Articles by Aidana Yergaliyeva 

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakh Economy Showed Hopeful Signs of Revival in September, Says Economy Minister

NUR-SULTAN – Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov reported on the socio-economic situation during the first nine months of 2020 in an Oct. 13 government meeting. The economy revived in September as development trends for many industries reversed and went in a positive direction. “If we consider September separately, then many service sectors began to…

Kazakhstan Renders Humanitarian Aid to Provinces Hit By Flooding in Afghanistan

NUR-SULTAN – On Sept. 29, the Kazakh Embassy to Afghanistan rendered humanitarian aid to residents of the Kabul province affected by the floods, the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs press service reported. During the ceremony, Kazakh Ambassador to Afghanistan Alimkhan Yessengeldiyev passed on grocery baskets filled with flour, pasta, sunflower oil, and condensed milk to…

More than 91,000 Kazakh school students take first round of paid Unified National Testing 

NUR-SULTAN – More than 91,000 Kazakh school students took the first round of paid Unified National Testing (UNT) Jan. 16-20 at 99 exam venues throughout the country. Students with paid UNT results can apply to universities. The results of the paid test, however, are not eligible in applying for a state scholarship. To be considered…