Kazakhstan Spotlight

 

Kazakh Majilis passes new Criminal Code

January, 2014

Responsibility for terrorism and extremism is toughened. From now these crimes will be referred to serious or high crime that will entail imprisonment up to 12 years and more than 12 years respectively. Such rules appeared in the new Criminal Code, which was approved by members of Majilis in the first reading. Deputy General Prosecutor of Kazakhstan presented the bill to the MPs.

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Kazakhstan’s IPO Companies Have ‘Cash Stability’

May, 2012

Kazakhstan   launches People’s IPO program website
Kazakhstan has launched the awareness-raising campaign for the People’s IPO program, the Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund said today.
The hot line for the population is 7 800 080 50 70 has started working.
Calls in Kazakhstan are free of charge.
Moreover, there is a special number for Almaty: 7 (727) 250 70 00.
The [...]

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Remarks by President Nursultan Nazarbayev at a meeting with heads of the diplomatic missions accredited in Kazakhstan.2.03.2012

May, 2012

Dear Ambassadors, Heads of the diplomatic missions! Ladies and gentlemen! We are holding our traditional meeting in the jubilee year for Kazakhstan’s foreign policy. Today, we mark the 20th anniversary of our country’s accession to the United Nations. In January, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations with the Peoples’ Republic of China, Great Britain and France, in February with Germany and in March with Turkey. So, every month of this year we mark anniversaries of relations with all countries of the world, who now have a relationship with our nation. May this year will mark the 20th anniversary of my first official visit as head of state to the USA.

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Kazakhstan Enters Top Fifty World Economies For Doing Business, Continues March Up World Bank`s Rankings

October, 2011

Kazakhstan’s business climate has improved dramatically in 2011, climbing 11 places in the World Bank’s Doing Business rankings to enter the top 50 world economies for the first time.
The World Bank’s Doing Business Report 2012, released today, showed that Kazakhstan has moved up 11 places to 47, with strong progress in protecting investors and paying taxes. The success continues a steady trend for Kazakhstan, the world’s fastest reformer in last year’s rankings, when it rose 15 places to 58.

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Kazakhstan Spotlight/The Latest News from RK

July, 2011

Nazarbayev Presents Plan for Renewed Global Islamic Progress (The Daily Telegraph)
Kazakhstan seeks to establish itself as a leader within the Muslim world and a bridge between Islam and the West. The latest evidence was its hosting of the Seventh World Islamic Economic Forum in Astana this month, where President Nursultan Nazarbayev offered proposals for Muslim nations to modernize and progress. Kazakhstan this month will also become chair of the Organization of the Islamic Conference.

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