Olympics: JOC to name Yasuhiro Yamashita as new chief NUR-SULTAN. The Japanese Olympic Committee is set to name former Olympic judo gold medalist Yasuhiro Yamashita as successor to President Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation by French authorities for alleged bribery, Kazinform has learned from Kyodo News.
Kazakhstan PhD Association in UK hosts Central Asian Research Forum in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The second stage of the Central Asian Research Forum on Sustainable Development and Innovation was held by the Kazakhstan PhD Association in the UK at the Astana International Campus of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the Kazakh MFA's press service informs.
Nur-Sultan to host 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Mayor of Nur-Sultan, Bakhyt Sultanov presented the city as the venue of the 8th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism scheduled for 7-11 October 2019 during the UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism held in Lisbon, Portugal. The decision was made last year in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, Kazinform cites the official website of the Nur-Sultan City Hall.