Alikhan Smailov appointed Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Alikhan Smailov was born in 1972. In 1994 he graduated from the Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University with a degree in applied mathematics, in 1996 � from Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Forecasting under the President of Kazakhstan and received a master’s degree in public administration.
In 1993-1999 he worked as a chief specialist in the investment-privatization fund A-Invest, deputy head of the department, head of the department of the National Statistical Agency of Kazakhstan,deputy chairman of the Committee on Statistics and Analysis of the Agency for Statistical Planning and Reforms of Kazakhstan, chief expert, head of the economic sector of the department, state inspector of the Presidential Administration.
1999-2003 � he was chairman of the Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2003-2006 � vice minister of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan, chairman of the board of JSC State Insurance Company for Insurance of Export Credits and Investments.
2006-2009 � vice minister of Finance, President of the KazAgro National Company.
2009-2014 � chairman of the Agency of Statistics of Kazakhstan.
2014-2015 � chairman of the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In December 2015 he was appointed assistant to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the Decree of the Head of State.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan