Kazakh President, high representative of United Nations Alliance of Civilizations meet NEW YORK. KAZINFORM On the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN GA the Head of State, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, met with Miguel Ángel Moratinos, the high representative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakh PM, Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments have talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin held bilateral talks with the Speakers of the Parliaments of Montenegro, Slovakia, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Qatar and Nepal who arrived in Nur-Sultan to attend the 4th meeting of the Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Speakers Greater Eurasia: Dialogue. Trust. Partnership, the primeminister.kz reports.
OSCE supports 10th annual Central Asia environmental leadership programme in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The OSCE-supported tenth annual Central Asian Leadership Programme (CALP) took place from 15 to 22 September 2019 in Almaty. Some 70 young environmental leaders, CALP alumni from the Central Asian countries and Afghanistan, representatives from the government and international organizations participated in the event.
«Downton Abbey» wins North American box office in opening weekend LOS ANGELES. KAZINFORM After a close race among newcomers for the top spot, Focus Features and Carnival Films' «Downton Abbey» pulled ahead to secure the North American weekend box office crown with a better-than-expected 31-million-U.S.-dollar debut.
Kazakh President met with U.S. political and expert circles NEW-YORK. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met today with the leading American politicians and expert community in New York as part of his visit to the U.S. The meeting was organized with the support of the Atlantic Council, the Akorda press service reports.
UNESCO to promote new vision of education and measures to fight climate change at UNGA in New York PARIS. KAZINFORM Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will promote, and mobilize support for the Organization’s leadership in areas of global concern with a special focus on education, environmental science and press freedom at this year’s United Nations General Assembly which she will attend from 21 to 25 September, UNESCO informs on its website.
Smart Cities Expo & Forum to launch in 2020, supporting US$2 trillion global market ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM As the smart cities market tops US$2 trillion by 2025, the new Smart Cities Expo & Forum at the World Future Energy Summit 2020 will show how technology can be leveraged to improve happiness, health, sustainability and safety in cities across the Middle East and beyond.
WHO urges countries to spend at least 1 pct more of GDP on primary health care GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday urged all countries to increase spending on primary healthcare by at least one percent of their GDP, so as to close glaring coverage gaps and meet health targets agreed in 2015, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan and Turkey to focus on inter-parliamentary coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On the eve of the 4th session of the speakers of the Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments the Kazakh Majilis Speaker, Nurlan Nigmatullin, met with Mustafa Şentop, the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, the Chamber’s press service reports.
London hosted business forum for Kazakhs living in UK LONDON. KAZINFORM The British capital hosted the Otandastar Foundation’s (Otandastar) fourth business forum aimed at establishing and strengthening ties with compatriots living abroad. The purpose of the event was to build business relations with representatives of the Kazakh diaspora in the UK. Otandastar, the World Kazakh Association and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK were the organisers of the event, Kazakhstan Embassy in London informs.
Book «The History of the Great Steppe» receives Card Couture Award-2019 PRAGUE. KAZINFORM Book «The History of the Great Steppe» received the highest prize at the Card Couture Award-2019 in Prague. The award is one of the most prestigious ones in Europe annually presented in seven nominations, Kazinform reports.
Three sappers injured in Arys are in very serious condition - Defense Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Minister of Defense Nurlan Yermekbayev has commented on the condition of 10 sappers injured as a result of a spontaneous detonation of an ammunition fragment near the town of Arys, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan’s annual oil processing output to exceed 17mn tonnes NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The annual oil output in Kazakhstan will exceed 17mn tonnes, according to Deputy CEO of KAZENERGY Association Uzakbay Karabalin. He said it at the 6th International Conference on ‘Oil Processing and Petrochemical Industry in the Caspian and Central Asian Regions» being held in Nur-Sultan today, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan & Cambodia interested in developing inter-parliamentary dialogue NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today Nurlan Nigmatulin Speaker of the Majilis has met with heads of delegations which arrived in Nur-Sultan to partake in IV meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments themed «Greater Eurasia: Dialogue. Trust. Partnership», according to the press service of the Majilis.
N. Nigmatulin, Russian Duma Speaker consider directions of inter-parliamentary coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin and Speaker of the State Duma of Russia Vyacheslav Volodin have discussed current directions of inter-parliamentary interaction as well as the issues of the upcoming IV Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments, Kazinform reports referring to the press service of Majilis.
Al-Farabi KazNU Rector elected President of International Association «UNION». ALMATY. KAZINFORM Rector of the Al-Farabi KazNU, Academician Galym Mutanov has been elected as the President of the International Association«UNION». This was announced at the grand opening of the «QS Worldwide» Forum, which is being held for the first time in Kazakhstan in Almaty.
C5+1 Ministerial Meeting held in New York NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Ahead of President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev’s visit to the United States for the 74-th UN General Assembly, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi took part in the C5+1 Dialogue meeting. The participants of the Dialogue also included the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan Chingiz Aidarbekov, Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin, Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov and Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States Mered Orazov, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Eight Russians still in hospital after road accident in Turkey’s Antalya - embassy ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Eight Russian national are still in hospital in Turkey after Saturday’s road accident in the resort region of Antalya, Irina Kasimova, a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Turkey, told TASS on Sunday.