December 9. Today's Birthdays

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Today's Birthdays is the one-stop shop where you can learn about prominent Kazakhstani people who were born on the 9th of December.

Imangali Tasmagambetov (1956) – CSTO Secretary-General.

Born in Guryev (today’s Atyrau region) region, he graduated from the Pushkin Uralsk Pedagogical Institute.

Between 2044 and 2008 he worked as Mayor of Almaty city. From 2008 to 2014 he was Mayor of Astana city. In 2014 and 2016 he acted as Defense Minister of Kazakhstan. Between 2016 and 2017 he was Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. In 2017 he was appointed as Kazakh Ambassador to Russia. Until 2022 he served as the President of the Golf Federation of Kazakhstan.

Amangeldy Smailov (1962) – head of the department of labour inspection in Akmola region.

Born in Omsk region, Russia, he graduated from the Kuibyshev Siberia Automobile Road Institute.

Bolat Yerzhanov (1965) – head of Casting LLP.

Born in Pavlodar region, he is a graduate of the Omsk Civil Aviation Aircraft Technical School, St-Petersburg Academy of Civil Aviation.

Madiyar Omarov (1978) – deputy head of the police department of Abair region.

Born in Semipalatinsk region, he graduated from the Beissenov Karaganda Academy of the Interior Ministry of Kazakhstan.

Yeraly Ospanov (1982) – governor of Kazybek bi district in Karaganda.

Born in Karaganda, he graduated from the Bolashak Karaganda Institute of Actual Education, Kazpotrebsoyuz Karaganda Economical University.

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