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2016-05-30 Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media competition
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan is pleased to announce that it will begin accepting applications for the 2016 “Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media” competition. This year’s results will be announced July 5, the eve of the Day of Capital. The competition is organized in cooperation with Kazakhstan’s Chief Editors Club.
2016-05-24 Kazakhstan: 25 Years of Contributing to Global Peace, Security and Development
This year Kazakhstan is celebrating its 25th anniversary as an independent nation. Over the years, Kazakhstan has demonstrated its commitment to multilateralism, global peace-building, security and development, as well as its efficiency as an impartial honest broker working for the common benefit.
2016-05-10 Int’l Experts to Discuss Challenges of Global Economy at Astana Economic Forum 2016
The main trends and challenges of global economic development and ensuring long-term economic growth in new reality conditions will be discussed May 25-26 at the 9th annual Astana Economic Forum (AEF) to be held under the theme of “New Economic Reality: Diversification, Innovations and Economics of Knowledge.”
2016-05-08 Over 700,000 Containers Per Year to Travel China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran Railway by 2020
More than 700,000 containers per year will be transported along the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran transnational railway by 2020, Vice President of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Kanat Alpysbayev recently announced.
2016-05-02 Informative Map about Regional Development in Kazakhstan
The Informative Map about the Regional Development in Kazakhstan was presented during the International Investment Forum “Ontustik Invest-2016” this May in South-Kazakhstan oblast.
2016-04-24 Global Politics, Economics Discussed at Eurasian Media Forum
More than 400 Delegates from over 50 countries discussed the global economy and social developments at the 13th Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) in Astana April 21-22.
2016-04-07 President Nazarbayev meets with U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz
President Nazarbayev and the U.S. Energy Secretary Moniz discussed the issues on strengthening the cooperation in the field of energy security, oil and gas industry and environmental protection.
2016-04-06 Minister Idrissov & Secretary Moniz discuss Bilateral Cooperation in Nuclear and Petrochemical Industries
The parties highly appreciated the work of Kazakhstan-U.S. Special Commission on Energy Partnership and look forward to its future development.
2016-03-31 Manifesto: The World. The 21st century
Humanity hoped that the 21st century would herald a new era of global cooperation. This, however, may turn out to be a mirage. Our world is once again in danger and the risks cannot be underestimated. The threat is a deadly war on a global scale.
2016-03-31 President Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan’s Vision for a Secure Nuclear Future
President Nazarbayev outlined his vision for a secure nuclear future, with a special focus on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
2016-02-03 Уважаемые граждане Республики Казахстан!
В соответствии с пунктом 2 Указа Главы государства №181 от 20 января 2016 года, 20 марта текущего года состоятся внеочередные выборы депутатов Мажилиса Парламента Республики Казахстан, избираемых по партийным спискам.
2016-02-03 Құрметті Қазақстан Республикасының азаматтары!
Елбасымыздың 2016 жылғы 20 қаңтардағы №181 Жарлықтың 2-тармағына сәйкес ү.ж. 20 наурызда Партиялық тізімдер бойынша сайланатын Қазақстан Республикасы Парламенті Мәжілісі депутаттарының кезектен тыс сайлауы өтеді.
2016-02-02 Why Kazakhstan Is Going to the Polls Early
2016-01-22 ACCREDITATION OF FOREIGN MEDIA FOR THE EARLY ELECTION FOR THE MAZHILIS OF THE PARLIAMENT ON MARCH 20, 2016
Dear representatives of news media! We announce that the accreditation of journalists to participate in the coverage of early election for the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan set for March 20 this year has opened since January 22, 2016.
2016-01-15 Astana Calling. Issue # 439. A weekly online publication of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mazhilis Deputies Vote to Hold Early Parliamentary Elections. EAEU Faces Challenging Year as Kazakhstan Begins Chairmanship. Astana Architecture Intertwines Concepts of the East and West.
2016-01-07 Article by President 'National Plan - Road to Kazakhstan's Dream'
On January 1, 2016, the first stage on implementation of the National Plan "100 specific steps on implementation of five institutional reforms" began in Kazakhstan. 59 laws providing for creation of a new legal framework for development of the country, economy and society entered into force since January 1. It is important for us to assess this unprecedented in our history period when we change our legislation so immensely. Moreover, the changes we make open the way for realizing our Kazakhstan's dream - to become one of the world's top thirty countries, leaders of the 21st century.
2015-12-04 If Life Gives You Lemons…
Albert Einstein told us that “in the middle of difficulty, there is opportunity.” It was a message echoed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev Nov. 30 in a sombre yet confident State of the Nation address. With the right policies and a national effort to see them through, he forecast that Kazakhstan could emerge from the present crisis stronger and on a faster development path.
2015-11-23 Kazakhstan Not a Part of Great Game, Is Charting its Own Path
In an opinion piece in the Diplomatic Courier, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov noted that Central Asia and Kazakhstan are increasingly in the news, but that it is “striking – and at times frustrating” to see how standard media narratives have little resemblance to what’s actually happening in the country.
2015-11-13 President Signs Five New Laws: Local Police Forces to Be Established, Agricultural Lands to be Privatised
ASTANA – President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed five legislative acts as part of the implementation of the 100-step Plan of the Nation that is the vehicle for enacting the country’s five institutional reforms programme Nov.12.Nazarbayev signed the law “On the commercialisation of scientific and (or) research and development activities,” designed to improve the efficiency of the scientific sphere, raise the level of innovation and support the development of high-tech industries in the priority sectors of the economy by stimulating the commercial use of the results of research and development activities, and to attract private enterprise to research projects.
2015-11-13 Kazakh PM, FM Address Newly Established Astana Club, Stress Commitment to Win-Win Cooperation in Central Asia
ASTANA – Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov addressed Nov. 11 the closing session of the first meeting of the Astana Club, a new neutral platform operating on Chatham House rules of privacy for dialogue among business and political leaders and experts on pressing issues in Eurasia.