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Women who run Kazakhstan. Part 2: ministers' wives

These ladies are in the shad­ows, but in one way or anoth­er they at least influ­ence the mood of their hus­bands, who rule the coun­try. Who are they — women who make “weath­er in the house” of Kazakh ministers?

Housewives who are envied by akims

The wife of the Prime Minister of the coun­try, Dilyaram Azatovna Masimova (nee Mashurova), is the daugh­ter of the well-known states­man Azat Mashurov, who for many years head­ed the Uigur dis­trict of the Alma-Ata region. The four have three chil­dren. From scarce sources it is known that Tamila’s daugh­ter is study­ing in Singapore and pos­si­bly lives there with her mother.

Karim Massimov with his wife and daughter

As a house­wife, the wife of the Minister of Internal Affairs Kalmukhanbet Kasymov, Kasymova Dina Abikenovna, is also list­ed. But they say that she owns a stake in Kyzylsok Field LLP, which is engaged in the pro­duc­tion of build­ing mate­ri­als. In addi­tion, in the data­base of car num­bers of the traf­fic police of Kazakhstan, it has a car (just don’t laugh) Mazda 626 of 1989.

Mazda 626

A rather mod­est car also belongs to Nurilla Anarbekovna Idrisova, the wife of Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov. It has a 1995 Ford Taurus reg­is­tered to it. We also know that Nurilla Anarbekovna is a speech ther­a­pist. Not seen in busi­ness activ­i­ties. It does not appear in the gos­sip columns.

Ford Taurus

But Galia Iskakova can always give prac­ti­cal advice to her hus­band, Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Mukhamediuly. Galiya Nigmetovna is an art his­to­ri­an by pro­fes­sion, in 2010 she defend­ed her Ph.D. the­sis in the spe­cial­ty “musi­cal art” on the top­ic “National ori­gins of N. Tlendiev’s song cre­ativ­i­ty”, the author of more than 20 sci­en­tif­ic papers.

Arystanbek Mukhamediuly with his wife

Klara Bekkulova is also a teacher by edu­ca­tion, as is her hus­band, Defense Minister Imangali Tasmagambetov. According to offi­cial infor­ma­tion, Klara Daumovna is now a house­wife. According to the same data of the traf­fic police of Kazakhstan, a MERCEDES BENZ G 500 car of 2000 was reg­is­tered on it. There is much more infor­ma­tion about their eldest daugh­ter, Asel, who mar­ried the Kazakh oli­garch Kenes Rakishev, owns the Telli bio-bou­tique net­work, and is engaged in char­i­ty work.


The wife of the Minister of Justice Berik Imashev, busi­ness-woman Adaibekova Leyla Mukhambetovna, owns shares in var­i­ous LLPs (trade, elec­tric­i­ty gen­er­a­tion, etc.), is the own­er of the Medeu Resort hotel, and is engaged in char­i­ty work. In addi­tion, the spous­es are the match­mak­ers of the pres­i­den­tial fam­i­ly. The cou­ple’s daugh­ter, Aida Imasheva, mar­ried the eldest grand­son of Nursultan Nazarbayev, Nurali Aliyev.

Photo (from left to right): Gulnara Dosaeva (wife of the Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerbolat Dosaev), Zinat Shaekina (sis­ter of the deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Rauna Shaekin and the wife of the founder of Tam Kurylys LLP, ex-deputy akim of the Karaganda region Barlykzhan Nukenov ), Leyla Adaibekova (wife of the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan Berik Imashev), Gaukhar Kapparova

Gulnar Dosaeva is the co-own­er of her hus­band, Minister of National Economy Yerbolat Dosaev, an enor­mous for­tune esti­mat­ed at $110,000,000 (Forbes, 2014). In addi­tion, she is a co-own­er of G and G Glamor (a large lux­u­ry fash­ion retail­er that rep­re­sents brands such as MaxMara, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Gucci, Celine, Marina Rinaldi, Sergio Rossi, Mathew Williamson, Temperley, Jitrois, Preen, Markus Lufer, Jenny rack­ham, Andrew GN, Mchael Kors, Marchesa, Emporio Armani and oth­ers). Actively involved in char­i­ty work.

Erbolat and Gulnar Dosaev

One of the most secre­tive peo­ple is Sarinzhipova Anara Telmanovna, the wife of the Minister of Education and Science Aslan Sarinzhipov. From avail­able sources, it is only known that she owns a rather mod­est 1997 TOYOTA RAV4 car.

Toyota Rav4 1997

Housewives Lyazzat Erbolovna Issekesheva, Almagul Ermekovna Zhaparova (Asylzhan Mamytbekov’s wife), Regina Fandesovna Sultanova (Bakhyt Sultanov’s wife) and Vladimir Shkolnik’s young wife, Lyazzat Sagatovna Zhunisbekova, who is rais­ing her 8‑year-old son, remain in the shad­ow of their spouses.

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