UNESCO inscribes “Lazgi” on Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity TASHKENT. KAZINFORM On December 12, 2019, at the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, in Bogotá (Republic of Colombia), it was decided to include the Khorezm dance «Lazgi» on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as an element of Uzbekistan’s cultural heritage. This issue was initiated following the meeting of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev with the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, UzA reported.
President condoles with family of prominent statesman Sultan Sartayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sent a telegram of condolences to the family of prominent statesman, well-known scientist, member of the National Academy of Science, PhD in Law Sultan Sartayev upon his death, Akorda press service informs.
Tokayev and Nazarbayev attend concert dated to Independence Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev attended a concert devoted to 28th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports with the reference to Akorda.
Algeria declares former PM Tebboune winner of presidential election ALGIERS. KAZINFORM: Algeria's electoral body said on Friday that former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune had won Thursday's presidential election with 58 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results, Kazinform refers to Arab News.
Kazakh delegation headed by Ambassador Yerlan Alimbayev visits Indian state of Telangana NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM On December 11-12, 2019, Kazakh delegation headed by H.E. Ambassador of Kazakhstan to India Mr. Yerlan Alimbayev paid a working visit to the state of Telangana. Capital of the state - Hyderabad, is well-known as one of the biggest IT, industrial, commercial, pharmaceutical, educational, cultural and tourism centers in South-Central India.
National budget revenues augment by 101.3% — Alikhan Smailov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In 11 months of 2019, state budget received more than 8 trillion tenge. First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov reported on this at the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, primeminister.kz reports.
PM Mamin presents state awards on the occasion of Independence Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Prime Minister Askar Mamin handed over state awards to representatives of ministries and departments, primeminister.kz reports.
Kazakhstan is as a reliable partner of U.S. in CA – Mike Pompeo WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and the U.S. intend to boost expanded strategic partnership characterized by a multidimensional interaction in a full range of the bilateral relations. This is a keynote idea of the talks of Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tleuberdi held during his official visit to the U.S. at the invitation of the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Head of State honors winners of Altyn Sapa Prize, Paryz contest NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev awarded the winners and runners-up of the Altyn Sapa Prize and Paryz, the annual business social responsibility nationwide contest, in the Kazakh capital on Friday, Kazinform reports.
Altyn Sapa awarding ceremony kicks off in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The solemn awarding ceremony of Altyn Sapa (Golden Quality) Prize and Paryz, the annual business social responsibility national contest, with the participation of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev started in Nur-Sultan.
Exit poll predicts big win for Boris Johnson in UK election LONDON. KAZINFORM - Exit polling for the United Kingdom general election suggests a resounding victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, with his Conservative Party on course to claim a majority of 327 seats and the Labour Party predicted to suffer heavy losses, China Daily reports.
ADB looks to introduce block heating technology in Kazakhstan BAKU. KAZINFORM Asian Development Bank (ADB) is planning to install power stations for the block heaters in five locations in Kazakhstan's Nur-Sultan city and equip 100 cars to demonstrate the technology and its impact to help decarbonize the city, a representative of ADB told Trend.