Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev

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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Kazakh and Kyrgyz Presidents adopt joint statement

President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov and President of Kazakhstan Kasym-Jomart Tokayev adopted the joint statement following the talks held today in Nur-Sultan. The heads of state praised the positive dynamics of bilateral relations …

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Kyrgyz President arrives in Nur-Sultan

President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov today has arrived in Kazakhstan for a state visit. The President was greeted upon landing at Nur-Sultan Airport by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Energy Minister …

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Why Kazakhstan joined new investment partnership with Uzbekistan, US

The governments of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and the United States have launched the Central Asia Investment Partnership under the umbrella of the C5+1 format, in order to promote private-sector growth and strengthen regional economic cooperation, The Diplomat writes in the article Why Kazakhstan Joined New Investment Partnership With Uzbekistan, US. The new initiative comes at a time when Kazakhstan is looking to diversify its economy to deal with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and achieve its long-term goal of becoming one of the most developed nations by 2050

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Askar Mamin appointed Kazakh PM

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has appointed Askar Mamin Prime Minister of the republic, the press service of the Kazakh leader informed on Friday. "To appoint Mamin Askar Uzakbaiuly Prime Minister of the …

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Distance learning legislated in Kazakhstan

Distance education is being legislated in Kazakhstan - President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev signed the law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Education," Akorda reports. Late …

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Kazakhstan to immortalize memory of Roza Baglanova

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev ordered to hold events to perpetuate the memory of singer Rosa Baglanova. The relevant information appeared on the president’s Twitter account. "On January 1, 2022, the legendary …

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