Articles by Askar Zhumagaliyev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Government Works to Reform Civil Aviation

Since the tragic crash of a civilian airliner outside Almaty on January 29, the civil aviation of Kazakhstan has been under public scrutiny as never before. In fact, the problems of the aviation industry did not appear yesterday, nor did they begin in 2009. In that year, Kazakhstan was included on a “black list” compiled…