Peace Palace parody?
Astragal is an unashamed fan of Borat, the fictional Kazakh TV presenter invented by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen to succeed Ali G. With this fact in mind it is hard to imagine the glee which met the discovery of a statement from government information service Kazinform regarding Normski's pyramidal Palace of Peace and Consent, which is currently nearing completion in the Central Asian country. Under the headline 'Kazhakh PM satisfied with the construction speed of the Palace of Peace and Consent', there follows a glorious line in pidgin English, which would make Baron Cohen proud. This includes the terrific commitment to the extraordinary scheme's opening 'in the first decade in September'. Take a look