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#Kazakhstan and #China leaders agree to develop long-term strategic partnership

#Kazakhstan and #China leaders agree to develop long-term strategic partnership

| September 13, 2019

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed during an 11 September meeting in Beijing to “develop a long-term, strategic and comprehensive partnership”, reports The Akorda, writes Dilshat Zhussupova. L-R: Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo credit: akorda.kz. “We believe that China’s success is an important basis for the […]

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#Kazakhstan history of peace and #Denuclearization are valuable in time of global risks, says president

#Kazakhstan history of peace and #Denuclearization are valuable in time of global risks, says president

| September 13, 2019

As the role of international law and global institutions in maintaining peace and security diminish, Kazakhstan’s history of peace and denuclearization can serve as a valuable model, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told the 11 September gathering of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, writes Zhanna Shayakhmetova. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivers a lecture at the […]

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#Kazakhstan seeks high-tech agricultural co-operation with #China

#Kazakhstan seeks high-tech agricultural co-operation with #China

| September 13, 2019

Kazakhstan will develop its high-tech sector and elements of Industry 4.0 to increase the degree to which its economy is based on innovation and new technologies, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said during the 11 September sixth meeting of the Kazakhstan-China Business Council in Beijing, writes Zhanna Shayakhmetova. China has become a world leader in the […]

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Towards a world free of #NuclearWeapons – The #Kazakhstan ambition

Towards a world free of #NuclearWeapons – The #Kazakhstan ambition

| September 11, 2019

In view of the current political climate and increasing geopolitical tensions, dialogue is needed. The stakes are high with the Iran nuclear deal being severely threatened, the US and Russia having suspended the INF Treaty, and with international efforts (notably that of US President Trump) to reach a nuclear deal with North Korea continuously failing. […]

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#Kazakhstan – Judicial reforms, more local control among issues addressed in state-of-the-nation address

#Kazakhstan – Judicial reforms, more local control among issues addressed in state-of-the-nation address

| September 11, 2019

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev reaffirmed his commitment during his 2 September state-of-the-nation address to create a more inclusive government and continue the reforms begun by Kazakhstan’s First President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, writes Aidana Yergaliyeva. Photo credit: akorda.kz “Our work should proceed from the need for the full implementation of the Five Institutional Reforms and the Plan […]

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#Kazakhstan – Tokayev’s first state-of-the-nation address sets tone for socially oriented and business friendly state

#Kazakhstan – Tokayev’s first state-of-the-nation address sets tone for socially oriented and business friendly state

| September 5, 2019

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (pictured) delivered his first state-of-the-nation address as the head of state at the 2 September joint session of the Kazakh Parliament. The hour-long address provided specific instructions to government officials and calls on legislators to help strengthen civil society and social security, support domestic businesses and develop the economy, writes Aidana […]

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#Kazakhstan marks International Day against Nuclear Tests with non-proliferation award, international conference

#Kazakhstan marks International Day against Nuclear Tests with non-proliferation award, international conference

| August 31, 2019

Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev presented Aug. 29 the Nazarbayev Prize for a Nuclear-Free-World and Global Security to the relatives of former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano, who passed away in July, and to the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo in Nur-Sultan – writes  ASSEL SATUBALDINA of […]

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