Articles by Assel Satubaldina

Kazakh Foreign Investors Council discusses future energy in Astana

ASTANA – The 30th plenary session of the Foreign Investors Council under the President of Kazakhstan took place June 22 in Astana, bringing nearly 300 participants to the capital, including top executives of world’s leading companies in various fields. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev chaired the session devoted this year to Future Energy, which coincides with…

Akan Satayev’s film named Best Feature Film at New York Eurasian Film Festival

ASTANA – “Road to Mother” directed by Akan Satayev won the Best Feature Film award at the June 16-18 fifth New York Eurasian Film Festival. The competition brought together 33 films from 18 countries. “I am pleased to announce that our film “Road to Mother” was named best feature film at New York Eurasian Film…

Hermitage collection of arms to be presented in Astana

ASTANA – Astana residents and visitors will have the opportunity to explore the country’s rich history of arms when the Hermitage collection of arms opens July 3 at  the National Museum of Kazakhstan. The event is organised within the framework of EXPO 2017 and will last until the end of the exhibition Sept. 10. Its…

Astana hosts Second Preparatory Meeting of OSCE Environmental and Economic Forum

ASTANA – The second preparatory meeting of the 25th Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Economic and Environmental Forum took place June 14-16 in Astana and concluded with recommendations for participating states before the final meeting scheduled for September in Prague. Representatives of 57 participating states of the OSCE, nongovernmental organisations, academic circles…

Polish delegation meets Kazakh State Secretary, opens exhibition

ASTANA – A delegation from Poland is on a three-day visit to Kazakhstan to visit EXPO 2017 and celebrate the June 17 Day of Poles. Headed by Deputy Senate Marshal Maria Koc, the delegation met with Kazakh State Secretary Gulshara Abdykalikova June 15 and unveiled the exhibition dedicated to Polish army commander Gen. Wladyslaw Anders.…

Human muscle power generates energy in Austrian pavilion at EXPO 2017

ASTANA – EXPO 2017 guests are welcome to test their muscle power as a source of energy at the Austrian pavilion, according to the exhibition press service. The nation has prepared an amusing programme where visitors can explore its path to clean energy. The Austrian power machine is the soul of the pavilion, where various…

Surgicorps conduct free life-changing surgeries in Kazakhstan

ASTANA – Doctors from the U.S.-based Surgicorps International conducted 72 free reconstructive surgeries during its May 19-25 mission in Astana. American plastic surgeons together with local surgeons from the Maternity and Childhood Care National Centre treated children with severe congenital facial malformations, such as cleft lip and palate and burn scars. Students from Nazarbayev University…

Kazakhstan conducts first stage of nuclear fusion reactor physical launch

ASTANA – National Nuclear Centre of Kazakhstan completed June 9 the first stage of physical launch of Kazakh Tokamak for Material Testing (KTM), a nuclear fusion reactor developed jointly with Russia and at the instruction of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. “One of the main issues important for building future thermonuclear reactors has been the creation…