We hope that our action will be the start point in promoting wikimedia projects in Kazakhstan.We are planning to work close with kazakh youth organizations, academic groups, mass media representatives.This page created by group of Kazakh Wikipedians who are genuinely interested in promoting projects of Wikimedia Foundation in Kazakhstan.In April 2011, the first meeting of Kazakh Wikipedians was held in Almaty (Kazakhstan) where Local Chapter creation issue had been discussed.Self suitability of languages getting more and more depended on amount and quality of content in that language on the internet. Rauan Kenzhekhanuly, deputy chair of JS "Kaz Kontent" (state agency responsible for development of Kazakh internet) had participated in the event. Ting Chen held a seminar on Wikipedia and WMF development.
It served as capital of the Kazakh state in its various forms from 1929 to 1997, under the influence of the then Soviet Union and its appointees.We have formal letter stated (addressed to Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.) that "Kazakh Encyclopedia" as an institution that holds all rights is agreed to publish all their articles in Wikipedia and they accept all the consequences.So we already have all 15 volumes of Kazakh encyclopedia as a digital (Word) files.Title could be something like "100 000 Wikipedia articles to 20th anniversary".It is open secret that issues of independence and state identity in post Soviet countries closely related to language issues. Abenov (internet advocate), co-founder of Wikibilim Foundation Mr.