CSTO Secretariat is a permanent working body of the Organization for the implementation of organizational, informational, analytical and consultative support of the activities of the bodies of the Organization.
Governance of the CSTO Secretariat:
The CSTO Secretary General - Tasmagambetov Imangali Nurgalievich (biographical information) - Republic of Kazakhstan
CSTO Deputy Secretaries General:
- Semerikov Valeriy Anatolyevich (biographical information) - Russian Federation
- Ordabayev Samat Islamovich - Republic of Kazakhstan
- Hayrulloyev Takhir Sheraliyevich - Republic of Tajikistan
The CSTO Secretariat includes the following main structural units:
1. Political Cooperation Department. Head of Department Koronevskiy Petr Arkadievich (Republic of Belarus)
2. Military Security Issues Department. Head of Department Davtyan Suren Ludvigovich (Republic of Armenia)
3. Challenges and Threats Counteraction Department. Head of Department Samakov Tynchtykbek Kalmurzayevich (Kyrgyz Republic)
4. Organizational and Planning Department. Head of Department Badalian Ara Genrikhovich (Republic of Armenia)
5. Administration Department. Head of Department Bulidorov Alexander Petrovich (Russian Federation)
Controls include departments and groups as needed.