Askar Salymbekov – founder, public figure and philanthropist, Honorary President of the Dordoi Association, founder of the Askar Salymbekov Foundation Public Foundation for the implementation of educational, scientific, charitable, patriotic and environmental projects that have a great positive impact on the younger generation and youth.

In 2019, on his initiative, the Institution “Salymbekov University” was established, the main goal of which is to provide quality education using international technologies and standards for both Kyrgyz citizens and foreign citizens. An important factor in the creation of the University was the need to create a common platform for combining all projects and created activities into one single center for more effective management and control, as well as for the possibility of introducing high-quality affordable education for all categories of citizens.

Askar Salymbekov constantly provides financial assistance and support to socially vulnerable segments of the population, medical and social institutions, athletes, students, cultural and artistic figures, including by allocating funds to socially vulnerable segments of the population, contributing to the creation of feature films and documentaries, publishing books and monographs, organizing archaeological excavations, training gifted students, reconstruction and restoration of important historical buildings and structures in the country.


Date of birth: February 9, 1955

Place of birth: At-Bashi village, At-Bashi district, Naryn region, Kyrgyz SSR.

Education:  Kyrgyz-State University

  • in 1977 he graduated from the Faculty of History
  • in 1990 – Faculty of Economics – "Accounting, Audit and Control"

Specialty – historian, economist.

State and other awards:

Awarded the medals "Labor valor", "Dank";
Order of the Russian Federation "Honorary Citizen of Russia";
Order of the International Assembly of Capitals and Major Cities "For Contribution to the Sustainable Development of CIS Cities";
Order of Rio Branco (Brazil);
Gold Medal of the Russian economist V. Leontiev;
Certificate of Honor of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
Honored Worker of Local Self-Government of the Kyrgyz Republic;
Winner of the International Prize "Rukhaniyat".

Labor activity:

1977-79 - Secretary of the Komsomol Committee of the Kyrgyz Institute of Physical Culture.
1979-81 – Secretary of the Komsomol Committee of the Kyrgyz Medical Institute.
1981-86 – Head. department of the Central Committee of the LKSM of Kyrgyzstan.
1986-91 – Chairman of the Frunze City Sports Committee.
1991-93 - Head of the Markets Department of the Frunze City Executive Committee.
1993-99 – President of the Dordoi Association.
1999-2005 – Head of the State Administration of the Naryn region of the Kyrgyz Republic – Governor.
2005 – Acting Mayor of Bishkek.
2005-2010 – Deputy of the Jogorku Kenesh of the III and IV convocations.
2010 – present. Vremya is the president of the Dordoi Association.
2019 – as of today.time is the founder of Salymbekov University.

Public activities:

Honorary Consul of Brazil in the Kyrgyz Republic,
Honorary President of the Kok-Boru Federation of Kyrgyzstan,
Vice-President of the Football Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic,
Co-Chairman of the International Charitable Foundation "Aikolduk".