Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Agriculture

Askar Myrzakhmetov

He was born on October 1, 1962 in Shymkent;

In 1984 he graduated from Almaty Veterinary Institute, "zoo engineer";

Work Experience: Junior Researcher of Kazakh Research Institute of carakul breeding (1984-1985); senior researcher at the Kazakhstan Livestock Research Institute (1988-1991);

Vice-president of the Republican Stock Exchange "Kazakhstan", Chairman of the Board of the Association of Central Asia and Kazakhstan stock exchanges, the president of JSC "Electronic supermarket" (1991-1995); Director General of Investment company «Tasmo» (1995-1996); General Director of "Agro-leasing" (1996-1999);

Freelance Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1997-1999);

Chairman of the Board of the Forum of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan (from March to August 1999);

Vice-Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1999-2002);

First Vice-Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2002-2005);

The Acting Chairman of the Committee for Forestry and Hunting of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2003-2004);

Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2005-2006);

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Uzbekistan (2006-2007);

Chairman of the Board of JSC "National Company" Socio-Entrepreneurial Corporation "South" (2007-2009);

Mayor of South Kazakhstan region (2009-2015);

First Deputy Chairman of the "Nur Otan" party (from August 2015)

On 14 June by the decree of the Head of State he was appointed as Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan