President arrives in Yerevan to partake in Supreme Eurasian Economic Council YEREVAN. KAZINFORM - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has arrived in the city of Yerevan (Republic of Armenia) to participate in a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (SEEC), according to Berik Uali, press secretary of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Astana Opera to present exclusive production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in Krasnoyarsk NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana Opera will take part in the First Dmitri Hvorostovsky International Festival, aimed at preserving and maintaining the outstanding singer’s cultural heritage. On October 23 and 25, Kazakh artists will present a grand production of Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterpiece Eugene Onegin at the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, and on October 24, the company will perform an exciting symphonic program at the Big Concert Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Philharmonic, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
CSTO foreign ministers pass statement on 80th anniversary of WW2 start MINSK. KAZINFORM A working meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was held on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. The ministers signed a joint statement dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of World War II and discussed preparations for the upcoming meetings of the CSTO charter bodies at the high and highest levels, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
UN Resident Coordinator praised President Tokayev’s speech at UNGA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Norimasa Shimomura has expressed his opinion regarding Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s speech made at the UN General Assembly in New York, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan’s national identity discussed at conference in Ireland LONDON. KAZINFORM Last week, Trinity College Dublin, one of the most prestigious universities in Ireland, hosted an international academic conference themed «30 years on: insights from East-Central and Wider Europe», the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in London informs.
Foreign delegates enjoy mare's milk chocolate presented in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The 31st session of the Coordination Committee for Europe of the Codex Alimentarius Commission is taking place in Almaty. The event is being attended by about two hundred delegates from 38 countries of Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia.
EAEU, Singapore to sign free trade agreement in Yerevan MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will be held in Yerevan on 1 October. Taking part in the session will be the EAEU heads of state and Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tigran Sargsyan, BelTA learned from the EEC press service.
Kazakhstan’s Halyk Bank securities have been listed on AIX NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana International Exchange («AIX», «Exchange») is pleased to announce that ordinary shares and global depositary receipts (GDRs) of Halyk Bank JSC have been included in the AIX official list effective September 30, 2019. Halyk Bank shares will be traded under (HSBK) ticker. GDRs will be traded under (HSBK.Y) ticker with quotation and settlements in US dollars, and are fully fungible between LSE (London Stock Exchange) and AIX, the press service of AIFC informs.
UNICEF and IsDB launch first global Muslim philanthropy fund for children JEDDAH. KAZINFORM UNICEF and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) last week launched an innovative fund that will open new opportunities for Muslim philanthropy to reach the millions of children currently in need of humanitarian support and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Seoul, Moscow to hold 2nd round of FTA negotiations on service sector SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's trade ministry said Monday it plans to hold the second round of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Russia in the service and investment segments, in line with the government's efforts to deepen bilateral economic ties.
World Investor Week 2019 kicks off in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM From 30 September to 6 October 2019 the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) will hold the World Investor Week in AIFC in order to raise awareness on consumers protection, investors education, financial services and to highlight the opportunities for doing business in AIFC.
Amal Al Qubaisi discusses ties with Kazakh Majilis Chair NUR SULTAN. KAZINFORM Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, met with Nurlan Nigmatullin, Chairman of the Majilis of Kazakhstani Parliament, on the sidelines of the fourth meeting of Eurasia heads of parliaments, held in Nur-Sultan.