Meta to promote Kazakh language content on social media


ASTANA – Meta’s Managing Director for Public Policy in Central Asia, George Chen, highlighted the growing importance of the Kazakh language during a September 29 meeting with Kazakh Minister of Information and Social Development, Darkhan Kydyrali, the ministry’s press service reported.

Meta is an American multinational technology conglomerate previously known as Facebook.

The minister said that Kazakh is used not only in Kazakhstan but also in other countries. According to Kydyrali, it is essential to create and improve the interface of Meta family applications, including Facebook and Instagram, in Kazakh.

Minister Darkhan Kydyrali (center left) and the Meta delegation, including Meta’s Managing Director for Central Asia, Geroge Chen (far left).

“I realize that the Kazakh language has become more important. And I hope in the future I can learn the Kazakh language to make more friends around the world,” Chen said.

He also underlined his willingness to cooperate, especially with regard to the safety of children on the Internet. Meta also plans to appoint a remote company representative in Kazakhstan soon, hoping that Meta and the Kazakh government can strengthen communication and cooperation in various fields.


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