Nur-Sultan Receives Glowing Review and Recommendation From Popular Travel Vlogger

Monday, July 6, 2020

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Travel enthusiast Conrad Caeiro released a video about Nur-Sultan and his visit to the city on his YouTube channel “Vlog 360 Degrees”. Caeiro visited Nur-Sultan last September and used this opportunity to make a video featuring the main sights to visit in the city.  “This has been my first trip to Nur-Sultan and, in fact, my…

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President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev: Taking Lessons from First President Nazarbayev

Monday, July 6, 2020

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Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gave an interview to the leading Kazakh newspaper Egemen Qazaqstan. Here’s the full interview in English. Only strong state can make its way towards prosperity and stability. Time flows fast century after century, but history decreed a new country to emerge at the turn of the millennium at the very heart…

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Nursultan Nazarbayev: a Look Back at the Life of Achievement from the World’s Top Leaders

Sunday, July 5, 2020

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The 80th birthday of the first President of Kazakhstan, the leader of the Kazakh nation (Elbasy) Nursultan Nazarbayev – this is a great opportunity to celebrate his achievement. An opportunity not just for the citizens of Kazakhstan, but also for leaders and citizens of foreign nations. The reasons are simple and obvious. During the last…

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Capital Day Celebrations Will Be Held Virtually This Year

Sunday, July 5, 2020

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This year, the capital of Kazakhstan will celebrate its 22nd birthday on July 6. The celebratory events will be held virtually due to the epidemiological situation in the country, according to the press service of the city’s department of culture. The city administration plans to open social facilities to mark this day. The rehabilitation centers…

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Nazarbayev’s Legacy: Forging a Path For an Independent Kazakhstan as a Leader in Central Asia

Saturday, July 4, 2020

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Russian-Kazakh relations today are characterized by their remarkable stability. The foundations to these bilateral relations were laid down by the First President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, who will celebrate his 80th anniversary on July 6. In an interview with one of the leading Russian news outlets Argumenty i Fakty, the Russian senator and former State…

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Abai Kunanbayev: A Legacy That Connects People Across Time, Culture and Space

Saturday, July 4, 2020

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The poet, philosopher and national enlightener Abai Kunanbayev became famous for his approach to “saving the Kazakh people” in the era of the “farewell ball of nomadic civilization.” This year, the world community celebrates the 175th anniversary of the poet, composer, philosopher, enlightener and founder of Kazakh written literature, Abai Kunanbayev. Cultural scientist and Honored…

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Kazakh Capital’s Emergency Medical Services Handling Increased Pandemic Workload With Utmost Professionalism

Saturday, July 4, 2020

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NUR-SULTAN – The workload on the emergency medical services (EMS) significantly increased during the pandemic in all parts of the world. Approximately 1,400 Kazakh ambulance teams circulate daily to serve around 18,000 calls in Kazakhstan. The Kazakh government introduced lockdown measures in mid-March and managed to keep the COVID-19 spread low and boasts among the…

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Kazakhstan’s Investment Attractiveness Shifts Focus From Oil to Mining Sector, says AIX CEO

Friday, July 3, 2020

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NUR-SULTAN – The stock market is facing a highly uncertain economic environment. Although many experts forecasted a decrease in investment flow to developing countries during the pandemic, Kazakhstan might compensate by boosting its investment flow to other economic sectors such as mining, the Astana International Exchange (AIX) administration said during a July 2 press briefing…

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Tokayev Plans to Rely Heavily On AIFC Role in Kazakhstan’s Economic Recovery 

Friday, July 3, 2020

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NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev pointed out the important role of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) in helping the country fix the adverse economic impact from the COVID-19 pandemic during a meeting with the AIFC management, reported Akorda press service.  Launched in 2018, in the Kazakh capital’s brand new futuristic district, the AIFC…

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Kazakhstan to Reintroduce Two Week Lockdown to Deal With COVID-19 Spike

Friday, July 3, 2020

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NUR-SULTAN – Kazakhstan will introduce a two-week lockdown from July 5 onwards in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection that has surged rapidly in numbers over the last month. The Kazakh government commission adopted the decision on July 2, a few days after Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev reprimanded state officials for…

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