President's nomination received unanimous support in the oblast maslikhat [council].
At the meeting of the oblast's core group Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov charged the new governor with top-priority tasks.
"Mr Kusherbayev has a great experience of working in local executive bodies. Previously he has been an akim of Mangystau Oblast. He knows every problem of that region, said Akhmetov. Premier acknowledged the preceding head of Kyzylorda Oblast Bolatbek Kuandykov for the work he did in the office pointing out his outstanding organizational skills."