Articles by Nurzhan Arystanov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

New Rixos Hotel Opens in Shymkent, Raises Local Service to New Levels

SHYMKENT – Rixos Khadisha Shymkent, the first ever five star hotel in South Kazakhstan, opened with great fanfare on Dec. 20. The grand opening of the hotel saw about 400 guests, including representatives of the Akimats (local governments) of Shymkent city and South Kazakhstan region, guests from Astana and Almaty, representatives of business and culture.…