Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan



Arystanbek Mukhamediuly was born on February 11, 1963 in Tuzdybastau village, Talgar district, Almaty region.

In 1986 he graduated from the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatoire (as a cellist), in 1997 graduated from the National School of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan, in 2001 finished postgraduate studies at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

In 2003 he defended his thesis on "Kazakhstan – UNESCO: aspects of cultural cooperation", specialty "History of international relations and foreign policy".

He began his career as performer of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Zhambyl Kazakh State Philharmonic (1984-1991). Then he worked as Chief specialist of the Ministry of Culture of Kazakhstan (1991-1993), assistant to the Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan (1993-1994).

From 1994 to 1996 - Administrative director of "Gulder" State Ensemble,

From 1997 to 2001 - Head of the Presidential Orchestra of the Republican Guard of Kazakhstan,

From 2001 to 2005 - Director General of the State Enterprise "Directorate of National and International Cultural Programs" of the Ministry of Culture and Information of Kazakhstan,

From 2005 to 2006 - President of "Kazakh Auenderi" JSC;

From 2006 to 2007 - A.Mukhamediuly held the position of Vice Minister of Culture and Information of Kazakhstan;

From 2007 to 2008 - Chief inspector of social and political department, Head of the cultural sector of the internal policy department at the Administartion of the President of Kazakhstan.

In April 2008, by the Decree of the President of Kazakhstan he was appointed rector of the Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts.

By the Presidential Decree, A.Mukhamediuly was awarded the honorary title "Honored Person of Kazakhstan" for his high professionalism, letters of thanks of the President of Kazakhstan, commemorative medals "10 years of Kazakhstan Independence", "10 years of Kazakhstan Constitution", and "Astana" medal.

By the Presidential Decree No.766 of March 11, 2014 Arystanbek Mukhamediuly was appointed Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan.

Arystanbek Mukhamediuly was appointed Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan by the Presidential Decree No.879 of August 6, 2014.

Since February 2019 - by Presidential Decree appointed Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Published: 21 September 2013



Blogs of government agencies executives