Articles by Elmira Kirgeyeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Parliament Develops Plan to Improve Cultural Sphere

The Kazakh Parliament is developing a new working concept on cultural policy, according to a recent announcement by Akhan Bizhanov, member of the Mazhilis Committee for Social and Cultural Development and Science. “Scientists, experts and artists were involved in the process. The concept was approved and is now going to be consistently implemented, as we…

Kazakhstan-Centric Mobile Messenger Service Unveiled in Astana

ASTANA – A mobile messenger service unique to Kazakhstan Aitys (iTys) was presented by the Foundation for Development of the State Language at a Nov. 19 briefing at the Central Communications Service (CCS). “iTys is available in three languages: Kazakh, Russian and English. iTys is a new name in Kazakhstan’s IT sphere. We are confident…