Communist People’s Party of Kazakhstan Elects New Leadership

ASTANA – Secretaries of the Central Committee of the Communist People’s Party of Kazakhstan (CPPK) Vladislav Kosarev and Tulesh Kenzhin, as well as chairman of the Central Control and Auditing Commission of the CPPK Alexander Kholodkov relinquished their powers during the June 1 eighth extraordinary congress of their party giving way for the election of a new leadership.

The Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist People’s Party of Kazakhstan will now be represented by secretaries Aikyn Konurov, Deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament, Zhambyl Akhmetbekov, Deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament, and Dmitryi Legkyi, first secretary of the Kostanay branch of the Communist People’s Party of Kazakhstan.

Vladislav Kosarev, 75, was unanimously elected Honorary Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPPK and he will continue to lead the party group in the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, where it has seven deputies. Tulesh Kenzhin will head the Central Control and Auditing Commission of the party.

Changes in the membership of the Central Committee of the party have taken place as well. The Charter, the Programme of the party, the Regulations on the Central Committee, the deputy faction and the Council of Veterans of the party have undergone a number of changes.

Due to the recent changes, the people’s communists held a press conference in Astana on June 3 and shared their plans for the future.

The CPPK was established in 2004. Currently the party has more than 94,000 members.