On the appointment Iskander Beisembetov rector of Kazakh National Research Technical University named after K.I. Satpayev.
The Head of State has united two of the leading technical universities in Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the rector of the Kazakh-British Technical University Iskander Beisembetov.
"During the meeting the Head of State informed about the decision made to unite the K.I. Satpayev Kazakh National Research Technical University and Kazakh-British Technical University, and also to assign Iskander Beisembetov rector of the combined university,"- said in the widespread message.
Kazakh President set a task to create the largest university-based research center. Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed that in the current circumstances the country's economy needs highly qualified personnel, in especially engineering and technical profile.