Today, Prime Minister Maksimov Karim was dismissed and appointed Chairman of the National Security Committee, reads a statement on the official website of the President. Bakytzhan Sagintayev has been appointed acting head of government.
- To relieve Maksimov Karim Kazhimkanovich as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan and appoint as Chairman of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan. To temporary appoint Sagintayev Bakhytzhan Abdirovich - First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan- as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, said a statement.
The former head of the National Security Committee Vladimir Zhumakanov has been appointed adviser to Nazarbayev.
The Government has been instructed to fulfill responsibilities pending the approval of the new composition.