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Getting the balance right on religion in secular #Muslim-majority state

Getting the balance right on religion in secular #Muslim-majority state

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Religious faith has had a hugely positive impact. It helps people make sense of life as well providing comfort at times of distress. Even more importantly, the compassionate values – which the great religions have in common – have shaped for the better our attitude to each other and to society as a whole. The […]

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#EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

#EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

              With EXPO now well under way, there are clear signs of lessons from the past few decades underpinning the objectives of this event. Hosting EXPO has, for instance, enabled our government to particularly focus on infrastructural progress, the improvement of education and the promotion of Kazakhstan’s culture to […]

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#Kazakhstan finds its future without losing its past

#Kazakhstan finds its future without losing its past

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a country, Kazakhstan has set its sights firmly on the future. The continued modernisation of the economy and society is rightly seen as essential to provide our citizens with the opportunities and living standards they deserve in the decades ahead. The goal of joining the ranks of the top 30 most-developed countries by 2050 […]

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#Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev opens World Kurultai of Kazakhs in Astana

#Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev opens World Kurultai of Kazakhs in Astana

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev (pictured) opened on 23 June the fifth World Kurultai of Kazakhs in Astana, which takes place in the capital within the framework of EXPO 2017. Nearly 850 delegates and guests, including 350 ethnic Kazakhs from 39 countries, arrived in Astana to take part, writes Assel Satubaldina. “I want to address Kazakhs […]

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Astana Economic Forum puts #Kazakhstan at heart of global debate

Astana Economic Forum puts #Kazakhstan at heart of global debate

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan prides itself on being at the centre of Eurasia. But with EXPO 2017, the Eurasian Media Forum and the annual Astana Economic Forum all taking place here, there is a case for suggesting that our country is – at least for a short while – at the heart of global debate. Nearly 4,000 experts […]

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#Kazakhstan: EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

#Kazakhstan: EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

With EXPO 2017 now well under way, there are clear signs of lessons from the past few decades underpinning the objectives of this event. Hosting EXPO has, for instance, enabled our government to particularly focus on infrastructural progress, the improvement of education and the promotion of Kazakhstan’s culture to international audiences in time to mark […]

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#Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

#Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan climbed from 47th to 32th place in the IMD World Competitiveness ranking, evaluating business efficiency, public finance and domestic economy. The new ranking shows Kazakhstan surpassing states such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. “Kazakhstan has demonstrated the greatest progress on public finances and domestic economy indicators. The public […]

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