26 march 2016
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree on appointing AltaiSeydirovich Kulginov as the new governor of West-Kazakhstan region. This was reported by the press-office of Akorda.Altai Kulginov graduated from the Kazakh - Turkish University named after H.A. Yasavi, the State Administration Academy under the President of Kazakhstan and the BritishUniversity of Aberdeen through the "Bolashak" program. He worked, in the Attorney General's Office, as the Deputy Chief of the Office of the Agency for Civil Service of Astana, in the Ministry of Justice, in the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as the Deputy of the Governor of West Kazakhstan region. Since April 2013 - mayor of Uralsk city.