Articles by Gulyaim Tulesheva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Government Innovation Expert Says E-Government Advancing

Improving public services online in Kazakhstan and making sure that they are freely accessible has become one of the most important strategic objectives set bythe country’s President, Nursultan Nazarbayev. Senate deputy, member of the Committee on Economic Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development, Ashat Kuzekov answered our questions on how these tasks are carried out by…

Capital Job Fair for the Disabled Draws 100 Employers

ASTANA – Astana’s department of employment and social programmes and the city branch of the Nur Otan party recently held a job fair for people with disabilities. About 100 employers, including representatives of healthcare and education companies, as well as other Astana-based organisations, presented 300 vacancies at the fair. The fair was held as part…

Everest Remains a Dream for Accomplished Kazakh Climber

ALMATY – Svetlana Sharipova is one of the few mountaineers from Kazakhstan to conquer peaks of more than 8,000 metres without supplemental oxygen. Sharipova, a Central Sports Club athlete, says she has fallen in love with the mountains. She was first drawn into the sport by its scenery and the sensation of being out on…

Major Botanical Garden Complex to Be Built for EXPO 2017

ASTANA – A State Botanical Garden with a parkland area of 97.5 hectares is one of the facilities to be constructed in the capital for the upcoming EXPO 2017. The garden will be a tourist attraction as well as house a botanical museum and botanical research institutes. According to the Astana Department of Public Utilities,…

With National Award, Kazakhstan’s Pop Music Takes Big Step Forward

ASTANA – Astana’s Capital Day celebrations included the first awards ceremony of the new national music award, Astana Zhuldyzy (The Star of Astana), initiated by the Astana city administration. During the event, Kazakhstan Central Concert Hall became the starriest place in the capital, with limousines depositing musicians and other members of the music industry on…

New Botanical Garden to Beautify Astana by 2017

ASTANA – President Nursultan Nazarbayev recently approved plans to build a new botanical garden and park on the Left Bank. Construction on the project is set to begin by the third quarter of this year. The garden and park will be located between Prospect Kabanbai Batyr, streets number 24 and 26, and Turkestan Avenue. It…

Newborn International Couple Thrives in Astana

ASTANA – Recently, another international couple decided to officially register their personal relations in the city hall of Astana. Gaukhar Orakbayeva, originally from Taraz and Joe Scott from a small town near Manchester in England met at work, realized they had been made for one another and decided to never break up. “We are both…

Singing ABC introduced in Astana

ASTANA – A rather fascinating educational guide “Danalyk alіppesі” (“ABC of Wisdom” in Kazakh) was recently presented at the Kazmediacenter here. This series include instructions, 12 magazines and an electronic pen. The ABC is a new word in the Kazakh science and was developed by the team of Interactiv Kazakhstan company headed by the author…