AMANAT Party proposes candidacy of Olzhas Bektenov for post of PM

Bektenov
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AMANAT Party nominated a candidacy of Olzhas Bektenov for the post of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Kazinform News Agency learnt from the Akorda press service.

Majilis Speaker, AMANAT Party chairman Yerlan Koshanov proposed to the Head of State the candidacy of Olzhas Bektenov for the post of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

Under the existing laws, the Head of State will debate the proposed candidacy with the heads of the factions of the parties represented at the Majilis.

Born in 1980 in Almaty he is a graduate of the Kazakh State Law Academy.

He started his career in 2002 at the justice department in Almaty.

In 2006-2009 he served at the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan.

In 2012-2014 he acted as the head of the department at the head office of the Agency on Fighting Economic and Corruption Crimes (Financial Police).

In 2015-2016 Bektenov headed the Astana mayor’s office, and secretariat of the head of the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan.

In 2016 he was designated as the head of the department of the national anti-corruption bureau (anti-corruption service) of Astana city.

On April 3, 2023, the Head of State decreed to appoint him as the head of the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan.

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