New Brexit deal vote unlikely until 4 weeks before planned exit: PM May LONDON. KAZINFORM - British lawmakers are unlikely to get a vote on a Brexit deal until just four weeks before Britain's planned exit from the European Union (EU), British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakh Ambassador meets Global BOD Group ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Last week, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Lithuania Mr. Viktor Temirbayev visits the EU's leading manufacturer of solar panels - the Global BOD Group Company and discusses green economy, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
Astana Pro Team ends preparations for new season ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana's off-season was very busy and productive: In December and January, the only Kazakh team in the UCI WorldTour held two long training camps in the South-East of Spain, where you can always find ideal conditions for cycling during the winter. A lot has been done: The team created a physical base and participated in numerous technical tests with team partners, trainers and bike engineers on the road and on the track, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Vietnam's top diplomat arrives in Pyongyang HANOI/BEIJING/TOKYO/SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Vietnam's top diplomat arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for talks over a possible state visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the Southeast Asian country ahead of his second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, a foreign report said, Yonhap reports.
Deputy director of Kazakhstan's Foreign Intelligence Service appointed ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Isatay Sartayev has been named as the Deputy Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service "Syrbar" of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the presidential decree, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda's press service.
WB: Central Asian states to mull natural disasters BAKU. KAZINFORM At the end of February participants from all five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan) will discuss issues of natural disasters at the Forum on Financial Protection against Natural Disasters in Almaty, Ko Takeuchi, Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist for Central Asia at the World Bank told Trend.
International Astronautical Congress 2020 to be held in Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre and the International Astronautical Federation, IAF, signed an agreement to host the 71st International Astronautical Congress IAC, from 12th to 16th October, 2020, in Dubai, WAM reports.
Astana Opera, Astana Ballet, and Bolshoi Theatre of Russia ink cooperation agreement ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A meeting between the General Director of the Astana Opera Galym Akhmedyarov, Director of the Astana Ballet Alexandr Sovostyanov and General Director of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Vladimir Urin took place last Saturday at the Astana Opera. The management of the two opera houses and the ballet theatre signed a Cooperation Agreement, which is part of the realization of the plans of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan to implement the cultural strategy of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Astana Opera House's press office informs.
WGS 2019: Astana Civil Service Hub discusses ways of improving government services ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Astana Civil Service Hub (ACSH), taking place at the World Government Summit (WGS) being held in Dubai from 10-12 February, discussed ways to improve government services, increase public sector efficiency and promote exchange of expertise, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan weather forecast for Tuesday ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On February 12, the passage of atmospheric fronts will cause snowfalls in most of Kazakhstan, while the western, northwestern, and central regions of the country will see no precipitation. Patchy fog, ice slick, blizzard, and strong winds are expected, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet Weather Service.