Articles by Kamila Zhumabyeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Astana Psychiatrist Discusses Mental Health Issues in the Capital

ASTANA – How the mentally ill are treated in Kazakh society, what mental issues bother capital residents and how to deal with them are topics frequently addressed by Astana’s No. 8 ambulatory care clinic psychiatrist and psychotherapist Gulhan Yakipova.   The attitude towards individuals suffering from mental or psychological illness is unfortunately perceived with apprehension,…

Nazarbayev Congratulates Kazakh People on Day of Gratitude, Recalls Country’s Historic Past

ASTANA – President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the people of Kazakhstan with the Day of Gratitude celebrated in the nation for the first time on March 1. He explained how the country’s difficult historic and political past is related to this holiday and how multi-ethnicity was formed.   His proposal to establish the celebration was delivered at…