Askar Mamin

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox Mayor Askar Uzakbaiuly Mamin (Template:Lang-kk; born October 23, 1965) is the Kazakh statesman. He is currently the President of the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, the national railway company of Kazakhstan.[1] He is also serves as the President of the Kazakhstan Ice Hockey Federation, a position he assumed in 2008.[2]

He previously served as Mayor of Astana (2006-2008), Minister of Transport and Communication in the Government of Kazakhstan (2005-2006). Mamin is a member of the ruling Nur Otan political party.

Early life and career

Mamin graduated from Tselinograd Civil Engineering Institute, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics with civil engineering and economics specialties.[3] He began his career as an erector of "Tselintyazhstroy" trust. He served as Deputy Director General of Innovative Enterprises Union of Kazakhstan. From 1996 to 2008, he served as the First Deputy Mayor of the City of Astana, Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, First Vice-Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Personal life

Askar Mamin is married to Altynai Mamina. The couple have a son and daughter: Daniyar (b. 1986) and Dinara (b. 1991).



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