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#Kazakhstan president sets out vision for modernization of country’s identity

#Kazakhstan president sets out vision for modernization of country’s identity

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 12 April, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the president of Kazakhstan (pictured), published an article entitled Course Towards the Future: Modernization of Kazakhstan’s Identity, in which he set out his vision for the modernization of Kazakhstan’s identity and society.  In the article, President Nazarbayev explained: “The large-scale [economic and political] reforms that we have started should be […]

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#Kazakhstan education ministry establishes working group to transfer alphabet to Latin

#Kazakhstan education ministry establishes working group to transfer alphabet to Latin

| April 21, 2017 | 3 Comments

The Kazakh Ministry of Education has created a working group to transfer the Kazakh alphabet based on the Cyrillic script to Latin, the ministry’s Science Committee Chairperson Bolatbek Abdrasilov announced 13 April. The announcement followed Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s direction to adopt a single standard of the Kazakh alphabet in the Latin script by the […]

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#Turgay geoglyphs can help reveal nomadic secrets, says discoverer

#Turgay geoglyphs can help reveal nomadic secrets, says discoverer

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Perhaps there are no monuments of global significance on our land like the Egyptian pyramids or the Colosseum, but the role of nomads in world history is undeniable,” said Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in June 2008, writes Dana Omirgazy. More than a year had passed since mysterious structures were discovered across Northern Kazakhstan in March […]

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#Kazakhstan president lays out principles for modernization of nation’s identity

#Kazakhstan president lays out principles for modernization of nation’s identity

| April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev (pictured) published on 12 April a wide-ranging policy article, ‘Course towards the future: modernization of Kazakhstan’s identity’ in national newspapers outlining steps for the modernization of social norms and priorities alongside the political and economic modernizations announced in January, writes Aigerim Seisembayeva. “I am sure that the large-scale reforms that we […]

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#Kazakhstan commitment to UN remains strong after 25 years of membership

#Kazakhstan commitment to UN remains strong after 25 years of membership

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twenty-five years ago was a time of major change in the United Nations. The break-up of the Soviet Union saw applications from new countries charting their own course in the world for the first time since the global organisation was created. Kazakhstan was formally welcomed into the UN fold on March 2 along with eight […]

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New transport corridor opens up #Kazakhstan and #China transit capacities

New transport corridor opens up #Kazakhstan and #China transit capacities

| April 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Closer integration of Kazakh and Uzbek transport infrastructure will be an important contribution to forming the Silk Road Economic Belt transport corridor, said Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan Zhang Hanhui at a 25 March meeting. Launching a route to Uzbekistan through Kazakhstan offers a new perspective following the agreements between Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Uzbek […]

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Stability and strong ethnic, religious relations key to unity, #Kazakhstan supreme mufti says

Stability and strong ethnic, religious relations key to unity, #Kazakhstan supreme mufti says

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan is undertaking major political steps to strengthen the country’s position in the world and become an ever-better model of peace and friendship. The deep religious commitment of tolerant, generous people can help maintain harmony and mutual understanding between all of Kazakhstan’s people and, indeed, all people, Chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of […]

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