On January 18, 2021, the new government was organized in Kazakhstan. All candidates were approved by the new parliament.
Among the cabinet, only two are completely new faces: Minister of the National Economy Aset Irgaliyev and Serik Shapkenov, minister of labor and social protection of the population.
The minister of foreign affairs Mukhtar Tleuberdi has also been appointed as a deputy of the prime minister.
Once all candidates for the cabinet were approved by the deputies, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed a relevant edict.
Now the new composition of the government is:
On January 10 parliamentary elections were held in Kazakhstan. Five days later, the old government left the office. Also on January 15, the new mazhilis (the lower chamber of Kazakhstan’s parliament) have approved Askar Mamin as the new prime minister.