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#Kazakhstan – International forum and dialogue platform

#Kazakhstan – International forum and dialogue platform

| June 19, 2019

An international forum and dialogue platform founded by the first president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev was one of the significant political events of 2019, writes Colin Stevens. The Summit of Heads of State of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) was held in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. The CICA is an organization […]

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Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to President of #Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

Letter of congratulations from President Donald Tusk to President of #Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

| June 14, 2019

“On behalf of the European Council, I congratulate you on your victory in the presidential elections in Kazakhstan. “I would like to take this opportunity to reaffirm the European Union’s commitment to strengthened relations with Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan is an important partner for the EU; the EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Co-operation Agreement anchors our substantial cooperation, […]

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Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

| June 13, 2019

The Dushanbe Summit, to be held in the Tajikistan capital on June 15th, is a continuation of the efforts of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which numbers 27 members states. The summit will bring together high-level delegations who are expected to adopt an ambitious document, Dushanbe Declaration, which will cover all […]

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Tokayev wins #Kazakhstan presidency with 70.76% of vote, official preliminary results say

Tokayev wins #Kazakhstan presidency with 70.76% of vote, official preliminary results say

| June 10, 2019

  Incumbent Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received 70.76% of the vote (6,504,024 votes) in Kazakhstan’s June 9 presidential election, said Central Election Commission (CEC) Deputy Chairman Konstantin Petrov at a 10 June CEC briefing on preliminary election results. Photo credit: Nur Otan press service. The preliminary results indicate that Tokayev has won a clear victory […]

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Tokayev set to win #Kazakhstan presidential election with 70%, exit poll predicts

Tokayev set to win #Kazakhstan presidential election with 70%, exit poll predicts

| June 10, 2019

Incumbent President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is expected to win the 9 June presidential election receiving the support of 70.13% of the voters who cast their ballots, results of a nation-wide exit poll suggested. The results, released immediately after midnight of June 10, suggest that Tokayev won a clear victory over six other contenders. According […]

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President of #Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets with Donald Tusk

President of #Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets with Donald Tusk

| May 31, 2019

Thank you, President Tokayev, for your very warm welcome and for our excellent discussion. This is my first opportunity to meet you and to visit your vast and beautiful country, writes Donald Tusk. I am very glad to pay a visit at a time when positive dynamics in your region have created new opportunities for […]

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#Kazakhstan capability as a true bridge builder

#Kazakhstan capability as a true bridge builder

| May 28, 2019

2019 is a historic year for Kazakh politics. Following President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s announcement of his resignation, Kazakhstan will hold early presidential elections on 9 June – an important milestone for Kazakhstan as for the first time in almost thirty years – the people of Kazakhstan will elect a new president, writes Aigul Kuspan, the Head […]

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