Articles by Leyli Vaisova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Al-Farabi Created Universal Intellectual Standards 

Tolerance of all religions, of all people, openness to the knowledge of the world in any of its manifestations made Abu Nasr Al-Farabi a global thinker. There are people in history whose ideas helped save the world from catastrophe through the centuries, whose thoughts must be read deeply so as not to slide into the…

Abai Kunanbayev: A Legacy That Connects People Across Time, Culture and Space

The poet, philosopher and national enlightener Abai Kunanbayev became famous for his approach to “saving the Kazakh people” in the era of the “farewell ball of nomadic civilization.” This year, the world community celebrates the 175th anniversary of the poet, composer, philosopher, enlightener and founder of Kazakh written literature, Abai Kunanbayev. Cultural scientist and Honored…