Articles by Alberto Turkstra

President Nazarbayev’s Social Initiatives confirm people-oriented agenda, will strengthen middle class

On March 5, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev outlined five new major social initiatives to improve the socio-economic standing and progress of Kazakh citizens. These initiatives are a key pillar of Kazakhstan’s ambitious modernisation programme and will aid the nation in the pursuit of the Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy. With its strong focus on infrastructure, logistics, private…

Switching to Latin alphabet further opens Kazakhstan to the world

In October 2017, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree, which was amended recently, on the phased transition of the Kazakh alphabet from Cyrillic into Latin script by 2025. By that year, Latin letters will be used in all official documents, books, newspapers, media and other areas. All the political, economic and cultural conditions…