Articles by Nazgul Zhenis

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

In Historic First, Kazakhstan Launches Domestic Rail Production

ASTANA – The first rollout of domestic rail products in Kazakhstan took place Oct. 16 at the Aktobe Rail and Section Works (ARBZ), reported the press service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), the national railway company. Beginning domestic rail production is a significant event in the history of the country’s industrial development, it noted. The…

Government Proposes Introducing Mandatory Health Insurance

ASTANA – Implementing mandatory social health insurance will improve the quality and availability of medical services in Kazakhstan, reported the press service of the nation’s Ministry of Health and Social Development. Minister of Health and Social Development Tamara Duyssenova presented the draft bill “On mandatory medical insurance” Sept. 7 in Parliament. The task of preparing…