He is an oligarch and oil entrepreneur and the founder of the pro-business party Respublika who was elected to Parliament in the parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan in 2010. Since 23 December 2011, he held the office of Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan.
March 1, 2012 about 10,000 people demonstrated in Osh and demanded the resignation of his government and the punishment of those responsible for the violence in the overthrow of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev in April 2010 and the unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan in June of the same year.
On August 24, 2012 presidential Almazbek Atambayev dismissed his government. The four-party coalition was broken when the government party Ata Meken with the reference to alleged corruption Babanows left the government. He should buy a racehorse for $ 20,000 by a Turkish businessman have its value but should be at least one million U.S. dollars. The government conducts even provisionally the affairs of state until the Kyrgyz parliament to agree on a new government.
Nassirdin Issanow | Andrei Iordan | Tursunbek Tschyngyschew | Apas Dschumagulow | Kubanischbek Schumalijew | Dschumabek Ibraimow | Amangeldy Muralijew | Kurmanbek Bakiyev | Nikolai Tanajew | Kurmanbek Bakiyev (acting) | Felix Kulow | Asim Issabekow | Almazbek Atambayev | Iskenderbek Ajdaralijew (acting) | Igor Tschudinow | Danijar Üssönow | Roza Otunbayeva ( de facto) | Almazbek Atambayev | Ömürbek Babanow | Aaly Karaschew (acting) | Dschantörö Satybaldijew