Askar Uzakbaiuly Mamin (Kazakh: Аsqar Uzаqbаıuly Маmın; born 23 October 1965) is the current Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. He served as First Deputy Prime Minister from 9 September 2016 to 21 February 2019. Previously he was the President of the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, the national railway company of Kazakhstan. He also serves as the President of the Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation, a position he assumed in 2008.
Askar Mamin in 2011
|10th Prime Minister of Kazakhstan|
|Assumed office |
21 February 2019
Acting: 21 February 2019 – 25 February 2019
|Preceded by||Bakhytzhan Sagintayev|
|Chairman of Kazakhstan Engineering|
|Assumed office |
17 July 2017
|Preceded by||Yerlan Idrissov|
|President of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy|
17 April 2008 – 9 September 2016
|Preceded by||Zhaksybek Kulekeyev|
|Succeeded by||Kanat Alpysbayev|
|Mayor of Astana|
21 September 2006 – 4 April 2008
|Preceded by||Umirzak Shukeyev|
|Succeeded by||Imangali Tasmagambetov|
|Minister of Transport and Communications|
25 August 2005 – 21 September 2006
|Preceded by||Kazhmurat Nagmanov|
|Succeeded by||Serik Akhmetov|
|Born||23 October 1965|
Tselinograd, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union (now Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan)
|Political party||Nur Otan|
|Alma mater||Tselinograd Civil Engineering Institute|
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics
Early life and careerEdit
Mamin graduated from Tselinograd Civil Engineering Institute, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics with civil engineering and economics specialties. He began his career as an erector of "Tselintyazhstroy" trust. He served as Deputy Director General of Innovative Enterprises Union of Kazakhstan. From 1996 to 2008, he served as the First Deputy Mayor of the City of Astana, Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, First Vice-Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Askar Mamin is married to Altynai Mamina. The couple have a son and daughter: Daniyar (b. 1986) and Dinara (b. 1991).
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- "Askar Mamin - Biography". CaspianForum.org. Archived from the original on December 10, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2014.
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