Uzbekistan to unveil its CIS presidency concept in Ashgabat in October MINSK. KAZINFORM Uzbekistan will present its 2020 CIS presidency concept at the meeting of the CIS Heads of State Council in Ashgabat on 11 October, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Belarus Nasirdjan Yusupov told the media ahead of the meeting of the CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives on 25 September, BelTA has learned.
EU to boost business climate in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In the framework of the EU funded Programme Central Asia Invest - Policy Component - implemented by the OECD, the first workshop on «Enhancing the Legal Environment for Business in Central Asia – focus on Kazakhstan» took place today in Nur-Sultan.
Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft with three crewmembers put in orbit BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM Russia’s manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-15 carrying a crew of three to the International Space Station has separated from the third stage of the Soyuz-FG rocket and begun an autonomous flight to the ISS, the announcer at the command center said.
Olympics: Recyclable cardboard bed, customizable mattress for 2020 athletes TOKYO. KAZINFORM Recyclable cardboard beds and customizable mattresses for athletes to sleep on during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled this week, as organizers aim to provide comfort at the athletes village while fulfilling environmental sustainability goals.
Kazakh Security Council convenes in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM First President of Kazakhstan –Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev chaired the sitting of the Security Council of Kazakhstan on ensuring information security and providing socioeconomic development of Aktobe region, the official website of the Elbasy reads.
III Renewable Energy Summit kicks off in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Renewable Energy Summit is an international industrial platform bringing together more than 300 delegates from 20 states of the world, including Kazakhstan, Russia, South Korea, Ukraine, Great Britain, Israel, Greece, the U.S., etc.
Childbirths down 6.5 pct in July in South Korea SEJONG. KAZINFORM The number of newborns in South Korea slipped 6.5 percent in July from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday, in yet another reminder of the chronically low birthrate that has plagued Asia's fourth-largest economy for more than a decade, YONHAP reports.
4th MSEAP: Senate Speaker Dariga Nazarbayeva meets heads of parliamentary delegations NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Senate Speaker Dariga Nazarbayeva has had a number of meetings with foreign parliamentary delegations on the sidelines of the 4th MSEAP on «Greater Eurasia: Dialogue. Trust. Partnership», Kazinform reports.
Al Qubaisi meets with Emirati students in Kazakh universities NUR SULTAN. KAZINFORM Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, has met with UAE students studying abroad at universities in Kazakhstan. During their meeting, she inquired about their conditions, specialties and academic studies.
World Bank outlines priorities for improving Kazakhstan’s public procurement systems NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The World Bank and Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Finance jointly presented the results of the assessment of Kazakhstan’s public procurement system to a broad group of stakeholders including representatives from the government, the private sector and civil society, a press release from the World Bank reads.
What 'green' energy projects will be implemented in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On the margins of the III Renewable Energy Summit in Nur-Sultan, CEO of the Renewable Energy Association of Kazakhstan Arman Kashkinbekov announced what RES projects would be implemented in the country soon, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Address by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at General Debate of UNGA 74th session NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Kazinform offers its readers the full text of the speech delivered by President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at the General Debate of the UN General Assembly's 74th session in New York, the U.S.
Kazakhstan received ICAO Council President Award for high performance in aviation security MONTREAL. KAZINFORM Today in the city of Montreal (Canada), at the anniversary assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Kazakhstan, among more than 190 countries, was for the first time nominated for the presentation of an aviation security certificate from the President of the Council of ICAO. This Certificate was established in support of the ICAO global initiative «No Country Left Behind». The selection criteria for countries for such recognition are based on the results of recent years of state activity in the field of development of aviation security, the assessment of which is determined by a special ICAO Commission, the Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan informs via Telegram.
Kazakh, Polish Presidents consider prospects of bilateral coop NEW YORK. KAZINFORM – On the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has held a meeting with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda, Kazinform reports referring to the press service of Kazakhstan’s President.
Baiterek Holding boosts coop with American businesses NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The subsidiary company of «Baiterek» National Managing Holding JSC, QazTech Ventures JSC, is starting to attract venture investments to Kazakhstan by signing a preliminary agreement on the establishment of a joint fund with an American venture investment fund, the press service of Baiterek Holding informs.