Nazarbayev appoints new Kazakh Interior Minister
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Yerlan Turgumbayev as new Interior Minister of Kazakhstan, the Kazakh president's office announced.
Turgumbayev replaced Kalmuhanbet Kassymov, who was appointed aide to the President - Secretary of the Security Council.
Yerlan Turgumbayev was born in 1962. He graduated from Kirov Kazakh National University in 1984 and from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 2003. He was appointed deputy Interior Minister of Kazakhstan in 2012, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported.