Spectators barred from Tokyo 2020 amid state of emergency to curb Covid surge TOKYO. KAZINFORM The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held without spectators due to the state of emergency that is to be enforced to curtail a surge in coronavirus cases, the Olympics minister Tamayo Marukawa confirmed Thursday.
French Senate to discuss EU-Kazakhstan Partnership Agreement ASTANA. KAZINFORM In the Senate of France, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Zhan Galiyev participated in the hearings on the adoption of the Draft Law to ratify the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the European Union, Kazinform cites the Kazakh MFA press service.
EXPO-2025: Japan interested in Kazakhstan's experience ASTANA. KAZINFORM On Wednesday, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to France Zhan Galiyev met with Japanese delegation headed by the country's Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mitsunari Okamoto, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
President's Address provides opportunity to respond to challenges of a rapidly changing world - IWEP expert ASTANA. KAZINFORM According to the expert of the Institute of World Economy and Politics under the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan, Aizhan Mukhishbayeva, in his annual State-of-the-Nation Address, Nursultan Nazarbayev stresses the importance of "resetting" the country's financial sector, and puts an emphasis on increasing the responsibility of bank owners, since in the light of recent events, they have proven to be focusing on lobbying their projects.
Nazarbayev's economic vision is far-sighted and pragmatic - Pakistani envoy ASTANA. KAZINFORM According to the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Pakistan to Kazakhstan, Salik Khan, President Nazarbayev's annual Address comprehensively covers the issues of fourth modernization of Kazakhstan focusing on technological, economic and social development, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Senate Speaker meets with Finnish MPs ASTANA. KAZINFORM Chairman of Kazakh Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received the Parliamentary delegation of the Republic of Finland led by the chairman of the Finnish Parliament's Central Asia Group, Ville Skinnari, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Senate of the Parliament.
World would be a better place if more nations replicate Kazakhstan's initiative - expert ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Prof. Kishore Mahbubani, former Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, says it is truly visionary of President Nazarbayev to launch the new programme in his recently released State-of-the-Nation Address.
Kazakh Majilis Speaker, Finnish MPs discuss President’s State-of-the-Nation Address ASTANA. KAZINFORM Speaker of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin held a meeting with members of the Finland-Kazakhstan Parliamentary Friendship Group headed by Ville Skinnari, the press service of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament says.
President Nazarbayev is visionary - Zainul Abidin Rasheed ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Zainul Abidin Rasheed, Non-resident Ambassador of Singapore to Kuwait, Foreign Minister's special envoy to Middle East and Member of the Board of directors of MediaCorp, believes that President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is visionary.
Kazakhstan to become an industrial and business center: Australian entrepreneur BEIJING - SINGAPORE. KAZINFORM Anurag Thukral, CEO of Australia's STARIN Investments and Developments, says that the State-of-the-Nation Address of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev "The New Development Opportunities amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution" will pave the way for making Kazakhstan one of the world's industrial and business centers, Kazinform special correspondent in China reports.
Singapore interested in IT co-op with Kazakhstan BEIJING-SINGAPORE. KAZINFORM Glen Francis, the CEO of CIO Academy Asia (an information and communication technology academy based in Singapore), praises Kazakhstan's pursuit for digitalization and smart technology outlined in the State-of-the-Nation Address of the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, "New Development Opportunities Amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution", Kazinform special correspondent in China reports.
Introducing new technologies will complete nation's modernisation: Santosh Kumar ASTANA. KAZINFORM In his State-of-the-Nation Address, President Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about 10 priority tasks implementation of which should see economic development climb to a new level in Kazakhstan, said Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Press Club Santosh Kumar, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan must be in the know of global changes - Yerlan Sairov ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Yerlan Sairov, Deputy Chairman of the Trade Unions Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, commented on the recent presidential address "New Opportunities for Development Amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution", Kazinform reports.
Majilis Speaker: President's address outlines 10 key challenges for Kazakhstanis ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin shared his thoughts on President Nazarbayev's latest State-of-the-Nation Address "New Opportunities for Development Amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution", Kazinform reports.