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Diplomatic Representation for Kazakhstan

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
January 9, 2013




November 1991 – diplomatic relations established between the United States and the Republic of Kazakhstan
November 9, 1992 H.E. Alim Shakirovich Djamburshin (check spelling), Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 19, 1992 Amb. E. and P.
REVISED NAME TO: Alim Sh. Djambourchine to conform to passport.
August 11, 1994 Tuleutay Skakovich Suleymenov, Amb. E. and P.
March 19, 1996 Bulat K. Nurgalyev, Appt.
April 30, 1996 Amb. E. and P.
January 1, 2001 Kanat Saudabayev, Appt.
February 14, 2001 Amb. E. and P.
NOTE:   Amb. Saudabayev arrived Dec. 23 carrying credentials addressed to President Bush. We were unable to process him until such time as new President was sworn in.
July 16, 2007 Erlan A. Idrissov , Appt.
July 25, 2007 Amb. E. and P.
January 9, 2013 Kairat Umarov, Appt.
January 14, 2013 Amb. E. and P.


Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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