ALMATY – Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, in office for 20 years, won re-election with 95.5% of the vote April 3, Central Election Commission (CEC) chief Kuandyk Turgankulov said April 4.
ALMATY — The first official day of the 7th Asian Winter Games competition showcased Kazakhstani strength, as the Games’ host country racked up 19 medals (6 gold, 7 silver and 6 bronze).
After the groundbreaking OSCE Summit last December, Kazakhstan is set to showcase its organizational ability and world famous hospitality at the 7th Winter Asian Games, also known as Asiad, which started on 30 January 2011.
ASTANA – The Kazakh parliament voted unanimously January 14 to amend the Constitution to permit a referendum extending President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s term until 2020, news media reported.
Kazakhstan moved on Monday to extend the reign of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another ten years without re-election, imperilling hopes of a transition to democracy in the oil-rich former Soviet state.
An official visit of Serbian President Boris Tadic to Kazakhstan and his negotiations with President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Akorda Presidential Residence on October 7 sent a clear message of both Belgrade’s and Astana’s strong intentions to further deepen and widen the existing cooperation between the two states based on mutual trust and positive engagement. Continue reading
Without doubt, the mining industry in Kazakhstan is finding its way out of the economic downturn it faced last year. There are once again increasing demands for raw materials from countries whose economies are beginning to recover and there is likely to be a rise across the board. One of the most significant factors in Kazakhstan’s recovery is the worldwide demand for uranium. Kazakhstan is the world’s number one uranium producer, achieving production results of 13,900 tonnes in 2009; 27% of the world’s output. With a recent deal with India signed and a rumor of a deal with Iran, Kazakhstan’s production is set to further increase y-o-y. Chrome production is also set to increase as the worldwide demand for steel continues to rise. Continue reading
The 51st International Mathematical Olympiad took place in Astana on July 2-14, 2010. The International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) is the most prestigious and grandiose annual competition among school students. It is also the oldest one among the international scientific Olympiads – the first IMO was held in Romania in 1959. Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Czechoslovakia, German Democratic Republic and the USSR were invited to take part in the Olympiad. In the following years the number of participating countries increased. Thus at present nearly all large countries of the world take part in the International Mathematical Olympiad. Continue reading
The first Kazakhstan International Congress on Mineral Resources and Metallurgy AMM-2010 will be opened today in Astana within the framework of the celebratory activities devoted to the Day of the City. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to take part in the opening ceremony.
AMM-2010 is a grand event devoted to the sphere of mineral resources and metallurgy in Kazakhstan. It is held under the auspices of Astana Akimat.
The Congress will include a forum, an industrial exhibition, opening of a metallurgy museum, laureates awarding ceremony, etc.
More than 300 companies will take part in the event.
Opening ceremony of the Nazarbayev University as well as nationwide teleconference “We will Build Strong Kazakhstan Together” will be held in Astana today.
A meeting of the Head of the State with representatives of foreign partners of the Nazarbayev University, singing of the Declaration on the University and presentation of industrial-innovative projects realized in the country are planned as well.