Dariga Nazarbayeva appointed Vice PM11 september 2015, 17:14
Dariga Nazarbayev, President Nazarbayev’s daughter, has been appointed Vice PM of Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reports, citing the President’s official website.
“Dariga Nazarbayeva has been appointed Vice PM in line with a respective decree of the President”, the statement reads.
Dariga Nazarbayeva was born May 7, 1963 in Temirtau, Karaganda oblast. In 1980-1983 she studied at Moscow State University, pursuing a degree in history, and transferred to the Kazakh State University in 1983. In 1985-1987 she was an intern researcher at Moscow State University to be further enrolled for a postgraduate program at Moscow State University. She holds a PhD in political sciences. Back in January 2012 she became a member of the country’s Majilis (lower chamber) and headed the Majilis Culture Development Committee. April 3, 2014 she was voted to be the Vice Speaker of the Majilis and head of the Nur Otan fraction.