NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF KAZAKHSTAN PRESENTS CREDENTIALS19991222 Biographical Note
(Based on information received from Protocol and Liaison Service)
Madina B. Jarbussynova, the new Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, presented her credentials to Secretary-General Kofi Annan today.
Until her new appointment, Mrs. Jarbussynova was Vice-Minister in her country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Between 1995 and 1998, she held the posts of Counsellor, Head of the Division of the United Nations and other International Organizations and Director of the Ministry's Department of Multilateral Cooperation.
From 1991 to 1995, she served in the national Parliament as Counsellor and as Head of International Information and Interparliamentary Cooperation. She was a lecturer at the Kazakh State University of Foreign Languages between 1980 and 1990.
Mrs. Jarbussynova was educated at the Kazakh State University of Foreign Languages, the Institute of Linguistics, University College, London, and the Kazakh Diplomatic Academy.
Born on 10 November 1954 in Kazakhstan, Mrs. Jarbussynova is married and has two children.
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