Articles by Zhanna Shayakhmetova

Survey Reveals Up and Coming Top Growing Jobs Within Kazakhstan

Companies began to gradually resume operations in Kazakhstan after the easing of the state of emergency on June 1st. As business activities begin returning to normal, FinReview information and analytical center has dedicated its top analysts to study the world market, and cross-analyze it with popular job search portals in Kazakhstan to identify professions that…

Kazakhstan’s Leading Cardiac Surgery Hospital Keeps Operating to Save Lives

Kazakhstan is one of the few countries where transplant surgery is being performed during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Yuriy Pya, CEO of Nur-Sultan based National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center.   The Center has continued providing emergency and urgent care to patients with heart diseases including newborns, reported its press service. Last May, two transplant surgeries…

Kazakhstan Joins United Nations Development Programme on Preserving Biodiversity

Kazakhstan will join the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Mapping Nature for People and Planet project along with Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, and Uganda, the UNDP reported in Kazakhstan. The unique pilot project will transform the way the local governments use spatial data to tackle conservation and sustainable development.    The UNDP selected the pilot countries…

Baikonur Cosmodrome Continues Space Operations Despite Lockdown

June 2 marks the 65th anniversary of the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world’s first and largest space launch facility. Baikonur was always a source of pride for all citizens but Kazakh people had a special attachment to the facility and their own feelings watching the first man be launched into space out of Kazakhstan.  Baikonur is…

President Tokayev Accepts Invite to Rescheduled Moscow’s Victory Day Parade

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will take part as an honored guest at the 2020 Moscow Victory Day Parade dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of the allies’ defeat of Nazi Germany. This was announced during Tokayev’s telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 26. He is one of the first world leaders to accept…

Draft Decree on Award for Fight Against COVID-19 is Available for Public Comment

A draft presidential decree on awarding medals to exceptional citizens who participated in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic has been submitted for public discussion on July 1 on the Open NPA website, which is intended for publishing draft projects and conducting public discussion on government policy, according to the Ministry of Information and Social…

Atameken Business Channel Opens Studio in Kyrgyzstan

Kazakhstan’s Atameken Business Channel began broadcasting in Kyrgyzstan on May 18 according to the company’s press service release. The TV channel is available in all regions for Aknet cable operator users. Its main mission is to create a platform for the exchange of information between the business communities of the two neighboring countries. The Atameken…

Semei Region Prepares to Celebrate 175th Anniversary of Abai

The final preparations are underway in the East Kazakhstan region of Semei ahead of the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Abai Aug.10.   The Kazakh poet, writer, philosopher, composer and translator was born in the Abai district near Semei. Abai is considered the founder of Kazakh literature. Abai’s philosophy has since become an integral part…

Nazarbaev’s Personal Foundation Hosts Social Justice Competition to Promote Civil Engagement

The Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy announced the winners of the National Digital Fair of Social Ideas and Projects on May 14. Fifteen out of fifty projects received funding for the implementation of their unique projects geared at promoting civil society initiatives in Kazakhstan.  A shortlist of winners: Nur-Sultan based Emoji…

World Bank to Support Central Asian Countries Struggling With Covid-19 Fallout

The World Bank is working on a project to support livestock and digital development in Kazakhstan. The first project will help small-scale livestock farmers and the government integrate the national livestock development program. The second project will contribute to the development of artificial intelligence to help oversea the industrys. So far, preliminary financing stands at…