Arzybek Kozhoshev


He was born on June 25, 1968 in Osh.

In 1994, he graduated with honors from the Osh State University, specialty “Economic Geography”. In 1996 he graduated from the post-graduate studies of the Economic Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic. In 2000, he graduated with honors from the Kyrgyz State University, specialty “Accounting and Audit”. In 2011 he passed Ph.D. defense, and in 2017 he defended his doctorate, specialty "Economics and Management of the National Economy". In 2017-2018, he achieved the rank of Professor at the M. Ryskulbekov Kyrgyz Economic University.

From 1996 to 2015, he held various positions in the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic, including he served as Deputy Minister of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic.

In 2015, he was elected Deputy of Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, 6th convocation. That same year, he was appointed Minister of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic. He was Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund.

In 2018-2019, he was Advisor to the Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies.

In 2019-2021, he served as Chairman of the State Service for Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market.

Since October 2021, he was First Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Since July 20, 2022, by the Decision of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, he was appointed Member of the Board — EEC Minister in charge of Energy and Infrastructure.
He is Professor Emeritus of the Kyrgyz Economic University, the Kyrgyz State Academy of Physical Education and Sports and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic. He is Academician of RANS (Russian Academy of Natural Sciences).

He is the author of more than 70 scientific publications, 4 monographs and 2 textbooks for universities "Fundamentals of local governance in the Kyrgyz Republic" (2006), "Improvement of the local budget management system" (2014), "Regulation of budgetary relations of the Kyrgyz Republic" (2018), "Coal industry development in the Kyrgyz Republic" (2019), "Fundamentals of auditing" (2021), "Modernization of the fiscal policy of the Kyrgyz Republic" (2021).

Since 2008, he is President of the Greco-Roman Wrestling Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic.