UAE official hails Kazakhstan’s efforts to develop interfaith dialogue ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates, has received an invitation to participate in the upcoming session of the International Conference Religions Against Terrorism to be hosted by Kazakhstan in 2020, WAM reports.
Working Group under Kazakh Government established at President’s instruction ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Working Group under the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the increase in earnings and improvement of the life quality of citizens, including for the enhancement of measures to support families with multiple children has been established at the Head of State's instruction following the results of the extended session of the Government, primeminister.kz reports.
Eugene Onegin to premiere at Astana Opera ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Just a few days remain before the long-awaited premiere of Eugene Onegin. This opera has been a repertoire staple at opera houses all over the world for almost two centuries. In his work, the composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky celebrates the lofty sentiments and poetic soul of Pushkin's Tatyana. This magnificent opera will premiere at the Astana Opera on February 8 and 9 in the interpretation of the famous Italian director Davide Livermore and renowned maestro Alan Buribayev with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the opera house's press office informs.
Macedonia in NATO accession deal after name dispute breakthrough with Greece ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Macedonia on Wednesday signed a protocol with NATO members paving the way for its eventual accession to the Atlantic Alliance after the Balkan nation agreed to officially change its name to end a dispute with Greece, EFE reports.
Head of Telecom Committee of Information & Communications Ministry named ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Vitaliy Yaroshenko has been appointed as the Chairman of the Telecommunications Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan by the order of the Minister, primeminister.kz reports.
Head of State points out Kazakhstan’s foreign policy priorities ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has told today about the current state and development prospects of relations between Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, Croatia, Japan, the Czech Republic, and Vietnam, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Swine fever spreads in Japan, gov't warns of ‘extremely serious' phase NAGOYA. KAZINFORM - Japan's swine fever epidemic is spreading, with local authorities in five central and western prefectures saying Wednesday they are struggling to contain the highly contagious virus that was first reported in September, Kyodo reports.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TOM = 376.98 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The afternoon foreign currencies trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is an additional one. No trading in the instruments CNYKZT_TОМ and CNYKZT_SPT was held on KASE today due to the holidays from February 4 to February 10 in the People's Republic of China (Chinese New Year, Spring Festival). 22 banks traded in the session.
Kazakh MFA's statement regarding situation around INF Treaty ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan expresses concern over the United States' decision on suspension of participation in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) and a mirror decision of the Russian Federation.
Eurasian Development Bank might co-finance Belarus' road upgrade projects MINSK. KAZINFORM - The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is considering a possibility to co-finance the renovation of the M10 and M3 highways in Belarus, EDB Deputy Chairman of the Board Andrei Krainy told BelTA following his meeting with Belarus' Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TОМ = 375.81 (-3.82) ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The morning foreign currency trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). No trading in the instruments CNYKZT_TOD, CNYKZT_0_001 and CNYKZT_0_002 was held on KASE today due to the holidays from February 4 to February 10 in the People's Republic of China (Chinese New Year, Spring Festival). 19 banks traded in the session.
Biting frost set to grip Kazakhstan on Feb 6 ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Inclement weather with snowfall is forecast for most regions of Kazakhstan today, February 6. Only the southwest, north and northwest of the country will enjoy weather without precipitation. Fog, black ice, blizzard, and stiff wind will persist in parts of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.