Articles by By Yelden Sarybay

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Mazhilis Ratifies UN Convention to Improve Lives of Disabled

ASTANA – The Mazhilis (lower house of Parliament) ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on Jan. 20 as part of the Kedergisiz Keleshek (Future without Barriers) programme which is being spearheaded by the ruling Nur Otan party.   President of the Kazakhstan Confederation of Disabled People Zhanat Omarbekova spoke about…