Articles by Meruert Feruzova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

National Bank has clear vision of banking sector development, says deputy chairman

This year, the National Bank of Kazakhstan plans to perform an independent assessment of banks’ asset quality in the country. Verification of the real situation in this sphere will give the regulator an opportunity to effectively address banks’ challenges. National Bank of Kazakhstan Deputy Chairman Oleg Smolyakov discussed these issues in an interview. How do…