Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev

Stress test for Tokaev

Yesterday, a year passed since Nursultan Nazarbayev announced his resignation from the post of president of Kazakhstan, appointing Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev as successor to the chairman of the Senate of the Parliament. Experts believe that …

Kazakhstan suspends public events over coronavirus

Kazakhstan is suspending all public events and taking special preventive measures due to the global spread of the coronavirus, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev wrote on Twitter. Tokayev said the government would ensure …

New Kazakh Ambassador to Russia appointed

Ermek Kosherbayev has been appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Russia, the decree was signed by President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Akorda press service reported. At the same time, …

Passenger plane crashes in Almaty

A Bek Air plane with 100 people on board crashes after take off near Kazakhstan's Almaty airport this morning.   The aircraft lost altitude after take-off and crashed into a two-story building at 7:22 a.m. local time …

Kazakh ambassador to Russia retires

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Russia Imangali Tasmagambetov was dismissed today as he reached retirement age. The decree was signed by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported. …