Articles by Galia Nurzhan

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Nazarbayev’s Manifesto Paves Way for More Peaceful World, Nuclear Disarmament Expert Says

ASTANA – “Building a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World,” the international conference, which was held under in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site and in commemoration of the UN International Day against Nuclear Tests on Aug. 29, involved more than 200 delegates from 50 countries and served as a major…

Kokshetau Fair Boosts Tourism Sector

ASTANA, November 12 – In mid-October, the sixth national tourism fair and exhibition was held in Kokshetau as part of the three-day national 2012 Sarkylmas Sayakhat (Kazakh for “unlimited travel”) campaign to boost the country’s tourism image in the international market. This event is held annually in different regions of the country to raise awareness…