Articles by Doszhan Nurgaliev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Mining and Metallurgy Seen As Actively Growing

The mining metallurgical complex (MMC) is one of the key sectors of the economy, the development of which directly affects the level of GDP growth. First Vice-Minister of Industry and New Technologies Albert Rau recently discussed the achievements and prospects of development of this industrial sector. What are the overall results of the mining and…

Kazakhstan Addresses Challenges of International Trade

ASTANA – In 2014, the Kazakh government will continue to work on improving its World Bank Doing Business ranking, following a comprehensive plan. The country’s biggest stumbling block is in international trade, where it is ranked 186. The Doing Business rating, which assesses the ease of conducting business in 189 countries, is called a pilot…