Televised address of President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev

Dear people of Kazakhstan! I address you on a fundamental issue for our country. The issue is redistribution of powers between branches of government. A special Working group was created in accordance with my decree. The group has done a great job. I was briefed on the work accomplished by the group. The upcoming reform […]

Syrian Peace Talks in Astana End with Support for Ceasefire, Further Talks in Geneva.

Three guarantor states of the recent efforts to end the six-year conflict in Syria, Russia, Turkey and Iran, completed the two days of peace talks in Astana Jan. 24 by agreeing to create a mechanism to ensure compliance with the existing ceasefire and to continue talks towards a more permanent solution Feb. 8. in Geneva. […]

By the presidential decree Kairat Abdrakhmanov Kudaibergenovich has been appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan

By the presidential decree Kairat Abdrakhmanov Kudaibergenovich has been appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan and Japan agree on mutual exemption from visa requirements for holders of diplomatic and service passports

The ceremony of   the exchange of verbal notes on the exemption from visa requirements for holders of diplomatic and service passports of citizens of the Republic of   Kazakhstan and Japan from January 1, 2017 took place on November 7, 2016 in Astana in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.The visa-free travel […]

National brand will be first selected in Kazakhstan

Wide open tender will be held for the first time in Kazakhstan to create “National Brand of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. Any individuals and legal entities can apply for the tender with no limitations as to citizenship or age. The tender’s objective is to create and establish through open tendering procedure the best proposal on […]

Kazakhstan started construction of LEU Bank

It is noted that the object will be protected by Kazakh forces only. On the territory of Ulba Metallurgical Plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk the construction of buildings for low-enriched uranium Bank has started , Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to “Interfax-Kazakhstan”. Deputy head of the Committee of atomic energy supervision and control of Kazakhstan Energy Ministry Timur […]

Kazakhstan Committed to Opening Economy and Modernizing Society

Thediplomat.com, 04.07.2016 “The interests of our overseas partners are taken fully into account when new policy is being shaped.” By Karim Massimov From our earliest days as an independent country, Kazakhstan has consistently pursued a dual track policy: actively seeking international investment and knowledge to help drive economic development, while building political stability, national unity […]

Kazakhstan elected as non-permanent member of UN Security Council for 2017-2018

28 June 2016 – a Historic day for Kazakhstan! Kazakhstan has been elected as a non permanent member to the UN Security Council for 2017-2018! In the second round of voting by the UN General Assembly, Kazakhstan was elected from the Asian-Pacific group, receiving 138 votes to Thailand’s 55. This was more than the two-thirds […]

High time for Central Asia and Kazakhstan to have a voice in UN Security Council

                    By Erlan Idrissov   No organisation has a greater global responsibility than the United Nations Security Council. The Council has the solemn task of maintaining international peace with the power to intervene if threats put it or the safety of civilian populations at risk. Its […]

President awards Dostyk Order to WTO director general

Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with Director General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevêdo, the press service of Akorda reports. During the meeting the sides have discussed the prospects of further development of mutually beneficial cooperation within the framework of Kazakhstan’s membership in WTO. Head of State thanked Roberto Azevêdo […]