Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population (Kazakhstan)

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population (Kazakh: Еңбек және халықты әлеуметтік қорғау министрлігі) is a department within the Government of Kazakhstan, which provides leadership and intersectoral coordination in the field of labor, labor safety and labor protection, employment, pension and social security, compulsory social insurance, population migration, social support for needy categories of citizens and families with children, as well as on the appointment and payment of state social benefits for disability, in case of loss of breadwinner and age, special state benefits, state special general allowance for people working in underground and opencast mining, for work with especially harmful and especially difficult working conditions, lump-sum monetary compensation to citizens who suffered as a result of nuclear tests at the Semipalatinsk Test Site and political repressions.[1]

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population
Еңбек және халықты әлеуметтік қорғау министрлігі
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Agency overview
FormedNovember 1996
JurisdictionGovernment of Kazakhstan
HeadquartersNur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Agency executive


The Ministry was created in November 1996 by combining the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Social Protection.

The Ministry was abolished in accordance with the Decree 875 by President of Kazakhstan on 6 August 2014 where the functions and powers of the Ministry were transferred to the established Ministry of Health and Social Development.

By the decree of the President of Kazakhstan on 25 January 2017, the Ministry of Health and Social Development was reorganized by separation into the Ministry of Healthcare and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection which was reestablished.[2]

List of ministersEdit

Minister Term of Office Cabinet
  Natalya Korzhova 11 November 1996 12 October 1999 Kazhegeldin
  Nikolai Radostovets 12 October 1999 7 August 2000 Tokayev
  Alikhan Baimenov 7 August 2000 22 November 2001 Tokayev
  Gulzhan Karagusova 22 November 2001 12 July 2007 Tokayev
Massimov I
  Berdibek Saparbayev 27 August 2007 4 March 2009 Massimov I
  Gulshara Abdykhalikova 4 March 2009 26 September 2012 Massimov I
  Serik Abdenov 26 September 2012 10 June 2013 Akhmetov
  Tamara Duisenova 27 June 2013 6 August 2014 Akhmetov
Massimov II
  Tamara Duisenova 25 January 2017 9 February 2018 Sagintayev
  Madina Abilqasymova 9 February 2018 21 February 2019 Sagintayev
  Berdibek Saparbayev 25 February 2019 20 August 2019 Mamin
  Birjan Nurymbetov 20 August 2019 Present Mamin


  1. ^ "About the Ministry". Retrieved 2020-05-01.
  2. ^ (2017-01-25). "Назарбаев реорганизовал несколько министерств". Главные новости Казахстана - (in Russian). Retrieved 2020-05-01.