Kairat Abdrakhmanov was appointed new Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Sweden

On March 18, by the Presidential Decree Kairat Abdrakhmanov was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Sweden

Born 21 April 1964 in Kazakhstan (Panfilov city, Almaty Province)

December 2016 – December 2018: Minister of Foreign Affair of Kazakhstan

November 2013 – December 2016: Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, New York

March 2011 – November 2013: Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria – Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna

December 2008 – March 2011: Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the OSCE, Chairperson of the OSCE Permanent Council (2010), Vienna

August 2007 – December 2008: Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Austria – Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna

March 2006 – August 2007: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan

May 2003 – March 2006: Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Israel

February 2001 – April 2003: Deputy Chief of Mission – Minister-Counselor of the Embassy of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

1999 – 2001: Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

1998 – 1999: Director of the Department of Bilateral Co-operation (Europe & Americas, Asia, Middle East & Africa), MFA

1994 – 1998: Head of Division, Deputy Chief, and Chief of the Department of Asia; Deputy Director of the Department of Asia, Middle East & Africa; Director of the Department of Europe and America, MFA

1993 – 1994: Joined the Kazakhstan Foreign Service; Third, Second Secretary of the European Department, MFA

1987 – 1993: Lecturer in history at the Kazakhstan National Technical University (Almaty); Post-graduate studies at the Kazakh National State University

Education: 1981 – 1987: Kazakh National State University, Almaty (History)

Language: Kazakh, Russian, English

Diplomatic rank: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Awarded by the State Orders of Kazakhstan – “Parasat” and “Kurmet”, medals

Married, has two children

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