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February 1 2016

Governor Izmukhambetov included into the List of Mazhilis deputies

Governor of Atyrau Oblast Baktykozha Izmukhambetov was included into the list of the candidates from "Nur Otan" party for the forthcoming elections into the Mazhilis of Kazakhstan Parliament (lower house of the bicameral Parliament of Kazakhstan). The elections are scheduled for March 20 of the current year, our sources report from the party congress.


January 20 2016

​B. Izmukhambetov: "I am not engaged in frauds"

On the next day after the publication of the article “Mysteries of the Milan speed boat and the secrets of one building" on website the Governor of Atyrau Oblast Baktykozha Izmukhambetov invited to his office the author of the publication, the representatives of Internal Affairs Department and the company that supplied the speed boat for water police.


January 18 2016

​Mysteries of the Milan speed boat and the secrets of one building

At the session of Atyrau regional maslikhat (local representative body) on January 8, the regional Governor Baktykozha Izmukhambetov admitted that special purpose building intended for Internal Affairs Department has been constructed in Nursaya residential district – (see “About sheriff, paid parking, building for police and Italian speed boat", “Police headquarter hasn't been built, but you can sail a million dollar Italian boat …"). Today you will learn all about this “special purpose" building and how much cheaper you can buy any Italian motorboat.


January 15 2016

About sheriff, paid parking, building for police and Italian speed boat

On January 8 the session of Atyrau regional maslikhat (local representative body) took place.


January 13 2016

​International construction consortium of oil projects to be created in Kazakhstan

The international construction consortium of oil projects will be created in Kazakhstan, said Serbolat Shorayev, member of the council of business chamber in Atyrau Oblast.


​Big secret of such a small company

Criminal case against foreign employees of Atyrau branch of BMT ARGOS BV, two British engineers without proper education and appropriate qualification has been suspended.

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January 12 2016

​Police headquarter hasn't been built, but you can sail a million dollar Italian boat …

A year ago the Governor of Atyrau Oblast Baktykozha Izmukhambetov during briefing at the Central Communications Service in Astana announced that crime-solving rate in our oil region is as high as 97%.


January 8 2016

Stephane de Mahieu: "I leave Atyrau with warmth in my soul"

Recently the Managing Director of North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) Stephane de Mahieu left the position that he was holding since May, 2014. Before his departure from Atyrau he agreed to give interview to “Ak Zhaik" newspaper.


December 30 2015

​2 tons of sturgeon and 25 kg of black caviar destroyed in furnace

On December 28 2032 kg of sturgeon fish and 25,8 kg of black caviar were destroyed in the furnace of “West Dala" waste management company.


December 28 2015

​Community market opened in Atyrau

On December 26, “Saraishyk" community market located in Nursaya residential district was officially opened.


December 25 2015

Merry Christmas, our dear readers!

AkZhaik newspaper wishes all of its readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


December 22 2015

There will be less lights on Christmas trees

On December, 18 the city Mayor Nurlybek Ozhaev lit the main Christmas trees on Makhambet and Issatai Square. Sanagul Kuanysheva, the pupil of boarding school # 1 helped the Mayor to lit the main tree in the city.


TCO fined at KZT 124 mln 600 thousand for ecological damage

The court of Atyrau region has levied more than 12 mln tenge penalty against LLP Tengizchevroil.


December 21 2015

​Atyrau Refinery fined, steaming of railcars stopped

Atyrau Oblast Prosecutor's Administration Office #1 circulated the press release about the inspection that had been carried out jointly with the regional department of ecology. The reason for inspection was specified as follows: "in connection with latest frequent cases of pollution of atmospheric air in Atyrau".


December 18 2015

​Cold December of 1986

29 years ago among the young people who went to a peaceful meeting in Alma-Aty there was 20-year-old Bagdagul Kainbai... But even now, years later, it is difficult for her to remember those events of December 17, 1986.


​​Independence Day: "There are more questions than answers"

December 16 – the Independence Day of Kazakhstan. With what feelings do our compatriots welcome the day? On the eve of this holiday "Ak Zhaik" conducted a small survey.


December 15 2015

​Oil industry workers received State Prize

On December 14, in "Akorda" residence, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev awarded Kurmangazy Iskaziev, the First Deputy CEO of Embamunaigaz, the CEO of KazMunaiGas Exploration and Production, the Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences with the State Prize for a Cycle of works on the subject: "Scientific justification of the hydrocarbonic potential of Kazakhstan".


Atyrau resident pays attention of the authorities to a sad state of the Ural River (+Video)

The resident of Atyrau made a video where he called the authorities to pay attention to a deplorable condition of the Ural River embankment.


December 12 2015

​Court ordered to arrest the heads of construction department

As we already reported, on December 7, in Atyrau the head of city construction department S. Zhumashbaev, his deputy S. Kairov and U.R., the technical director of one of private companies, have been detained on suspicion in appropriation of someone else's property and bribe taking (see "In Atyrau the head of city construction department and his deputy have been detained").


December 9 2015

​Tomorrow local popular singer Akmaral Mashimova back on stage after 10 year break

Akmaral Mashimova –popular singer from Atyrau, she was the first to perform the anthem of the city created by local composer Bolat Kokhamanov and poetess Marzhan Ershuova in 1996. At the peak of her fame she suddenly disappeared from the stage and now after 10 years to long-awaited pleasure of the admirers of her talent she will be performing at the Drama theatre stage tomorrow on December 10 at 19:00 hrs.


​Chief Architect of Atyrau Appointed

By Atyrau Mayor's order Kuanyshbek Makashev, 35 y.o, has been appointed the head of city department of architecture and town planning. He previously worked as the director of “Atyrau General Planning" LLP. The position of the city chief architect was vacant for about a year after the voluntary resignation of Daniyar Bodaubai.


Replacement of Pipes at Kashagan Field is Ahead of Schedule, Says B. Izmukhambetov

Work on replacing the pipes at the Kashagan field is ahead of schedule. This was announced by the Mayor of Atyrau region Baktykozha Izmukhambetov during the press conference in Central Communications Service under the President of Kazakhstan.


December 8 2015

​Highest Kazakhstan GRP per capita in Atyrau region

The highest GRP per capital in Kazakhstan is in Atyrau region, Governor of Atyrau region Baktylozha Izmukhambetov told at the CCS media briefing.


December 7 2015

​Minister of Agriculture visited Atyrau

On December 5, the RoK Minister of Agriculture Asylzhan Mamytbekov (on a photo) paid a working visit to Atyrau. The minister visited the agrarian sector companies, distributed awards to the leaders of the branch during the solemn meeting at the Drama theater and then held press conference at the regional communications service.


December 4 2015

Hoax Caller Gets Jail Sentence

On December 3, the Atyrau city court #2 pronounced a sentence concerning M. T., the resident of Almaty region according to Art. 273 of the Criminal Code of Kazakhstan ("Deliberately false report about an act of terrorism").