Articles by Aida Khairova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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…

Kazakhstan’s New Economic Policy Will Continue to Develop Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

Minister of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov recently elaborated in an interview with the Kazakhstanskaya Pravda newspaper on prospects to stimulate economic growth while continuing structural reforms as called for in the country’s Nurly Zhol new economic policy, which was presented during President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s November state-of-the-nation address.   Under the new economic policy Nurly Zhol –…