Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev

Kazakhstan appoints new energy minister

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has appointed former Ecology Minister Magzum Mirzagaliyev as the country's new energy minister, according to a decree published on Thursday. Mirzagaliyev, 42, had been ecology minister since …

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Kazakhstan ready for dialogue with Taliban

Kazakhstan is ready to establish constructive dialogue with the new Afghan authorities - the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) -  to solve acute humanitarian problems, Kazakh President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev said on 9 …

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Tokayev knows how to ease water conflicts in Central Asia

An early August meeting of Central Asian heads of state in Turkmenistan Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed the creation of a vice ministerial-level working group and a regional consortium with the goal of promoting regional cooperation to protect precious water resources

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New defense minister appointed in Kazakhstan

Murat Bektanov was appointed Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan upon the order of President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Trend reports citing the presidential press service. Thus, Bektanov was dismissed from his post of …

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Kazakh defence minister resigns

Kazakh Defence Minister Nurlan Yermekbayev resigned on Tuesday, the office of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said, days after a fire and a series of blasts at an arms depot killed 15 soldiers and firefighters. Dozens of people were …

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 Russian PM pays official visit to Kazakhstan

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has arrived on a working visit to Nur-Sultan today. During his visit, the head of government will meet with Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev and the …

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Putin and Tokayev discuss situation in Afghanistan

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev held telephone conversations with his colleague from the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The leaders discussed the situation in Afghanistan and its impact on security in Central Asia. …

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Kazakhstan to review coronavirus restrictions

The press secretary of the President of Kazakhstan, Berik Uali, announced that on July 19, the head of state, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, will hold a working meeting with the Prime Minister, heads of departments, akims of cities and regions on the …

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Kazakhstan rushes to green energy transition

Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev set this week a steeper goal to boost the share of renewables in electricity generation to 15 percent by 2030. The government’s previous target was to reach a 10 percent share of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix by 2030

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Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to visit Turkmenistan

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is expected to visit Turkmenistan in 2H2021, according to the Turkmen Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This was stated during a telephone conversation between Deputy Chairman of the …

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Kazakhstan: what are the consequences of ban on lease of land to foreigns

Kazakhstan is on the cusp of imposing a permanent ban on the sale and lease of agricultural land to foreigners. It is a rare victory for grassroots campaigning, but may be a blow for a sector in sore need of outside investment and expertise. With the lower house of parliament having backed a ban earlier this month, it is left only to the Senate and the president to add their approval

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Kazakh president get Sputnik vaccine shot

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received a Russian-developed Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine shot, his office said on Tuesday. Tokayev, 67, has reported no side effects from the vaccine which was produced locally under an …

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