Ministers to agree new global road safety agenda to 2030 GENEVA. KAZINFORM Government ministers and senior officials from over 100 countries will meet in Stockholm, Sweden from 19-20 February to discuss new steps to halve road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030, in line with global targets agreed in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Kazakh Security Council convenes for sitting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev chaired a meeting of the Security Council today in Kazakh capital to debate issues concerning biological security and prevention of the coronavirus spread, the Elbasy’s official website reads.
Dariga Nazarbayeva, WB Regional Director for CA Lilia Burunciuc discuss coop development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairperson of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Dariga Nazarbayeva has met with Regional Director of the World Bank for Central Asia Lilia Burunciuc. Senators and Permanent Representative of the World Bank to Kazakhstan Jean-François Marteau participated in the meeting. The participants discussed the promising areas of cooperation between Kazakhstan and the World Bank, Kazinform learnt from the Senate's press service.
Kazakhstan, Portugal to strengthen coop in environmental protection and sustainable development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstani Ambassador to Portugal Daulet Batrashev met with Minister of Environment of this country João Pedro Matos Fernandes, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Lisbon informs.
EEC, EDB to consolidate efforts to develop EAEU economies MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Commission and the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) intend to consolidate efforts to develop economies of the Eurasian Economic Union member states, the commission's press service told BelTA after Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich met with EDB Chairman of the Board Andrei Belyaninov in Moscow on 10 February.
No Kazakhstanis among those infected with coronavirus in China – MFA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM There are no Kazakhstani nationals among those infected with the novel coronavirus, according to Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tleuberdi, who said it at the Government’s weekly session, Kazinform reports.
Annual job fair for Kazakh students hosted in London LONDON. KAZINFORM The third annual Job Fair for Kazakh students of the final year of bachelor’s and master’s degrees took place at the University College London. The event was organised by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK, the Kazakhstan PhD Association in the UK, as well as the UCL Kazakh Society and was supported by the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in London informs.
Astana Opera in center of international attention NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Music critics of Austria, Kazakhstan, Russia and other countries showed great interest in the world premiere of Beethoven – Immortal – Love. The ballet will be held in Nur-Sultan under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan on February 14 and 15, Astana Opera press service informs.