(gazeta.kz) - A new government has been formed in Kazakhstan, the majority of the Ministers from the former government chaired by Danial Akhmetov have retained their posts.
Karim Massimov, former Vice Premier has been assigned Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. Aslan Mussin has been assigned the only Vice Premier - Minister of Economy and Budget Planning, reports Trend.
Victor Khrapunov has been assigned Minister of Emergencies of Kazakhstan and relieved of duties of the governor of East Kazakhstan region. Marat Tazhin has been assigned Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan and relieved of duties of the presidential aide - secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan. Danial Akhmetov, former PM, has taken the position of the first civil Defence Minister. Besides, among the new Ministers there are Galym Orazbakov, new Minister of Industry and Commerce of RK, and Zhanseit Tuimebayev, new Minister of Education and Science.
Other Ministers have retained their positions: Baurzhan Muhamedjanov, Minister of the Interior, Anatoliy Dernovoy, Minister of Health, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Minister of Agriculture, Serik Akhmetov, Minister of Transport and Communications, Guljana Karagussova, Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Temirkhan Dosmuhambetov, Minister of Tourism and Sports, Natalia Korzhova, Minister of Finance, Bahtikoja Izmuhambetov, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of RK, Zagipa Baliyeva, Minister of Justice, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Minister of Agriculture, Nurlan Iskakov, Minister of Environment, Yermuhamet Yertysbayev, Minister of Culture and Information.
As per the Constitution of RK, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan during one month after his assignment has to present a new government programme to the Parliament.