Daniil Fominykh becomes new ITT Asian Champion NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh rider of Astana Pro Team Daniil Fominykh becomes new ITT Asian champion and brings Kazakhstan National Team another gold medal. Fominykh finished 40 km long individual race in 49 minutes 42 seconds, 11 seconds ahead of silver medalist Chun Kai Feng from Chinese Taipei and 1'17 ahead of King Lok Cheung from Hong Kong, who concludes Top 3 with bronze medal, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Sri Lanka president says 70 Islamic State suspects held after Easter bombings COLOMBO. KAZINFORM The Sri Lankan president on Friday said there were as many as 140 Islamic State suspects in the country and 70 of them have already been held in the wake of the Easter Sunday attacks that killed at least 253 people, EFE reports.
Birthplace of Abai should be given a higher status - President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In the course of his working trip to East Kazakhstan region, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the birthplace of great poet and philosopher Abai Kunanbayev - Zhidebay area - to pay respect to the sublime thinker.
EBRD and Green Climate Fund provide $16.7M to finance Kazakh solar power plant NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The EBRD in partnership with Green Climate Fund (GCF) is stepping up its efforts to support renewables in Kazakhstan with a US$ 16.7 million loan for the construction of a new 30MWp solar power plant in Zhangiz-tobe in the east of the country, ebrd.com reports.
Russia interested in close cooperation with EAEU partners - Putin BEIJING. KAZINFORM. Russia is interested in close cooperation with all Eurasian partners in the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on the basis of principles of respect for sovereignty, rights and legitimate interests of each state, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the opening ceremony of One Belt One Road (OBOR) forum in Beijing, TASS reports.
Kazakh boxers scoop 11 medals at ASBC Asian Boxing Championships NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships for male and female boxers has wrapped up in Bangkok, Thailand today, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation. The event brought together athletes from 39 countries of the world.
Joint Statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on Intl Meeting on Syria in Astana format NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Following the International Meeting on Syria held as part of the Astana Process in the Kazakh capital on April 25-26, Iran, Russia and Turkey as guarantors of the Astana format, adopted a Joint Statement, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Office.
Tokayev surveys progress in construction of Abai Arena Complex SEMEY. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was briefed on the progress in construction of the Abai Arena cultural and sports complex and primary areas of its future activity during his visit to East Kazakhstan region, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Nurlan Yermekbayev to attend SCO Defense Ministers meeting in Bishkek NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Minister of Defense Nurlan Yermekbayev will attend the meeting of the Ministers of Defense of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and a regular meeting of the Council of the Ministers of Defense of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), Kazinform reports.
President instructs to draw up Semey development program SEMEY. KAZINFORM - During a visit to East Kazakhstan region, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has entrusted the regional authorities with making up the 2025 Urban Development Program for the city of Semey, Kazinform correspondent reports.
China Construction Bank Corporation receives licence at AIFC BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China Construction Bank Corporation (CCB) received a licence to carry out financial services at the Astana International Financial Centre. CCB is authorised to carry on the banking services and capital market operations through its Astana Branch in the AIFC. CCB is second largest bank in the world by total assets and is the first fully authorised branch of a foreign bank in the AIFC, Kazinform cites press office of the Astana Financial Services Authority.
Assistance to Test Site victims should be provided at decent level - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev SEMEY. KAZINFORM - Assistance to the Semipalatinsk Test Site victims should be provided at a decent level, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, said during today's meeting with the intelligentsia of Semey, Kazinform correspondent cites Presidential Spokesman Berik Uali.
Nursultan Nazarbayev gives interview to China's mass media BEIJING. KAZINFORM As part of his visit to China, First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev gave an interview to China's leading state media such as Xinhua News Agency, CCTV TV Channel, Rénmín Rìbào Daily, China National Radio, China News Service and Huánqiú Shíbào Newspaper, the press service of the First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of the Nation reports.
Silk Road creates new global reality, Nazarbayev BEIJING. KAZINFORM At the opening of the II Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev talked about his vision of prospects for global integration on the large Eurasian subcontinent, Kazinform correspondent in China reports.
Kazakhstan, China expanding Green Corridor in customs sphere BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The Belt and Road countries' interaction in the tax and customs areas contributes to ensuring clearness and transparency of taxation, and to creating a favorable investment climate, Marat Sultangaziyev, Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Finance, told the Trade Connectivity thematic session as part of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, Kazinform correspondent in China reports.
Eurasia is unifying again, says Nursultan Nazarbayev BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy, Nursultan Nazarbayev, talked about Kazakhstan's transit and transport potential at the opening of the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, Kazinform correspondent in China reports.
New int'l think-tank to debate key internal and global geopolitical problems NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A presentation of the East-West International Geopolitical Forecasting Centre has taken place at the Hilton Astana EXPO Hotel as part of the Multipolar world of the XXI century. Search for balance international conference underway in Nur-Sultan.
IIHF World Championship: Viaduct built at Barys Arena NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A pedestrian bridge was built at the Barys Arena for fans of the Ice Hockey World Championship in Nur-Sultan, the PR Director of the 2019 IIHF World Championship Division I Organizing Committee told on Facebook, Kazinform reports.
Astana Pro Team Jan Hirt closes Top 10 at Stage 4, Tour of the Alps NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The rider of Astana Pro Team Jan Hirt finished 10th on April 25 at stage 4 of the Tour of the Alps. Supporting by the whole team, Hirt tried his best to catch the small group of 4 leaders, but missed it and finished 40 seconds behind. Thus, as result, he moved down to 5th position in the general classification of the race, the Team's official website reads.