# Society

Society • 15 May, 2019

Air Astana passes Information Security Audit

The information security management system of Air Astana JSC has been certified to be compliant with the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard. The certificate of compliance was presented to Air Astana JSC in April 2019, reports the company's press service.

Society • 15 April, 2019

​Kitap.kz Generates Global Interest in Kazakh Literature

Two years ago, the First President of Kazakhstan – Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev presented the article 'Course towards the Future: Modernization of Kazakhstan's Identity', where he outlined several projects designed to promote the spiritual modernization in Kazakhstan, reports the press service of MFA.

Society • 26 March, 2019

​Nauryz spring holiday celebrated at festival in London

 The diversity of Kazakh culture and art was presented at the Nauryz celebration hosted by the Central Asian Spring Festival student society (CASF) at the University College London, with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK. Representatives of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan also took part in the celebration, which was attended by thousands of residents and visitors of the British capital.

Society • 26 March, 2019

The ​10th anniversary of the “Semipalatinsk Treaty”

On March 21 marks 10th anniversary since the Central Asian Treaty on the Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (CANWFZ) entered into force, reports the press service of MFA.

Society • 26 March, 2019

Government and National Bank plan to limit margins on Internet loans to protect interests of citizens

At the press conference in the Government, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank Zhanat Kurmanov told what functions would be assigned to the National Bank after signing the Agreement on the Coordination of Macroeconomic Policy Measures for 2019.

Society • 19 March, 2019

The Portuguese edition of the «Era of Independence» presented in Brasilia

The Embassy of Kazakhstan to Brazil and the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil presented the Portuguese edition of the book “The Era of Independence" by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev that tells about the stages of formation and development of Kazakhstan and its role in the international arena.

Society • 15 March, 2019

Contemporary Kazakh culture presented at London Book Fair

The National Bureau of Translations of Kazakhstan, together with Cambridge University Press and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom, presented the concepts of two English-language anthologies of Kazakh literature at this year's London Book Fair.

Society • 28 February, 2019

Wages for 500 thousand employees in the field of education to be differentially raised by up to 30%

At the Government meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the execution of the Head of State’s instructions given at the XVIII Congress of the Nur Otan Party was considered. Minister of Education and Science Kulyash Shamshidinova reported on the ministry’s approaches to fulfilling the tasks set in education.

Society • 30 January, 2019

Road Map for the Year of Youth provides for measures to improve accessibility and quality of education

During an interview for the official site PrimeMinister.kz, vice minister of social development Zhuldyz Omarbekova told about plans for further work on holding the Year of Youth, in particular, about the emerging opportunities in education.

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