120 Kazakh peacekeepers awarded with UN medal NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A ceremony of awarding UN's ‘In the Service of Peace' medal took place in Lebanon. More than 600 people including ambassadors and military attaches of 30 countries, commanders of Sector East divisions attended the ceremony, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Defense.
More than 95,000 teachers' salaries to be raised in 2019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Since September 2019, the Ministry of Education and Science plans to increase the salaries of the 4th, 9th and 10th grades' teachers, who begin working as per the updated educational programme. This measure was launched under Nursultan Nazarbayev's State-of-the-Nation Address 2018 "New opportunities for development amidst the 4th industrial revolution", Kazinform reports.
Kozhaniyazov relieved of duties of President's Special Representative at Baikonur NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM By a Presidential decree, Serik Kozhaniyazov has been relieved of his duties of Special Representative of Kazakhstan President at Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazinform reports citing Akorda press service.
Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan opened in Dutch Deventer NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Honorary Consulate was opened in the city of Deventer, the Netherlands, with a consular district covering the provinces of Overijssel, Flevoland, Gelderland, Drenthe, Friesland and Groningen, according to the MFA press service.
7 more EAEU technical regulations in oil and gas to come into force in Kyrgyzstan by 2021 BISHKEK. KAZINFORM 7 more technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) will come into force in Kyrgyzstan by 2021, head of the technical regulation and metrology department of the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan Bakyt Shabdanov told at a press conference at the Kabar News Agency, KABAR reports.
Kazakhstan, Spain to launch direct flights NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The aviation authorities of Kazakhstan and Spain held negotiations in Madrid regarding the launch of direct flights between the two countries, Kazinform learnt from the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development.
UN migration agency appeals for 41.4 mln USD for emergency assistance to Iraq BAGHDAD. KAZINFORM The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, on Friday appealed for 41.4 million U.S. dollars for emergency assistance to Iraq, IOM said in a press release, Xinhua reports.
La Scala di Seta to open Astana Opera's new project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Sparkling humor, enthusiasm and ingenuity of young artists, virtuosity of vocal and instrumental parts - all this awaits the Astana Opera's audience at the premiere of Rossini's opera La Scala di Seta in the Piccolo Chamber Theatre. The performance will be held with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan within the framework of the Year of Youth on April 6 and 7, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Foggy, rainy weather forecast in Kazakhstan Mar 30 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's main forecaster Kazhydromet predicts precipitation in most regions of the country March 30. Heavy precipitation will hit southern regions. Patchy fog, black ice, and strong gusts of wind are expected as well. Hail is possible in southern parts of the country.