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MP suggests renaming the capital after Nazarbayev

Deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament Kuanysh Sultanov offered to reflect the name of Nursultan Nazarbayev in the name of Astana.

MP suggests renaming the capital after Nazarbayev
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Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis

After consulting with Speakers of both chambers of the Parliament and Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev dissolved the Majilis.

Kazakh President Nazarbayev approves dissolution of Majilis
President Nazarbayev (C) at the meeting with Senate Speaker Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev (K) and Prime-Minister Karim Massimov (R) ©Akorda.kz
Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament

Kazakh MPs' proposal to dissolve the Majilis (Lower Chamber) and call for snap elections awaits approval of President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament
Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic visited Astana and met Kazakhstan president Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev discusses cooperation with President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
Kanat Saudabayev. ©Daniyal Okasov
Kazakhstan's former State Secretary Kanat Saudabayev goes to Parliament

Kazakhstan's ex State Secretary and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev became a member of the Majilis, the lower Chamber of the Parliament.

Kazakhstan's former State Secretary Kanat Saudabayev goes to Parliament
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Kazakhstan MPs speak about Kazakhstan's Government

Members of the lower chamber of Kazakhstan’s Parliament - the Majilis - shared their opinion about the work of the Kazakh Government.

Kazakhstan MPs speak about Kazakhstan's Government
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Mobile phone calls to become cheaper in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Investments and Development plans to continue lowering the mobile phone tariffs in Kazakhstan.

Mobile phone calls to become cheaper in Kazakhstan
Vyacheslav Abramov and Marat Shibutov ©Tengrinews
Political analyst in Kazakhstan predicts increased role of Mazhilis after presidential election

Political analysts explain high voter turnout in the presidential election in Kazakhstan and predict future developments in the Central Asian country.

Political analyst in Kazakhstan predicts increased role of Mazhilis after presidential election
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Right to be forgotten discussed in Kazakhstan's Majilis

The so-called 'right to be forgotten', which allows individuals to have information, videos or photographs that infringe on their privacy deleted from Internet records, was discussed by Kazakhstan's Majilis.

Right to be forgotten discussed in Kazakhstan's Majilis
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Presidential elections in Kazakhstan scheduled to April 26

Early presidential elections in Kazakhstan have officially been scheduled to take place on 26 April, 2015.

Presidential elections in Kazakhstan scheduled to April 26
Majlis meeting. Photo courtesy of Majlis profile in Facebook.
Majilis asks Nazarbayev to support early presidential elections

The Majilis has asked Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to support the idea of holding the presidential elections ahead of time.

Majilis asks Nazarbayev to support early presidential elections
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Kazakhstan's Majilis ratifies amendments to Water Convention

The lower chamber of Kazakhstan’s Parliament - the Majilis - has ratified a draft bill on Amendments to Articles 25 and 26 of the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes.

Kazakhstan's Majilis ratifies amendments to Water Convention
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Kazakhstan Majilis ratifies migrant readmission agreement with Switzerland

Kazakhstan's Majilis has approved the draft law ratifying the agreement between Kazakhstan and Switzerland on readmission of persons residing without authorization.

Kazakhstan Majilis ratifies migrant readmission agreement with Switzerland
Azat Peruashev © Ak Zhol Democratic Party of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan government developing de-offshoring measures

Kazakhstan's government answered an official inquiry of Ak Zhol political party by stating that a set of de-offshoring measures was being developed.

Kazakhstan government developing de-offshoring measures
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70% of repatriated Kazakhs have no education

Over 70% of repatriated Kazakhs (oralmans) have no education.

70% of repatriated Kazakhs have no education
Illustration by Tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan Majilis approves Joint Air Defense bill

The Lower Chamber of the Kazakhstan Parliament has approved ratification of the Kazakhstan-Russia Joint Air Defense Agreement.

Kazakhstan Majilis approves Joint Air Defense bill
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No beard for convicts: Minister of Interior of Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Interior Affairs suggested introducing new regulations considering the appearance of convicts into the New Criminal Code.

No beard for convicts: Minister of Interior of Kazakhstan
 Karim Massimov. Photo courtesy of flickr. com
Parliament votes for Massimov as new PM

The Parliament has voted for Karim Massimov as the new Head of the Kazakhstan Government.

Parliament votes for Massimov as new PM
Illustration © Tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister and Kazakhstan Government resign

Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has resigned. He is the head of the Government so his resignation automatically meant resignation of the Government of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister and Kazakhstan Government resign
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Kazakhstan’s President approves of a new airport near Almaty

Its projected capacity of 10 million passengers a year might be brought up later on to 40 million passengers.

Kazakhstan’s President approves of a new airport near Almaty