Senate of Kazakhstan

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The Senate of Kazakhastan (Kazakh: Сенат) is the upper house of two chambers in Kazakhstan's legislature, known as the Parliament (Parlamenti). The Senate has 47 members, 40 of whom are elected for six-year terms in double-seat constituencies by the local assemblies, half renewed every two years; and 7 presidential appointees. In addition, ex-presidents are ex officio senators for life. The other house is the Majilis.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is the Chairman of the Senate.

Chairmen of the Senate[edit]

Name Period
Omirbek Baigeldy January 30, 1996–November 30, 1999
Oralbay Abdykarimov December 1, 1999-March 10, 2004
Nurtai Abykayev March 10, 2004-January 11, 2007
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev January 11, 2007-April 15, 2011
Kairat Mami April 15, 2011-October 16, 2013
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev since October 16, 2013


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Coordinates: 51°10′47″N 71°26′48″E / 51.17972°N 71.44667°E / 51.17972; 71.44667