Articles by Zhubanysh Baigurinov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Aktobe region teacher establishes ostrich farm

ASTANA – A teacher of physical education from the Aktobe region breeds African ostriches in his back yard. Sailaubek Matayev brought 20 exotic chicks in the summer of last year from the Samara region of Russia. Together, with his brother they took a loan under the Road Map of Employment Programme. Each bird cost 68,000…

New High School Opens to Ease Overcrowding in Aktobe Region

A new high school opened on Dec. 9 in the 12th district of Aktobe is expected to address three-shift education in the region and allow students from overcrowded classes in schools number 43 and 51 to move to the new school. Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Aslan Sarinzhipov and regional Akim (Governor) Arkhimed…

Aktobe Showcases Tourism Potential at International Travel Fair

AKTOBE – The 11th International Travel Fair of Aktobe (ITFA) was held earlier this month, this time under the theme “Tourism. Sayakhat. Sports.” ITFA 2014 also showcased folk handicrafts. The Aktobe region is a major cultural and industrial centre that also includes the Torgai national park, a refuge for many of Kazakhstan’s rarer animals. The…

Hobby Grows into Expanding, Socially Conscious Business

AKTOBE REGION – In Khromtau, what began as a hobby has turned into a major enterprise and an example of socially responsible commerce. Sewing has been Antonina Galustova’s favourite hobby since childhood, and after she finished her studies at Novotroitsk College in the Orenburg region, she decided to become a professional seamstress. Returning to her…