Ambassador Kubanychbek Omuraliev

During the 9th Summit of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) held in Samarkand on 11 November 2022, appointed as the Secretary General of the Secretariat of the Organization of Turkic States by the Council of Heads of State. 


Personal Information
Date and Place of birth - 15 September 1960 - Bokonbaevo, Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyzstan  
Proffesional Background
2022 - present - Secretary General of the Organization of Turkic States
2019 – 2022 -  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Türkiye, Ankara
2021 – 2022 -  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the State of Israel with residence in Ankara, Türkiye
2016 – 2019 -   Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania with residence in Minsk, the Republic of Belarus
2015 – 2019 -   Permanent Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Commonwealth of Independent States with residence in Minsk, the Republic of Belarus
2015 – 2019 -   Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Belarus, Minsk
2012 – 2015 -  Consul General of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United Arab Emirates, Dubai
2011 – 2012 -   Member of Public Advisory Council, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek
2006 – 2011 -   Executive Director, “Kyrgyz Parliamentarians against Corruption” (KPAC) –the National Chapter of Global Organization of Parliamentarians against Corruption (GOPAC), Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
2004 – 2006 -  Head of Secretariat to the Consultative Council for Good Governance of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek
2003 – 2004 -  Head of Secretariat of the National Council for Good Governance of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek
1999 – 2003 -  Minister-Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the USA and Canada, Washington DC, USA
1998 – 1999 -  Director, Department of Economic Policy, of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek
1997 – 1998 -  Deputy Director, Department of Western Countries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek 
1992 – 1997 -  General Director, JSC “KyrgyzAgroImpex”, Foreign Economic Association Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
1990 – 1992 -   Director, Department of Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Agriculture of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek
1984 – 1990 -   Engineer, Chief Engineer, Deputy Director of the Agribusiness Company Issyk- Kul region, the Kyrgyz Republic

Education and Qualifications 
1978–1984 - The Kyrgyz State Institute of Agriculture, Undergraduate study, Major: Mechanic Engineering, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic
1990 – 1994 - The Moscow Institute of Industrial Property. Post-graduate study, Major: Economics, Moscow, Russia
1993 – 1998 - Internships at the Universities of «Texas A&M», Nebraska, Washington in USA and at the National University of South Korea
1998 – 1999 - Diplomatic Internships (Belgium, Luxembourg, France, USA, Egypt)
2003 – 2006 - Internships on studying the Legal and Institutional Framework for Fighting Corruption (Singapore, Hong Kong, Norway, Slovenia, Lithuania, etc.)

Diplomatic Rank 
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic

Publications
2007, 2010    -    “Handbook of the Deputy of a Local Assembly”
2005, 2009    -    Review of Legal and Institutional Framework for Fighting Corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic
1991             -    “Basics of Marketing”

Awards 
2022 – The Honorary Citizen of City of Uçhisar, Nevşehir, Türkiye 
2022 – The Honorary Citizen of City of İznik, Bursa, Türkiye
2022 – The Most Successful Ambassador of 2021, Union of Journalists of Turkiye “GAP”
2020 – Medal of the International Organization of Turkic Culture “Chingiz Aitmatov"
2019 – Anniversary Medal "75 years of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic"
2018 – Medal of the "International Club of Chingiz Aitmatov"
2017 – The Certificate of Honor of the Commonwealth of Independent States
2014 – Anniversary Medal "70 years of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic"
2006 – The Certificate of Honor of the Kyrgyz Republic
2003 – The Honorary Citizen of City of Houston, Texas, USA

Part-time and Public Activities 
1995 – 1997 - Vice-Chairman of the Federation of Business Circles of Kyrgyz Republic
1997 – 1999 - Member of the Kyrgyz - American Business Council
2003 – 2006 - National Coordinator, Advisory group of Secretariat of the Anti-Corruption Network for Economies in Transition (ACN), Organization for  Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
2008 – 2011 - Chairman of Editorial Board of analytical Magazine AKIpress

Languages 
Kyrgyz native, Russian, English and Turkish

Marital Status: Married, Father of a son and a daughter and has four grandchildren.