|1st Chairman of the National Democratic Party Nur Otan|
1 March 1999 – 4 July 2007
|Preceded by||office established|
|Succeeded by||Nursultan Nazarbayev|
|Political party||Nur Otan|
Bakhytzhan Zhumagulov was Chairman of Otan and after renamed Nur Otan, the largest political party in Kazakhstan. and acting chairman of Nur Otan party, created by merging a number of other parties into Otan.
Zhumagulov told reporters in a news conference in Astana on 25 September 2006 that Otan and Asar political parties officially merged. "In all, the merged Otan party has a membership of 700,000, which makes it the country's largest political party."
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- President Nursultan Nazarbayev is the head of the Nur Otan party
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