853 of them speak Russian, 693 Kazakh
Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Askar Umarov told the Government meeting that the country’s media industry boasts a brisk growth, Kazinform reports.
He said that the domestic media industry keeps growing at a brisk pace.
As of today, there are over 5,000 media sources in Kazakhstan with their number growing year after year.
He noted that media outlets provide news most in Kazakh and Russian. 853 of them speak Russian, 693 Kazakh, while 1,512 provide information in three and more languages. The same time the Minister noted an increase in geography of dissemination of media sources, and variety of languages used.