Deputy Prime Minister

Yeraly Tugzhanov

 

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan

He was born May 13, 1963, in the West Kazakhstan region. In 1988, he graduated from Karaganda State University, in 1994 — Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan with a degree in law.

He began his career in 1980 as a worker in the Octyabrsky Forestry of the Ural Region.

1988-2001, he was a lecturer of the Karaganda State University, director of the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, faculty dean, director of the branch of the Kazakh State Law University.

From 2001 to 2006, he was deputy akim of the Karaganda region.

In 2006-2008, he was chair of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 2008-2017, he was deputy chair of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan, Head of the Secretariat of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan of the Administration of the President, Head of the Section of the Department of Internal Policy of the Administration of the President.

From 2017 to 2019, he was akim of the Mangystau region.

From 2019 to 2020, he served as chair of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

On Feb. 11, 2020, by the Decree of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, he was appointed deputy prime minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. On Jan. 18, 2021, by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he was reappointed to this position.

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