Dariga Nazarbayeva Quits Political Council of Nur-Otan

This news came after the extraordinary congress of the political party

The name of the elder daughter of the first president of Kazakhstan, Dariga Nazarbayeva, is absent in the new cast of the Nur-Otan political party’s political council. The news came after the party’s extraordinary congress. 

The party has published a list of those who have been included in the political council of Nur-Otan. The name Dariga Nazarbayeva is not on the list. 

Among those who have entered the council are Nurlan Nigmatulin, chairman of the Mazhilis, the lower chamber of the parliament; Rauan Kenzhekhanuly, head of Bilim Media; Lyazzat Kaltayeva, a senator; Gennadiy Zenchenko, head of Zenckenko& K; Aysulu Erniyazova, head of the Volunteers League; Zulfiya Gabidullina, a prominent sportswoman; Marat Shibutov, a political scientist, and many others. There are 92 members of the political council in total. 

The extraordinary congress of Nur-Otan was held online on Friday. No media outlets were invited. 

The most noticeable event of the congress was the election of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as the new leader of the Nur-Otan party.

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