• KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%
  • KGS/USD = 0.01126 0%
  • KZT/USD = 0.00225 0%
  • TJS/USD = 0.09196 0.77%
  • UZS/USD = 0.00008 0%

Viewing results 1 - 6 of 133

Kazakhstan: Leader of the Nation Nazarbayev sets tasks for his ruling party

NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Askar Mamin on October 18 reported to Elbasy (Leader of the Nation) Nursultan Nazarbayev and the deputies of the parliamentary faction of the ruling Nur Otan party about the interim implementation results of the Nur Otan Party’s Election Program “Kazakhstan–2021: Unity. Stability. Creation” and the Plan of the Nation “100 Concrete Steps to Implement the Five Institutional Reforms,” the prime minister’s press service reported. Nazarbayev, who ruled Kazakhstan from 1989 until he abruptly resigned in March this year, holds the titles of the First President of Kazakhstan and Leader of the Nation, presides over the powerful Security Council and chairs the ruling Nur Otan party. Prime Minister Mamin said that Kazakhstan has become a transcontinental bridge between Europe and Asia, a large-scale modernization of transport infrastructure is underway. “The optimal railway network has been fully formed. A logistics infrastructure is being formed. Next year, passage through the main transit automobile corridors will be provided,” said Mamin. By the end of 2018, the volume of exports of the manufacturing industry, compared with 2016, increased by 21.7% and amounted to $15.7 billion. The export of services increased by 15.8% to $7.3 billion. In general, since 2016, the volume of industry in the country grew by 15.7%, and manufacturing – by 16.3%. Alternative energy is actively developing; since 2016, renewable energy capacity has increased 3.7-fold and by the end of this year will amount to 1041 MW at 87 facilities, and by 2024 – 3 thousand MW, the prime minister said. “Particular attention is paid to providing Kazakhstanis with quality and affordable housing. In 2016-2018, over 34 million square meters were built. By the end of the year, it is planned to introduce 13 million square meters [of housing],” said Mamin. The prime minister spoke about the efforts of the Government and the Nur Otan faction to saturate the domestic market with domestic food products – on average, the supply of basic types of food products reached 80%, and for some items – 100%. The government plans to bring the rate of investment in fixed assets to 30% of GDP by 2025. Today, a pool of investment projects has been formed that will attract 41 trillion tenge of investments in 2020-2024. The solution to this problem will ensure the inflow of foreign direct investment up to $34 billion, which is the basic condition for ensuring 5% growth of the national economy by 2024, Mamin said. After listening to reports, Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized the special role of his party in the development of the country and improving the welfare of the people. “Today, our party faces the task of consolidating society, rallying the elites around the country's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The party, as the country's leading political force, must ensure the continuity of the strategic course of development of our state. Therefore, the Government and the Faction must solve specific problems of people together,” Nazarbayev said. Noting the results of the implementation of the election program and the...

First glimpses of Tokayev’s Kazakhstan: The listening state?

NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — While seeking to "maintain continuity" yet nonetheless calling for "systemic reforms," Kazakhstan’s new President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appears to institute and seek to manage reforms from above. Kazakhstan will also seek increased engagement and investment from the West. We are republishing the following article on the issue, written by S. Frederick Starr, chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at the American Foreign Policy Council: Continue reading

Kazakhstan: President reshuffles officials, appoints new foreign minister

NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — Kazakhstan President Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev on September 18 appointed a new foreign minister, minister of industry and infrastructure development, and chief of the president’s administration. Continue reading

Kazakhstan: Government adopts National Plan for implementation of president’s address

NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — At the Government session on September 10 chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, a draft National Plan of measures for the implementation of the President's Address of Sep. 2, 2019 “Constructive Public Dialogue – the Basis of Stability and Prosperity of Kazakhstan” was adopted, the press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported. Continue reading

Kazakhstan president pledges more democratic freedoms in first state of nation address

NUR-SULTAN (TCA) — President Kasym-Jomart Tokayev on September 2 delivered a State of the Nation Address at the joint session of both chambers of the Kazakh Parliament and presented his vision for the further development of Kazakhstan. Continue reading

Uzbekistan: USAID supports first Forum of Public Councils in Tashkent

TASHKENT (TCA) — Tashkent last week hosted the first Forum of Public Councils that brought together more than 150 representatives of the public councils throughout Uzbekistan, media, active citizens, and foreign experts to discuss development of public councils and ongoing reforms in the country. The Forum was organized by the Partnership for Innovations (P4I) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Yuksalish Nationwide Movement and the Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) of Kazakhstan, the US Embassy in Uzbekistan reported. Continue reading

Start typing to see posts you are looking for.