On September 6, 2021, the director of the Research Institute for International and Regional Cooperation of the Kazakh-German University, a well-known Kazakh state and public figure, scientist, diplomat, doctor of historical sciences, professor Bulat Sultanov, turned 70 years old.
For nine years (2005-2014) B. Sultanov headed the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. (http://kisi.kz/index.php/en/history-of-the-institute/kaziss-directors/1021-sultanov-bulat-klychbaevich-2)
In tribute of deep respect and sincere gratitude to the hero of the day, KazISS prepared and published a book in Kazakh and Russian languages «Болат Сұлтанов: Дипломат. Ғалым. Директор», «Булат Султанов: Дипломат. Ученый. Директор».
Her presentation took place on the KAZISS Facebook page at September 6, 2021(https://www.facebook.com/ISS.Kazakhstan/posts/4329698853772668).
And on the same day it was held in Almaty with the participation of the authors of the book's articles, among them - the President of the Association of Universities of Kazakhstan, Doctor of Economics, Professor R. Alshanov, Vice-Rector for International Cooperation, Head of the Master's Program "Integrated Water Resources Management", Head of the UNESCO Chair in Water Resources Management at the Kazakh-German University Barbara Janush-Pavvleta, Director of the Republican Information Center for the Study of Historical Materials at the Institute of Oriental Studies named after R.B. Suleimenova CS MES RK, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Professor, Doctor of Historical Sciences Abuseitova M.Kh., Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, scientist-historian, Candidate of Historical Sciences Akimbekov S.M., Head of the Representative Office of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLF) in Central Asia, candidate of economic sciences Muzaparova L.M.
The event was attended by the rector of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Zh.K. Tuimebayev, Chairman of the Council of Veterans of Almaty Bizhanov A.Kh., General Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies of the CS MES RK Seidumanov S.T., Professor O.G. Zakrzhevskaya.
KazISS was represented by the Director of the Institute Shaukenova Z.K., Deputy Director Kushkumbaev S.K., Head of the International Studies Department Nazarbetova A.K., Head of the Representative Office of KazISS in Almaty Aben A.S.