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|07ASTANA2327||2007-08-27 10:01||2011-08-30 01:44||UNCLASSIFIED||Embassy Astana|
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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 04 ASTANA 002327 SIPDIS SIPDIS E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PGOV OSCE KZ SUBJECT: KAZAKHSTAN: NUR OTAN CHOOSES NEW MAZHILIS MEMBERS REF: Astana 2318 ASTANA 00002327 001.4 OF 004 ¶1. Summary: On August 24, Nur Otan selected 98 candidates from its party list to fill the Mazhilis seats it won in the August 18 elections. Deputy Prime Minister Aslan Musin and Minister of Labor and Social Protection Gulzhana Karagusova will vacate their posts to become deputies. On August 27, the Central Election Commission unanimously registered Nur Otan's choices, in addition to the nine candidates recently chosen by the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan. End summary. ---------------------------------- NUR OTAN SELECTS MAZHILIS DEPUTIES ---------------------------------- ¶2. On August 23, the Central Election Commission released official election results confirming that Nur Otan won all 98 seats available in the August 18 Mazhilis election. (Reftel) On August 24, the party held a meeting of its political council to select 98 deputies from the 125 candidates on its official party list. Party leader President Nazarbayev chaired the meeting. According to Nazarbayev, the new members of the Mazhilis were selected to represent a cross-section of lawyers, economists, engineers and businessmen. The list includes 38 former members of the Mazhilis and several former local and national government officials. To address the issue of gender equality, the party doubled the number of female members of the Mazhilis, for a total of 15. ¶3. Only 2 members of the present cabinet (Musin and Karagusova) were chosen from the list, and they must vacate their cabinet positions to become deputies. Minister of Culture and Information Yermukhamet Yertysbayev, Minister of Justice Zagira Baliyeva, former state secretary Oralbai Abdykarimov, and several oblast akims who appeared SIPDIS on the party list were not chosen. ---------------------------------- THE NEW MAZHILIS: LIST OF DEPUTIES ---------------------------------- ¶4. On August 27, the Central Election Commission registered the 98 candidates from the Nur Otan list as well as the nine candidates chosen by the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan. The new Mazhilis will be composed of the following candidates selected from the Nur Otan list: Abenov, Murat, chief of staff, Kzyl-Orda regional governor's office Aimbetov, Seisultan, state inspector, Presidential Administration Aisina, Maira, deputy chief of staff, Nur Otan party Alimzhanov, Beken, member of Mazhilis Alzakov, Yerzat, Interllectual Property Committee, Ministry of Justice Apsaliamov, Yerbolat, Chairman. Board of Directors, Semei Cement company Asanov, Turarbek, member of Mazhilis Asanov, Zhakip, President, Ordabasy corporation Baimagambetov, Bagila, member of Mazhilis Baimaganbetov, Serik, head, section of law enforcement and judicial system, Presidential Administration Beisenbayev, Ascar, member of Mazhilis Bekenov, Ascar, akim, Zhyly-oiski district, Atyrau region Bektureyev, Ustemir, secretary, Makta-Aral district Maslikhat, Southern Kazakhstan Bekzhanov, Berik, administrator of courts, Southern Kazakhstan region Berdongarov, Tanirbergen, member of Mazhilis Bisenov, Kylyshbai, rector, Kzyl-Orda State University Bizhanov, Kerimzhan, president Mal Onimderi corporation Bobrov, Vladimir, member of Mazhilis Burkhanov, Kamal, Director, Institute of History and Ethnology, Ministry of Education ASTANA 00002327 002.4 OF 004 Bychkova, Svetlana, member, Constitutional Council Chrikalin, Ivan, member of Mazhilis Diachenko, Sergei, member of Mazhilis Dmitrienko, Peter, Director, Northern Kazakhstan regional Department of Natural Resources Doskaliyev, Zhaksylyk, Rector, Kazakh State Medical Academy Doskalov, Valery, member of Mazhilis Duisebayev, Zheksenbai, governor, Tselinograd district, Akmolinskaya region Ferkho, Svetlana, deputy mayor, Ust-Kamenogorsk city Gellert, Natalya, head, section of control, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Iakovleva, Tatiana, Director, department of economy and budgetary planning, Astana city Ibragimov, Satybaldy, member of Mazhilis Isakulov, Yerzhan, former Chief, Atyrau Department, KNB Isimbayeva, Gulmira, Director, Department of Education, Almaty Itegulov, Maral, member of Mazhilis Jakupov, Kabibulla, deputy chief, Prime Minister's chancery Jazzin, Amanzhol, secretary, Akmolinski regional Maslikaht Kadambayev, Toktarbay, head, office of financial control, Kostanai region Kalizhanov, Ualikahn, member of Mazhilis Karagusova, Gulzhana, Minister of Labor and Social Protection Kiyansky, Victor, deputy Director, Western Kazakhstan office of the National Center of Expert Analyses and Certification Klebanova, Daria, member of Mazhilis Konakbayev, Serik, member of Mazhilis Konarbai, Bolat, Chairman, Atyrau regional office, Nur Otan Konurbayev, Valikhan, Director, Consular Department, MFA Kosmambetov, Tulebek, member of Mazhilis Kotovich, Valery, member of Mazhilis Kusainov, Daulbai, governor, Nurinski district, Karaganda region Madinov, Romin, member of Mazhilis Medeuov, Usengeldy, state inspector, Presidential Administration Milutin, Alexander, member of Mazhilis Momyshev, Amangeldy, deputy Chairman, Zhambyl regional office, Nur Otan Mukashev, Rakhmet, Chairman, Presidential representatives in the Parliament Mukashev, Serikzhan, advisor to first deputy Chairman, Nur Otan Mukhamedzhanov, Ural, speaker of Mazhilis Musin, Aslan, deputy Prime Minister Myrzakhmetov, Shalatai, secretary, Southern Kazakhstan regional Maslikhat Nekhoroshev, Vladimir, member of Mazhilis Nigmatullin, Yerlan, member of Mazhilis Nuketayeva, Dinar, member of Mazhilis ASTANA 00002327 003.4 OF 004 Omarov, Yermukhamet, member of Mazhilis Orazalinov, Ilubai, mayor, Aksu city, Pavlodar region Ospanov, Serik, member of Mazhilis Pshembayev, Meiram, Chairman, Board of Directors, Kazakhselmash corporation Rakhmetov, Yerzhan, member of Mazhilis Ramazanov, Yerkin, member of Mazhilis Rogalev, Victor, staff member, Mazhilis Rustemov, Nurbah, member of Mazhilis Sabilianov, Nurtai, member of Mazhilis Sagadiyev, Kenshegali, member of Mazhilis Samakova, Aitkul, advisor to the President, Chairperson, National Commission of Issues of Family and Gender Sarpekov, Ramazan, former chief of staff, Prosecutor Generals' office Sarsenov, Nurdaulet, member of Mazhilis Seitmagambetova, Gulnar, deputy governor, Mangistau region Shahekin, Rauan, member of Mazhilis Smail, Aldan, Director, Astana office, Union of Writers Smailov, Bauyrzhan, Director General, Kalkaman corporation Soloviova, Aigul, President, Civic Alliance Suleimenov Zharasbai, Director, Soltustik Kazakhstan newspaper Syzdykov, Tito, member of Mazhilis Syzdykova, Bakhyt, Chairperson, Committee on Child Rights, Ministry of Education Taizhanov, Yerkanat, Director General, Azbuka Zhilia company Tarasenko, Yelena, member of Mazhilis Temribulatov, Serik, Central Regional Transport prosecutor Tinikeyev, Mukhtar, member of Mazhilis Tleuberdin Altai, member, Board of Directors, CPC Tleukhan, Bekbolat, member of Mazhilis Tokpakbayev, Sat, Chairman, Board of Directors, Eurasia Air International Turetsky, Nikolai, Director, Kazakhstan Association of Criminology Tursunov, Azamat, governor, Karasu district, Kostanai region Tursunov, Saginbek, Chairman, Human Rights Commission Uali, Kurmangali, governor, Kordai district, Zhambyl region Utegenov, Amangos, member of Mazhilis Utemisov, Shavkat, deputy governor, Western Kazakhstan region Yeleubayev, Uzakkali, member of Mazhilis Yesilov, Sansyzbai, deputy mayor, Astana city Yeszhanov, Sauyrbai, member of Mazhilis Zhamalov, Amanzhan, member of Mazhilis Zharaspayev, Aliyar, advisor to Chairman, Kazakh-mys corporation Zhumagulov, Bakhytzhan, first deputy Chairman, Nur Otan. ¶4. The following candidates were chosen by the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan: Akhmadiyev, Murat, Director, Uigur Theater, Almaty ASTANA 00002327 004.4 OF 004 Hachiyeva, Ludmila, President, Social Consortium of Assembly of People of Kazakhstan Halmuradov, Rosakul, President, Southern Kazakhstan Association of Uzbek organizations Kapel, Yegor, governor, Yereimentau district, Akmolinskaya region Pitalenko, Leonid, Chairman, Belorussian Cultural Center Polischuk, Raisa, deputy Chair, Lad Center, Northern Kazakhstan Sadvakasov, Kairat, deputy chief, Secretariat, Assembly of People of Kazakhstan Tsoi, Victor, Head, Ak Auyl corporation SIPDIS Vishnichenko, Valery, Chairman, Small Assembly of Peoples, Kostanai. ORDWAY