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Talikhan Smailov appointed as Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

Talikhan Smailov appointed as Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appointed Alikhan Smailov as Kazakhstan’s prime minister on Tuesday, the presidential press service reported. "[I hereby decree] to appoint Smailov Alikhan Askhanovich as the Prime …

Kazakhstan sets limit prices for liquefied petroleum gas

Kazakhstan sets limit prices for liquefied petroleum gas

The Kazakh government has set limit prices for liquefied petroleum gas. 50 tenge per liter was set in Aktobe, Atyrau, Mangistau regions (55 tenge per liter in remote areas), Sputnik Kazakhstan reports. The limit …

Russian and Kazakh PMs to meet in Moscow today

Russian and Kazakh PMs to meet in Moscow today

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will meet in Moscow with Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin on Tuesday. According to the press service of the Russian government, the prime ministers plan to discuss key issues of bilateral …

Kazakhstan implements two-week lockdown after COVID cases surge

Kazakhstan implements two-week lockdown after COVID cases surge

Kazakhstan will implement a second, softer lockdown for two weeks from July 5 to help combat a surge in coronavirus cases, the government said on Thursday. Authorities will close some non-essential businesses, limit travel between …

Kazakh and Russian PMs to meet in January

Kazakh and Russian PMs to meet in January

Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin said that the next meeting between him and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev would be held in January 2020 in Almaty. Mamin noted that this year, there were many …

Tokayev appoints Saparbayev Deputy PM of Kazakhstan

Tokayev appoints Saparbayev Deputy PM of Kazakhstan

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appointed Berdibek Saparbayev Deputy Prime Minister of the republic, according to Akorda press service. Saparbayev replaced Gulshara Abdykalykova in this …

Georgian and Kazakh PMs meet in Nur-Sultan

Georgian and Kazakh PMs meet in Nur-Sultan

Gegrgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze and Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin met in Nursultan today. The sides agreed to strengthen transport ties and increase the number of flights between the two …

 Kazakh and Hungarian PMs discus cooperation

Kazakh and Hungarian PMs discus cooperation

Heads of Kazakhstan’s and Hungarian governments Askar Mamin and Viktor Orban held a meeting in Nur-Sultan today.  The sides discussed the mutual trade, economic cooperation and …

Russian and Kazakh PMs to hold talks on April 25

Russian and Kazakh PMs to hold talks on April 25

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin will meet in Moscow on April 25. The sides will discuss the implementation of the two countries' joint projects, …

New Kazakh prime minister appointed

New Kazakh prime minister appointed

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Askar Mamin as prime minister today after ordering the cabinet to resign last week, the presidential office said on Twitter. Kazakhstan’s Mazhilis, …

What does 2017 bring for Kazakhstan?

What does 2017 bring for Kazakhstan?

EXPO 2017, the transition to the Latin alphabet, participation in the Syrian settlement and stabilization of the domestic political situation are those events of this year that are remembered by Kazakhstan more than everything else, the head of …

Samruk-Kazyna to be headed by Akhmetzhan Yesimov

Samruk-Kazyna to be headed by Akhmetzhan Yesimov

As the government of Kazakhstan reported today, the former head of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic and the former akim of Almaty, Akhmetzhan Yesimov, was appointed today as the head of the National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna. In …

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to settle border conflict

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to settle border conflict

During the talks in Astana, the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan signed a roadmap for the settlement of the situation at the border, the representative of the press service of the Kyrgyz government, Chingiz Esengulov reported. …

Nazarbayev orders transition to Latin-based alphabet

Nazarbayev orders transition to Latin-based alphabet

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev inked an executive order telling his government to prepare the Kazakh alphabet for a transition to Latin letters from Cyrillic ones. "The government of Kazakhstan is to set up …

Nazarbayev appoints two Kazakh Deputy PMs

Nazarbayev appoints two Kazakh Deputy PMs

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev named Yerbolat Dosayev and Askar Zhumagaliyev deputy prime ministers, according to documents published on his website. Yerbolat Dosayev has …

Will Kazakhstan become parliamentary republic?

Will Kazakhstan become parliamentary republic?

The role of the Kazakh parliament could be considerably strengthened in the near future, the draft law 'On amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan', which was published today and presented for …