Prime Minister of Kazakhstan introduced the new head of the region to the members of South Kazakhstan region. At an extraordinary session of the regional maslikhat in Shymkent, B.Sagintayev read out a letter from President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the proposal candidature of Ambassador to Turkey Zhanseit Tuimebayev for the post of the regional mayor.
Maslikhat deputies unanimously supported his candidacy. Speaking to themembers of the region, B.Sagintayev thanked former mayor B. Atamkulov for executed work.
Zhanseit Tuimebayev Kanseitovich (born on 8 July,1958) - statesman of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the diplomat, Kazakh Ambassador to Turkey and Albania in combination, the first chairman of the Interstate Humanitarian Cooperation Fund - CIS member states.
He was engaged in research and teaching activities. He worked as an assistant, senior lecturer, associate professor of Kazakh State University. He has Doctor of Philology degree.
Since 1993, he held the post as the Ministry of Foreign Affair of Kazakhstan. He was the first secretary and head of the department. Then, he worked at the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Turkish Republic. He was appointed as the head of the Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Istanbul.
Since 1999 - Chief of Protocol of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Since 2004 - Advisor to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Chief of Protocol of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
On February 1, 2006 - the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation.
From 19 January, 2007 - Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.
From October 7, 2010, he was appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Turkey.
From March 3, 2011, he was appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Albania in combination.