President meets External Relations Director of Fraunhofer Society BERLIN. KAZINFORM Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with Jens Neugebauer, Director of the External Relations Department at the Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research. The sides discussed issues of cooperation in education sphere, Akorda press service reports.
President Tokayev took part in 28th meeting of Berlin Eurasian Club NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Addressing the Forum participants, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted that the Berlin Eurasian Club, which was established on the initiative of the First President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has proved its importance, Akorda press service informs.
Former German President Horst Köhler: Kazakhstan is a territory of stability in Eurasia. NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Horst Köhler discussed the preparations for the upcoming Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization to be held in Nur-Sultan next year, as well as issues of cooperation within the implementation of the Chinese «One Belt, One Road« project and the political situation in the world, Akorda press service reports.
Progress MS-13 space freighter blasts off from Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a Progress MS-13 resupply ship blasted off from launch site No. 31 of the Baikonur cosmodrome, Russia’s Roscosmos state space corporation reported in a live broadcast on its website on Friday.
Baiterek Holding to boost coop with German colleagues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As part of the official visit of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Berlin on December 5-6, CEO of Baiterek Holding Aidar Arifkhanov participated in a meeting of the Head of State with German businesses and in the 28th meeting of the Berlin Eurasian Club on «Kazakhstan and Germany: New Stage of Economic Cooperation.»
Kazakhstan invested about $30B to develop Euro-Asian transport corridors BAKU. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan has invested about $30 billion for the development of Euro-Asian transport corridors, Deputy Head of the Transport Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development Dauren Sabitov said.
International Committee of the Red Cross welcomes return of Kazakh children from Iraq NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer sent a letter to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in connection with the successful humanitarian operation to return 14 Kazakh children from Iraq, Akorda reports.
Investments in Arctic studies in 2020 estimated at $27 mln ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM The Russian budget allocated 1.7 billion rubles ($27 million) for the program of complex scientific studies in the high-latitude Arctic in 2020, the State Duma’s head of the ecology committee Vladimir Burmatov said on fringes of the Arctic: Present and Future international forum.
Canada’s members of parliament elect new House of Commons speaker OTTAWA. KAZINFORM - In their first task of parliamentary business following the Oct 21 Canadian general election, members of the House of Commons elected a new speaker to preside over the lower chamber in the 43rd session of parliament on Thursday, China Daily reports.
Kazakhstan elected to the expo-2020 Dubai College of commissioners as a member of the steering committee ABU-DHABI. KAZINFORM - Astana EXPO-2017 NC JSC headed by A. Chaizhunussov, Deputy Chairman of the National Company, Commissioner General for the Kazakhstani section at the EXPO-2020 Dubai World Exhibition, took part in the IV International Participants Meeting («IPM») on November 29-30 in Dubai, UAE.
15.88m overnight tourists at hotels of Abu Dhabi, Dubai in 9 months ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The total number of international tourist arrivals to Dubai and Abu Dhabi increased to 15.88 million during the first nine months of the year, as compared to 15.26 million during the same period last year, according to the Q3 Economic Review issued by the Central Bank of the UAE, WAM reports.
Maslikhat deputies should be involved in state programs’ development, Senate Speaker NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Maslikhat deputies should actively take part in working out state programs, said Dariga Nazarbayeva, Senate’s Speaker, reporting at the republican conference devoted to 25th anniversary of establishing Maslikhats.
Nationwide strike in France challenging Macron’s pension reform PARIS. KAZINFORM - Train and metro stations are deserted, schools closed and many aircrafts grounded across French cities on Thursday as the country's labor unions staged a nationwide strike to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon the pension reform, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan and Germany agree to develop low carbon economic strategy BERLIN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Minister for Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Magzum Mirzagalyev and Head of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety have inked a joint statement of intent on cooperation in the field of green economy and development of long-range low-carbon economic strategy, Kazinform has learnt from the Ministry’s Telegram channel.
President of Kazakhstan holds meetings with reps of German business BERLIN. KAZINFORM - The program of the visit of Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Berlin has continued by a series of meetings with representatives of German business, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Kazakhstan and Ukraine joined by traditional ties of friendship and cooperation – Tokayev BERLIN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan and Ukraine are joined by the fine traditional ties of friendship and cooperation, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said at the press conference following the bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.