H.E. Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates

Mr. KAIRAT LAMA SHARIF

 

 

Date of birth: January 1, 1962

Education: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (1990),

The University of Jordan (1984-1985),

The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry

of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan (2003).

Speaks Arab, Russian and Kazakh languages.

Diplomatic rank: Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of class II (2014).

Marital status: married, has one son and three granddaughters.

 

Professional career:

12.1986 – 08.1989 Interpreter of Arabic, Yemen
06.1990 – 07.1991 Editor of the foreign edition of the “Rauan” Publishing House
07.1991 – 08.1993 Lecturer of the Arabic Philology Department, Faculty of Oriental Studies at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
08.1993 – 12.1993 Third Secretary of the Consular Division of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan
12.1993 – 06.1995 Third Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Arab Republic of Egypt
06.1995 – 05.1996 Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Arab Republic of Egypt
09.1996 – 02.1997 Second Secretary of the Division of Cultural Relations, Humanitarian cooperation and UNESCO, MFA of Kazakhstan
02.1997 – 04.1997 Second Secretary of the Division of Middle East and Africa, MFA of Kazakhstan
04.1997 – 02.1998 First Secretary of the Division of  Asia, Middle East and Africa, MFA of Kazakhstan
02.1998 – 12.2000 First Secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Arab Republic of Egypt
12.2000 – 06.2002 Councellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Arab Republic of Egypt
08.2002 – 12.2002 Head of the Section of Middle East and Africa, MFA of Kazakhstan
12.20002 – 10.2003 Head of the Division of Middle East and Africa, MFA of Kazakhstan
10.2003 – 04.2004 Deputy Director of the Department of Asia and Africa, MFA of Kazakhstan
04.2004 – 01.2006 Chief Inspector of the Foreign Policy Centre at Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan
01.2006 – 07.2006 Consulate General of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Dubai
07.2006 – 06.2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
07.2006 – 04.2010 Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Organization of Islamic Conference (with residence in Riyadh)
05.2007 – 06.2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the State of Kuwait concurrently (with residence in Riyadh)
01.2008 – 06.2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Sultanate of Oman concurrently (with residence in Riyadh)
03.2009 – 06.2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Bahrain concurrently (with residence in Riyadh)
06.2011 – 10.2013 Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Religious Affairs
Since 10.2013 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates