Two popular newspapers in Kazakhstan - "letters" and "Aikyn - will be transferred to the state media" Nur media, "Kommersant daily.
The founders of this company are the ruling party "Nur Otan" and the State Fund for National Prosperity "Samruk-Kazyna". Internet ZONAkz newspaper reports that the fund will be owned 51 percent of Nur-media "and the party - 49 percent.
According to the Kazakh media, the holding company will include the party newspaper - Kazakh "Dala Men Kala" and Russian-language "The country and the world" - TV Tselinograd "Radio NS, the newspaper" Turkestan "," Nur Astana "and affiliated publications Izvestia, "Arguments and Facts" and "Komsomolskaya Pravda".
In 2008, Kazakhstan has been created state holding "Arna Media, which includes 22 of the media. Chairman of the Union of Journalists of Kazakhstan Seytkaza Mataev told Kommersant that the media audience of two media companies, as well as the total volume of circulation, would be incompatible with the other editions.