Kazakhstan and Japan Enter Talks for the Resumption of Air Travel

In a significant diplomatic development, the Chair of the Civil Aviation Committee in Kazakhstan, Saltanat Tompiyeva, and the Ambassador of Japan to Kazakhstan, Yamada Jun, engaged in discussions on February 29 to explore the possibility of reinstating air travel between the two nations. The meeting, held with the aim of fostering economic, business, and cultural […]

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Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia Strengthen Energy and Investment Ties

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud convened on March 7 to explore opportunities for advancing energy and investment collaboration, as reported by the Akorda press service. Highlighting the unprecedented level of Kazakh-Saudi relations, President Tokayev expressed his positive impression from recent agreements with Crown Prince and […]

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Kazakhstan’s President Reshuffles Government, Taps Chief of Staff as New Prime Minister

  In a strategic move, Kazakhstan’s President, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has overhauled the country’s government by appointing his chief of staff as the new prime minister. This decision comes on the heels of a presidential decree on Monday announcing the resignation of the entire Cabinet without providing explicit reasons. The reshuffling saw the exit of Alikhan […]

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Kazakhstan Showcases Mining Potential and Investment Opportunities on Global Stage

TORONTO – The bustling atmosphere of the 2024 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Convention in Toronto welcomed Kazakhstan with open arms as the country unveiled its national pavilion at the prestigious event on March 4. Minister of Industry and Construction Kanat Sharlapaev spearheaded the inauguration, emphasizing Kazakhstan’s strategic move to position itself […]

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Earthquake Rattles Almaty, Kazakhstan, Yet No Injuries Reported

In a seismic event that shook the city of Almaty on March 4th at 11:22 local time, the Department of Emergency Situations reported that 384 emergency points were activated after the tremor. Identified as “Emergency Reception Points” on the 2GIS map, these locations are now ready to respond to any urgent needs arising from the […]

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Kazakhstan’s Multi-Identity Foreign Policy: Path to Win-Win Relationships

ASTANA — In a world marked by turmoil and shifting geopolitical landscapes, Kazakhstan stands as a testament to the art of diplomatic maneuvering. Standing at the crossroads of Russia and China, Kazakhstan maintains substantial connections not only with its Central Asian neighbors but also with a diverse array of countries, including the United States, the […]

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Kazakhstan Commences Construction of New Railway to Boost Connectivity

ASTANA – The Turkistan Region has commenced the construction of a new 152-kilometer railway line Darbaza-Maktaaral to augment capacity and enhance export and transit potential, Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov announced at a Nov. 27 teleconference, reported the Prime Minister’s press service. A new checkpoint will be established along the Kazakh-Uzbek state border as part […]

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Chinese vice premier to visit Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) — At the invitation of Kazakhstan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar and Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, Vice Premier of the State Council Ding Xuexiang will visit Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan from Nov. 26 to 30, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning announced on Friday. Ding, also […]

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