New WHO studies: Europe battles childhood obesity and experts confirm breastfeeding protects against child obesity GENEVA. KAZINFORM A new study from WHO/Europe shows that, despite efforts aimed at prevention, parts of the WHO European Region continue to struggle with comparably higher rates of childhood obesity, while a second study shows that babies who have never or only infrequently been breastfed have an increased risk of becoming obese as children.
Hungarian Ambassador to Kazakhstan completes his diplomatic mission NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov has received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Hungary to Kazakhstan András Barani on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan, the Kazakh MFA's press service reports.
Kazakhstan establishes National Cancer Research Centre NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Within the implementation of the project on the development of the National Cancer Research Centre, the National Cancer and Organ Transplant Research Centre withdraws from the UMC Corporate Fund since May 1 this year to continue its operations as the National Cancer Research Centre, the centre's press service reports.
EAEU urged to deal with rising number of trade barriers MINSK. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Union needs to look into the reasons why the number of barriers to trade has been growing, Belarus Prime Minister Sergei Rumas said at a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Yerevan on 30 April, BelTA learned from the government press service.
Kazakhstan wins third year in a row in the Central Asian Spelling Bee Competition BISHKEK. KAZINFORM The Third Central Asian Annual Spelling Bee English Pronunciation Contest was held in Bishkek ON April 26. For the third year in a row, a participant from Kazakhstan becomes a winner at the competition. This year, Alexander Lopukhov, biology, 2nd year, Eurasian National University student, correctly pronounced the English word scintillating (in translation, brilliant wit), thereby winning a victory over 15 participants from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Senate Speaker, Croatian FM meet in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairperson of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Dariga Nazarbayeva has met with Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Marija Pejčinović Burić, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Upper Chamber of the Parliament.
Kazakh FM calls Croatian businessmen to more actively cooperate with Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On Tuesday, at the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Marija Pejčinović Burić Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov told about the Kazakh-Croatian joint business projects, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Yermekbayev participates in CSTO Defense Ministers Council meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Major General Nurlan Yermekbayev, participated in the Meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Member States in Bishkek, Kazinform cites the Kazakh ministry's press service.
OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group declaration based on mutual interests NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The final declaration of the 2nd International Conference of the OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group "Belt and Road: strengthening cooperation for sustainable development and prosperity" was adopted in Minsk on 29 April, BelTA has learned.
Kazakh defense minister meets with Chinese counterpart NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Within the framework of the Meeting of the Defense Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States in Bishkek, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan Major General Nurlan Yermekbayev met with the Minister of National Defense of the People's Republic of China General Wei Fenhe, Kazinform cites the Kazakh ministry's press service.
Kazakh-Croatian cooperation to deepen further - Majilis Speaker NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin has received today Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Marija Pejčinović Burić who is paying an official visit to Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the chamber's press service.
Kazakh, Kyrgyz defense ministers discuss military coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Minister of Defense, Major General Nurlan Yermekbayev has held a meeting with the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic, Major General Raiimberdi Duishenbiyev on the sidelines of the SCO Defense Ministers' Meeting in Bishkek, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.
Nurlan Yermekbayev partakes in SCO Defense Ministers' Meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Major General Nurlan Yermekbayev, participated in the Meeting of Defense Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States, Kazinform cites the defense establishment's press service.
UAE's Zayed Foundation explores cooperation with Kazakh Foundation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A delegation from the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates has discussed means to boost cooperation with the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, WAM reports.
Ukrainian coach awards Nursultan Nazarbayev special cup NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The honored wrestling coach, Lev Yezhevsky, has arrived from Ukraine to attend the XXVII session of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan and award his trainee Nursultan Nazarbayev a special cup, the Twitter account of the press secretary of the First President of Kazakhstan Aidos Ukibay reads.