Information Minister names эhighlight of this weekэ ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Minister of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev named the victory of the Kazakhstan national tennis team over Portugal in the Davis Cup qualification as the highlight of this week, Kazinform correspondent reports.
National Council for Children's Rights Protection under Nur Otan Party established ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The National Council for Protection of Children's Rights under the Nur Otan Party has been established at the instruction of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Via this mechanism, the party members intend to achieve a significant increase in support for families with multiple children and to revise the approaches in the field of protecting the rights and legitimate interests of the younger generation. At the first organizational session, they approved the composition of the council and also discussed the goals and objectives of the new consultative and advisory body, the party's press service said.
EU cuts Eurozone growth forecasts as perfect storm darkens horizon ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Eurozone economic growth will slow significantly this year, the European Union said Thursday, as the currency union faces a perfect storm of weakening global trade and rising domestic risks led by a chaotic Brexit, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report supplied to Efe.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TOM = 378.38 ALMATY. 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 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.
Shigeo Katsu appointed Chairman of JSC Tsesnabank Board of Directors ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Nazarbayev University, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools and member of the Board of Trustees of Nazarbayev Fund Mr. Shigeo Katsu appointed the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tsesnabank JSC.
Astana's Ion Izagirre second at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana ASTANA. KAZINFORM - In his debut for Astana Pro Team, Ion Izagirre finished second in the opening ITT of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, just 5 seconds behind winner Edvald Boasson Hagen. Pello Bilbao also made it into the top 10, taking the seventh place. Astana Pro Team was the fastest team of the day, with all riders finishing within the top 60, the team's press office informs.
Kazakh Ambassador speaks at The League of Angels' investment conference LONDON. KAZINFORM - The League of Angels, a business association which includes more than one million representatives of the business community from around the world, hosted an international investment and economic conference in London on 5 February, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in the UK.
World Government Summit convenes 4,000 high-level officials to shape future of world DUBAI. KAZINFORM Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2019) will start on Sunday, February 10.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TОМ = 376.76 (+0.17) 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.
UN grants sanctions exemptions for humanitarian aid to N. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The U.N. Security Council has granted sanctions exemptions allowing the Swiss government and a global relief organization to provide North Korea with a series of goods related to drinking water supplies and flood prevention, Yonhap reports.
UNA making photo exhibition in OIC festival in Cairo JEDDAH.KAZINFORM - The Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) is participating in the first Festival of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, which kicked off Tuesday in Egypt's capital Cairo under the theme of "One Nation, A Diversity of Cultures ... Palestine in The Heart", Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan continues to fight deep freeze ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Disturbed weather is forecast for most regions of Kazakhstan today, February 7. Parts of the west, southwest and east of the country will see precipitation. Blizzard, stiff wind, foggy and slippery conditions will persist countrywide, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Hamburg hosts SME Business Forum as part of Day of Economy of Kazakhstan HAMBURG. KAZINFORM - With the organizational support of the Federal Association of the German Silk Road Initiative (BVDSI) and in cooperation with the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Germany, the largest port city of Germany hosted the Day of Economy of Kazakhstan and the Business Forum titled "New Silk Road: Kazakhstan as a Central Economic Space", Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.