ASTANA. KAZINFORM – By the Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 859 from 27.12.2016 Marat Nurguzhin has been appointed as a Vice-Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan for development of space initiatives of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports with citing to press service of the Ministry.
Marat Nurguzhin was born on June 30, 1957. He was awarded a distinction degree from Bauman Moscow State Technical University, doctor of technical sciences, professor.
He began his career in Karaganda Polytechnic Institute as a research assistant.
In March 2004, he was appointed as a Department Director of the Ministry of Education and Science.
Over the years Marat Nurguzhin served as a Head of the Executive Office, Chairman of the Aerospace Committee, Deputy Chairman and member of the board of JSC National Scientific and Technological Holding “Samgau”.
In 2008 he took over as the First Vice-President of JSC “NC “Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary” and in August 2013 became its Acting President. In August 2016 Marat Nurguzhin was appointed as a President of Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary.
Marat Nurguzhin is a practicing scientist, author of over 250 scientific and methodological works, manuscripts, textbooks and manuals, patents, copyright certificates and certificates of intellectual property.
He was awarded with Order of “Kurmet”, a gratitude letter from the President of Kazakhstan, jubilee medals and badges 'Honorary Worker of Education' and 'For Merits in Development of Science' medals.
The Ministry of Defense and Aerospace industry was established pursuant to Presidential Decree № 350 as of October 6, 2016.
Earlier, to positions of Vice-Ministers of Defense and Aerospace Industry were appointed Dmitry Goloburda (By the Governmental Decree of the Republic of Kazakshtan № 702 from 14 November, 2016) in charge of information security in the field of information and communication (cyber security) and Arman Ramazanov (By the Governmental Decree of the Republic of Kazakshtan № 707 from 18 November, 2016) in charge of mobilization preparation and mobilization, formation and development of state material reserve, military-technical policy and placement and execution of defense contracts.