Qasym-Jomart Toqayev Takes the Oath of Office
Acting President of Kazakhstan Qasym-Jomart Toqayev has sworn in during the inauguration ceremony.
Qasym-Jomart Toqayev was born on May 17, 1953 in Almaty city. He is a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, the Beijing Institute of the Chinese Language and the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. He holds a Doctor of political science.
Throughout his career Mr. Toqayev served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister, Secretary of State, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Director-General of the UN Office in Geneva, and Speaker of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament.