Chair of the Mazhilis

The Chair of the Mazhilis (Kazakh: Мәжілісінің Төрағасы) heads the one of the Parliament chambers and is responsible for opening sessions, preside over regular and extraordinary joint meetings.[1] The post was created on 30 January 1996 at the first session opening after the 1995 Kazakhstani constitutional referendum which was held in 30 August 1995 where majority of Kazakh voters approved of the new constitution which created the a bicameral parliament that included the lower-house Mazhilis.[2]

Chair of the Mazhilis
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Incumbent
Nurlan Nigmatulin

since 22 June 2016
AppointerMazhilis
Term lengthNone
Inaugural holderMarat Ospanov
Formation30 January 1996
Websiteparlam.kz

List of ChairsEdit

Portrait Name Took office Left office Political Party
1   Marat Ospanov

(1949–2000)

30 January 1996 1 December 1999 Independent
Otan
2   Zharmakhan Tuyakbay

(1947–)

1 December 1999 3 November 2004 Otan
3   Oral Muhamedjanov

(1948–2013)

3 November 2004 20 June 2007 Otan
Nur Otan
4   Aslan Musin

(1954–)

2 September 2007 13 October 2008 Nur Otan
5   Oral Muhamedjanov

(1948–2013)

13 October 2008 16 November 2011 Nur Otan
6   Nurlan Nigmatulin

(1962–)

20 January 2012 3 April 2014 Nur Otan
7   Kabibulla Dzhakupov

(1949–)

3 April 2014 20 January 2016 Nur Otan
8   Baktykozha Izmukhambetov

(1948–)

25 March 2016 22 June 2016 Nur Otan
9   Nurlan Nigmatulin

(1962–)

22 June 2016 Incumbent Nur Otan

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN". akorda.kz. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  2. ^ "History of Mazhilis". parlam.kz. Retrieved 2020-10-21.