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Government Notes 2017 Accomplishments, Outlines New Goals

Kazakhstan’s government reported to President Nursultan Nazarbayev, outlining the key outcomes of 2017 and setting goals for the coming years

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Kazakhstan Moves Up to 41st on Latest Economic Freedom Index

  Kazakhstan moved up one position in the new 2018 Index of Economic Freedom, reaching 41st place. Its economy exceeds

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New Reforms to Promote Competition, Modernise Agricultural Sector

Kazakhstan is continuing to scale back government and quasi-public involvement in its economy in efforts to protect and promote competition.

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Energy Minister Bozumbayev Lays Out Ministry’s 2018 Plans

Minister of Energy Kanat Bozumbayev recently announced the performance results of the country’s energy sector for 2017 and described plans

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Kazakh PM Presents Investment Incentives at Global Roundtable

Eleven agreements and memoranda worth $3 billion were signed at the Dec. 5 Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable, which gathered investors

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Kazakh, Russian Presidents Focus on Human Capital at Forum

Russia and Kazakhstan signed a variety of interstate, intergovernmental, regional and commercial documents at the Nov. 9 Forum of Interregional

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President, Experts Seek Solutions at 3rd Astana Club Meeting

More than 60 politicians, scholars and thought leaders from 28 countries, including Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, discussed global policy issues

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Decorated Kazakh Cosmonaut Discusses Country’s Space Activity

Vice President of Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary and cosmonaut and Major-General of the country’s Air Force Aydin Aimbetov recently spoke about

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Kazakhstan Using International Examples to Fight Corruption

A delegation from Kazakhstan reported on the country’s progress in combatting corruption at a recent meeting of the Anti-Corruption Network

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New ADB-Kazakhstan Strategy to support sustainable growth, economic diversification

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors endorsed a new country partnership strategy (CPS) for Kazakhstan, expected to deliver

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Latin-based Kazakh alphabet draft presented

Scholars presented a draft Sept. 12 of the Kazakh alphabet based on Latin script. Developed by two teams at the

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EXPO 2017 Surpasses Crowd Estimates, Boosts Business Revenue

EXPO 2017 has placed the world’s ninth largest country squarely on the international awareness map. Nearly 3.8 million visitors, nearly

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OIC Science & Technology Summit Addresses Urgent Issues

Science and technology were the two main topics of the first Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit of the same

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Digital Kazakhstan project presented in Astana

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev chaired a special session in Astana Sept. 13 on the country’s digitization programme. The event, attended

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Nazarbayev Opens Parliament Session, Sets Legislature’s Tasks

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev launched the third session of Kazakh Parliament’s sixth convocation Sept. 4, setting forth tasks for

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