January 12. Today's Birthdays
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Today's Birthdays is the one-stop shop where you can learn about prominent Kazakhstani people who were born on the 12th January.
Dinmukhamed KUNAEV, a Soviet state and public figure, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Kazakh SSR (1960-1962, 1964-1986), member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee (1971-1987), three-time Hero of Socialist Labor (1972, 1976, 1982), was born 107 years ago (1912-1993). The 16th Congress of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan in February 1986 was the last one under the leadership of Dinmukhamed Kunaev. On December 11, 1986, the Politburo session, which accepted the Kazakh SSR leader's decision on retirement from service, was held without his participation.
Sabit DOSSANOV, a writer, academician, an eminent figure of the Republic of Kazakhstan, laureate of the Sholokhov International Prize, member of the Russian Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences, was born 79 years ago (1940).
Nurlan ABDIROV, a deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, a member of the Committee on Legislation and Judicial and Legal Reform, was born 58 years ago (1961). He has been awarded the Order of Kurmet, medals.
Askarbek UISSIMBAYEV, Deputy Governor of Akmola region, was born 58 years ago (1961). He has been awarded the Order of Kurmet, the Order of Parasat (the Order of Nobility), various state commemorative medals, and the Certificate of Appreciation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Nurlan ORMANBETOV, Deputy Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Major General of Air Force, was born 57 years ago (1962). He has been awarded the Order of Danq (the Order of Glory), the medal "For Military Virtue," and commemorative medals.
Gulnara ABIKEYEVA, a prominent Kazakh film expert and critic, was born 57 years ago (1962). She has been awarded the Medal dedicated to the 10th Anniversary of the Kazakhstan Parliament.
Kairat UMAROV, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, was born 56 years ago (1963). He rose through the ranks of a professor at Almaty Pedagogical Teacher's Institute of Foreign Languages (1987-1988) to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United States of America (2013-2017). Kairat Umarov has been awarded the Order of Kurmet and numerous state commemorative medals of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Aigul SHAIMOVA, Deputy Chairperson of the Republic of Kazakhstan Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption, was born 40 years ago (1979). She has been awarded the Order of Danq (the Order of Glory), state commemorative medals, the Medals "For Distinguished Labor," "For Integrity," and various medals of the finance police and prosecution bodies.