The information department of prime minister announced on 4 September that Prime Minister Nikolai Tanaev appointed Kanat Januzakov deputy minister of ecology and emergencies. He is brother of Bolot Januzakov, adviser to the president on public affairs. Tanaev also appointed Janyl Tumenbaeva deputy minister of industry and foreign trade. She was before deputy governor of the southern Jalal-Abad Province.
RFE/RL Kyrgyz News, September 4, 2002