Sariyev

(1963-06-17) June 17, 1963 (age 56)
Sokuluk District, Chuy Region, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union
Political partyAkshumkar[1]

Early careerEdit

Sariyev was born on June 17, 1963 in the village of Tosh-Bulak, Sokuluk District, Chuy Region. He graduated from a sports boarding school in Bishkek at the age of 17. From 1981 to 1983, he served in the Soviet Army. After that, he worked at the Alamedinskaya fur factory, first as a freight forwarder, then as an economist and a senior economist. In 1987, he got a job at the department of working youth of the Alamedin District Committee, working first as an instructor, and two years later, he became the head of the department. He was engaged in party work in the Alamedin district committee until 1991.


  1. ^ "Список политических партий Кыргызской Республики - ЦИК КР".
  2. ^ "Countries JK".
  3. ^ "Wayback Machine". 22 July 2011. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Atambaev Accepts Jeenbekov's Resignation, Appoints Interim Kyrgyz PM". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty.
  5. ^ ЦИК КР: На выборах Президента Кыргызской Республики приняло участие 55,93% от общего числа избирателей
Political offices
Preceded by
Tazhikan Kalimbetova
Minister of Finance
Succeeded by
Olga Lavrova
Preceded by
Djoomart Otorbaev
Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan
Succeeded by
Sooronbay Jeenbekov