Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Address of the President to the people of Kazakhstan

Third Modernization of Kazakhstan

"Only those nations who manage to set the future goals and proceed resolutely facing the challenges,

instead of sitting on the hedge and waiting, are the winners."


Umirserik T. Kasenov 

First Director of KazISS (July 1993 – May 1997)


Lev Yu. Tarakov 

Director of KazISS (May – December 1997)






Alma K. Sultangaliyeva 

Director of KazISS (December 1997 – April 1998)




Yermukhamet K. Yertysbayev 

Director of KazISS (April 1998 – May 2000)




Maulen S.Ashimbayev 

Director of KazISS (May 2000 — May 2005)



Bulat K.Sultanov

KazISS Director from 2005 until 2014