Articles by Samat Mustakhimov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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 Measures, Activities Aim to Overcome Underdevelopment in Tourism Sector

Tourism is among the priorities of Kazakhstan’s State Programme of Accelerated Industrial and Innovative Development. The government’s new concept for the development of the tourism industry through 2020, plus ongoing work to promote and improve Kazakhstan’s image and tourist infrastructure, is intended to give a big boost to this important but underdeveloped sector. The new…