Articles by Diana Akhmetova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

The Japanese Spirit of Silk

ASTANA – For the first time, a unique kimono exhibition “The world through the eyes of the Kimono Master Kubota Itiku” was showcased in Astana from Sept. 6 to 19, 2013 at the Palace of Independence, held by the Shodiyev International Foundation in cooperation with the Astana Akimat and the Embassy of Japan in Kazakhstan.…