Erlan Turgymbaev

Erlan Zamanbekuly Turgymbaev Kazakh: Ерлан Заманбекұлы Тұрғымбаев; born 14 August 1962) is a Kazakh politician who's serving as a Minister of Internal Affairs since 12 February 2019.

Erlan Turgymbaev
Ерлан Тұрғымбаев
Minister of Internal Affairs
Assumed office
12 February 2019
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Prime MinisterBakhytzhan Sagintayev
Askar Mamin
Preceded byKalmukhanbet Kassymov
Personal details
Born (1962-08-14) 14 August 1962 (age 58)
Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityKazakh
Political partyNur Otan
Spouse(s)Rima Jansaraeva
Children2
Alma materAl-Farabi Kazakh National University

BiographyEdit

Early life and educationEdit

Turgymbaev was born in the city Alma-Ata (now Almaty). In 1984 he graduated from the Law Faculty of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University specializing in law and in 2003 from the Faculty of Economics.

CareerEdit

After graduating, Turgymbaev served as a detective in the criminal investigation of the Department of Internal Affairs of the Saransk City Executive Committee in the Karaganda Region.[1] From 1986 to 2001, he held various leadership positions in the investigative and operational units of the Alatau and Kalinin district Internal Affairs departments, as well as the Police Department of Almaty.[2]

In 2001, Turgymbaev became the Managing Director of NAC Kazatomprom CJSC and from 2002, he was the head of the 9th Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. That same year, he was appointed as the head of the Criminal Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs until April 2003, when Turgymbaev became the head of the Internal Affairs Directorate of the North Kazakhstan Region. From March 2006, Turgymbaev served as chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and in August 2006, he was appointed as the head of the Department of Internal Affairs of Almaty.[3]

In December 2012, Turgymbaev was appointed as a Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan.[4] He served that position until he became the Minister on 12 February 2019 after his predecessor Kalmukhanbet Kassymov was appointed as a secretary of the Security Council.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Адилбеков, Данияр (2019-02-12). "Спецоперации в Алматы и диссертация о превышении власти. Чем ещё известен новый глава МВД Тургумбаев?". informburo.kz (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  2. ^ tengrinews.kz (2019-02-12). "От опера до министра: что известно о новом главе МВД Тургумбаеве". Главные новости Казахстана - Tengrinews.kz (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  3. ^ Панченко, Екатерина. "В департаменте внутренних дел Алматы кадровые перестановки | Номад | 02.08.2006". nomad.su (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  4. ^ INFORM.KZ (2012-12-29). "Новые кадровые назначения в Казахстане". www.inform.kz (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  5. ^ INFORM.KZ (2019-02-12). "Ерлан Тұрғымбаев ҚР Ішкі істер министрі болып тағайындалды". www.inform.kz (in Kazakh). Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  6. ^ Yergaliyeva, Aidana (2019-02-14). "Kazakh President decrees reshuffles in government and administration". The Astana Times. Retrieved 2020-09-12.