Foreign direct investments to Kazakhstan from Germany exceeded $183mn in 2018 BERLIN. KAZINFORM The 12th meeting of the Kazakhstan-German Intergovernmental Working Group (IWG) on Trade and Economic Cooperation took place at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. For the first time, the chief organiser of the important event from the Kazakh side was the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which at the end of last year was tasked with attracting foreign investments and supporting Kazakhstan exports abroad.
Kazakh President laid flowers to Independence and Humanism Monument in Tashkent TASHKENT. KAZINFORM As part the state visit to Uzbekistan President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has laid flowers to the Independence and Humanism Monument in Tashkent, the national symbol of the people of Uzbekistan.
Belarus, Kazakhstan to test Busel M drone in air in May MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus and Kazakhstan will arrange flight tests of the unmanned aerial system Busel M in the Belarusian territory in May, BelTA learned from Yuri Yatsyna, Director of the R&D Center for Multipurpose Unmanned Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
President signed amendments to law on transfer from National Fund NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law ‘On amendments to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan ‘On guaranteed transfer from the National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2019-2021,' the press service of Akorda informs.
9th Beijing int'l film festival opens BEIJING. KAZINFORM The ninth Beijing International Film Festival opened on Saturday evening, with 15 movies contending the "Tiantan Award" prizes.The festival consists of seven major activities including an opening ceremony, a forum, a film market and the Beijing Film Panorama intended for the public.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev holds narrow-format meeting with Uzbek counterpart NUR-SULTAN-TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has held a meeting with his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the narrow format in Tashkent today, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Kitap.kz generates global interest in Kazakh literature NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Two years ago, the First President of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation. Nursultan Nazarbayev. presented the article "Course towards the Future: Modernization of Kazakhstan's Identity", where he outlined several projects designed to promote the spiritual modernization in Kazakhstan.
Hard day for Pro Team Astana at Paris-Rounaix Stage 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It was a hard day on the dusty cobbles of Paris-Roubaix for the riders of Astana Pro Team, with Laurens de Vreese finishing 25th as the first Astana rider. He finished just in front of the young Davide Ballerini, who was riding for a top 20 result, but he crashed on one of the final cobble sections after a very strong ride in his first Paris-Roubaix, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Pro Team's press service.
Rains to douse most of Kazakhstan on Monday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Precipitation is expected in the north and northwest of Kazakhstan today. Only southeastern and southwestern Kazakhstan will enjoy weather without precipitation. Patchy fog, thunderstorm, black ice, stiff wind, hail are forecast for parts of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
N.K. leader could hold first summit with Putin next week: sources MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may hold his first-ever summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week when Putin travels to the Far East on his way to an international conference in China, sources said Monday, Yonhap reports.