President Tokayev Meets with National Paralympic Team Ahead of Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo

NUR-SULTAN – Twenty-five Kazakh athletes from seven sporting events will take part in the 16th Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Aug. 24 and Sept. 5. This was announced during the meeting of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev with athletes at the Akorda on July 29. This is a record number of participants …


President Tokayev Meets with National Paralympic Team Ahead of Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo

NUR-SULTAN – Twenty-five Kazakh athletes from seven sporting events will take part in the 16th Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Aug. 24 and Sept. 5. This was announced during the meeting of President Kassym-Jomart...

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Monument to Alash Leaders Opens in Kazakh Capital

NUR-SULTAN – As the Kazakh capital Nur-Sultan celebrates its 23 year anniversary, several monuments were opened in the city to commemorate the date, reports the Akorda press service.  President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev opened the monument dedicated...

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Domestic Airlines Carry Nearly 4 million Passengers in First Half of 2021

NUR-SULTAN – Domestic airlines carried nearly 4 million passengers in the first half of 2021, on Aug. 2 the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development reported. The country observed a...

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E-Commerce in Kazakhstan Expands with Access to Global Online Retail Markets

NUR-SULTAN – The pandemic has accelerated the growth in the e-commerce market globally. In Kazakhstan, the share of e-commerce in retail trade exceeded 1.1 trillion tenge (US$2.5 billion) and reached 9.7 percent of the total...

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What Travel Destinations Do Kazakh People Prefer For Pandemic-Vacationing?

NUR-SULTAN – Despite the pandemic, people continue to travel abroad and within the country. Experts in the field of tourism spoke about the preferences of Kazakh people this year. Director of the Kazakhstan Association of...

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New Kazakh Film “The Horse Thieves” Starring Samal Yeslyamova Is Released in French Theaters

NUR-SULTAN – The new Kazakh film “The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time” starring Samal Yeslyamova has been released in theaters across 21 cities in France, reported Kazinform on July 29. The film tells a tale...

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Domestic Tourism in Kazakhstan 2021: Where to Go?

After almost a year and a half on hold and border closures caused by the pandemic, people’s desire to travel is stronger than ever. As international travel restrictions are still in place, more Kazakh people...

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President Tokayev Meets with National Paralympic Team Ahead of Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo

NUR-SULTAN – Twenty-five Kazakh athletes from seven sporting events will take part in the 16th Summer Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Aug. 24 and Sept. 5. This was announced during the meeting of President Kassym-Jomart...

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Kazakhstan Delivers 25,000 Doses of Its Own Vaccine to Kyrgyzstan

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan delivered its own QazVac vaccine to Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday as humanitarian aid and as part of a broader effort between the two countries in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, reports the Kazakh Foreign...

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Power to the People

Congratulations to all those involved in Kazakhstan’s recent municipal elections held across 730 akims and involving nearly 2,300 candidates. The elections covered 13 percent of eligible voters from fourteen regions of the country, and the...

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On July 6, Kazakhstan’s Capital City Day Pays Tribute to Symbol of Nation’s Progress and Modernity

It is hard to imagine that just 23 years ago, Nur-Sultan (back then renamed from Akmola to Astana) was a relatively unknown to the world. Almaty was very much the heart of Kazakhstan, both in...

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Turkistan Declaration of the Informal Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States

Informal Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (hereinafter referred to as the Turkic Council) was held via videoconference on 31 March 2021 on the theme of “Turkistan – A Spiritual Capital of...

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