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Delegation of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the CSTO PA consists of 8 deputies from the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan and 8 members of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan.
Dariga Nazarbayeva, Nurlan Nigmatulin, Askar Shakirov, Dauren Adilbekov, Yerlan Barlybaev, Yersultan Bekturganov, Ali Bektaev, Mikhail Bortnik, Bakhytzhan Ertaev, Bakytzhan Zhumagulov, Andrei Lukin, Mansurkhan Makhambetov, Kanat Musin, Vasily Oleinik, Arthur Platonov, Kanatbek Safinov.
Plenipotentiary Representative of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, deputy Executive Secretary of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly: Viktor Rogalev

Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan:


Seats

49

Voting System

Senators are elected for a term of six years. 15 senators are appointed by the President of Kazakhstan, 34 are elected at a meeting of electors, deputies of local representative government bodies. The Senate is formed by the deputies representing 2 persons from each of the fourteen regions, Almaty, the city of republican significance, and Nur Sultan, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Half of the elected deputies of the Senate are re-elected every 3 years. 15 deputies of the Senate are appointed by the President of the Republic, taking into account the need to ensure representation in the Senate of ethnic cultural and other significant public interests.

​​​ Maulen Ashimbayev
Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Kazakhstan​

Born in 1971 in Almaty.
1993: graduation from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, graduation from Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (USA) in 2016. Candidate of Political Sciences. Master of International Relations.
After graduation from the university, he worked in the Ministry of Press and Mass Media in 1993–1994.
1994–1995: assistant deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
June to November 1995: consultant of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In the period from 1995 to 1999, he worked as a senior expert, head of sector, first deputy head of the Centre for Analysis and Strategic Research of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
1999–2000: head of the Analytical Centre of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2000–2002: head of the Analytical Centre of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan and director of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2002–2005: director of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2005–2006: deputy secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2006–2011: deputy Chief of Staff of the President of Republic of Kazakhstan.
2012–2018: deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the 5th and 6th convocations, chairman of the Committee for International Affairs, Defence and Security.
2018–2019: first deputy chairman of the Nur Otan party.
July 2019 to December 2019: assistant to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
December 2019 to May 2020: first deputy Chief of Staff of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
On May 4, 2020, elected Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the sixth convocation.
Awarded with the Order of Parasat (2015), Order of Kurmet (2007) and commemorative medals.

 

 

Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan:


Seats


107


Voting System


Deputies of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan are elected for a term of 5 years. 98 deputies are elected on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage in secret ballot on party lists. 9 deputies are elected by the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan. A citizen of Kazakhstan who has reached the age of 25 and has lived on its territory for the past 10 years may become a deputy.

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Nurlan Nigmatulin

Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Born in 1962 in Karaganda. Graduated from the Karaganda Polytechnic Institute. Doctor of Political Sciences. After graduation, worked as an engineer, head of motor column at Karagandaoblgaz.
1985–1990: First Secretary of the Leninsky District Committee of the Leninist Komsomol of Kazakhstan, Deputy Head of the Department of the Komsomol organizations of the Central Committee of the Leninist Komsomol of Kazakhstan, Secretary, First Secretary of the Karaganda Regional Committee of the Leninist Komsomol of Kazakhstan.
1990–1993: Chairman of the Committee of Youth Organizations of Kazakhstan.
1993–1995: CEO of the Kazakh-American joint venture Tengri.
1995–1999: state inspector, deputy Head of the Organizational and Control Department of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
1999–2002: deputy Akim of Astana.
2002–2004: deputy Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2004–2006: deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 2006–2009: Akim of Karaganda oblast’.
2009–2012: first deputy Chairman of the Nur Otan Democratic People’s Party.
January 20, 2012–April 3, 2014: Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the 5th convocation, head of the faction of the Nur Otan People’s Democratic Party in the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
April 3, 2014–June 21, 2016: Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
June 22, 2016: unanimously elected Chairman of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the 6th convocation, member of the Nur Otan party, elected on the party list.
Awarded with the orders Kazakhstan Respublikasynyn Tungysh Prezideni – Yelbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kurmet, Barys, II degree.
Speaks English. Married with three children and two grandchildren.