Career diplomat to lead International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea Executive Committee

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President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev decreed to appoint Askhat Orazbai as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, Kazinform News Agency cites the Akorda press service.

Earlier the Head of State signed a decree relieving Orazbai of the post of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Orazbai wasborn in 1960 in Kyrgyzstan. He is a graduate of the Tashkent State University.

He started working at the Kazakh Embassy in Iran in 1994 as the first secretary. Afterwards he held several posts at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He also served as Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Turkmenistan, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

He was appointed to his recent position five years ago in January 2019.

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