Kasym SHARIPOV, Chief Editor, newspaper “Sotsialistik Kazakhstan” (Socialist Kazakhstan), since 1955. Chairman, Kazakhstan Union of Journalists, and Secretary, USSR Union of Journalists, since 1959. Badge of Honor.
Deputy, Kazakhstan Supreme Soviet of 1955 and 1959 convocation. Since 1959 member, Commission for Public Education, Kazakhstan Supreme Soviet. 1956-1961 member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Lithuania Kazakhstan.