Secretary General

Personal Information

Date and Place of birth - 1 March 1959, Sholak-Korgan, South Kazakhstan Region, Republic of Kazakhstan. 
Education

1976-1982 Department of Oriental Studies, Tajik State University, Dushanbe, Republic of Tajikistan.
Work Experience

  • 1980-1981 Translator in the Democratic Republic of Yemen.
  • 1982-1985 Embassy of USSR in Damascus, Syria.
  • 1985-1988 Senior Lecturer at Kazakh State University named after Al-Farabi.
  • 1988-1991 Embassy of USSR in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • 1992-1994 Head of Middle East Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • 1995-1996 Head of the Department of Middle East (Arab countries and Israel), Near East (Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan) and Africa the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • 1996-2002 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
    • Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to:
    • The State of Kuwait;
    • The Kingdom of Bahrain;
    • The Sultanate of Oman
    • The United Arab Emirates
    • Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the OIC
  • 2002-2008 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Arab Republic of Egypt.
    • Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Middle East:
    • The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;
    • The Lebanese Republic;
    • The Kingdom of Morocco;
    • The Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.
    • Coordinating Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the African states.
    • Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
  • 2008-2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Turkey.
    • Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Albania.
  • 2011-2017 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • 2014-Present Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Additional Diplomatic Missions

  • 2003-2009 The Head of the working group for preparation of the concept and organization of documents of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.
  • 2010-2012  Special Envoy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in OIC and OIC member countries.
  • 2011-2012 Advisor to the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Special Envoy for the WTO (World Trade Organization).
  • 2012 Special Envoy for cooperation with IEF (International Energy Forum).
  • 2012 Special envoy for promotion the candidacy of Astana to EXPO-2017.
  • 2014-present  Special Envoy for promotion of candidacy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2017-2018.
  • 2015-present  Special Envoy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Middle East and Africa
Languages

Kazakh, Russian, Arabic, English, Turkish and Persian.
State Awards

  • State orders of the Republic of Kazakhstan –
  • “Kurmet” in 2004.
  • “Parasat” in 2012.
  • Medal of the Pope Benedict XVI for the contribution to the dialogue of civilizations, 2006.
  • Medal of “TURKSOY” for his contribution to the establishment of the Turkic Council, 2013.
  • 20 different medals of Kazakhstan.