Mukhtar Tleuberdi

Mukhtar Tileuberdi (Kazakh: Мұхтар Бескенұлы Тілеуберді, Muhtar Beskenūly Tıleuberdı; born June 30, 1968) is a Kazakh statesman who was appointed the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 18 September 2019.[1]

Mukhtar Tileuberdi
Mukhtar Tileuberdi (2020-02-02).jpg
Tileuberdi in 2020
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
18 September 2019
PresidentKassym-Jomart Tokayev
Prime MinisterAskar Mamin
Preceded byBeibut Atamkulov
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Malaysia
In office
5 August 2004 – 9 July 2009
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Preceded byIkram Adyrbekov
Succeeded byBeibut Atamkulov
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Indonesia
In office
10 March 2005 – 9 July 2009
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Brunei
In office
10 March 2005 – 9 July 2009
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Philippines
In office
10 March 2005 – 9 July 2009
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Switzerland
In office
9 July 2009 – 4 March 2016
PresidentNursultan Nazarbayev
Preceded byAmanzhol Zhankuliev
Personal details
Born
Mukhtar Beskenuly Tileuberdi

(1968-06-30) 30 June 1968 (age 52)
Aksu village, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityKazakh

Early life and educationEdit

Mukhtar Tileuberdi was born June 30, 1968, in the village of Aksu, Chimkent region.[2] He graduated from Kirov Kazakh State University (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University) majoring in philosophy.[3] After graduating from the university, he started working at the departments of History of Philosophy and Chinese Philology of the Al-Farabi Kazakh State University.[4]

CareerEdit

Tileuberdi was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs on 18 September 2019.[5] Prior to that, he had served as First Vice Minister of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan from 2016 to 2019.

Tileuberdi has an extensive diplomatic career. He served as Kazakhstan Ambassador to Malaysia[6] with concurrent accreditation to Indonesia, Brunei, and the Philippines.[7] He also served as Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Switzerland and with concurrent accreditation to Liechtenstein and the Vatican.[8] Additionally, he served as the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.[9]

During his tenure as Foreign Minister, Mukhtar Tileuberdi pays great attention to supporting foreign investors interested in the Kazakh market and Kazakh businesses abroad. In one of his op-eds Tileuberdi emphasized that the Foreign Ministry was at the forefront of economic diplomacy aimed at promoting Kazakhstan as an investment destination.[10]

Tileuberdi is active in the advocacy of interethnic and interfaith tolerance.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tileuberdi". government.kz.
  2. ^ Досье: Тлеуберди Мухтар Бескенулы
  3. ^ Мухтар Тлеуберди возглавил МИД РК
  4. ^ "Mukhtar Tleuberdi appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan". kazconsulny.org.
  5. ^ Касым-Жомарт Токаев произвел ряд кадровых изменений
  6. ^ О назначении Тлеуберди М.Б. Чрезвычайным и Полномочным Послом Республики Казахстан в Малайзии
  7. ^ Тлеуберди Мухтар Бескенулы
  8. ^ Указами Главы государства назначены
  9. ^ "Minister of Foreign Affairs". government.kz.
  10. ^ "Kazakhstan's economic diplomacy: on solid footing and with clear goals in mind". The Astana Times. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Kazakh FM Stresses Kazakhstan's Commitment To Establishing Interfaith Dialogue". The Astana Times.