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Ministry of Agriculture discusses prospects of GMO in Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Agriculture is considering ways of introducing GMO in Kazakhstan.

Ministry of Agriculture discusses prospects of GMO in Kazakhstan
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MPs waive off legalization of polygamy in Kazakhstan

Members of Kazakhstan's Majilis (Lower Chamber of the Parliament) have commented on the idea of making polygamy legal in Kazakhstan.

MPs waive off legalization of polygamy in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan vests EBRD with immunity and tax privileges

Kazakhstan Majilis has ratified the agreement between Kazakhstan and European Bank of Reconstruction and Development.

Kazakhstan vests EBRD with immunity and tax privileges
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Kazakhstan considers Personal Bankruptcy law

Kazakhstan is considering adopting a personal bankruptcy law.

Kazakhstan considers Personal Bankruptcy law
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Kazakhstan to counteract propaganda of same-sex marriages and lifestyles

We could consider mechanisms to fend children off information promoting same-sex marriages and to set liability for those disseminating such information: PM.

Kazakhstan to counteract propaganda of same-sex marriages and lifestyles
Nurlan Nigmatulin and Zhang Dejiang. Photo courtesy of the Central Communications Service
Kazakhstan’s Majilis and China’s NPCSC sign memorandum of understanding

The Memorandum seeks to render legislation support to strategic agreements reached between the two nations’ leaders: Kazakhstan’s Majilis President.

Kazakhstan’s Majilis and China’s NPCSC sign memorandum of understanding
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Nigmatulin meets Turkish president in Ankara

Chairman of Kazakhstan’s Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin has met with Turkish President Abdullah Gül during TÜRKPA events in Ankara.

Nigmatulin meets Turkish president in Ankara
Toughening of the country’s retirement legislation may cause social tensions
Toughening of the country’s retirement legislation may cause social tensions

We have to admit the country’s pension system has faced a crisis. Peniosn funds are ineffective in managing the money. Inflation is eating the accumulations, a Majilisman believes.

Toughening of the country’s retirement legislation may cause social tensions
Kazakhstan Majilis. Photo by Danial Okassov©
New Majilis chief of staff appointed

Speaker of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin has presented the new chief of staff Ussen Zhetenov.

New Majilis chief of staff appointed
Vinikourov likely to become MP
Vinikourov likely to become MP

If Alexandre Vinokourov agrees it is quit likely that he would become a Majilis (lower chamber) deputy soon.

Vinikourov likely to become MP
Kazakhstan deputy failed to save any money with energy-saving light bulbs
Kazakhstan deputy failed to save any money with energy-saving light bulbs

I used them in my apartment for a whole year. I put them in all rooms, but I haven't registered any saving: Majilis deputy Maira Aissina.

Kazakhstan deputy failed to save any money with energy-saving light bulbs
Majilis deputy Vladislav Kossarev. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazakhstan should sort out its power grids: MP Kossarev

We need to deal with power infrastructure very seriously and carefully: Majilis Deputy.

Kazakhstan should sort out its power grids: MP Kossarev
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Details of amendments on countering financing of terrorism

Majilis deputies and authorities give details of the amendments on countering legalization of illegal profits.

Details of amendments on countering financing of terrorism
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People’s IPO Program may not meet the deadline: Majilisman Murat Abenov

When during the election campaign we toured country regions we talked to common people and we found that the term “People’s IPO” makes no sense to them: Majilisman.

People’s IPO Program may not meet the deadline: Majilisman Murat Abenov
Administrative center of Astana. Photo courtesy of astana.kz
PHOTO: Reshuffling in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan reshuffles its government and governors, eliminates one ministry and transforms two other agencies.

PHOTO: Reshuffling in Kazakhstan
Dariga Nazarbayeva heads the social-cultural development commission. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Majilis selected heads of its comissions

The Parliament’s new Majilis has selected chairmen of the chamber’s commissions.

Majilis selected heads of its comissions
Government session. Photo courtesy of flickr.com/photos/karimmassimov
PM Karim Massimov speaks before the new Majilis

Your vote of confidence is new credentials for the Government to proceed with the President’s path towards the country’s modernization: Massimov.

PM Karim Massimov speaks before the new Majilis
Majilis deputy Vladislav Kossarev. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
Eldest Majilis deputy is 74

The eldest Majilis deputy, first secretary of the Communist Party Vladislav Kossarev, is 74 years old.

Eldest Majilis deputy is 74
Karim Massimov.  flickr.com/photos/karimmassimov
Majilis passes vote of confidence in Karim Massimov’s Government

The Majilis almost unanimously passed a vote of confidence in the Government: Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatullin.

Majilis passes vote of confidence in Karim Massimov’s Government
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Nurlan Nigmatullin suggested for the position of the Majilis Speaker

Before being elected to the Majilis, Nigmatullin was first vice chairman of the Nur Otan party.

Nurlan Nigmatullin suggested for the position of the Majilis Speaker