‘Caspian Sea Legal Status’ meeting kicks off in Baku TEHRAN. KAZINFORM High-level ministers of the five littoral states of the Caspian Sea-Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan- have met in Baku to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the sea, Mehr News Agency reports.
National cinema support centre to be established in Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM As part of implementation of the Law "On Cinematography", Kazakhstan is planning to open a national cinema support centre. Minister of Culture and Sport Arystanbek Mukhamediuly said it at an enlarged meeting of the board of the Ministry.
MFA, Atameken Union strengthen coordination of investment, export activities ASTANA. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs Beibut Atamkulov and Chairman of the Board of Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Ablay Myrzakhmetov discussed the promotion of export of Kazakh products to foreign markets and attraction of foreign investment. The meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Ministry.
Chanel's legendary creative director, fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85 PARIS. KAZINFORM Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, best known for being the creative mastermind behind the iconic French powerhouse Chanel for over three decades, has died at the age of 85, sources close to Chanel told EFE on Monday.
CIS heads of government to discuss customs policy in Ashgabat MINSK. KAZINFORM Plans have been made to discuss customs policy matters at a session of the CIS Heads of Government Council in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on 31 May, BelTA learned from Viktor Guminsky, First Deputy Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee, CIS First Deputy Executive Secretary.
Khalaf Khalafov: Convention on status of Caspian Sea - new milestone in history of Caspian countries BAKU. KAZINFORM "The signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea is a new milestone in the history of the Caspian countries," the head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan, Khalaf Khalafov, said at the first meeting of the High Level Working Group on the Implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea with the participation of representatives of the Caspian states in Baku.
UAE Press: IDEX proves a roaring success ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - A UAE newspaper has said that the fact that the total value of contracts for day one and two of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX, and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition, NAVDEX, crossed as much as AED11.99 billion amply indicates the huge popularity of the event, WAM reports.
OSCE supports training seminar on fundamentals of anti-corruption policies ASTANA. KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Astana in partnership with the Civil Service Affairs and Anticorruption Agency will organize a one-day training seminar on fundamentals of anti-corruption policies for some 20 representatives of the country's mass-media.
Kazakhstan's gold production grew 0.7% in Jan ASTANA. KAZINFORM Production of unwrought gold and semi-processed gold or in powder form reached 6,308 kg in January this year that is 0.7% more as compared to the last January, Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry of Kazakhstan reports.
Astana reveals roster for Vuelta A Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol 2019 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Astana Pro Team is ready for the next challenge at the 2.HC stage race Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol, which will be held in Spain from February 20th to 24th, Kazinform has learnt from the team's press service.
Heavy precipitation to douse Kazakhstan on Tuesday ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Inclement weather will persist across Kazakhstan today, February 19. Heavy precipitation is expected in the south of the country. Parts of the country will see fog, black ice, blizzard, and stiff wind, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Kazakh Ambassador takes part in Warwick Central Asia Forum WARWICK. KAZINFORM - Last week, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom Erlan Idrissov took part in a roundtable discussion on the topic of "The Belt and Road Initiative and the Future of Central Asia" at the Warwick Central Asia Forum, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in London.