Sri Lankan president bans face-covering after Easter attacks COLOMBO. KAZINFORM Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has banned any clothing that covers the face and hampers facial identification as an urgent security measure following the Easter Sunday terror explosions, his office said on Sunday evening, China Daily informs.
UNESCO promotes heritage-based tourism in Almaty region ALMATY. KAZINFORM On 28 March 2019, the UNESCO Almaty Office organized a seminar in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan, to raise awareness of and improve the understanding about the proper management of the UNESCO-designated sites in Almaty region, the office's press service reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev - the most distinctive personality of Turkic world, Kürşad Zorlu NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM "The Rukhani Janghyru Article of the Leader of the Nation is a program mapping out the directions for the future not only for Kazakh people but also for all Turkic nations," scientist, political analyst from Turkey Kürşad Zorlu told the XXVII session of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan.
Emirates named Best Airline Worldwide DUBAI. KAZINFORM Emirates airline has won five awards last night at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2019. The airline took home the highly regarded industry accolades for Airline with the Best First Class, Airline with the Best Economy Class, Airline with the Best Frequent Flyer Programme, and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East.
Our interethnic relations set the pattern, Nazarbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At today's session of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan First President - the Leader of the Nation, chairman of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, said that peace and accord are of great significance for our region.
Ethnic conflicts result in collapse of even strong countries - Nazarbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, at the 28th session of the Kazakhstan People's Assembly, First President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about the problem of inter-ethnic and inter-religious conflicts, Kazinform correspondent reports.
EAEU, China may sign deal to exchange customs data this year — Russian official MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and China plan to sign an agreement on exchange of information about goods and cargo transport vehicles crossing their borders, First Deputy Chief of the Russian Government Staff Sergei Prikhodko has said, TASS reports.
Kazakh chess players win eight medals at World Schools Championship NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstani chess players brought three gold, two silver, and three bronze medals from the 2019 World Schools Chess Championship in Antalya, Turkey. 392 chess players of 33 countries competed in the tournament, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakhstan Chess Federation.
Monument to three Kazakh bis erected in Turkestan region TURKESTAN REGION. KAZINFORM - A memorial in honor of Qazybek bi, Tole bi, and Aiteke bi - the three great Kazakh bis (judges elected and respected by people) - has been unveiled at the Babalar Rukhyna Taghzym site in Kazygurt district of Turkestan region, Kazinform cites the governor's press service.
Cold snap to hit Nur-Sultan, 7 regions of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Meteorologists say temperature will dip in the Kazakh capital and seven regions of the country on April 29-May 1. Hail, occasional showers and snowfall are forecast for those regions as well, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Kazakh, Hungarian businessmen gather at business forum in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Kazakh-Hungarian Business and Investment Forum has kicked off in the Kazakh capital as part of the visit of Hungarian Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Finance Mihály Varga to Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports.
Video of Nursultan Nazarbayev's interview with Chinese mass media goes online NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy (Leader of the Nation), Nursultan Nazarbayev, shared his opinion on the success in the implementation of the ‘One Belt, One Road' initiative, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Talgat Yergaliyev withdraws 2019 presidential bid NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Talgat Yergaliyev who was nominated by the Kazakhstan Builders' Union as a candidate for the 2019 presidential election will withdraw his presidential bid, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ak Zhol Democratic Party.
From London to Nur-Sultan: International bike ride start announced NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The start of international bike ride "BEIBITSHILIK JANE BIRLIK" ("PEACE AND UNITY") has been announced on April 29 in the run up to the Day of Unity of the People of Kazakhstan that reflects cultural diversity of the country, friendliness and hospitality of the people, Kazinform has learned from the organizers - the Kazakh Geographic Society.
Nursultan Nazarbayev to chair 27th People's Assembly of Kazakhstan session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Today First President - Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev will chair the 27th session of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan at the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation in the Kazakh capital, Kazinform reports.
Jacob Fuglsang wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - After a third place in the Amstel Gold Race and a second place in Flèche Wallonne, today Jakob Fuglsang took the win with an impressive solo in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. With a strong lead-out of almost the entire Astana Pro Team, Fuglsang attacked at the final climb of the day for his first Monument victory, the third win by an Astana Pro Team rider in La Doyenne, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.