Erdogan cancels visit to Kazakhstan due to Istanbul terrorist attack - newspaperWorld December 11, 11:15
The deal of buying Rosneft's 19.5% stock is outside sanctions - sourceBusiness & Economy December 11, 11:12
Syrian military supported by the Russian aircraft repel IS attacks near PalmyraWorld December 11, 11:10
Five people die in fire in Tatarstan-emergencies ministrySociety & Culture December 11, 11:04
Turkey declares one day of national mourning over Istanbul terrorist attackWorld December 11, 7:10
Turkish authorities impose media ban on coverage of Istanbul explosionWorld December 11, 3:01
Erdogan says Istanbul terrorist attack causes fatalitiesWorld December 11, 2:52
Istanbul explosions leave 15 dead, 69 wounded — TV channelWorld December 11, 2:38
Three settlements in Syria join cessation of hostilities — Russia’s Defense MinistryWorld December 11, 2:34
ASTANA, January 20 (Itar-Tass) — Nurlan Nigmatulin, 49, is unanimously elected chairman of the Kazakh national parliament's lower house.
Nigmatulin graduated from the Karaganda Polytechnic Institute. He is a doctor of polytechnic sciences. Between 1985 and 1993, he was a senior official in the republic's youth structures. In 2002-2006, he was deputy head of Astana's administration, deputy minister of transport and communications and deputy chief of staff of the Kazakh presidential administration. From January 2006 to November 2009, Nigmatulin headed the Karaganda regional administration, and from November 19, 2009, he was first deputy chairman of the People's Democratic Party (Nur Otan). The chairman is Nazarbayev.
Since January 2012, he is a member of the parliament's lower house from the Nur Otan party.