Saidenov, a British-trained economist, had been nominated to the post by President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the parliament's press service said. He had been deputy head of the bank since 2002.
Previously, Saidenov headed a state investment agency and he also held the post of deputy finance minister from 1999 to 2000.
Saidenov replaces Grigorii Marchenko, who earlie
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