ADB forecasts growth in developing Asia at 5.2% in 2019, 2020 MANILA, PHILIPPINES (11 December 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors, the ADB informs on its website.
Azerbaijani, Kazakh ports to help expand potential of Caspian region BAKU. KAZINFORM Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port, Kazakhstan’s Kuryk and Aktau ports, as well as the reconstruction of highways and rail networks in both countries will increase the transit potential of the region, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Ramin Guluzade said, Trend reports.
Auto train operating system may improve Kazakhstan’s transport efficiency BAKU. KAZINFORM - Roadmap signed by Kazakhstan Temir Zholy national company (Kazakhstan Railways) and Russia’s Transmashholding and LogoTech-Signal companies will help parties increase transport efficiency, Ctrl2GO international company, which is a parent company of LogoTech-Signal told Trend.
Kazakhstan to modernize over 3,000 villages by 2024 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan plans to modernize 3,477 villages by 2024 in accordance with new regional standards, making drinking water, repaired roads and basic social facilities available in the most remote rural areas, First Deputy Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov said Sunday at a Nur Otan Party session, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan leads tech pack on final day of FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM Competition intensified on the penultimate day of the FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai as a whopping 141 qualifying matches were played, which included all 191 of the countries represented at the third annual robotics event, WAM reports.
IAEA LEU Bank becomes operational with delivery of Low Enriched Uranium VIENNA. KAZINFORM The International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, took delivery of a shipment of Low Enriched Uranium, LEU, at a purpose-built facility in Kazakhstan, officially establishing the IAEA LEU Bank aimed at providing assurance to countries about the availability of nuclear fuel, WAM reports.
Laying fiber-optic cable to facilitate digital communication between Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan - Elmir Valizade BAKU. KAZINFORM Implementation of the project of laying an optical fiber trunk cable line along the bottom of the Caspian Sea between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will play an important role in creating digital communication between the two countries, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Elmir Valizade said at the 16th meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, Trend reports.
Emirati astronauts raise UAE flag in Baikonur before taking it to space BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Emirati astronauts, Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi, raised the UAE flag during the flag-raising ceremony held for the countries participating in the mission to the International Space Station, ISS, including the UAE, Russia, and the United States, WAM reports.
UAE Ambassador visits students at Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed School in Kazakhstan NUR SULTAN. KAZINFORM Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan, visited students at the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan School in the Kazakh capital, Nur Sultan, on their first day of school, WAM reports.