Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has reassigned Dariga Nazarbayeva, the eldest daughter of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev, as a deputy of the state senate.

Nazarbayeva was named as the Senate Speaker on the same day that her father announced that he would step down in March. Listed by Forbes as the wealthiest woman in Kazakhstan, she headed the Committee on International Affairs, Defense and Security while serving as Speaker.

The position of Senate Speaker is the second...


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