Presidential Press Office

 

The Press Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a structural subdivision of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The main areas of activity of the Presidential Press Office:

1. Informational support of the President’s activity and events with his participation

  • participation in preparation and carrying out President’s foreign visits, working trips and other events for their coverage in mass media;
  • organization of accredited journalists’ work during events with President’s participation;
  • organization of press conferences, briefings, interviews and meetings of the President with representatives of domestic and foreign mass media;
  • professional photo- and video shootings of the President and events with his participation;

2. Image work within informational support of the President’s activity and events with his participation

  • stylistic and literary editing of drafts of official speeches, interviews, articles, informational materials and texts of the President;
  • drafting speeches, interviews, articles, informational materials and texts concerning the President’s activity, with explaining his position on internal and foreign policy;

3. Communicative aspect within informational support of the President’s activity and events with his participation

  • elaboration and submitting suggestions on technical maintenance of the President’s official www.akorda.kz web site, its complex reconstruction, improvement of the design, modernisation and introduction of new technologies;
  • informing and providing mass media with informational materials on the President’s activity and events with his participation;
  • coordination and supervision over the noncommercial joint-stock company "TV and radio complex of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" in part of organization of television coverage of events with President’s participation;
  • organization of work of the Public commission on awarding state prizes and grants of the President in the field of mass media.

 

Press Secretary to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Berik UALI

 

Berik Uali was born in 1977.

In 1997, he graduated from Temirbek Zhurgenov Kazakh State Institute of Theater and Cinema, with a degree in “film studies”, in 2005 - Al-Farabi Kazakh National University with a degree in “journalism”, and in 2014 - the Kazakh Humanitarian Law Innovation University with a degree in “law”.

From 1997 to 2012, he held various positions as journalist, editor of information programs at “Khabar” Agency” JSC, “TAN” TV сhannel, “NTK” TV channel, “31 Сhannel” LLP, as well as worked as Head of the Media Centre on combating corruption at “Nur Media” LLP.

From 2012 to 2015, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff of the Akim's Office (Governor’s Office) – Head of the Press Service, Head of the Department of Domestic Policy and Religious Affairs of the Akimat of South Kazakhstan region.

From 2015 to 2016, he worked as Advisor to the First Deputy Chairman of the “Nur Otan” party.

From 2016 to 2018, he was Advisor to the Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Department Director of Information Support.

From 2018 to 2019, he held the position of the Head of Department of Domestic Policy of the Akimat of Jambyl region.

In March 2019, by the Presidential Order, Berik Uali was appointed as Press Secretary to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

He is the Laureate of “Daryn” State youth award.

He is awarded with 3 medals.


 
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