Top diplomats of S. Korea, U.S. to hold talks in Washington this week SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The top diplomats of South Korea and the United States will hold talks in Washington later this week to discuss diplomacy with North Korea following last month's unfruitful summit between Washington and Pyongyang, Seoul's foreign ministry said Wednesday, Yonhap reports.
Astana ProTeam's Gregaard spends Volta Ciclista a Catalunya Stage 2 in breakaway NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astana's neo-pro Jonas Gregaard Wilsly spent a solid day in the breakaway at the second stage of the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya. Jonas went away quite immediately after the start of the stage in Mataró together with two more riders, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.
Kazakhstan and Japan pledge to boost inter-parliamentary coop TOKYO. KAZINFORM Deputy Speaker of the Majilis of Kazakhstan Gulmira Issimbayeva has officially invited Tadamori Oshima, Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan, to attend the 4th meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Parliaments, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets with Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China Zhang Xiao today, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Kazakhstan, Council of Europe discuss strengthening new-phase cooperation STRASBOURG. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan is interested in the further development of broad cooperation with the Council of Europe, particularly in the field of ensuring the rule of law, modernizing the justice system and acceding to the relevant conventions of this international organization, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Construction of infrastructure - key to growth in rural living standards, Speaker NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At today's plenary session of the Majilis, Speaker Nurlan Nigmatullin has brought up an issue concerning failure to meet the term date, development and implementation of the Auyl yel besigi (Village is the cradle of the country) special project.
New U.S. Ambassador presents credentials to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kazakhstan William H. Moser has presented today his credentials to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform reports.
Tokayev: Renaming of capital city historical decision NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has chaired today the meeting with mayors of the capital city and cities as well as governors of regions of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda. The meeting was attended by members of the Kazakh Government.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev: Primary goal is to boost well-being of our citizens NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has held today a meeting with the participation of the governors of regions and the mayors of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, and Shymkent cities, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Kazakhstan's 2 Islamic banks show stable growth NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Al Hilal and Zaman-Bank are the two Islamic banks operating in Kazakhstan today. The latter received an official permit from the National Bank for voluntary reorganization into the Islamic Bank in 2016. In August 2017 the bank obtained its license and was renamed as the JSC Islamic Bank ‘Zaman Bank', according to Ranking.kz.
Governors of regions must regularly meet with population - Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In the course of the meeting with the governors of regions and mayors of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent cities, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told about the importance of establishing efficient communication between the governmental authorities and society. President's Press Secretary Berik Kurmangali posted this information on his Facebook account.
President instructs to speed up allocation of 40,000 rental apartments NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - During today's meeting in Akorda, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has entrusted the governors of the county's regions and the mayors of the cities of national significance with continuing the Leader of the Nation's course towards a socially just state, Kazinform cites Berik Kurmangali, Spokesman of the Head of State.
Kazakhstan participated in UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Last week, a delegation of the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by Vice Minister of National Economy Ms. Madina Zhunusbekova took part in the work of the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development. The delegation included representatives of the Ministry of National Economy, Ministry of Energy, the Statistics Committee and JSC Economic Research Institute, the press service of Kazakhstan's Permanent Mission to UN and other International Organisations in Geneva informs.
Nepal's National Assembly Speaker invited to 4th Meeting of Eurasian Parliaments Speakers KATHMANDU. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to India with concurrent accreditation to Nepal Bulat Sarsenbayev met with Speaker of the House of Representatives (Lower House) Krishna Bahadur Mahara, according to the Kazakh Foreign Office.
Pakistani experts, mass media representatives familiarized with political changes in Kazakhstan ISLAMABAD. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Pakistan Barlybay Sadykov held a meeting with the heads of Pakistani research institutes and leading mass media. The meeting participants were familiarized with the political changes taking place in Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Office informs.
Most of Kazakhstan to see precipitation on Wednesday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On March 23, the passage of atmospheric fronts will cause precipitation in most of Kazakhstan, except for the western, eastern and southeastern parts of the country. Patches of fog, ice slick, and strong winds are expected, Kazinform has learned from Kazhydromet Weather Service.
27 investment projects implemented in Kazakhstan in 2018 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM With the support of Kazakh Invest National Company JSC, 27 investment projects with the participation of foreign capital worth US$ 3.1 billion were implemented in Kazakhstan in 2018. As a result of it about 6 000 jobs had been created, the press service of the Kazakh MFA says.