State of emergency declared in eastern Australia as wildfires escalate SYDNEY. KAZINFORM Australian authorities on Thursday declared a state of emergency in eastern parts of the country as an intense heatwave aggravated forest fires that have been raging on since November, while protests continued against the climate policies of the government.
Nursultan Nazarbayev attends Supreme Eurasian Economic Council sitting in Saint Petersburg SAINT PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the restricted-attendance sitting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Saint Petersburg, the Elbasy’press secretary, Aidos Ukibai, tweeted.
Expo 2020 Dubai supports flourishing UAE arts scene DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that it will help establish world-class training courses in make-up and costume design – the first of their kind to be conducted in the region - in a bid to further boost the UAE’s flourishing arts scene, WAM reports.
Rouhani arrives in Tokyo, 1st Iran president Japan visit since 2000 TOKYO. KAZINFORM Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Tokyo on Friday for a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, becoming the first Iranian leader to visit Japan in nearly two decades amid a persisting standoff with the United States.
Kazakh Ambassador meets with Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – This week, the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Mongolia, Zh. Adilbaev, met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, U.Enkhtuvshin, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Nazarbayev arrives in St.Petersburg for Supreme Eurasian Economic Council’s meeting SAINT PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Saint Petersburg to participate in the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and in informal meeting of the CIS countries’ leaders, Press Secretary of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aidos Ukibay said.
President commissions to transit to cashless payment in primary sale of real estate NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, at the II meeting of the National Public Confidence Council, Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev commissioned to transit to cashless transactions in primary sale of housing and vehicles, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Accounts Committee to begin publishing results of auditing in public sector in 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Beginning from January 2020, the Accounts Committee of Kazakhstan will start publishing the results of the auditing in public sector. President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said it at the II meeting of the National Public Confidence Council being held in Nur-Sultan today, Kazinform learnt from the Akorda press service.
Scientific approach required in transition to Latin-based alphabet - President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «We must avoid haste in transition to the Latin-based Kazakh alphabet,» Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has said it addressing the participants of the II meeting of the National Public Confidence Council, Kazinform reports.
Four FSB officers, one civilian wounded in Lubyanka shooting — investigators MOSCOW. KAZINFORM One civilian and four officers of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) were injured in a shooting incident at Lubyanka in downtown Moscow, while another FSB officer was killed, spokesperson for the Russian Investigative Committee (SK) Svetlana Petrenko told TASS on Thursday, TASS reports.
Elizabet Tursynbaeva to perform at 'Champions on Ice' show NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstani figure skater, winner of Daryn State Youth Prize Elizabet Tursynbaeva will join 'Champions on Ice' show to be hosted by well-known Russian coach Eteri Tutberidze, Kazinform reports citing the National Olympic Committee.
Russia's Transneft pays compensation to 14 Kazakhstani oil companies for substandard crude oil NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM According to the agreements signed between Transneft PSJC and KazTransOil JSC, which is acting on behalf of Kazakhstani oil companies on the issue of compensation for shipping substandard oil in the port of Ust-Luga, Transneft PJSC paid compensation to 14 Kazakhstani oil companies, the company informs on its website.
Gusting wind, blizzard and precipitation to hit Kazakhstan Dec 20 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Rainy and snowy weather will persist in most regions of the country today, the met service says. Fog and ice slick, snowstorm and gusting wind will hit some areas. Wind speed in southern parts will rise to 30mps and more.