Baktykozha Izmukhambetov

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Baktykozha Izmukhambetov
Kazakh: Бақтықожа Салахиденұлы Ізмұхамбетов
Baqtıqoja Salaxïdenulı Izmuxambetov
Baktykozha Izmukhambetov - May 2016 (cropped).jpg
Baktykozha Izmukhambetov in May 2016.
Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
In office
25 March 2016 – 22 June 2016
President Nursultan Nazarbayev
Prime Minister Karim Massimov
Preceded by Kabibulla Dzhakupov
Succeeded by Nurlan Nigmatulin
Akim of the Atyrau Region
In office
August 2012 – 26 March 2016
Preceded by Bergey Ryskaliyev
Succeeded by Nurlan Nogayev
Akim of the West Kazakhstan Province
In office
August 2007 – January 2012
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan
In office
January 2006 – August 2007
Personal details
Born (1948-09-01) 1 September 1948 (age 68)
Kurmangazy District, Atyrau Province, Kazakhstan
Nationality Kazakh
Political party Nur Otan

Baktykozha Salakhidenuly Izmukhambetov (Kazakh: Бақтықожа Салахиденұлы Ізмұхамбетов, born 1 September 1948) is a Kazakhstani politician. He served as Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan from March to June 2016.

Career[edit]

From 1966–1971, Baktykozha Izmukhambetov studied at the Ufa Petroleum Institute.[1] After graduating, he started as a driller with Embaneft association and later occupied a number of positions in Kazakh Exploration R&D Institute. From 1983–1987, Baktykozha Izmukhambetov was in mission in Yemen.[2]

Between 1991–1993, Baktykozha Izmukhambetov held different posts at the Ministry of Geology and Subsurface Protection. After that, he served as the Director-General of Kazakhturkmunay and Kazmunaytengiz oil companies, and as a managing director of the national oil company KazMunayGas. Later, he served as the first vice minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, and from January 2006 until August 2007 as a minister of Energy and Mineral Resources.[1]

He served as Akim of the West Kazakhstan Region from August 2007 to January 2012 and as Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan from 2006 to 2007.[3][1][4]

During the 2012 general elections Izmukhambetov was elected to the Mazhilis, he was subsequently appointed Vice-Speaker.[4][5] From 2012 to 2016 he served as Akim of the Atyrau Region, he succeeded Bergey Ryskaliyev in this position.[4] He was himself succeeded by Nurlan Nogayev on 26 March 2016.[6] On 25 March 2016 Izmukhambetov was sworn in as a Chairman of the Mazhilis and succeeded Kabibulla Dzhakupov.[7] On 22 Izmukhambetov resigned as Chairman of the Mazhilis to become Chairman of the republican public association of veterans organization of the Central Council.[8] He was succeeded as Chairman by Nurlan Nigmatulin.[9]

Baktykozha Izmukhambetov is decorated with the Order of Kurmet (1999) and with the third class of the Order of Merit of Ukraine (2008).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kazakhstan Prime Minister introduces new regional governor of West Kazakhstan". Kazinform. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  2. ^ "Akim (Governor) of Western-Kazakhstan Oblast". Government of Kazakhstan. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  3. ^ "ANALYSIS-Kazakhstan learns from Moscow in squeezing oil firms". Reuters. 2007-08-28. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  4. ^ a b c "Baktykozha Izmukhambetov appointed Governor of Atyrau oblast". Tengri News. 15 August 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Baktykozha Izmukhambetov named as Majilis Speaker". Inform. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "New governor of Atyrau region named". Inform. 26 March 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "Baktykozha Izmukhambetov becomes Kazakh Speaker of Parliament". Vestnik Kavkaza. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  8. ^ "Baktikozha Izmukhambetov resigned from post as Chairman of Majilis". BNews. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "Nurlan Nigmatulin elected Chairman of Majilis (Lower House) of the Kazakh Parliament". Turkpa. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2017.