Articles by Madi Barlybayev

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

EBRD Organises $300 Million Syndicated Loan for Modernisation of Kazakh Railways

ASTANA – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a group of international commercial banks are providing a syndicated financing package of $300 million in support of a comprehensive modernisation and restructuring programme of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), the country’s rail operator, the lender said in a July 27 press release. The proceeds…