About West Kazakhstan region Akimat

The oblast is located in the western part of the republic with the area of151,3ths sq.km. The oblast center is located in Uralsk city. The distance from Uralsk till Astana – 1747 km. There are 12 regions and 2 towns, 4 villages, 155 rural and aul districts.

The oblast is an industrial region with its absolute weight in industrial production of the republic – 9,0% (3rd place after Atyrau and Manistau oblasts).

The oblast specializes at mining industry (production of natural gas and gas condensate), making 89 % in industry. Manufacturing industry is represented by machine engineering and food industry.


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Altay Kulginov

Akim of West Kazakhstan region




He was born in 1978.

Altay Kulginov graduated from International Kazakh-Turkish university named after Kh.A.Yassavi, the Academy of the State Administration under the President of Kazakhstan and British University of Aberdeen on the International educational program “Bolashak”. The magister in governmental and local management, holder of master degree in the international commercial law.

2000- military service in the army.

2001 -2008 - he worked in various positions in the Ministry of Justice, the Agency for Civil Service and the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2008 – 2010 - Deputy General Director of "Alash Media Group" LLP

2010 -  2012 – state inspector of the state control department of organizational work of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2012 - 2013 - Deputy Akim of West Kazakhstan region.

2013 - March 2016 - Akim of Uralsk.

Since March 26, 2016 - Akim of West Kazakhstan region.


Published: 17 September 2013



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