Nazarbayev congratulated Senator Altynbayev on his 70th birthday
The deputy also received the Order "Barys" of I degree from the President.
Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the deputy, a member of the Senate Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security Mukhtar Altynbayev on his jubilee, Kazpravda.kz reports quoting Akorda.
On the eve of the Independence Day the Head of State awarded Altynbayev the order "Barys" of I degree.
During the meeting they discussed the legislative work within the framework of the five institutional reforms.
Mukhtar Altynbayev was born December 10, 1945 in Karaganda. The future head of the Defense Ministry and the senator started his career in 1962 in a mine in his hometown.
He studied at three military institutions: in 1966 he graduated from Kinel-Cherkassky training aviation center; Armavir Higher Military School of Air Defense pilots, in 1977; Military Command Academy of Air Defense named after G.K.Zhukov, in 1985.
He has many national and international awards, prizes and honorary titles:
- The title "Halyk Kaharmany" with the award of a gold star "Halyk Kaharmany" and the Order "Otan";
- Order "Barys" of II degree;
- The Order "For Service to Motherland in the USSR Armed Forces" of III degree (1978);
- Honorary President of the Weightlifting Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
- Honorary citizen of Karaganda and Priozersk;
- Order of the Inter-parliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth - the CIS member states;
- Army General.