President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan

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While previously having atheistic views in the Soviet era, Nazarbayev has exerted effort to highlight his Muslim heritage by traveling on a hajj and supporting mosque renovations and at the same time attempting to combat Islamic terrorism in Kazakhstan.
Nazarbayev was elected President of Kazakhstan by the Supreme Soviet on 24 April.
Nazarbayev was sworn in for another seven-year term on 11 January 2006.
In a recent announcement of a railway link, Nazarbayev expressed religious solidarity with Iran, as he was quoted as saying, "Today I will pay a visit to Turkmenistan where we will agree on the construction of a railway through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to Iran with access to the Persian Gulf.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has delivered relative prosperity to his Central Asian nation since he was elected president of independent Kazakhstan in 1991.
President Nazarbayev was born in the Almaty region, the son of a shepherd.
KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Metropolitan Mefodi of Astana and Almaty, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Head of the State.
KAZINFORM /Dauren Zhailin/ Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has visited Information Technologies Park Alatau IT City and exhibition Science and innovations in Almaty; Kazinform.
KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev has wished Orthodox Christians Merry Christmas, Kazinform refers to the Presidential press service.
KAZINFORM /Aigul Tulekbayeva/ Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has visited Gulder care home of the Astana Boarding School; Kazinform reports.
KAZINFORM /Kalamkas Abuova/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has visited building of Khabar Agency JSC today, Kazinform reports.
What really counts is that President Nursultan Nazarbayev is gradually losing the role of arbiter in the relations among the elite.
prosperity to his country from 1991, when he was elected president.
Nazarbayev has lobbied actively for the OSCE chairmanship.
wealth held by him, his relatives and his close associates.
term as president of the republic.
Nazarbayev is taking a totalitarian turn.
world since the country's independence.
moves is seen as a threat by Russia.
is among the richest men in the world, Nazarbayev is cultured.
But the Economist Intelligence Unit saw Kazakhstan's democratic makeover as merely underlining that Nazarbayev has no intention of stepping down, sharing power or allowing others to gain a position from where they could challenge his authority.
The minister reported the President on the major results of the ministry’s activities in 2008 and its plans this year.
The issues on regional security, fighting terrorism, situation in Iraq and Afghanistan were discussed during the meeting.
The issues on the party’s participation in political and economic activity of the country were discussed at the meeting.
The Minister reported the President on the work carried out by the ministry last year and informed on the execution of the instructions given by the President to the law-enforcement bodies at the session of the Security Council that took place last November.
During the meeting the Metropolitan on behalf of all believers thanked the head of state for his attention to the Russian Orthodox Church and warm congratulations on Christmas holiday.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has ruled the Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991.
leader who has managed to maintain his leadership despite the immense political and economic turmoil of the intervening years, Nazarbayev is alternately described in the Western media as either a despot or a politically astute leader whose policies have helped his nationthe ninth largest in the worldprosper and remain at peace.
Though Nazarbayev has engaged in some questionable maneuvers to ensure his grip on the presidency, he appears to be a well-liked leader among Kazakhs, and his country is poised to become one of the worlds leading oil exporters by the year 2015.
Nazarbayev joined the Communist Party in the early 1960s, while studying toward a degree in metallurgy.
After a stint as secretary of the KCP Central Committee from 1979 to 1984, Nazarbayev was appointed chair of the Kazakh Council of Ministers.
Despite his authoritarian ways, Nazarbayev is tolerated and even respected by many citizens, according to Western journalists, who also report that there are visible signs of the countrys newfound prosperity, especially in the main urban centers.
Dariga Nazarbayev was widely quoted in the Western media for speaking out against the official reaction to British-born comic Sacha Baron Cohen around the same time of the 2005 election.
Dariga Nazarbayev is considered one of the two possible successors to her father, the other being her cousin, Kairat Satybaldy, an executive with the state-run oil company, KazMunaiGaz.
1 pages Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev was born on July 6, 1940 in the village of Chemolgan.
Nazarbayev received his doctorate degree in 1992 from the Russian Academy of Management.
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has been accused of overseeing one of the most nepotistic, ruthless and corrupt regimes in central Asia.
Mr Nazarbayev has been received at the White House and in Downing Street.
Witnesses and participants on the other hand maintain that Nazarbayev was either among the hard-liners who insisted the crisis resolution by sheer strength of arms or that was himself the organizer of the uprising with which he hoped to topple Dinmuhammed Kunayev, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.
The preliminary results announced on Monday by the Central Election Commission showed that Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has won with 91 percent of the vote in yesterday's election.
Nazarbayev has been running the Central Asian nation since 1989, campaigned to fight corruption, increase social spending and boost incomes in the 57-percent Muslim country where Chevron Corp.
Nazarbayev has been accused in federal court documents in New York of receiving millions of dollars in bribes from an intermediary representing American oil companies seeking rights to Kazakhstan's oil fields, in a case against an American businessman under the corrupt practices act.
Nazarbayev is also a shrewd politician.
Although Nazarbayev supported the US.
Nazarbayev has made some indications in recent months he does not intend to hand over the reins of power to one of his family members, including Dariga, his eldest daughter.
Incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev has pledged to uphold his promises to devote his third seven-year presidential term to overseeing political reforms, after enjoying another overwhelming victory.
Asian strongman securing a third seven-year term in office.
recently giving the green light to China National Petroleum Corp.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is elevated to a top leadership position in the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.
Thugs ransancked a potential contenders office, taking records of the required signatures to run for the office of president, and Nursultan Nazarbayev was able to run unopposed, receiving 95-99 percent of the vote on December 1.
Nazarbayev is a thinly disguised dictator who stages elections he has no chance of losing.
Nazarbayev was initially one of the more democratic of the Central Asian rulers, but since 1995 he has steadily expanded his powers.
Nazarbayev has been jailing political opponents on libel charges and last week kicked his leading opponent, former Prime Minister Akezhan Kazhegeldin, off the ballot on a technicality.
Nazarbayev has also been shutting down the countrys few independent newspapers.
Nazarbayev is not your poster boy for democracy and freedom.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is the current Preses o Kazakhstan.
Russia, China and the rest of Eurasia.
investment to capitalize on its wealth of black gold.
Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev was born on July 6, 1940 in the village.
Nazarbayev received his doctorate degree in.
Nazarbayev has held numerous positions including.
country the size of Western Europe, Nazarbayev was elected president with 99% of the.
1991, with himself the only candidate, Nazarbayev is the unchallenged ruler of a country.
Kazakh officials since the Communist era, Nazarbayev has managed to keep the country stable.
father's opponents "could relax" for the next decade.
WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (UPI) -- In what Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called "the greatest tragedy of the 20th century,” the Soviet Union peaceably imploded in 1991.
Nursultan Nazarbayev said the election had been fair and showed that Kazakhstan people wanted evolution, not revolution.
Born in 1940, Nursultan Nazarbayev came to power in 1989 as first secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan and was elected president the following year.
Nursultan Nazarbayev has concentrated extensive powers in his own hands and is accused by the opposition of suppressing dissent.
Although Nursultan Nazarbayev says he advocates democracy as a long-term goal, he also warns that stability could be at risk if change is too swift.
A Kazakhstan referendum in 1995 extended his term of office and in 1999 Nursultan Nazarbayev was again elected president in elections from which his main rival was barred from standing on a technicality.
Nursultan Nazarbayev's party, Otan, retained a comfortable majority in the lower house of Kazakhstan parliament in elections in 2004 and a large number of seats went to other parties regarded as loyal to the president, giving him tight control.
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Prospects of developing Kazakhstani-Japanese cooperation were discussed at the meeting.
Kazakhstan ponders joining Afghan frayDec 10 - Seeded by steve1151Source: Asia Times - President Nursultan Nazarbayev is mulling the deployment of Kazakhstani peacekeepers to Afghanistan - the first Central Asian soldiers to be sent there since the Soviet- Afghan war of the 1980s.
Nursultan Nazarbayev had been supported by 98.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is married to Sara Alpysovna.
ties between Austria and Kazakhstan.
for continued efforts towards uniting the CIS peoples.
relations between the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
between the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
development of relations between Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia.
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talent in leading” his state and as a gratitude for warm reception in Astana.
Year by the Rukhaniyat International Foundation for Spiritual Renascence.
Forum for his contribution into the progress development.
Understanding of the India-based Unity International Foundation.
of Honorary Citizen of Bukharest Municipality and symbolic keys to the city.
75th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey.
World Writers and Artists Foundation.
Prize for his contribution into development of the dialog of civilizations.
Technology and the Prize Gold Atlant.
State University and a respective badge.
Sciences of the Russian Federation.
Internationally, Nazarbayev has continued to be a strong advocate for closer economic and political integration in the CIS.
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Q & A with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev27/03/2007By Abdel Moniem MostafaCairo, Asharq Al-Awsat- Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has affirmed that his country opposes any military strike against Iran.
Nazarbayev expressed great annoyance at the slow pace of restoring peace to Iraq.
Nazarbayev has been toasted by prominent Americans and nuclear non-proliferation experts for allowing nuclear weapons in his country to be safely removed.