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Central Asian parliaments seek regional peacebuilding, joint anti-terrorist efforts

ASTANA – A model of a regional zone of peace, security and cooperation can be developed on the basis of a harmonious combination of the interests of all involved Central Asian countries, said Mazhilis (lower chamber of Parliament) Chairperson Nurlan Nigmatulin. He spoke on the role of parliaments in legislative …

Almaty Deputy Mayor seeks to beautify public space through removal of unused fences

Iron fences placed around facilities and establishments in Almaty disturb and spoil the appearance of the city, said Deputy Akim (Mayor) of the southern capital Yerlan Aukenov recently during an inspection of the Almaty and Bostandyk districts. Aukenov walked the districts with representatives of city utilities services and the...

World-renowned musicians to perform at May 26-29 Astana Keshteri festival

ASTANA – Astana will host the Astana Keshteri music festival for the sixth time May 26-29 at three venues, reported Tengrinews.kz. According to the organisers, this is one of the most important cultural events in the country. Its main goal is to allow the widest audience to get to...

Switching to Latin alphabet will facilitate Kazakhstan’s development

We are living in an increasingly globalised and interconnected world. Advancements in technology and transportation have made the planet smaller, making it easier for people from all corners of the world to engage and communicate with each other over great distances. The spread of the English language, which has essentially become a global language, has…

Kazakh PM inks multiple cooperation agreements with CIS, EAEU states

ASTANA – Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev signed economic cooperation agreements and protocols May 26 with Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) heads of government in Kazan, Russia. Sagintayev attended a regular meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government meant to enhance cooperation...

Kazakhstan’s transport, logistics opportunities presented at Turkmenistan conference

ASTANA – Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) national railway company presented May 4-5 Kazakhstan’s transit-transport development, multimodal logistics, freight traffic and infrastructure opportunities at the Turkmenistan International Transport and Logistics Conference, KTZ press service reports. KTZ Vice President for Logistics Sanzhar Elyubayev briefed the conference on Kazakhstan’s transit-transport potential as...

Kazatomprom to use robots for uranium production by end of year

ASTANA – Robots will start working at the uranium plant of the Kazatomprom national atomic company in the South Kazakhstan region by the end of the year. The robots will perform various activities, including drying, loading and shipping products. The first robot will be purchased on a competitive basis...

Astana Arlans reach WSB semi-finals

ASTANA – The Astana Arlans boxing club of Kazakhstan recently defeated the Russian Patriot Boxing Team after two matches and reached the World Series of Boxing (WSB) semi-finals. A week earlier, the Arlans took a 3-2 win in Kemerovo. The return quarterfinal match took place in Karaganda and again...

Dozens of events to entertain Astana during EXPO 2017

ASTANA – Less than two weeks are left until EXPO 2017 finally opens. The rich programme will satisfy different tastes, with world-class stars performing for capital residents and guests throughout the summer. Tickets for EXPO and cultural programme events are being sold or will be sold soon at tickets.expo2017astana.com...

Mangystau archaeologist makes geoglyph gallery to stimulate local tourism

ASTANA – Mangystau archaeologist and historian Andrei Astafiyev has made a gallery of geoglyphs reflecting nomadic arts, the first in the region’s Airakty-Shomanai mountain valley and in Kazakhstan.   “I always consider natural sights from a perspective of a tourist attraction. The Airakty table (a flat-topped) mountain is a...