Kazakh FM meets Syrian government and armed opposition delegations in Astana ASTANA. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov has met today with head of the Syrian government delegation, Permanent Representative of Syria to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari. The meeting was held within the regular round of the Astana International Meeting on the Syrian Settlement, the MFA press service informs.
Tokyo hosted 13th Central Asia + Japan Dialogue Seniour Officials meeting TOKYO. KAZINFORM First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi and Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Japan Yerlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev took part in the 13th meeting of Senior Officials of the Central Asia + Japan Dialogue held in Tokyo November 26-27, Kazinform learnt from the Kazakh Embassy's official website.
Hungary allocates 250 educational grants for Kazakhstani citizens ASTANA. KAZINFORM Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Hungary Nurbakh Rustemov and Deputy of State Secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary Arpad Meszaros signed the Protocol amending the Agreement between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary on cooperation in education and science dated November 19, 2013 was signed.
CIS experts to discuss cooperation in printed media, book industry MINSK. KAZINFORM The 23rd meeting of the CIS Interstate Council for Cooperation in Printed Media, Book Publishing, Trade and Printing Industry will take place in Dushanbe on 28-29 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Pilots struggled to control plane that crashed in Indonesia ASTANA. KAZINFORM Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of their Boeing jet as an automatic safety system in the Boeing jet repeatedly pushed the plane's nose down, according to a draft of a preliminary report by Indonesian officials who are looking into last month's deadly crash, China Daily reports.
Israel discovers 9,000-year-old stone mask in southern West Bank JERUSALEM. KAZINFORM A rare pre-historic stone mask, dating back to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB) period 9,000 years ago, was discovered in the southern West Bank, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said Wednesday, Xinhua reported.
Nursultan Nazarbayev’s book presented in Berlin BERLIN. KAZINFORM - The Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation, jointly with the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Federal Republic of Germany, presented "The Era of Independence", a book by Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazinform cites the Foundation's press service.
Treaty on Eurasian Economic Union presented in WTO ASTANA. KAZINFORM A presentation of the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union was held within the meeting of the WTO Committee on Regional Trade Agreements last week. The presentation was organized in order to confirm the document's compliance with the rules and regulations of the WTO.
Nursultan Nazarbayev tasks Gov’t to make up Social Development Concept ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has entrusted the Government with making up the Civil Society Development Concept, which should become a guide in implementing the Five Social Initiatives, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh child development center in Beijing marks Day of First President BEIJING. KAZINFORM - A matinee dedicated to the upcoming Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan has been held today at the Baldyrghan Child Development Center in Beijing, Kazinform correspondent in China reports.
‘Seven Facets of the Great Steppe' exposition opens doors in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - In the rup-up to the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Historical and Art Exposition the Seven Facets of the Great Steppe was opened in the library of Al-Farabi KazNU, Kazinform has learnt from the university's press service.
All participants of International Meeting on Syria gather in Astana ASTANA. KAZINFORM - All participants of the upcoming 11th International Meeting on the Syrian conflict have arrived in Astana, including the delegations from the guarantor-countries - Russia, Turkey and Iran, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
Astana Opera Choir to perform in Novosibirsk ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On December 1, the Astana Opera Choir will present a magnificent concert program at the Isidor Zak Hall of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia). The Principal Choirmaster of the capital's opera house, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Dautov will be conducting the orchestra of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Astana Opera Choir, Kazinform has learnt from Astana Opera Choir's press service.
Almaty to host next meeting of Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in 2019 MINSK. KAZINFORM - The next meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council will be held in Almaty (Kazakhstan) early next year, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan said at the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting in Minsk, BelTA has learned.