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Ybyrai Mektebi: The Seamless Learning School, Opens Pilot Project in East Kazakhstan Region

ASTANA – Ybyrai mektebi, a rural school dedicated to seamless learning, opened in a pilot mode in the village of Kulynzhon in the East Kazakhstan Region, reported Forbes Kazakhstan on Sept. 20. The essence of seamless learning, also known as continuous learning, is to combine all in-class and out-of-class resources, as well as eliminate the…

Kazakh Films Celebrated at International Festivals in Germany and Russia

ASTANA – Kazakh film “Paralympian” by Aldiyar Bairakimov premiered in Berlin to celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Germany, reported the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Germany on Sept. 21. The film’s plot is based on the real stories of Kazakh paralympians, in particular Alexandr Kolyadin, the first champion of…

Kazakhstan to Launch Direct Flights from Shymkent to Ankara

ASTANA – Kazakhstan will launch direct flights from Shymkent to the capital of Turkey, Ankara, reported the Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan. FlyArystan plans to operate the flight twice a week on an Airbus A-320 during the upcoming autumn-winter season. The aviation committee also considers launching a direct flight from Shymkent to Pakistan, to the…

Dimash Kudaibergen’s Solo Concert in Almaty Sold Out in 15 Minutes, Gathers Fans from Nearly 70 Countries

ASTANA – The concert of the Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen will gather fans from 68 countries today on Sept. 23 in the Central Stadium in Almaty, reported Dimashnews.kz. The solo concert “Stranger” will present recently released tracks and premiere new songs. Kudaibergen’s fans will also listen to songs they already know and love. The Almaty…

Fifty Foreign Companies to Relocate to Kazakhstan, Says PM Smailov

ASTANA – Up to 50 companies are considering relocating to Kazakhstan, Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov said during the tenth Forum of Machine-Builders of Kazakhstan on Sept. 22, reported the Prime Minister’s press service. “To date, around 50 foreign companies have closed their production in the neighboring country and have expressed a desire to relocate their…

Kazakhstan Sensationally Defeats Belarus, Advances to League B Division in UEFA Nations League

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s national football team advanced to League B after a historic win on Sept. 22 over the team from Belarus (2:1) on matchday five of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Nations League, reported the UEFA official website. “Kazakhstan has made history, however pompous that may sound. The Kazakhs beat Belarusians at…

Foreign Affairs Minister Tileuberdi Speaks at High-Level UN Summit Dedicated to Minority Rights in NY

ASTANA – With more than 130 ethnic groups and 17 major religious faiths living in peace and harmony, Kazakhstan is deeply committed to providing a better life for every person, said Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tileuberdi at the Sept. 21 high-level meeting on the 30th anniversary of the Declaration…

Kazakhstan and China Sign Memorandum on Mutual Settlements in Yuan

ASTANA – The National Bank of Kazakhstan and the People’s Bank of China signed a cooperation memorandum that allows for the development of yuan-based mutual settlements in Kazakhstan, according to a Sept 21 press statement from the National Bank. According to the statement, the memorandum enshrines the agreements of the central banks on the clearing…

Upcoming Presidential Elections Will Consolidate Kazakhstan Ahead of Continued Major Reforms, Says Erlan Karin

ASTANA – Amid increasing geostrategic turbulence, the upcoming presidential elections should boost consolidation in Kazakhstan before it enters a new stage of large-scale social and economic reforms, Kazakhstan’s State Counselor Erlan Karin wrote on his Telegram channel on Sept. 22. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s decree to hold a presidential election on Nov. 20 has launched a…

Kazakh PM and Eni Management Discuss Plans to Build New Gas Processing Plant

ASTANA – Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov reaffirmed his government’s full support for the Italian Eni giant consortium’s plan to build a one billion cubic meter gas processing plant in Kashagan with the QazaqGaz national company during a Sept. 22 meeting with Eni Chief Operating Officer Guido Brusco and Director for Exploration and Production Luca…