Olympics: Gundam robots to greet athletes with messages from space TOKYO. KAZINFORM Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games announced plans Wednesday to launch model robots from the anime "Mobile Suit Gundam" into space aboard a satellite that will broadcast messages of support to athletes, KYODO reports.
Astana Women's Team riders on the podium at Amgen Tour of California NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Also this year the Amgen Tour of California starts off on the right foot for the Astana Women's Team: in the first stage, 96.5 kilometers with start and finish in Ventura, two riders climbed onto the podium for the awards ceremony. The Cuban Arlenis Sierra confirmed once again the excellent feeling with this race taking the third position of the day: the stage was won by world champion Anna van der Breggen who dropped all the rivals on the last short climb, 18" behind the first chasing group arrived with Sierra who fought for a good results with a sprint, the team's press office informs.
Joint projects to help tackle CA's ecological problems - Rapil Zhoshybayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On Thursday, during the two-day Astana Economic Forum, Director of the International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center Rapil Zhoshybayev raised the idea of uniting Central Asian countries for the benefit of ecology and promotion of green technologies, Kazinform reports.
Amgen Tour of California Stage 5. Davide Ballerini reclaims KOM jersey, Hugo Houle finished tenth in sprint NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM By winning the maximum amount of KOM points at stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California, Davide Ballerini reclaimed the polka dot jersey as King of the Mountains. He was part of a twelve-man breakaway, but this group didn't make it to the finish line. The stage finished in a sprint of a reduced group after a small climb just before the finish, won by Ivan Garcia Cortina. Hugo Houle was the first Astana rider to finish, he sprinted to the tenth place. Jonas Gregaard retained his seventh place overall on the day before the Queen Stage at the 2019 Amgen Tour of California, Astana Pro Team informs on its website.
Toleutai Rakhimbekov’s election campaign team meets with Kyzylorda Rice Institute workers KYZYLORDA. KAZINFORM - Representatives of the election campaign team of Toleutai Rakhimbekov, the presidential candidate nominated by the Auyl People's Democratic Patriotic Party, met with the employees of the Ibrai Zhakhayev Kazakh Research Institute of Rice, Kazinform cites the official website of the Party.
Nazarbayeva received Chairman of Supervisory Board of Dialogue of Civilizations Institute Yakunin NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Senate Speaker Dariga Nazarbayev has received today Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute Vladimir Yakunin, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Senate.
Japanese FM Tarō Kōno highlights prospects of cooperation between Japan and Central Asian countries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The capital of the Republic of Tajikistan - Dushanbe - will host the 7th Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the "Central Asia plus Japan" Dialogue on May 18. On the eve of the event Kazinform International News Agency publishes the article of Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Tarō Kōno "Prospects of cooperation between Japan and Central Asian countries".
Bakhyt Sultanov, Mehran Eftekhar laid capsule at WTC construction site in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Mayor of Nur-Sultan city Bakhyt Sultanov, Group Finance Director of Nest Investments HOLDINGS Mehran Eftekhar participated on Friday in the ceremony of laying a capsule at the construction site of the World Trade Center, the press service of the Mayor's Office informs.
Representatives of presidential candidate Amangeldy Taspikhov meet with voters ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Visiting today the National Physics and Mathematics School in Almaty, the confidants of Amangeldy Taspikhov, a candidate for the presidency of the Republic of Kazakhstan met with the personnel of the school, Kazinform cites the official website of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Information on snap presidential elections in Kazakhstan presented in Mexico MEXICO CITY. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Mexico Andrian Yelemesov held a press conference for local media, representatives of non-governmental organizations and political circles on the early presidential elections in Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Mexico informs.
Senate Speaker, Lutheran World Federation Sec Gen meet in Astana NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairperson of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament, Chief of the Secretariat of the World and Traditional Religions Leaders Congress Dariga Nazarbayeva has met today with Secretary General of the Lutheran World Federation Dr.Martin Junge, the press service of the Senate says.
Over 100 events organized by Almaty-based Election Campaign Office of Nur Otan Party ALMATY. KAZINFORM Almaty-based Election Campaign Office of Presidential candidate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has organized more than 100 events since the beginning of the pre-election agitation. 13,000 people participated in them, Kazinform reports.
Almaty to host regional leadership forum on Internationalization Policies and Practices in Asia-Pacific ALMATY. KAZINFORM As the only United Nations agency with a mandate in higher education and the lead agency of the SDG4-Education 2030 Agenda, UNESCO supports efforts to internationalize higher education and promotes inclusive access to quality higher education for all.
Astana riders save energy in Giro d'Italia Stage 6 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It was predicted, that the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia will become a day for a breakaway and that, most probably, someone from the break will take the overall lead and the pink jersey, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
UAE Ambassador attends Iftar hosted by Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan has attended Iftar reception hosted by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Beibut Atamkulov in honour of heads of Arab and Muslim diplomatic missions accredited to Kazakhstan, WAM reports.