Articles by Zhanna Shayakhmetova

People’s Party of Kazakhstan, Ak Zhol Democratic Party Announce Its Majilis Candidates, Present Election Programs

NUR-SULTAN – The People’s Party of Kazakhstan has formed its list of 125 candidates for the upcoming Majilis (a lower house of the Kazakh Parliament) elections at the 16th extraordinary congress on Nov. 23.  It lists 89 men (71.2 percent), 36 women (28.8 percent) and youth under 29 – nine people (7.2 people). The average…

Majilis Election in Kazakhstan: Nur Otan Party Announces Results of Primaries, Auyl Party Releases Candidate List

NUR-SULTAN – The first all-republican primaries of the Nur Otan party were completed, the first deputy chairman of the Nur Otan Party Bauyrzhan Baibek reported on Nov. 18. The primaries, which were held from Aug. 17 to Nov. 17, were initiated by Nur Otan Party Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev before the upcoming Majilis (a lower house…

G-Global. World of the 21st Century Congress Kicks Off. Leading Experts Offer Recommendations to Tackle Global Problems

NUR-SULTAN – The G-Global. World of the 21st Cebtury congress kicked off Nov. 18 on the E-forum.net platform. G-Global was initiated by Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev as an international platform with the expert community who have interactive, open and public discussions and debates concerning global issues. The event regularly attracts leading global experts and high-level practitioners,…

Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources, Discuss Cooperation on UNDP Country Program for 2021-2025

NUR-SULTAN –  The Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan seek to strengthen cooperation as part of the new UNDP Country Program for 2021-2025, reported the ministry’s press service. This was announced at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of…

Kazakhstan Reaffirms Commitment to Tackling Drug Trafficking in Central Asia

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthen cooperation with other central asian countries to address drug trafficking in Central Asia, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Ashikbayev at the Nov.13 meeting with Rustam Aziz Miralizoda, the Director of Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Center for Combating Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs,…

Kazakhstan Commemorates 90th Anniversary of Writer Anuar Alimzhanov with Book and Monument Presentation, Conference

NUR-SULTAN – Gabbas Kabyshuly’s book “Anuar 90” to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Kazakh writer and publicist Anuar Alimzhanov was presented Nov. 15 in Taldykorgan, reported Zakon.kz.  Compiled in Kazakh and Russian the book has three parts. The first part features memories and the second part is dedicated to the life and work of the…

Kazakhstan Celebrates National Tenge Day

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan has celebrated National Tenge Day Nov.15 to commemorate the date when the first Kazakh tenge came into circulation in 1993.  The name tenge comes from the medieval Turkic silver coins named denge or tanga.  The first banknotes were printed in the U.K. The design of the first series was created by hand…

More Than 11 Million Kazakh People Expected to Vote in the 2021 Mazhilis Election. Six Political Parties Announce Dates of Meetings

NUR-SULTAN – More than 11 million Kazakh people will take part in electing the representatives to the Mazhilis (lower house of Parliament), reported Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission Konstantin Petrov. The election commission updated the voter register as of Oct.1 in cooperation with the local executive bodies. The commission worked to improve the…

Almaty Charitable Festival Showcases Achievements of Talented Children with Special Needs

NUR-SULTAN – Almaty hosted the ninth Krasnoe Yabloko Almaty (Almaty’s Red Apple) – a symbol of a strong and happy family online charitable festival Nov. 10-11. This year’s event promoted the main message that all children deserve the best things in life, especially children with special needs.   More than 200 gifted children had the opportunity…

First President Nazarbayev Addresses Assembly of People of Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – The Assembly of People of Kazakhstan has developed from a consultative and advisory body into a national institution with its own parliamentary representation, said Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chairman of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan at the Nov. 11 Assembly’s Council Meeting.   The Assembly of People of Kazakhstan (APK) was…