C5+1 debate ways and prospects for widening trade and economic ties NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and David Hale, undersecretary of state for political affairs, took part in the C5+1 high-level meeting held via a videoconference.
Central Asian countries debate security coop issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev participated in the online sitting of the Vice Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Central Asia and Afghanistan initiated by the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan is an anti-pandemic model for Central Asia - Ambassador Kazykhanov WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM – In his article for The Washington Times Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the U.S. Erzhan Kazykhanov reveals how the country managed to achieve success in the fight against the coronavirus, what were the priorities for the Kazakhstan Government during that difficult period and why Kazakhstan is an anti-pandemic model for Central Asia and beyond, Kazinform reports.
26 new cases of COVID-19 registered in Kyrgyzstan, bringing total to 42 BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - Today, at the Republican Headquarters for Preventing Import and Further Spread of Coronavirus, Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Health Minister Tolo Isakov made a report on the current situation with coronavirus in the country.
Green Central Asia project kicks off BERLIN. KAZINFORM Kazakh FM Mukhtar Tileuberdi attended the high-level conference themed Enhancing environment, climate and water resilience to launch the regional integration environment protection project Green Central Asia initiated by Germany within the realization of the new EU’s Strategy on Central Asia and Afghanistan, the Ministry’s press service reports.
Kyrgyz Ak-kalpak craftsmanship and Uzbek Khorazm dance - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity ALMATY. KAZINFORM Ak-kalpak craftsmanship, traditional knowledge and skills in making and wearing Kyrgyz men’s headwear (Kyrgyzstan) and Khorazm dance, Lazgi (Uzbekistan) were inscribed in the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the 14th session of the Committee in Bogota, Colombia, 12 December 2019.
Almaty to host discussion on alpine cryosphere module ALMATY. KAZINFORM On December 3, a meeting on the creation and implementation of cryosphere (glaciers, snow cover and permafrost) training modules in the universities of the Central Asian region is to be held in Almaty with the participation of representatives of universities and institutes of Central Asia, experts and partners, as well as with the involvement of young people.