Two-thirds of world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050: UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Urbanization remains a major demographic trend, with nearly two-thirds of people predicted to be living in urban areas by 2050, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday, Xinhua reports.
EAEU plans to set up council to coordinate exchange rate policy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has approved the draft agreement on the advisory exchange rate policy council of the Eurasian Economic Union member states, BelTA learned from the EEC press service.
Dubai selected as 2020 ‘Capital of Arab Media’ CAIRO. KAZINFORM - During its 50th Ordinary Session, chaired by Saudi Arabia, the Arab Information Ministers Council selected the Emirate of Dubai as the 2020 'Capital of Arab Media'. The Council's decision confirms the UAE’s role in supporting Arab and international media and further recognises Dubai's prominent media stature, WAM reports.
Honored to be part of National Council of Public Confidence – Kanat Nurov ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Head of the Scientific and Educational Fund «Aspandau» Kanat Nurov feels honored to be a part of the National Council of Public Confidence recently established by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh, Uzbek PMs unveiled Beineu- Akzhigit- Border of Uzbekistan intl highway NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin and Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov took part in the opening ceremony of Beineu-Akzhigit-the Border of Uzbekistan international highway, Kazinform learnt from primeminister.kz.
Vice PM, UNFPA Representative meet in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova has met today with Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Kazakhstan and Regional Director for Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan Giulia Vallese, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev unveils priorities of Almaty city development ALMATY. KAZINFORM At a meeting with the deputies of the municipal maslikhat, Mayor of Almaty Bakytzhan Sagintayev raised the problems of the city’s socio-economic development in H1 2019 and the tasks for H2, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signs decree on National Council of Public Confidence NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Decree «On the approval of the provision and composition of the National Council of Public Confidence under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Kazakhstan suffers 2nd defeat at 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s national water polo team suffered their second defeat at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, the Republic of Korea, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Mayor of Nur-Sultan speaks of construction paces NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The amount of construction works in the capital of Kazakhstan in the first half of this year reached KZT 173.7 billion versus KZT 213.9 billion in 2018, Altay Kulginov, Mayor of Nur-Sultan City, said during today's discussion in the followup of an extended meeting of the Cabinet of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan satisfied with Donald Trump’s decision against uranium import quotas NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is satisfied with the decision of the U.S. President Donald Trump to leave the current U.S. uranium market unchanged and not to impose quotas on uranium import initiated in July 2018 by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Kazinform reports.
#Abai175: Krymbek Kusherbayev challenges Elizabet Tursynbaeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan Krymbek Kusherbayev joined the poetry challenge dedicated to the 175th Birth Anniversary of great Kazakh poet Abai Qunanbaiuly, Kazinform correspondent reports.
7 dead, 7 rescued as multi-storey building collapses in India's Mumbai MUMBAI. KAZINFORM - At least seven people were killed, another seven were rescued and dozens are believed to be trapped under the rubble after a four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in a densely populated neighborhood of Mumbai, EFE reports.
Intense heat persists in several regions of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Prevailing in most of Kazakhstan, the anticyclone keeps the weather dry. However, the passage of atmospheric fronts will cause rains with thunderstorms in the western, southwestern, and northern parts of the country, Kazinform has learned from Kazhydromet Weather Service.