Articles by Sergey Gorbunov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Bayanaul: Land of Legends

PAVLODAR –There is a wonderful place in the Pavlodar region where the name of each mountain or cliff, lake or pass is associated with olden times and legends based on real events. This mountain oasis with clear waters and pine forests is known as Bayanaul. According to one version, the word is of Mongol-Turkic origin.…

New Greenhouse Complex Expected to Meet Pavlodar City’s Vegetable Demands

PAVLODAR – The launching of a new greenhouse complex in Pavlodar that is forecast to produce 1,600 tonnes of tomatoes per year, along with other vegetables, is expected to nearly meet the city’s vegetable demand and bring down prices in the regional market. The greenhouse’s establishing company Pavlodar has partnered with Dutch firm DALSEM Horticultural…

Pavlodar SEZ, Three New Chemical Companies to Further Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy

Cutout: Petrochemical cluster in region relies on foreign expertise and investments. PAVLODAR – Nurlan Kapparov, head of Kazatomprom, the national atomic company, and Kanat Bozumbayev, Akim (Governor) of the Pavlodar region, held a meeting in late September with representatives of the German company SAS Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH to discuss creation of new chemical productions in…

New River Channel through Capital Being Considered

PAVLODAR – A proposal to build a new channel from the Irtysh River to the Yessil River through the capital was presented to Parliament in October by Minister of Environment Protection Nurlan Kapparov, who said it is currently being reviewed in the Government as one of the options to meet the growing demand for water…