Articles by Joey Long

President Tokayev to Approve New Guidelines For Political Rallies in Kazakhstan

As the authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan gradually and cautiously soften the quarantine regime, many delicate issues of social and political life are becoming relevant again. For example, the issue of rallies has come up and on May 20, the deputies of the lower house of the Kazakh parliament addressed it by adopting the…

Prime Minister Presents Recovery Plan For Economy Focused on Construction, Building Self-Sufficiency

Along with the gradual weakening of quarantine measures, the Kazakh government has put forward a comprehensive plan to halt the collapse of the economy because of the COVID lockdown and to achieve economic growth by the end of 2020. The plan was adopted on May 19 during a government conference call chaired by Prime Minister…

Kazakh Government Ready to Implement WHO Plan For Mandatory Mass Vaccinations

In Kazakhstan, discussion on a working draft for a new regulatory act concerning mandatory vaccinations has ended. After a short debate, a document was signed saying that vaccinations against tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, viral hepatitis B, viral hepatitis A, pertussis, tetanus, diphtheria, hemophilic infection type b, pneumococcal infection, measles, rubella, mumps and cervical cancer will now become…

President Tokaev: Bright Future For Kazakhstan Lies at the End of New, Modernized Silk Road

Kazakh President Kassym-Zhomart Tokaev reiterates his position that the Coronavirus epidemic is a blessing in disguise, that should create a new powerful impetus to push forward development of the country’s economy and to increase the well-being of citizens. All new state programs are built around this goal. The Nurly Zhol, Business Roadmap-2025, Enbek, State Program…