Imangali Tasmagambetov

Imangali Nurgaliuly Tasmagambetov (Kazakh: Imаnǵаlı Nurǵаlıuly Таsmаǵаmbеtоv; born 9 December 1956) is a Kazakh politician and diplomat who most recently served as the current Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation from February 2017 to December 2019.[1] He served as Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan from September 2016 to February 2017.[1] He served as Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan from October 2014 to September 2016.[2] He was the mayor of Astana from April 2008 to October 2014. From December 2004 to April 2008 he was the mayor of Almaty. Before that, from 28 January 2002 to 11 June 2003, he was the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.[3]

Imangali Tasmagambetov
Imаnǵаlı Nurǵаlıuly Таsmаǵаmbеtоv
Тасмагамбетов Имангали Нургалиевич (cropped).jpg
State Secretary of Kazakhstan
In office
13 June 2003 – 9 March 2004
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Preceded byKassym-Jomart Tokayev
Succeeded byOralbay Abdykarimov
Head of the Presidential Administration
In office
10 March 2004 – 7 December 2004
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Preceded byNurtai Abykayev
Succeeded byAdilbek Zhaksybekov
5th Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
In office
28 January 2002 – 11 June 2003
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
First DeputyAleksandr Pavlov
Preceded byKassym-Jomart Tokayev
Succeeded byDaniyal Akhmetov
Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
In office
12 September 2016 – 3 February 2017
Prime MinisterBakhytzhan Sagintayev
Minister of Defense
In office
22 October 2014 – 12 September 2016
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Prime MinisterKarim Massimov
Bakhytzhan Sagintayev
Preceded bySerik Akhmetov
Succeeded bySaken Zhasuzakov
6th Mayor of Nur-Sultan
In office
4 April 2008 – 22 October 2014
Preceded byAskar Mamin
Succeeded byAdilbek Zhaksybekov
Mayor of Almaty
In office
9 December 2004 – 4 April 2008
Preceded byViktor Khrapunov
Succeeded byAkhmetzhan Yesimov
Personal details
Born (1956-12-09) 9 December 1956 (age 63)
Novobogat, Atyrau Province, Kazakh SSR, USSR
Alma materPushkin Pedagogical Institute, Oral, Kazakhstan
With Vladimir Putin in 2002.

Tasmaghambetov said that he resigned as prime minister after finding out about the falsification of a positive vote of confidence in his administration that was taken on 19 May 2003. His resignation resulted in the dismissal of all members of his cabinet, as required by the Constitution of Kazakhstan.[3]

Tasmagambetov with the other Defense Ministers of the SCO during a festival of Military Massed Bands in 2015.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev replaced Tasmaghambetov with Pavlodar Oblysy Governor Daniyal Akhmetov on 13 June 2003. Akhmetov pledged to[4] maintain many of Tasmaghambetov's policies.[3]





  1. ^ a b Imangali Tasmagambetov named Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Russia
  2. ^ "Kazakhstan's Defense Minister Fired After Six Months On Job". 2014-10-23. Retrieved 2015-08-14.
  3. ^ a b c New Kazakh Government Formed, Sets Out Priorities. RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  4. ^ "Закон Республики Казахстан от 12 декабря 1995 года № 2676 «О государственных наградах Республики Казахстан» (с изменениями и дополнениями по состоянию на 11.07.2017 г.) - Параграф-WWW мобильная версия". Retrieved 2017-08-10.
Political offices
Preceded by
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
Succeeded by
Daniyal Akhmetov