CSTO FMs, defense ministers, security councils’ secretaries meet in Bishkek BISHKEK. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Minister of Defense Nurlan Yermekbayev and Secretary of the Security Council Kalmukhanbet Kassymov took part in a joint meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers, Council of Defense Ministers and the Committee of Security Councils’ Secretaries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization’s member states, Kazinform reports.
Nuclear watchdog approves restart of Miyagi reactor hit by 2011 tsunami TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday approved the restart of a reactor in northeastern Japan damaged by the 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster, judging that the strict safety standards adopted after the Fukushima accident have been met, Kyodo reports.
PM holds 3rd meeting of Kazakhstan-EU Investment Coop Dialogue NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin has had a regular meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the EU member countries as part of the Kazakhstan-EU Investment Cooperation Dialogue, Kazinform learnt from primeminister.kz.
Nurlan Nigmatulin held bilateral meetings with foreign parliamentarians in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin had a number of bilateral meeting within the International Parliamentary Conference «Institute of Presidency: Kazakhstani Model» organized by the Majilis on the threshold of the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan, Kazinform reports.
Talks with Kazakh President held in traditional spirit of brotherhood, mutual understanding – Jeenbekov BISHKEK. KAZINFORM The closed-door negotiations with President of Kazakhstan Kasym-Jomart Tokayev were held in a traditional spirit of brotherhood and mutual understanding. President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov said it today at the 5th meeting of the Supreme Interstate Council in Bishkek.
Elbasy made invaluable contribution to establishing relations between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, President BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev spoke about the contribution of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev to the development of Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan relations, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Over 30 documents worth $2.3bn signed at Almaty Invest Forum ALMATY. KAZINFORM 31 agreements and memorandums of cooperation and mutual understanding were signed between the governmental structures and business communities following the Almaty Invest Forum. The total amount of the documents signed is $2.3bn. Deputy Mayor of the city Saparbek Tuyakbayev said it at a briefing today, Kazinform reports.
ADB to allocate $250 mln to restore irrigation networks in 4 regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Over the next three years USD250 million will be allocated from the budget for water supply to the population, this was announced by Senator Kairat Kozhamzharov during the parliamentary hearings on water security, Kazinform correspondent reports.
AAK to cooperate with aviation authorities of Aruba and Bermuda NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Aviation Administration of Kazakhstan has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Primary Sector of Aruba and with the aviation authorities of Bermuda, Kazinform has learnt from the AAK.
World Bank forecast annual GDP decrease due to water deficit NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – At present 56% of water resources are formed in Kazakhstan while 44% are generated by transboundary rivers, this was announced by Kairat Kozhamzharov, member of a Committee on international relations, defense and security under the Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament.
Kazakhstan's third peacekeeping company arrives in Lebanon NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The third consolidated peacekeeping company of the Kazakhstan peacekeeping regiment arrived in Lebanon to participate in the mission «UN Interim Force in Lebanon», Kazinform reports referring to the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Seoul monitoring N. Korea’s moves at eastern port near Mt.Kumgang resort SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea is keeping a close watch on a North Korean port near Mount Kumgang on the east coast, the unification ministry said Wednesday following a report that the communist nation may be developing it into a naval base, Yonhap reports.
Kazakh National Bank issues collector’s coins ALMATY. KAZINFORM – On November 27 the National Bank has issued collector’s coins «Quraq kórpe» (from the Kazakh language «Kazakh national patchwork blanket») part of series of coins «The Steppe Treasures» with the par value 500 tenge made of silver and collector’s coins «Kόbelek. Lasiommata maera» (from the Kazakh language «The Butterfly. Lasiommata maera») part of series of coins «Flora and Fauna of Kazakhstan» with the par value 200 and 100 tenge made of German silver, the press service of the NB reported.
«Kazakh corner» will open in Jordan University AMMAN. KAZINFORM - The Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Jordan Aidarbek Toumatov visited the «Middle East University», the large higher educational institution in Jordan, where he delivered a lecture on the key stages of development of modern Kazakhstan, its international initiatives and prospects for Kazakh-Jordanian relations, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakh Ambassador introduces new Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan in Scotland ABERDEEN. KAZINFORM - the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom Erlan Idrissov visited Aberdeen, Scotland. During a ceremony at the City Council he presented William Young, the new Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan, with a patent from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in London.