Kazakhstan Ranks 73rd in Henley Passport Index 2022 Among 112 Countries

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan is ranked 73rd out of 112 countries with visa-free visits to 76 countries available to passport-holders, according to the Henley Passport Index (HPI) 2022 Global Ranking. Updated quarterly, the Henley & Partners research and consulting company forms the HPI based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport …



January Riots in Kazakhstan: Police Discovers Only One-Third of Stolen Weapons

NUR-SULTAN – The police have found one-third of 1,259 service weapons, stolen from the law enforcement bodies during the January riots in Kazakhstan, including rifles, handguns and grenade launchers, said Deputy Head of the Criminal...

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Kazakhstan Ranks 73rd in Henley Passport Index 2022 Among 112 Countries

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan is ranked 73rd out of 112 countries with visa-free visits to 76 countries available to passport-holders, according to the Henley Passport Index (HPI) 2022 Global Ranking. Updated quarterly, the Henley & Partners...

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Chinese Conglomerate Genertec to Open Regional Office in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – Vice President of the Genertec International Holdings Wu Yi announced plans to open a regional office in Kazakhstan to boost investment cooperation with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Central Asian...

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Kazakh Language is Gaining Increasing Popularity, But Needs Greater Support to Sustain Interest, Says Expert

NUR-SULTAN – People in Kazakhstan are increasingly becoming more interested in learning the Kazakh language in the aftermath of recent political events in Kazakhstan and in the world, says Kanat Tasibekov, a Kazakh language advocate...

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Presidential Literary Award to Be Established Next Year With Aim of Supporting Aspiring Kazakh Writers and Poets

NUR-SULTAN – The special Presidential Literary Award will be established next year to support young Kazakh writers and poets, announced Kazakh Minister of Culture and Sports Dauren Abayev during an Aug. 16 press briefing in...

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Kazakhstan Welcomes Nearly 200,000 Foreign Tourists Since Beginning of This Year

NUR-SULTAN – The eQonaq information system for registering international visitors as part of check-in procedures has recorded 195,149 tourists since the beginning of the year, reported the Kazakh Ministry of Culture and Sports on Aug....

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Chess In Kazakhstan Experiences Revival, Says Multiple World Chess Champion Dinara Saduakasova

NUR-SULTAN – The sport of chess is experiencing a revival in Kazakhstan due to the victories at World Championships, said an international grandmaster and multiple world chess champion of Kazakhstan Dinara Saduakasova at an Aug....

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Kazakh PM Visits Construction Site of Production Plant Worth $46 Million in Nur-Sultan

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov, Minister of Industry and Infrastructural Development Kairbek Uskenbayev, and Akim (Mayor) of Nur-Sultan Altai Kulginov visited the construction site of a $46 million YDA Industrial Park multi-purpose plant,...

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New Cargo Train to Connect East China and Central Asia

NUR-SULTAN – A new freight train route connecting China’s eastern province of Jiangsu with Central Asian countries began operating on Aug. 13, reported the Chinese Xinhua news agency.   The first cargo train departed from Wuxi,...

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Kazakhstan as a Contributor to Food Security

In this year of endangered food security, when the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other UN bodies are warning about the threat of famine in Africa and some of the poorer countries of...

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Kazakh President Announces New Initiatives to Address Current Crisis, Support Well-Being of People

On January 11, President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, delivered an address at a special session of the Majilis (the lower chamber of Kazakhstan’s Parliament). The President’s address followed an unprecedented outbreak of violence which has...

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New Kazakhstan: The Path Of Renewal And Modernisation

State-of-the-Nation Address by President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered on March 16, 2022 Dear compatriots! Dear friends! Today’s Address has a special significance. Its content and scope go beyond one year. We have set ourselves...

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