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Heads of States of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Release Joint Statement on Events in Kyrgyzstan

NUR-SULTAN – Heads of states of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan released a joint statement in the light of recent events in Kyrgyzstan on Oct. 9, reported Akorda Press.  “As close neighbors bound by centuries-old bonds of friendship, good neighborliness, common cultural and spiritual values, we call on the people of Kyrgyzstan in these complicated…

Kazakh Government Changes Up Investment Policy Approaches to Attract New Investors Amid Pandemic

Investment attraction is one of the main tasks that the Kazakh government has been working on in recent years. During the years of its independence, Kazakhstan has attracted $330 billion worth of foreign investment from more than 120 countries. The global pandemic, which significantly affected the global economy, also had a large impact on the…

Kazakh Foreign Minister Meets Indian, Kyrgyz Counterparts in Moscow For High-Level Talks

Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tileuberdi discussed the potential for greater cooperation with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Chingiz Aidarbekov and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar as part of the Foreign Ministers’ Council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Moscow, reported Kazakh Foreign Ministry press service.  During their meeting, Tileuberdi and Kyrgyz minister Aidarbekov discussed the implementation…

Shanghai Cooperation Organization Reaffirms Commitment To Strengthen Regional and International Security, Stability

The foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries have reaffirmed their commitment to the fight against international terrorism, drug trafficking, cross-border organized crime, and cybercrime during a Sept. 9-10 regular SCO Council meeting in Moscow. This is the first off-line event between the foreign ministers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

UNGA Recognizes Leading Role of Kazakhstan in Worldwide Anti-Nuke Testing Efforts

NUR-SULTAN – The President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Tijjani Muhammad Bande recognized the role of Kazakhstan “in championing the cause to ban nuclear test explosions and indeed all other nuclear explosions” at the 74th Session of the UNGA on Aug. 26.  The virtual event was held to commemorate the International Day against…

Amidst Pandemic Кazakhstan Offers Assistance to Neighbours in Central Asia, Welcomes International Cooperation

NUR-SULTAN – The SK-Pharmacy Company, the country’s sole pharmaceutical distributor, has launched the People’s Control section on its website to show where humanitarian aid to Kazakhstan comes from and how this aid was distributed, reported the company’s press service.  The company will also share information about the transparency of the procurement, and the supply of…

Кazakh Ministry of Healthcare Announces Adoption of New WHO Disease Classification System to Combat COVID-19

NUR-SULTAN – As more information about the COVID-19 virus has become available, experts have realized that the virus behaves differently in each country. In some countries, the danger of coronavirus was underestimated, measures were taken with a delay and hundreds of thousands of cases were reported, leading to thousands of deaths. Kazakhstan was one of…

Kazakhstan Categorically Denies Chinese Media Claims of New Unknown Pneumonia Cases

There have been a string of reports in Chinese media outlets claiming that Kazakhstan has reported cases of an unknown pneumonia, one more deadly than the coronavirus. The Ministry of Healthcare of Kazakhstan would like to officially state that this information is categorically FALSE. It should be noted that the WHO has official codes for…

Nur-Sultan Receives Glowing Review and Recommendation From Popular Travel Vlogger

NUR-SULTAN – Travel enthusiast Conrad Caeiro released a video about Nur-Sultan and his visit to the city on his YouTube channel “Vlog 360 Degrees”. Caeiro visited Nur-Sultan last September and used this opportunity to make a video featuring the main sights to visit in the city.  “This has been my first trip to Nur-Sultan and, in…

Capital Day Celebrations Will Be Held Virtually This Year

This year, the capital of Kazakhstan will celebrate its 22nd birthday on July 6. The celebratory events will be held virtually due to the epidemiological situation in the country, according to the press service of the city’s department of culture. The city administration plans to open social facilities to mark this day. The rehabilitation centers…