Articles by Alisher Sadykov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Diplomatic Bazaar Raises Record Amount for Charity

ASTANA – The Dec. 4 Diplomatic Christmas Charity Bazaar raised the record amount of 36.7 million tenge (US$109,550), the organisers announced in a Dec. 9 press release. The event, organised for the ninth year in a row at Radisson Hotel by Ambassadors’ Spouses Astana (ASA), brought together 51 embassies, another record. The announced amount was…