Russian space agency to initiate talks on banning anti-satellite weapon tests NUR-SULTAN - MOSCOW REGION - Russia’s State Space Corporation Roscosmos plans to initiate international negotiations on banning full-scale tests of anti-satellite weapons, Roscosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday, TASS reports.
Further measures on attracting investments discussed in Karaganda region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Karaganda region is one of Kazakhstan’s leading regions in terms of attracting investments. Thus, during the first half of the year, 2 projects worth $ 139 million in the fields of metallurgy and renewable energy were launched with support of Kazakh Invest. Currently, 4 projects worth $438 million are at the construction and installation phases. Of these, 2 projects worth $ 133 million are planned to be commissioned this year. These are a plant for production of industrial gases by Linde Group (Germany) and renewable energy project by Solarnet (Germany). The projects will create about 1800 jobs, according to Kazakh Invest.
CIS heads of state to discuss declaration on strategic economic cooperation in Ashgabat NUR-SULTAN - MINSK. KAZINFORM - The declaration on strategic economic cooperation in the CIS has been included into the draft agenda of the CIS Heads of State Council meeting which is due to take place in Ashgabat on 11 October, Vice Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Agybay Smagulov told the media ahead of the CIS Plenipotentiaries Council meeting in Minsk, BelTA has learned.
Minister Mirzagaliyev decorates wounded forester with Order of Aibyn KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM - Paying a working visit to Akmola region, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev has presented today the Order of Aibyn, II Class, to Samat Ospanov, an inspector of the Central Regional Branch of Ohotzooprom State Enterprise who was wounded by poachers, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Dutch Ambassador to Kazakhstan completes his diplomatic mission NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko presented the Certificate of Honour to Ambassador of the Netherlands Dirk Jan Kop, who is completing his diplomatic mission in our country.
CIS ready to continue cooperating with Ukraine MINSK. KAZINFORM The countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are ready to continue cooperating with Ukraine, Vice Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Agybay Smagulov said before a regular meeting of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of the CIS member states in Minsk on 26 July, Kazinform learnt from BELTA.
Kazakh PM delivers training to aspiring entrepreneurs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Within the framework of the implementation of social projects, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin visited the «Atameken» mobile employment center, a center for training industrial workers and a class for start-up entrepreneurs «Zhas Kasipker» in Nur-Sultan, Kazinform cites the Premier’s press office.
Astana International Financial Center, Bank CenterCredit sign MoU on API development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and Bank CenterCredit (BCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint development of the BCC open financial platform (Platform) based on OpenAPI technologies and allowing potential partners to integrate with the bank and create new innovative services, AIFC press service says.
Turkmenistan continues its humanitarian assistance to fraternal Afghanistan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A solemn opening ceremony of the railway section with a length of 10 kilometers built in the Akina settlement of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in assistance of the Government of Turkmenistan, as well as the ground-breaking ceremony of the 35km-long railway branch Akina-Andhoy took place on July 25, 2019. The heads of transport and industrial agencies of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, hakims, honored elders, representatives of the mass media and local population participated to the events, Kazinform has learnt from the Turkmenistan’s Embassy in Kazakhstan.
EBRD, AIIB and BSTDB co-finance expansion of Turkey’s largest geothermal power plant LONDON. KAZINFORM - Three major development banks are helping Turkey diversify its energy mix with an investment adding close to 100 MW in capacity to EFELER, the country’s largest geothermal power plant, ebrd.com reports.
FINA World Championships closing ceremony to feature wonders of Korean four seasons GWANGJU. KAZINFORM - The closing ceremony of the FINA World Championships Gwangju 2019 will take place in the southwestern metropolitan city Sunday featuring the region's seasonal wonders in various forms, organizers said. Yonhap reports.
Occasional showers forecast for Kazakhstan on Friday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Inclement weather will persist in most regions of Kazakhstan. According to meteorologists, rains will douse the greater part of the country, whereas only the south will enjoy fair weather without precipitation. Gusty wind, squall, hail, and fog are in store for some parts of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Astana’s Gruzdev enters top 10 in Adriatica Ionica race Stage 2 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Kazakh rider Dmitriy Gruzdev showed himself really well at the second stage of the Adriatica Ionica Race in Italy. Gruzdev made a powerful solo attack at one of the gravel sectors, becoming the race leader for some time. Later, when the main group caught him back, the Kazakh rider was able to stay clear up there in front and, finally, finished 10th in the bunch sprint, won by Alvaro Hodeg, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.