Kazakh President Proposes to Reduce Threshold for Political Parties, Sets Priorities for 2021

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed further political modernization and outlined his 2021 priorities for the Kazakh Parliament and government at the Dec. 15 opening of the first session of the Parliament of the seventh convocation. At the end of the last parliamentary elections, two Kazakh political parties were just …


New Kazakh Parliament Has Pressing Responsibility to Implement Tokayev’s Reforms, Say Political Experts

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed the first session of the newly elected Kazakh Parliament Jan. 15. Political experts believe the Kazakh legislative body has a huge responsibility to ensure the reforms announced by...

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Knitted Eco-Tree to be Set Up in Kazakh Capital

NUR-SULTAN – A six-meter tall eco-tree made from yarn will be installed in the center of the capital ahead of the New Year, reported Khabar.24.  More than 100 people including schoolchildren, parents and public organizations...

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Elections in Kazakhstan: International Reactions

MOSCOW – International observers, foreign policy pundits and the world’s media – everyone is watching Kazakhstan’s parliamentary elections, noting the progress of this country’s relatively young democracy. With every election, the international community gets a...

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Kazakhstan to Manufacture Advanced Farm Technologies, Develop Sustainable Agriculture in Central Asia

NUR-SULTAN – The Valley Irrigation, a US-based global leader in irrigation technologies, inked an investment agreement with the Kusto Group, a Kazakhstan-based diversified international holding company, and the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry at a Jan. 12...

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Nikolai Anastasiev, a Literary Figure that Brought Together Kazakhstan, Russia and the United States, Dies in Moscow

Nikolai Anastasiev, a well-known Russian philologist whose scientific interests included Kazakh, American and Russian literature, died in Moscow at the age of 81 years. This news filled with sorrow the hearts of many literature lovers...

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Dimash Kudaibergen to Perform at 2021 Inauguration Celebrations of US President-Elect

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh popular singer Dimash Kudaibergen will take part at the 2021 Inauguration celebrations of United States President-elect Joe Biden on Jan,17, Interfax Kazakhstan reported. Due to the pandemic, this year’s gala will be...

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Famous Skaters Perform on Kazakhstan’s Lakes to Popularize Internal Tourism (Video)

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh professional figure skaters Elizabet Tursynbayeva and Kseniya Pankratova recently went viral on the Kazakh internet with their stunning performances on the frozen lakes of Kazakhstan. Tursynbayeva awed her instagram audience with a...

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Kazakh PM, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation CEO Explore Investment Cooperation Possibilities, Support for the Private Sector

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh Prime Minister and the United States International Development Finance Corporation CEO Adam Boehler met to discuss the prospects for investment cooperation in agriculture, tourism, logistics, infrastructure, finance and technologies, the Kazakh Prime...

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The Case for Democracy

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan both hosted the Parliamentary democratic elections on January 10. That is an auspicious day in history. On the same date in 49 BC Julius Caesar defied the Roman Senate and crossed the...

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Major Events and Headlines in Kazakhstan That Shaped 2020

NUR-SULTAN – This has been a most unusual year for all. Kazakhstan as well as the other nations have experienced one of the most challenging periods with the pandemic outbreak. Its consequences affected not only...

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