First President receives rector of Al-Farabi KazNU NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Galimkair Mutanov, rector of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazinform reported with the reference to the press service of Elbasy.
Customs officers detain Russian with saiga horns worth $623.000 WEST-KAZAKHSTAN REGION. KAZINFORM - A citizen of the Russian Federation was trying to transport saiga horns worth over KZT242 million from Kazakhstan to Russia, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Kazakh National Security Committee.
Belarus, Austria expected to triple trade, double investment VIENNA. KAZINFORM – The visit of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko to Austria and the agreements reached at the Belarusian-Austrian business forum are truly historic events, Belarus' Economy Minister Dmitry Krutoi told the media in Vienna, BelTA has learned.
Majilis OKs bill on ratification of Agr't on Harmonization of EAEU member states’ legislation on financial markets NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Majilis has approved the bill «On ratification of the Agreement on Harmonization of the Legislation of the EAEU member states in the field of financial markets,» Kazinform correspondent reports.
Days of Kazakhstan Medicine kicks off in Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK. KAZINFORM Days of Kazakhstan Medicine kicked off in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. More than 100 delegates from Kazakhstan led by Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov will visit the neighbor republic from November 13 to 14, Kazinform reports.
S. Korea to build more smart factories to deal with demographic change SEJONG. KAZINFORM South Korea will build 30,000 smart factories and 10 smart industrial zones by 2022 as part of efforts to deal with a looming decline of the country's working-age population, the finance minister said Wednesday. Hong Nam-ki said the number of people working at smart factories and smart industrial zones could stand at 100,000, which he said would help improve productivity, YONHAP reports.
St. Petersburg Chamber Opera enjoys first successful performance in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Last weekend, applause did not cease in the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The first performance in Kazakhstan of the 'St. Petersburg Chamber Opera' State Chamber Music Theatre met with strong interest from the capital’s audience, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Expansion of Iran-Kazakhstan economic ties understandable envoy says GORGAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s ambassador to Iran noted that there are grounds for expanding economic ties between his country and the Islamic Republic of Iran, which could be used to develop investment and boost trade between the two sides, IRNA reports.
Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights GENEVA. KAZINFORM – Last week, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva, Zhanar Aitzhanova, met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Geneva, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Olympics: Organizers launch 2nd ticket lottery in Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The second phase of next summer's Tokyo Olympics ticket lottery began for residents of Japan on Wednesday, with over one million tickets available for nearly all the Olympic events including the opening and closing ceremonies, Kyodo reports.
London hosts Kazakh jazz band’s concert LONDON. KAZINFORM - The concert of the student jazz band of the College of the Kazakh National University of Arts (KazNUA) was hosted in London last week ahead of the band’s performance at the Lord Mayor’s Show. The visit of the jazz band was organized as part of the Rukhani Janghyru program, as well as within the Year of Youth in Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in London.