Pakistani writer Dr. Mahmood wins writing contest; invited to visit Kazakhstan

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Dr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan covering the ongoing political and economic reforms in Kazakhstan and the intellectual heritage of Abai Kunanbaiuly published in the Islamabad Post and DNA News has been recognized as the best among the works submitted from the Greater Middle East and Africa

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NUR SULTAN: Sixth International Contest “Kazakhstan Through the Eyes of Foreign Media” dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.              

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Kazakhstan’s Chief Editors Club have selected five winners of the sixth international contest Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.               

The panel received 60 applications from 36 countries from authors who published relevant materials over the past twelve months. The works of the contest participants covered a wide range of topics related to Kazakhstan, including economy, politics, international relations, culture, tourism, healthcare, sports, nuclear disarmament, renewable energy, etc.

Dr. Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan, Member Board of Experts, CGSS, covering the ongoing political and economic reforms in Kazakhstan and the intellectual heritage of Abai Kunanbaiuly published in the Islamabad Post and DNA News has been recognized as the best among the works submitted from the Greater Middle East and Africa.

He has been awarded with a trip to Kazakhstan, in which he will able to visit the cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, and Turkestan, the Burabay area, and admire natural and cultural sights of Kazakhstan. He will also be meeting with prominent journalists, diplomats, and other public figures.

Earlier, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Kazakhstan’s Chief Editors Club selected five winners of the sixth international contest Kazakhstan through the Eyes of Foreign Media dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.               

Based on the results of the review of the applications, the panel selected the following winners.

Lithuanian journalist Nikolai Zhukov’s article “Over the year, Kazakhstan has demonstrated its own model of evolutionary succession of power” published in the Kauno Diena newspaper was recognized as the best article among those from the CIS and Baltic countries.

Vladimir Bacisin, editor-in-chief of the Slovak media outlet Financne noviny, was selected author of the best piece from Europe for the series of articles “In summer, winter and light: they know how to live in Nur-Sultan.”

The video material and article by Tsolmon Bat-Erdene from Mongolia “A Neighbor 37 km away with a 37-year plan,” placed by the MNB Mongolian National Broadcaster, won as the best work among the applications submitted from the Asia Pacific countries.

A series of articles by Pakistan’s Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan covering the ongoing political and economic reforms in Kazakhstan and the intellectual heritage of Abai Kunanbaiuly published in the Islamabad Post and DNA News were recognized as the best among the works submitted from the Greater Middle East and Africa.

Selected as the best piece from the Americas was the video “Kazakhstan through the eyes of Canadians,” which TV journalist Inga Cernei-Kelner produced in association with the United Communities of Canada.

As was previously reported, the winners of the contest will be awarded a trip to Kazakhstan, within which they will be able to visit the cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, and Turkestan, the Burabay area, and admire natural and cultural sights of our country, meet with prominent journalists, diplomats, and other public figures.

The organizers of the contest express gratitude to all the participants of the contest and wish them new accomplishments in their creative activities.

Source – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan @ Use a link to the source when copying.