President Tokayev and José Ángel Gurría have talks MUNICH. KAZINFORM On the margins of the 56th Munich Security Conference, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) José Ángel Gurría, the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakh PM holds National Commission for Modernization meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the meeting of the National Commission for Modernization chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin with the participation of Speaker of the Majilis of the Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin, the results of work in 2019 were reviewed and the main issues for the current year were considered.
EAEU vice premiers meet in Moscow to discuss Eurasian integration strategy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The vice premiers of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) have gathered in Moscow to discuss the draft Eurasian integration strategy through 2025. The Belarusian delegation is led by Vice Premier Igor Petrishenko, BelTA has learned.
The Abai Kazakh language class to open in Russia’s Tyumen rgn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «On February 21, 2020, the Kazakh language class named after Abai will open in the town of Ishim, Tyumen region, on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet and thinker,» head of the national and cultural autonomy of Kazakhs of Tyumen region of Russia Yessengaliy Ibrayev told Kazinform.
Book about Zhambyl Zhabayev in Turkish presented in Ankara ANKARA. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Embassy in Turkey with the participation of the Keçiören municipality and the Union of Eurasian Writers organized a presentation of the book of Myrzatay Zholdasbekov themed Zhambyl Zhabayev – the Poet of the Great Steppe translated into Turkish, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
1,150th anniversary of Al-Farabi to be widely celebrated within OIC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As part of the preparations for the 47th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Niamey (Republic of Niger) on the theme «By joint efforts against terrorism for peace and development», the Kazakh delegation took part in the 43rd session of the Islamic Commission for Economic, Cultural and Social issues of the OIC (ISECS), as well as in Senior Officials meeting, held from February 4 to 11, 2020 at the OIC headquarters in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Kazinform learnt from the MFA's press service.
Shunned across region, cruise ship disembarks passengers in Cambodia SIHANOUKVILLE. KAZINFORM Some passengers from a cruise ship that had been turned away from at least five ports in Asia over fears a person onboard may be suffering a coronavirus infection began disembarking in Cambodia on Friday, Kyodo reports.
UN, OSCE experts: Kazakhstan is world leader in repatriating its citizens from conflict zones in Middle East NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev took part in the Joint Regional High-level Conference on Foreign Terrorist Fighters – Addressing Current Challenges which was organized on February 11-12, 2020 in Vienna by the OSCE, the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Switzerland and Albania’s OSCE Chairmanship, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.