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Kazakh president fires son-in-law from government fund's board

Kazakh president fires son-in-law from government fund's board

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has dismissed a son-in-law from a top position in a government investment fund amid an ongoing scandal over the former husband of his eldest daughter now wanted on kidnapping charges.
Timur Kulibayev, the husband of one of Nazarbayev's three daughters, Dinara, lost his job as a deputy board chairman of Samruk, a holding that manages state assets in major companies of the oil-rich ex-Soviet state, according to a decree posted on the Kazakh government Web site Monday.
The decree did not give a reason for the dismissal.
Kulibayev, 40, controls Halyk Bank, the country's fourth largest, and his fortune is estimated at US$2.1 billion (


Updated : 2021-04-14 01:49 GMT+08:00