Articles by Rinat Kulmagambetov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Caspian States Continue Efforts to Save Sturgeon

ATYRAU – Five Caspian states are united by a common goal – to preserve biological diversity of the Caspian Sea. The danger of the extinction of sturgeon is such a special problem a moratorium on their catch was imposed a few years ago at the initiative of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Like other Caspian countries,…

Atyrau Strengthens Cooperation at Investment Forum

ATYRAU – A number of business activities, including a technology conference and exhibitions of achievements in the oil and gas and construction industries, were held within the Atyrau Invest 2014 Forum in this western Kazakhstan city on April 1-3. The oil-rich western region offers great opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs. The development of the large…

Agriculture Expanding in Atyrau

ATYRAU REGION – State support for agriculture is showing results in the AtyrauAgroOnіmderi farming partnership, which is developing successfully in many directions, from viticulture and horticulture to bee-keeping and breeding sturgeon. One of the projects recently launched by Vladimir Rozmetov, head of the AtyrauAgroOnіmderi partnership, is a farm for breeding goats. The 150 animals brought…

Atyrau Archaeological Expedition to Gather Data, Launch Research Centre

ATYRAU – A research centre for historical and archaeological studies will be opened in Atyrau this fall, Deputy Governor (Akim) of Atyrau oblast Shyngys Mukan said during the opening ceremony of an expedition to historic sites of the region. The historical and cultural expedition should shed light on a rich heritage that still remains unknown.…