Nuclear-Free World

In 1991, Kazakhstan closed Semipalatinsk nuclear test site and voluntarily renounced the 4th largest nuclear arsenal in the world. Kazakhstan is a strong supporter of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. During his participation in the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev made a number of new important initiatives to promote nuclear-free world.
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Baikonur Cosmodrome

World's first and largest operational space launch facility is located in the steppes of Kyzylorda oblast of Kazakhstan.
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Ethnic Diversity

Over 130 ethnic groups live in Kazakhstan. Their unity and accord is promoted by the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, initiated and chaired by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
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Akorda

The Akorda Presidential Palace is the official workplace of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and is located in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
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Presentation of Credentials

His Excellency Konstantin Zhigalov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada, presented the credentials to the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada at Rideau Hall on March 8, 2012.
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Bayterek

Bayterek is a monument and observation tower in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. Representing a mythical tree of life, it is one of the many popular tourist attractions in Kazakhstan.
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Visa & Consular Info

Find information about how to apply for a visa, working hours of the Consular Section and other related issues.

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Ambassador's Blog

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