Kazakhstan president reappoints Askar Mamin as prime minister

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev nominated Askar Mamin as prime minister on Friday, and the newly elected lower house of parliament swiftly approved his appointment after ruling party leader Nursultan Nazarbayev asked his lawmakers to back Mamin. Mamin had stepped down after a January 10 parliamentary election, as required by the constitution, after almost two years… Read More Kazakhstan president reappoints Askar Mamin as prime minister