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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan can change form of government

Those who claim that there is an autocracy in Kazakhstan are saying nonsense, the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in an interview with the authors of the new documentary. "Yes, we have a presidential …

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Kazakh PM: we have no need in sales tax

Kazakh Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev voiced the government's standpoint on replacing VAT with a sales tax. According to him, this issue had been discussed for a long time and the government. It was …

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Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov resigns

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has decreed to relieve Prime Minister Karim Massimov of his post and appoint him as Chairman of the National Security Committee, Kazinform reported citing …

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