"If peaceful actions that are not aimed at breaking the law and breaching the peace, then it is important to make concessions and give permission to hold demonstrations according to the law," he says.
The move comes following the success of an earlier US$100 billion fund to invest in tech startups.
Serkzhan Bilash wanted to secure his release for the sake of his two children and health.
Serikjan Bilash has helped spotlight alleged rights abuses perpetrated against Turkic minorities in Xinjiang.
Hundreds of opposition protestors are arrested in Kazakhstan as the country heads to the polls to elect its first new president in 30 years.
A snap vote would make the 65-year-old former diplomat the most likely winner should he choose to run.
Oil-rich Kazakhstan, which shares a border with the Xinjiang region, has been treading a diplomatic tightrope with major trading partner China.
Authorities have said the many public buildings, events and companies with Astana in their titles will retain their names.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev says the capital Astana should be renamed after Nursultan Nazarbayev.
The move comes on the back of growing social discontent and an economy still recovering from an oil price plunge in 2014.
Serikjan Bilash was arrested in Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city and flown to the capital Astana.
Ten, who won bronze at the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014, was twice stabbed in the femoral artery and died in hospital later.
About 1.5 million ethnic Kazakhs live in Xinjiang, a region that borders Central Asia and has long been home to ethnic tensions.
Chinese twins Jiang Tingting and Wenwen won the gold medal in the women's duet in synchronised swimming, while Kazakhstani twins Alexandra and Yekaterina Nemich won the bronze.
Kazakhstan's Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin skipped the men's 200 metres breaststroke at the Asian Games on Tuesday out of fear of aggravating a leginjury.
ALMATY: Authorities in Kazakhstan said on Friday they had detained a suspect in the murder of Olympic figure skater Denis Ten, who won bronze...
Ten died in hospital after medics fought to save his life following the attack in which he lost three litres of blood, the ministry's press service said.
After the toll taken by sanctions and tightening US monetary policy, the ruble is now down almost 9% against the dollar in 2018, more than double the loss of any other currency in the group.
Nikita Stepin was convicted of participating in fighting to support the Luhansk People's Republic.
The Palace of Peace and Accord was damaged by winds of up to 90 kilometres per hour.
Samal Yeslyamova's winning the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival may have been just what the Kazakhstani film industry needed in order to reach new heights.
The rally was organised by Mukhtar Ablyazov, a staunch critic of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Armand De Decker, a former lawyer for Kazakh entrepreneur Patokh Chodiev, has been indicted for influence-peddling.
The raids were conducted after businessman Zeinulla Kakimzhanov filed complaints against journalists Alexander Vorotilov, Marat Asipov, and Sapa Mekebayev.
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