Articles by Saniya Bulatkulova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakh Ethnographer Restores More Than 200 Recipes of Ancient Kazakh Cuisine

NUR-SULTAN – Aigerim Musagazhinova, a historian and ethnographer, restored more than 200 unknown recipes of Kazakh dishes in “The mysteries around us” new program on the First Channel, Eurasia TV Channel, reports zakon.kz. “The mysteries around us” is a program about secrets and traditions of national cuisine, the origins of which go back centuries. Currently,…

Kazakh Singer Dimash Kudaibergen to Join Chinese Reality Show (Video)

NUR-SULTAN – World-renowned Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen is returning to China to participate in a reality show, said the singer himself on his Instagram account. “We have come to Wuxi from Beijing. I will soon participate in an interesting program. There will be performances by prominent Chinese artists, who will be divided into teams of…

Kazakhstan Joins UN Human Rights Council for 2022-2024

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan has been elected a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for 2022-2024 during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York on Oct. 14, reports the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Human Rights Council is an intergovernmental body of the UN composed of 47 states, which…

The 7th World Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Set to Discuss the Post-Corona Spiritual Development of Mankind

NUR-SULTAN – Bulat Sarsenbayev, the Chair of Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev Centre for Development of Interfaith and Intercivilizational Dialogue, introduced the  agenda of the seventh Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions. The participants of the Congress, which will be held Sept. 14-15 in 2022 in Nur-Sultan, will discuss the role of leaders of world and…

Kazakhstan Listed Among Top 11 Countries On Mortgage Loan Digitalization

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan ranked first in the top 11 countries in the world on the mortgages digitalization as Freedom Finance Bank Kazakhstan has digitized mortgage loans at an astounding rate of 90 percent according to the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Kazakhstan ranked 29 in overall list and the first among CIS countries.…

People of Kazakhstan Celebrate National Kindness Day

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh people celebrated National Kindness Day on Oct. 9, a holiday, organized as a part of the “Marathon of Good Works” nationwide project. It was launched in February upon the initiative of Kazakh President Kasym-Jomart Tokayev. Following the holiday concept, each country region installs a board with “Advice of Kindness” cards on…

Pink Flamingos Captured Returning to Mangistau Region On Video

NUR-SULTAN – Several hundred pink flamingos were captured flying back to Aktau city in the Mangistau Region on video by a popular Kazakh blogger Azamat Sarsenbayev.  He published his video on his Facebook account. Flamingos are expected to stay at Lake Karakol approximately until mid-November before they migrate to Iran. Adilbek Kozybakov, biologist and member…

Central Asia’s Highest Mosque in Nur-Sultan Captured on Video from Bird Eye View

NUR-SULTAN – Central Asia’s highest mosque located in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan was captured on video on Sept. 25 by Kazakh videographer Vladislav Vodnev.   The construction of the mosque, which is located behind EXPO-2017, started in the spring of 2019 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. The first…

COVID-19 Incidence Decreases 1.7 Times Over Past Month in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – The COVID-19 incidence rate has decreased 1.7 times over the past month, said Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin during his meeting with President Kasym-Jomart Tokayev on Oct. 7. The basic reproductive number (R0 pronounced as R-naught) is 0.94 percent, infectious car beds are occupied at 34 percent while intensive beds are at 32…

Chairperson of Caucasus Muslim Board Awarded With Honorary Professorship at Gumilyov Eurasian National University

NUR-SULTAN – Haji Allahshükür Hummat Pashazade, Sheikh Ul-Islam and Chairperson of the Caucasus Muslims Board, has been recognized as an Honorary Professor of the Gumilyov Eurasian National University during his visit to Kazakhstan as part of the 19th Session of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, which was held…