Imangali Tasmagambetov

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Imangali Tasmagambetov
Иманғали Нұрғалиұлы Тасмағамбетов
Ïmanğalï Nurğalïulı Tasmağambetov
Imangali Tasmagambetov (2015-04-16).jpg
Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
In office
September 13, 2016 – February 3, 2017
President Nursultan Nazarbayev
Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev
Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan
In office
October 22, 2014 – September 13, 2016
President Nursultan Nazarbayev
Prime Minister Karim Massimov
Bakhytzhan Sagintayev
Preceded by Serik Akhmetov
Succeeded by Saken Zhasuzakov
Mayor of Astana
In office
April 4, 2008 – October 22, 2014
Preceded by Askar Mamin
Succeeded by Adilbek Zhaksybekov
Mayor of Almaty
In office
December 9, 2004 – April 4, 2008
Preceded by Victor Khrapunov
Succeeded by Akhmetzhan Yesimov
5th Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
In office
January 28, 2002 – June 13, 2003
Preceded by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Succeeded by Daniyal Akhmetov
Personal details
Born (1956-12-09) December 9, 1956 (age 60)
Novobogat Village, Makhambet District, Gurev Province, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Atyrau Province)
Nationality Kazakh
Alma mater Pushkin Pedagogical Institute, Oral, Kazakhstan

Imangali Nurgaliuly Tasmagambetov (Kazakh: Иманғали Нұрғалиұлы Тасмағамбетов (born 9 December 1956) is a Kazakh politician and has been the current Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation since February 3 2017.[1] He served as Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan from September 2016 to February 2017.[1] He served as Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan from October 2014 to September 2016.[2] He was the mayor of Astana from April 2008 to October 2014. From December 2004 to April 2008 he was the mayor of Almaty. Before that, from 28 January 2002 to 11 June 2003, he was the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.[3]

With Vladimir Putin in 2002.

Tasmaghambetov said that he resigned as prime minister after finding out about the falsification of a positive vote of confidence in his administration that was taken on 19 May 2003. His resignation resulted in the dismissal of all members of his cabinet, as required by the Constitution of Kazakhstan.[3]

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev replaced Tasmaghambetov with Pavlodar Oblysy Governor Daniyal Akhmetov on 13 June 2003. Akhmetov pledged to[4] maintain many of Tasmaghambetov's policies.[3]





Political offices
Preceded by
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
Succeeded by
Daniyal Akhmetov