H.E. Gabit Syzdykbekov is newly elected Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Serbia.
H.E. Gabit Syzdykbekov was born in 1980 and graduated from the Kazakh State Law University with a degree in Law, after which he earned a degree in International Relations from the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
He began his diplomatic career in 2004, serving initially as Attaché of the State Protocol Department, Third Secretary of the Department of Europe and America, and Second Secretary of the Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Between 2007 and 2011 Gabit Syzdykbekov held different senior positions within the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan. From 2012 to 2017, he was Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in France, then – from 2017 to 2019 – he served as Advisor to the Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Head of the Department of International Relations, Defence and Security of the Senate Office of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Having held the position of Ambassador at Large in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan from May to September 2019, he was appointed Ambassador of Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Serbia in September 2019.
Ambassador Gabit Syzdykbekov speaks English, Turkish, French and Russian, and is a married father of five children.