|2nd President of Kazakhstan|
|Assumed office |
20 March 2019
|Prime Minister||Askar Mamin|
|Preceded by||Nursultan Nazarbayev|
|Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan|
16 October 2013 – 19 March 2019
|Preceded by||Kairat Mami|
|Succeeded by||Dariga Nazarbayeva|
11 January 2007 – 15 April 2011
|Preceded by||Nurtai Abykayev|
|Succeeded by||Kairat Mami|
|Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva|
12 March 2011 – 16 October 2013
|Preceded by||Sergei Ordzhonikidze|
|Succeeded by||Michael Møller|
|4th Prime Minister of Kazakhstan|
1 October 1999 – 28 January 2002
|Preceded by||Nurlan Balgimbayev|
|Succeeded by||Imangali Tasmagambetov|
|Born||17 May 1953|
Almaty, Kazakh SSR, USSR
|Political party||Nur Otan|
|Residence||Ak Orda Presidential Palace|
|Alma mater||Moscow State Institute of International Relations|
Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich Tokayev (born 17 May 1953) is a Kazakh politician and diplomat. He became the President of Kazakhstan on 20 March 2019, after Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned on 19 March 2019.
Tokayev was Prime Minister of Kazakhstan from 1 October 1999 to 28 January 2002 and as Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva from 12 March 2011 to 16 October 2013.
References[change | change source]
- "Токаев принёс присягу и вступил в должность президента Казахстана". RT на русском (in Russian). Retrieved 2019-03-20.
- "Kazakh President Nazarbaev Abruptly Announces Resignation". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2019-03-19.