Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the decree to appoint Yerkin Botakanov as the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan - Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Born on September 1 in 1966 in East Kazakhstan he is the graduate of the Konev Almaty Higher All-Troops Command College, Military Academy of the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
Since 2020 served as the 1st Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard - Head of the General Headquarters in Nur-Sultan.
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