Nazarbayeva re-elected as Kazakh Upper House speaker
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  • 13:00 02 September 2019

Nazarbayeva re-elected as Kazakh Upper House speaker

Nazarbaeva re-assumed the position and thanked the legislators after getting unanimous support in the Senate, with all 48 lawmakers voting for her. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev suggested her candidacy earlier in the day, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

Dariga Nazarbayeva was re-elected on Monday as the speaker of the upper house of the Kazakh parliament, the Senate, a correspondent reported.

Nazarbayeva is the eldest daughter of former Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who left his post in March. She has been a lawmaker of the upper chamber since September 2016 and was elected as the speaker of the Senate that month.

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