Kazakhstan and Iran hold political consultations TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh-Iranian political consultations were held in the framework of the Five-Year Program of Cooperation between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries, led by the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tileuberdi and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, the press service of the Kazakh MFA reports.
Kazakh Ambassador presents credentials to Uzbek President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Darkhan Satybaldy, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Uzbekistan, has presented his credentials to President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Kazakhstan, Hungary discuss trade and economic coop in defense industry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM This week the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov met with the Hungarian Government's Commissioner for National Defense Industry, Defense Development and Coordination of Weapons Modernization, Gáspár Maróth, to discuss the prospects for trade and economic interaction and cooperation between the two countries in the defense industry, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Snapshot of a crying girl on the US Mexico border wins World Press Photo 2019 AMSTERDAM. KAZINFORM A migrant girl crying on the US-Mexico border, an image of the migrant caravan that sought to break down walls against the "zero tolerance" policies of President Donald Trump, taken by the American John Moore, won the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday.
Secretary of State Tazhin to head Commission on Rukhani Janghyru implementation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Secretary of State Marat Tazhin has chaired a session of the National Commission for the implementation of the Rukhani Janghyru program under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Astana's Fuglsang 3rd at Itzulia Basque Country Stage 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Three Astana Pro Team riders were involved in a late massive crash with just 6 km to go in the fourth stage of the Itzulia Basque Country: Alexey Lutsenko, Ion Izagirre and Pello Bilbao all hit the desk, but, fortunately, could come back on the bike to finish the stage, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
EU shares its experience on air quality management with Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM More than 20 Kazakh national experts, representatives of ministries and industries were trained and learned from the EU experience on air quality management as part of the EU's tailor-made support to Central Asia (CA) on environmental project preparation. The training is organized by the EU-funded project WECOOP in cooperation with International Green Technologies and Investments Centre (IGTIC) and aims to assist Kazakhstan in improving its air quality monitoring and management capabilities.
CSTO Foreign Ministers Council to sit in Bishkek on 22 May MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A session of the Foreign Ministers Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will take place in Bishkek on 22 May, CSTO Press Secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA following a session of the CSTO Permanent Council that finalized the agenda of the forthcoming CSTO Foreign Ministers Council's session.
Atyrau refinery fined KZT 31 mln for environment contamination ATYRAU. KAZINFORM The Atyrau refinery has been fined KZT 31 mln for environmental pollution, Kazinform reports. This March the refinery proceeded to maintenance and repair works at its biological treatment plants. As a result, the refinery exceeded wastewater treatment emission ratio.
Over 1,500 international observers expected at presidential election in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM More than 1,500 international observers are expected to come to Kazakhstan for the June 9 snap presidential election, Kazinform learnt from the Central Election Commission member Zauresh Baimoldina.
Kazakh President assigns to work at further reducing of crediting rates NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has charged the National Bank of Kazakhstan to work out mechanisms for further reducing of crediting rates and increasing of the amount of funding of the country's economy, the Akorda Twitter official account reads.
Tokayev charges to make the best use of Kazakhstan's transit potential AKTAU. KAZINFORM "Efficient use of the country's transit potential is one of our long-term priorities," Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told at the meeting with the public in Mangistau region, the Akorda Twitter account reads.
The Composer to be screened at Beijing International Film Festival NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first Kazakhstan-China joint production, The Composer feature film, will take part in the main competitive programme of the 9th Beijing International Film Festival set to be held on April 13-20 this year in the capital of China, Kazinform reports.
TurkPA Sen Gen: Kazakhstani people will vote for prosperity on June 9 BAKU. KAZINFORM The snap presidential election in Kazakhstan set for the 9th of June will be an important milestone in the country's modern history. The decision taken by Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on announcing the early presidential election proves sustainability and rightness of the course set by the First President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev, Secretary General of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-Speaking Countries Altynbek Mamayussupov says.
WTO: Liberalization of access to tourism services market discussed under Kazakh chairmanship GENEVA. KAZINFORM At the headquarter of World Trade Organization (WTO), Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the WTO Zhanar Aitzhanova chaired the 4th session of the Special Session of the Council for Trade in Services. The meeting discussed the proposal from Chile, Mexico, New Zealand and Panama, according to the Kazakh Foreign Office.
Indian experts assess Kazakh peacekeepers' readiness for deployment to Lebanon NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM An inspection team of the Indian Armed Forces led by Brigadier General Nagendra Singh arrived in Almaty region to assess the readiness of the second company of Kazakhstan's peacekeeping regiment for deployment to Lebanon, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Defense Ministry.