ADB to help women access affordable housing finance in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million local currency equivalent loan to help expand the lending operations of the Housing Construction Savings Bank of Kazakhstan (HSCBK), the main institution implementing government housing finance programs in the country. This will allow more than 3,000 women, particularly in the rural areas, to have access to affordable housing finance, a press release from ADB reads.
Almaty to host intl conference on topical issues of uranium industry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On Novermber 7-9, Almaty will host the IХ International Conference on «Topical issues of the uranium industry of Kazakhstan». The purpose of this conference is to facilitate scientific and technological integration of all companies in the world’s nuclear industry.
Trade turnover between Aktobe region and Russia reached $586mn AKTOBE. KAZINFORM Foreign trade turnover between Aktobe region and Russian Federation reached $586mn in H1 2019. $42mn of this amount falls on trade with Orenburg. According to Governor of Aktobe region Ondassyn Urazalin, the potential of development of cooperation remains great, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan leads tech pack on final day of FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM Competition intensified on the penultimate day of the FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai as a whopping 141 qualifying matches were played, which included all 191 of the countries represented at the third annual robotics event, WAM reports.