19 Aug 2021, 09:45
By the decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Umarov was appointed Vice Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. This was reported by the press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Askar Umarov was born in 1976 in Almaty. He graduated from Turan University.
In 1997-1998, he was the leading specialist for socio-economic sector of the Republican Scientific Center for Cultural Problems.
In 1998-1999, he was a marketing specialist in the Small Business of Kazakhstan magazine.
In 2001-2005, he was a correspondent of LLP RG News of the Week.
In 2005-2006, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Almaty Bureau of the Directorate of Information and Analytical Programs of the branch of JSC RTRK Kazakhstan - RTC Astana.
Over the years, he held executive positions in private organizations.
In 2008-2010, he was Director, Deputy General Director of Nur-Media LLP.
In 2011-2013, he was Vice-President of the NJSC Turkic Academy.
In 2014, he was Managing Director of JS NC Astana EXPO-2017.
In 2016-2017, he was a president of a public foundation.
In 2017-2020, he was General Director of MIA Kazinform LLP.
From January 2020, he has been chair of the Board of IA Kazinform JSC.