Some 16 new airports of regional importance are planned to be built in Kazakhstan within the next three years, Kazakh media reported citing Acting Deputy Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan Tota Amirova Sept. 19.
Over 20 years after microfinance first arrived in Kyrgyzstan, the largest players are transforming into banks to lower funding costs and increase financial inclusion. Can they convince the country’s farmers to put their cash into banks instead of cows?
Culture of abduction, rape and forced marriage violates women’s rights in Kyrgyzstan, UN experts find
GENEVA (18 September 2018) — Women in Kyrgyzstan suffer grave and systematic violations of their human rights due to a culture of abduction, rape and forced marriage, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women found in an inquiry published today into so-called “bride kidnapping” in the country.
The cost of bread has been reduced in Uzbekistan since Sept. 17, Uzbek media reported on Sept. 18.
London — A $1.1 billion investment in the giant Karachaganak field in Kazakhstan agreed this month is aimed at sustaining plateau production levels and creating significant value from the field, a mainstay of CPC oil exports, Shell said Monday.
Turkmenistan Airlines has been authorized to sign a contract with Boeing to purchase three Boeing 737 MAX 7 aircraft, including one aircraft intended for important flights, the Turkmen president's decree reads.
In the aftermath of Kyrgyzstan's 2010 revolution, the country's Uzbek minority population has seen their position worsen — and Uzbek women have been marginalised most of all.
The Uzbek government has stopped regulation of prices for tin bread and started selling it at market price, Sputnik Uzbekistan reported citing the country’s Ministry of Justice.
Tashkent-Uzbekistan has aspirations to become a second Mecca, a destination for pilgrims from all over the world. Central Asia's most populous country boasts a wealth of well-preserved mosques and shrines in famous silk road cities like Samarkand and Bukhara.
Freedom of religion in Kazakhstan was on the agenda at the annual meeting of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw, 12 September, as the result, several recommendations have been voiced for the Kazakhstani authorities.