Articles by Aizada Arystanbek

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Disney’s Kazakh Dubbing Project Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with Release of New Pixar Cartoon (Video)

NUR-SULTAN – The new Pixar cartoon “Luca” came out on June 17 and became the 37th film dubbed from English to Kazakh as part of the collaboration project between Disney and the Bolashak International Scholarship program, reported the press service of Bolashak. The collaboration between Disney and Bolashak titled Start With Yourself began in June…

Foreign Companies to Invest More Than $500 Million in Kazakhstan’s Agro-industrial Sector, Chemical Industry

NUR-SULTAN – Newly announced foreign investments from Dutch, Turkish and Arab companies are expected to finance projects worth more than $500 million in Kazakhstan’s agro-industrial sector and chemical industry, reported the press service of the Kazakh Invest national company. A $273 million (117 billion tenge) meat processing plant will be built in the East Kazakhstan…

Kazakhstan Improves Position In IMD-2021 World Competitiveness Ranking

NUR-SULTAN – Improving its last year’s standing by seven positions, Kazakhstan was ranked 35th out of 64 countries in the 2021 World Competitiveness Ranking on June 17, reported the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy. The World Competitiveness Ranking is carried out by the World Competitiveness Center of the International Institute for…

New Wind Farm in Aktobe Region to Expand Kazakhstan’s Wind Power Capacity

NUR-SULTAN – The construction of the new wind farm Badamsha-2 that is expected to significantly increase the rapidly growing renewable energy industry in Kazakhstan will be completed in the Aktobe region by the end of the year, reported the press service of Sarens engineering company on June 15. Badamsha-2 will be the second wind farm…

Aral Sea Restoration Efforts to Include Planting Million-Hectare Saxaul Forest

NUR-SULTAN – Saxaul trees will be planted on one million hectares of the drained bottom of the Aral Sea on the territory of Kazakhstan as part of the new effort to stop dust storms in the region, reported the Central Communications Service on June 15. The decision was made after a  delegation of the Kazakh…

ITeachMe Public Fund Develops Roadmap to Make IT Sphere in Kazakhstan More Inclusive

NUR-SULTAN – The ITeachMe Competence Development Center announced a new project on developing a roadmap for improving the inclusion of people with disabilities in the IT sphere on June 14, reported Kazinform.  The ITeachMe Competence Development Center is a public fund aimed at increasing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the social life and…

Exhibition Dedicated to Medical Workers Opens in Almaty

NUR-SULTAN – The “We Will Win This Together” exhibition of paintings and photographs dedicated to frontline medical workers opened at the Kazakh Central State Museum in Almaty on June 11, reported the press service of the museum.  The exhibition showcases Kazakh photographer Ruslan Mazunin’s close-up portraits of medical workers who have been tirelessly treating COVID-19…

President Tokayev, US Special Representative Discuss Kazakh-American Сooperation on Afghanistan

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad discussed enhancing the Kazakh-American strategic partnership to ensure security and stability in Afghanistan during their June 14 meeting in Nur-Sultan, reported the Akorda press office. In addition to the withdrawal of the American and NATO troops from Afghanistan, the parties…

Presidential Youth Personnel Reserve Forum Summarizes First Achievements

NUR-SULTAN – The Presidential Youth Personnel Reserve Forum was held in Nur-Sultan on June 12, reported the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Information and Social Development.  The forum served as a platform for highlighting the results of the Presidential Youth Personnel Reserve initiative for the past year and a half, to exchange knowledge…

Kazakh Tennis Players Alexander Bublik and Andrey Golubev Reach Men’s Doubles Final at French Open

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh tennis duo of Alexander Bublik and Andrey Golubev move on to the final of the French Open that will be held on June 12 in Paris, reported the press service of the tournament.  Bublik and Golubev topple Spaniards Pablo Andujar and Pedro Martinez with a 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 final score. The…