New education minister appointed in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Materials 3 September 2013 09:54 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, September 3 / Trend D. Mukhtarov/

Aslan Sarinzhipov is appointed Kazakhstan's Minister of Education and Science by the decree of the President, Akordy Press Service reported.

"To appoint Sarinzhipov Aslan Bakenovich as Republic's Minister of Education and Science," the decree text said.

Before Sarinzhipov served as the Chairman of the executive board of the Nazarbayev University.

Prior to him the head of Kazakhstan's Ministry of Education and Science was Bakytzhan Zhumagulov.