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Individuals choose specialties in priority economic and social sectors based on a list compiled annually which takes into account requests and needs of central and local government agencies, national companies, holdings and others. More than 40 percent of graduates work in economics, 20 percent ...
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 26. By Ali Mustafayev - Trend: Government of Kazakhstan will support the investors, engaged in renewable energy projects of the country, the Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev said at a press conference, Kazakh media outlets reported. "The current system ... Government

Mr Ablyazov's political battle is waged mainly virtually--hence the Kazakh government's occasional threats to block popular social networks and messaging apps including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Telegram. The Kazakh authorities hunt relentlessly for DVK supporters inside Kazakhstan. ...
Here's one way to put it in perspective: To carry out the project, the government has allocated no less than 218 billion (link in Kazakh) Kazakhstani tenge, or around $670 million. That might seem like a lot. But to bring about such a change the country will effectively have to re-enroll the entire population ...
The co-founder of a small restaurant in Kazakhstan's capital Astana, Kaipiyev had just been shown the latest version of the new alphabet, approved by President Nursultan Nazarbayev earlier in the day. The government signed off on a new alphabet, based on a Latin script instead of Kazakhstan's ...

[WASHINGTON] The United States said Thursday it was considering revoking import preferences for India, Indonesia and Kazakhstan over concerns about trade barriers and worker rights. Exports from those countries could lose duty-free access to the US market if the US Trade Representative decides ...
ASTANA (TCA) — On April 3, the Government of Kazakhstan approved the updated forecast of social and economic development of the country for 2018-2022, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported. Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov reported that the nominal GDP in ...
Dubai: – Dubai's lead in sustainability, renewable energy and Smart City engineering was the focus of a group of students from the Republic of Kazakhstan during their recent field trip to the UAE. The 19 Master of Regional Development students from the country's Academy of Public Administration were ...
European bank for reconstruction and development (EBRD) continues to support renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan, working closely with the government of the country on green energy laws, regulations and other carbon-reduction programs, a source in the bank told Trend. “One of the latest ...
Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan Timur Suleimenov announced forecasts of the country's social and economic development in 2018. The government of Kazakhstan expects an increase in the growth rates of the economy, mainly due to stable oil prices on the world market, according to the ...
The project serves the purpose of piloting Kazakhstan's ODA initiative by developing capacity of Kazakhstan Government in designing and implementing development projects, whilst also expanding economic independence and building capacity of Afghan women. Kazakhstan shares experience and best ...
Kazakhstan's National Bank is considering banning cryptocurrency use, exchanges, and mining, saying virtual currencies are an ideal vehicle for fraud, money-laundering, and tax evasion. “In Kazakhstan ... Kazakhstan's tough anti-crypto stance follows a similar move by the Russian government. In early ...
Kazakhstan has continued efforts to reduce national holdings in defence and aerospace assets with the announcement that majority stakes will be sold in three subsidiaries of defence group Kazakhstan Engineering (KE). The government of Kazakhstan announced that it will seek bids for 51% of shares in ...
Even though the Kazakhstani government has high expectations regarding the country's space capabilities, the specific impact and benefits are more difficult to gauge at this point. Nonetheless, Kazakhstan's recently established Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry is working to outline Kazakhstan's ...
The oil-rich Central Asian nation's stock and bond markets are dominated by a handful of institutional investors, with only 109,000 retail investor accounts in the nation of 18 million. The Kazakh government hopes to change that by selling stakes in some of the biggest state-controlled companies on the local ...
ASTANA – Schools in Kazakhstan will receive more than 15 billion tenge (US$47.25 million) in 2018 to access broadband Internet and to provide technical equipment for school information systems, said Social and Cultural Development Committee Chair Gulnur Iksanova during a March 19 session in the ...

I have worked as the Deputy Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan from 2014 until now. During my tenure in Kazakhstan, our organisation was privileged to support the government's core reforms and transformation processes geared towards ...
In the weeks following, Kazakhstan's parliament passed amendments to the National Security law, which allowed the government to shut down internet access and mobile connection during mass riots or anti-terrorist operations held in the country. The amendments also forced internet service providers and ...
But there's a crucial difference. The Eurasian Resources Group factory is controlled by three billionaires and though the Kazakhstani government has a stake, it's a far cry from the Communist model of ownership by the government. The trio are Alexander Mashkevitch, Alijan Ibragimov, and Patokh Chodiev.
Some of those ethnic Kazakhs of Xinjiang are now citizens of Kazakhstan as part of the Kazakh government's “oralman” program to bring ethnic Kazakhs from other countries to the vast but sparsely populated territory of Kazakhstan. Kazakh authorities have been extremely careful not to get involved in ...
During the March 14 Astana summit of the leaders of all five Central Asian states (see EDM, March 20, 21), the minister of religious affairs and civil society of Kazakhstan, Nurlan Yermekbayev, and the chairman of the Religious Affairs Committee of the government of Tajikistan, Davlotzada Sulaimon, signed ...
Out of 530,000 students, approximately 204,000, just over 38 percent, studying at Kazakh higher educational institutions live outside of college dorms, Vice Minister of Education and Science Bibigul Assylova said during the March 15 press conference. The President also recently increased the number of ...
... town where the street names change with every new regime, and where Soviet-era murals lauding space flight and scientific achievements adorn the walls of Burger King. It used to be notoriously difficult to get a visa for Kazakhstan, but the government has implemented a visa waiver for UK travellers until ...
“We are excited to work with Scientific Games to launch a socially responsible lottery in partnership with the Kazakhstan government,” JSC Satty Zhuldyz president Alexandr Ten said. “Our goal is to bring the fun and entertainment of lottery to the Republic of Kazakhstan by employing Scientific Games' 40 ...
ASTANA – The Kazakh government adopted a draft National Report on Combating Corruption presented March 13 by public service affairs and anti-corruption agency deputy chairman Sayan Akhmetzhanov. The document provides information about anti-corruption work in the country and an analysis of ...
President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan reportedly has announced that his government will increase its funding of “soft loans for small businesses” from USD 31 million to USD 62 million while offering unspecified “special incentives for rural entrepreneurs.” Mr Nazarbayev also said that the ...
Over the past five years the government has invested KZT130 billion ($403 million) in order to increase the export potential of the domestic beef industry, Agricultural Minister Umirzak Shukeyev said during a recent government meeting. He explained that this money was spent on subsidies to commercial ...
Dairy clusters are emerging in Kazakhstan's regions. As a result, production output is growing, quality of the products is improving and export capacity of the producers is expanding. Kazakh farmers produce 5.5 million tons of dairy products daily. Karaganda is one of the innovative regions where dozens of ...
Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country and requires all religious groups to register with the government, claiming that such measures are needed to deal with the threat of terrorism. Local authorities have been given the power to penalize activities of unregistered organizations with fines or ...
The leaders of Kazakhstan, Belarus, Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba were among others who also sent their best wishes. ... Tensions between Russia and the West have deepened in recent weeks after the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain, which the UK government blamed on Russia. German Foreign ...
Ten added: “We are excited to work with Scientific Games to launch a socially responsible lottery in partnership with the Kazakhstan government. “Our goal is to bring the fun and entertainment of lottery to the Republic of Kazakhstan by employing Scientific Games' 40 years of security, integrity and best ...
President of JSC Satty Zhuldyz, Alexandr Ten, said, “We are excited to work with Scientific Games to launch a socially responsible lottery in partnership with the Kazakhstan government. Our goal is to bring the fun and entertainment of lottery to the Republic of Kazakhstan by employing Scientific Games' 40 ...
The businessmen told the court that he had carried out the killing on the order of avowed government critic Mukhtar Ablyazov, who went on to take control of what was rebranded as BTA Bank. Ablyazov, who lives in Europe, derided the accusation as false and suggested Tokmadi had been tortured into ...
Kazakhstan's government pins much hope on Kashagan and on increased production from two other key deposits located off the Caspian coast—Tengiz and Karachaganak—to shore up its finances and spur economic growth. Nonetheless, economic diversification remains an officially proclaimed priority ...
Her remarks in defense of Russian, made on March 1, came in response to appeals by President Nursultan Nazarbayev late last month for business in parliament and government to be done only in Kazakh. “Nobody has abolished Russian,” Dariga Nazarbayeva, chairman of the international affairs and ...
Earlier this month Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev approved a new, Latin-based version of the script in which Kazakh will be written, replacing the Cyrillic alphabet currently used. “The activities of the parliament and the government should be carried out in the state language,” Nazarbayev ...
Kazakhstan's first legal crypto exchange may open in Astana soon ... to combat scam projects in the crypto industry in order to identify fraudulent actions and pyramids so we can come up with proposals for the formation of a legislative framework by interacting with the government bodies of Kazakhstan.
The decision, made by the board of EITI, originally launched in the early 2000s, highlighted how the Kazakh government and the National Stakeholders Council (NSC) made progress “in improving transparency and accountability in the extractive industries by providing timely and reliable information to the ...
The security forces of Kazakhstan carried out a special operation on February 16, and detained 29 members of a criminal gang, which included customs officials as well as law enforcement officers. Among those arrested was Damirbek Asylbek ulu, a deputy of the parliament of neighboring Kyrgyzstan.
The Kazakh government has submitted a request before the court of the Southern District of New York (SDNY) for documents held by the law firm Dechert concerning its legal battle with businessman Anatol Stati, thought to be Moldavia's richest man. Stati, who is defended by Dechert, won a case before the ...
... improve the standard of living of every Kazakh citizen through the use of digital technologies. The plan is to implement the programme within five years from 2018 until 2022 in five key areas: digitisation of the economy, transition to digital government, implementation of the Digital Silk Road, human capital ...
As noted in a recent Human Rights Watch blog post on Yerimbetov's case, Kazakhstan is a signatory to the Convention Against Torture. It is also very conscious of its international standing. In the lead up to Nazarbayev's visit to Washington, several articles burnishing the government's image appeared on ...
ASTANA – The Kazakh government is continuing efforts to reduce activities for state and quasi-public companies in order to protect and promote competition in the country. Last year, 108 laws and 972 bylaws were audited to identify rules that hinder competition. As a result, 144 norms preventing ...
Kazakhstan has incredible potential for renewables development as it possesses significant solar energy resources. We're happy to see that the Government of Kazakhstan has already taken steps towards a transition to a green economy. As the world largest solar module producer, JinkoSolar will ... Kazakhstan government
"We're happy to see that the Government of Kazakhstan has already taken steps towards a transition to a green economy. As the world largest solar module producer, JinkoSolar will provide its top performing products and services to Kazakhstan and enhance co-operation with Kazakhstan under the ... Kazakhstan Government
Ten added: “We are excited to work with Scientific Games to launch a socially responsible lottery in partnership with the Kazakhstan government. “Our goal is to bring the fun and entertainment of lottery to the Republic of Kazakhstan by employing Scientific Games' 40 years of security, integrity and best ... Kazakhstan Government
Kazakhstan's wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna holds 90 percent in KMG, while the central bank, the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, owns 10 percent plus 1 share. Kazakhstan's fund has plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of KazMunayGas at some point after 2018, as part of a government ... Kazakhstan Government
In considering a petition from the General Prosecutor's Office on March 13, the Yesil district court ruled that Ablyazov was using the Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan to incite the violent overthrow of the government. Ablyazov fled the country in the late 2000s and is wanted on multiple charges that he ... Kazakhstan Government
The bank - and other government agencies - believe that cryptocurrencies are "an ideal instrument for money laundering and tax evasion," he said. Despite the chairman's words, it does not appear that there are any regulations, laws or bills aimed at curbing the use of cryptocurrencies in Kazakhstan at ... Kazakhstan Government


 

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