Bissembayev appointed Assistant to First President of Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM By the decision of the First President of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy, Abai Bissembayev has been appointed as an Assistant to the First President of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy - 1st deputy head of the Department of Presidential Affairs, the Akorda press service reports.
Acting head of Department of Presidential Affairs nominated ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Head of State has decreed to nominate Yerlan Battakov, the 1st deputy head of the of the Department of Presidential Affairs, for a post of the acting head of the Department of Presidential Affairs, the Akorda press service reports.
Majilis Speaker to convoke joint session of Parliament Chambers ASTANA. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan has decreed to convoke the joint session of the both Chambers of the Parliament of Kazakhstan on March 20 at 12 a.m. in Astana, the Majilis' press service reports.
Astana Opera: Climbing the Silken Ladder towards Secrets ASTANA. KAZINFORM The new project Piccolo Theatre or Little Theatre will be presented at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. It will open with the premiere of Gioachino Rossini's one-act operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta (The Silken Ladder), which will be held with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan as part of the Year of Youth on April 6 and 7.
SCO to hold joint anti-terrorism exercise in 2019 TASHKENT. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization's (SCO) member states will hold a joint anti-terrorism exercise "Sary-Arka-Antiterror 2019," the Council of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) of the SCO said on Friday, China Daily reports.
Caspian Innovative Technologies Exhibition to be held in Turkenistan BAKU. KAZINFORM - The International Exhibition of Innovative Technologies of Caspian States will be held in the Turkmen tourist resort of Awaza on August 12-13, Trend reports referring to the organizer of the event - the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan, Trend reports.
Japan Olympic chief to announce resignation amid corruption probe TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for corruption linked to Tokyo's 2020 Games bid, is set to announce his resignation as the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee on Tuesday, sources said, Kyodo reports.
S. Korea striving to launch world's first 5G smartphone service SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S10 5G model is expected to be available in early April as the tech giant and South Korea's mobile carriers are beefing up efforts to launch the world's first 5G smartphone service, industry sources said Tuesday, Yonhap reports.
Iraq, Kazakhstan and Nigeria may join OPEC+Monitoring Committee BAKU. KAZINFORM - OPEC + has invited Iraq, Kazakhstan and Nigeria to join the monitoring committee, said the Saudi Arabian Minister of Energy Khaled al-Faleh, before the start of the meeting of the ministerial monitoring committee on Monday, TASS reports.
Astana's Ballerini has impressive day in Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 6 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A long and impressive day in the breakaway for Davide Ballerini, as he took off shortly after the start of stage 6 to be caught only 3 kilometers before the finish in Jesi, the place of birth of Michele Scarponi, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Kazakhstan Short Track Speed Skating Championship kicks off in Astana ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan Short Track Speed Skating Championship has started. 88 athletes are participating in the national competition, Kazinform cites the press service of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.