Baktykozha Izmukhambetov elected Chair of Mazhilis of Kazakh Parliament
March 28, 2016

Mr. Baktykozha Izmukhambetov has been elected as the Speaker of Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan. In this capacity, Mr. Izmukhambetov has also assumed the Chairmanship in TURKPA.

Since 2003 till 2006 Mr. Izmukhambetov served as First Vice-Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2006 he was named as Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 2007 Mr. Izmukhambetov took up the post of Akim (governor) of West Kazakhstan region.

In January 2012 he was elected as deputy of the Mazhilis of the Kazakh Parliament of the 5th convocation.

In August 2012 he was appointed as Akim (governor) of Atyrau region.