Zhambyl rgn created industrial park26 August 2017Within the framework of supporting region's business, an industrial park was created on the basis of the industrial territory of "Taraz Metallurgical Plant" LLP in Zhambyl region.
Kazakhstan and Mexico held 1st inter-ministerial consultations26 August 2017Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov received Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States Carlos de Icaza, who arrived in Astana to participate in the first Kazakh-Mexican political consultations.
Senators B.Aytimova, N.Kylyshbayev and T.Mukashev met with residents of Almaty rgn26 August 2017Within the framework of the working trip to the regions, Chairman and members of the Senate Committee on Social and Cultural Development and Science Byrganym Aytimova, Nurlan Kylyshbaev and Tuleubek Mukashev visited Yeskeldy, Talgar and Sarkand districts of Almaty region, as well as Tekeli, Kapchagai and Taldykorgan cities.
Visa-free regime to operate in UAE for Kazakhstanis26 August 2017The Kazakh side has completed the domestic procedures for the entry into force of the document providing for the exemption from visas for citizens of two states, holders of general civil passports, for up to 30 days. This was stated by Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates Kairat Lama Sharif during a meeting with Director of the Department of Consular Service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Yasser ash-Shimali.
Kazakh Foreign Minister held meetings26 August 2017Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov met with UN Under-Secretary-General - Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Eric Solheim.
President visited several EXPO-2017 pavilions25 August 2017Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev visited the opening ceremony of the five-star hotel "Hilton", located on the territory of the exhibition complex "Astana EXPO-2017", the press service of Akorda informed.
Defense enterprises of Kazakhstan and Russian agreed on coop 25 August 2017Within the holding third International military and technical forum “Army-2017” in Moscow region of the RF, signing of several agreements on cooperation between the Kazakhstan and Russian enterprises of the defense and industry complex was conducted.
Kazakhstan ranks 61 in Global youth development index 25 August 2017Vice-Minister of religious affairs and civil society of Kazakhstan Abzal Nukenov told about the main priorities of the youth policy of Kazakhstan at the press-conference in the Central communication service.
Kazakhstan to export dry horse milk and meat 25 August 2017Kazakhstan has started the implementation of the targeted export policy. To date, a range of agreements with agricultural companies of foreign countries on exporting products made in Kazakhstan has been signed. It was announced by Deputy Prime-Minister of agriculture of Kazakhstan Askar Myrzakhmetov during the conducting Agro-industrial forum “AgroInvesr Forum 2017” in Astana.
UN rep praised Kazakhstan's leadership in nuclear disarmament25 August 2017Chairman of the Senate of Parliament Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev received UN Under-Secretary-General, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu, who arrived in Kazakhstan to participate in the 62nd Conference of the Pugwash Movement of Scientists.
46 countries to gather at Pugwash Conference on Science in Astana24 August 2017More than 200 delegates from 46 countries will participate in the 62nd Pugwash Conference on Science and Global Problems, which will be held in Astana from August 25 to August 29, secretary general of the Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament Serik Sydykov said in the CCS.
We should carefully protect our historical heritage – D.Akhmetov 24 August 2017Several projects which are based on diversity of cultures of the region were developed in EK within the implementation of the program “Rukhani zhangyru”, initiated by the President of Kazakhstan. It was noted by Governor of the region Danial Akhmetov during a session of the regional Governor’s Office.
Trade turnover between Almaty and Austria shows positive dynamics 24 August 2017Mayor of Almaty Baurzhan Baibek met with the delegation of the Austrian Republic heading by Vice-Minister of science, researches and economy Bernadett Gerlinger. During a meeting, the sides have discussed the matters on strengthening of scientific and educational as well as trade and economic relations, the Mayor’s Office of the city informs.
EXPO-2017 to be discussed for a long time - Y.Berg24 August 2017Delegations from Ulyanovsk and Orenburg regions of the Russian Federation arrived in Aktobe region. On the first day of the visit, the guests visited a number of industrial enterprises, the Academy of Art, the Palace of Youth and the Palace of Combat Sport under construction, the press service of the region reported.
De-dollarization continues in Kazakhstan 24 August 2017Decrease of the proportion of monetary deposits continues on the deposit market. It was announced by Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev during the press -conference in Almaty.
D.Akishev called situation on foreign exchange market stable24 August 2017In July 2017, the monthly inflation was minimal over the past two years, in other words since the transition to the inflation targeting regime and the freely floating exchange rate of the tenge, 0.1%. This was announced by Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev during a press conference in Almaty.
25 years after our membership in OSCE in 2017 24 August 2017Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova met with Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for security and co-operation in Europe Christine Muttonen and General Secretary of the PA of the OSCE Roberto Montello, the press-service of the Akorda informs.
‘Rukhani Zhangyru’: Taldykorgan has project office for program’s implementation24 August 2017It is necessary to strengthen the work carried out to implement "Rukhani Zhangyru" program. This was announced by Governor of Almaty region Amandyk Batalov during a meeting, devoted to the consideration of the directions discussed at the meeting chaired by the Head of State on socio-economic development of the regions and implementation of state programs on August 18.
Kazakh PM spoke about project of EAEU unified digital space24 August 2017A project of the unified digital space of the EAEU is to become one of the key elements supporting the free movement of goods and services, people and capital. This was announced by Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev during the annual International Exhibition Forum "Eurasian Week" in Astana.
Over 8K enterprises of Kazakhstan work with EAEU countries24 August 2017The annual International Exhibition Forum "Eurasian Week", organized by the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Eurasian Economic Commission, has been launched in Astana. Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev is taking part in the work of the forum.
EXPO-2017: Future of the earth is connected with green energy24 August 2017The renewable energy capacity in Bangladesh is 423 megawatts. This was announced by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of Bangladesh to Kazakhstan Mosud Mannan during the celebration of the National Day within the framework of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017.
Head of MFA of Japan highly appreciated international activity of Kazakhstan24 August 2017First Deputy Minister of foreign affairs of Japan Kazuyuki Nakane gave high appraisal to the international activity of Kazakhstan and personally to President of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev in building the regional peace and security. He has announced it during a meeting with Head of the Ministry of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov.
Kazakhstan, Austria expand opportunities for trade and economic coop23 August 2017The 8th meeting of the Kazakh-Austrian intergovernmental commission for economic, agricultural, environmental, industrial, technical and technological cooperation was held in Astana under the chairmanship of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko and Vice-Minister of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics of Austria Bernadette Gierlinger.
Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Poland increased by 75,5%23 August 2017The trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Poland for the first half-year of 2017 increased by 75.5%. This was announced during a press conference at the Central Communications Service with the participation of Deputy Chairman of the Polish Agency for the Development of Entrepreneurship Nina Dobrzyńska, General Commissioner of the Polish section at Expo-2017, Andrzej Stefanski.
KTZ presented aspirational systems of fire detection23 August 2017"NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC held a presentation of aspiration systems of Wagner and Konsel companies for the fire detection at railway transport facilities, the press service of the national company reported.
The Marshall Islands plans to increase RES share by 20%23 August 2017The Marshall Islands plans to increase the share of renewable energy sources by 20% by 2020. This became known during the celebration of the National Day of the Republic of the Marshall Islands within the framework of EXPO-2017.
Up to 12k members of APK participate in implementation of “Rukhani zhangyru”23 August 201712 thousand members of the Assembly of people of Kazakhstan participate in implementation of the program “Rukhani zhangyru”. It was announced by Deputy Chairman of the assembly of people of Kazakhstan Darkhan Mynbay at the opening of the republican seminar-training “Modernization of public conscience: educational, humanitarian, social and cultural bases and mechanisms of implementation” at the Academy of state management under the President of Kazakhstan.
"Nurly Zher": 3 residential buildings commissioned in Zhambyl rgn23 August 2017Under the "Nurly Zher" program, 3 residential houses were put into operation in Zhambyl region. This was announced at a briefing in the Regional Communication Service by Adilet Akhatayev, a head of the construction, passenger transport and highway department of Governor’s Office.
H.Yamani congratulated Kazakhstan with successful organization of EXPO-2017 23 August 2017Future demands from the human-being the joint work on preserving energy, applying new technologies and introduction of effective ways for its use, the President of the scientific town of atomic and renewable energy named after Abdallah Hasim Yamani said during the celebrating ceremony of the National day of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia within the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
Ministry: Share of manufacturing in economy amounted to 30%22 August 2017The share of manufacturing industry in GDP amounted to 12% and in the economy reached 30%. This was reported by First Vice Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Alik Aydarbayev answering a question by a correspondent of Strategy2050.kz during a press conference in the Government's press center.
Astana to develop Master plan of the city22 August 2017In order to effectively implement the "Five Institutional Reforms" and the "Third Modernization" programs announced by the Head of State, Mayor’s Office of Astana has developed the City Development Program until 2020. This was announced during a meeting held on the basis of the meeting with the participation of the Head of State under the chairmanship of Mayor of Astana city Asset Issekeshev.
EXPO-2017 facilitates to introduction of renewable energy products in African continent 22 August 2017According to the press-service of JSC “NC ”EXPO-2017, the Republic of Senegal strives for becoming the developing country by 2034. It is situated in the most edge of the western part of Africa. One of the main directions of its development is ensuring of energy independence of the state. The exposition of Senegal is presented atthe African Plaza.
Kazakhstan to switch to e-customs declaration completely22 August 2017Customs declaration will be carried out electronically. This was reported by Minister of National Economy Timur Suleymenov, presenting the draft Code "On Customs Regulation in the Republic of Kazakhstan" during the meeting of the Government.
Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan gave errand to control over finances of state programs 22 August 2017During the working meeting in Burabai, the Head of State marked that according to 7 months of implementation of the program “Nurly zhol”, only 40% out of all finances were developed. In this connection, the responsible state bodies and Governor’s Offices should always control this matter, Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed during the session of the Government of Kazakhstan.
Charitable action “Energy of kindness” held in capital 21 August 2017Within the programme “Rukhani zhangyru”, the charitable action “Energy of kindness” for children from low-income and many-children families and pensioners was held in Astana. The capital Mayor’s Office informs.
16 cooperatives to 279mln tenge were financed in SK 21 August 2017In the present year, the Regional Investment Center “Ontustik” and the affiliated microfinance organization “Yrys” have financed 16 cooperatives accounting to 279 million tenge. 3 projects out of them accounting to 77 million tenge are focused on buying of agricultural vehicles, 2 projects accounting to 45 million tenge are focused on poultry farming, 11 projects were financed in the sphere of livestock, the Governor’s Office of South-Kazakhstan region informs.
Zh.Kassymbek: Industrialization 4.0 enables to annually increase GDP by 1,5% 21 August 2017The Industrialization 4.0 presents new possibilities for Kazakhstan, such as considerable increase of efficiency, creation of new business and export-orientated production. It was announced by Minister fro investments and development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek during the press-conference in the Government, dedicated to the implementation of the Article “The third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness” in the part of technological modernization.
Member-states of EEU plan to design first joint spacecraft 21 August 2017The integrated system of the Union on presenting space and geoinformation services based on the joint orbital group of the member-states of the EEU has started to be created in the Eurasia economic union, it was informed in the Eurasian economic commission.
Amendments to law on religion to introduce in Kazakhstan 21 August 2017The draft law “On introducing amendments and additions to several legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on matters of religious activity and religious associations”, presents the norms, which enables to regulate the religious education abroad, the participation of state workers in the regions activity, the ban on wearing parts of dress impeding of facial recognition in public places, marriages in religious ceremonies. It was said during the session under the chairmanship of Vice-Minister Berik Aryn in the Ministry of religious affairs and civil society of Kazakhstan.
100 new persons: Gulmira Kapenova21 August 2017Gulmira Kapenova considers an increase in the flow of tourists along the routes of Kostanay region in two years almost fourfold her great achievement, el.kz reported.
KZT 160 mln collected at Charity Tour de Burabay21 August 2017The fifth charity tour "Charity Tour de Burabay", which was held on August 19 in Shchuchinsk-Borovoye resort area, collected about 160 million tenge for Kazakhstani children in need of treatment. This year more than 1500 people took part in the event, 718 of them overcame a 30-kilometer cycling track.
Relations btwn Kazakhstan and Afghanistan have great potential - Zh.Kassymbek21 August 2017Bilateral relations, which began from the first days of Kazakhstan's independence, have great potential. This was stated by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek during the ceremony of celebrating the National Day of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on the territory of EXPO-2017.
Afghanistan President to participate at Summit of OIC in Astana 21 August 2017The President of Aughanistan will participate at the Summit of the OIC in Astana. It was known during the meeting of Minister of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov with Minister of foreign affairs of Afghanistan Salahuddin Rabbani.
Shoes from Shymkent to be exported to Russia21 August 2017To date, there is a growing demand for footwear produced in Shymkent. The products are produced under the logo "Made in Kazakhstan" and sewed from natural and crocodile skin, Governor’s Office of South Kazakhstan region reported.
N.Nazarbayev visited JSC “Kokshetauminvody” 19 August 2017Head of State Nursulatan Nazarbayev has visited the plant, specializing in production of mineral waters, which is JSC “Kokshetauminvody”, the press-service of the Akorda informs.
B.Saginaev met with Head of Executive of Afghanistan 19 August 2017Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting with Head of the Executive of The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah, who arrived to Kazakhstan with the working trip, primeminister.kz reads.
M.Varga: EXPO is great platform to exchange experience between participants 19 August 2017The participation of Hungary at the EXPO-2017 gave the important opportunity to demonstrate the Hungarian development and achievements in the sphere of green energy. It was announced by Minister of national economy of Hungary Mihai Varga during his speech within the celebration of the National day.
Republic of Samoa accepts importance and globality of theme of EXPO18 August 2017Recognizing the importance of the topic of the global event “Future Energy”, the Government of Samoa welcomes this event, Deputy Minister of finance of Samoa Mulipola Leiataua Laki Mulipola said during celebrating the National day of the Republic of Samoa.
Guangdong can become a “window” to world of Southeast Asia – A.Bayedilov 18 August 2017The relations of Kazakhstan and China changed from the cross-border trade to strategic partnership. The most important direction is the development of the relations of regions of Kazakhstan with provinces of China. It was announced the Head of the Kazakhstan Agency of Investment Cooperation Aidyn Bayedilov during the solemn opening of the week of Guangzhou province at the National pavilion of China at the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
Young scientist of RK and RF plan to unify Internet-shops of two countries 18 August 2017To unite efforts of trade and productions firms of the two countries was proposed by Chairman of the Council of young scientists under the Fund of the First President of Kazakhstan – the Head, Makhmut Tomanov during the first international forum of young scientists on the cross-border cooperation of Kazakhstan and Russia in Burabai.
Transition to Latin script doesn’t mean rejection of Russian language18 August 2017The transition to the Latin script does not mean a rejection of the Russian language, from the Cyrillic alphabet. The Latin script will primarily concern the Kazakh language, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said during the interview with "Khabar" TV channel.
Over 100 participants to attend Agro-industrial Investment Forum18 August 2017Agro-industrial investment forum will gather in Astana more than 100 participants. This was announced by Gulnaz Atamkulova, a Deputy Chairwoman of the Board of National Holding Company "KazAgro" JSC during a press conference in the Central Communications Service.
Modernization of public conscience united people of Kazakhstan (REVIEW)18 August 2017April 12 the program article of Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev “the course towards future: modernization of public conscience” was published. The Leader has precisely defined the agenda of the day for the near future. The people of Kazakhstan has many tasks to returning the traditions of our ancestors. What changes within the article have already been implemented in the country and in what way the public conscience of Kazakhstanis changes, you can get more detailed information in the material of the IA Startegy2050.kz.
Deputy Minister of defense of Kazakhstan granted Indian ambassador with medal 17 August 2017Deputy of the Ministry of defense of Kazakhstan General-lieutenant Talgat Mukhtarov met with the Extraordinary and Plenipotential ambassador of the Republic of India to the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Harsh Kumar Jain and military attache of India, colonel Lakhbinder Singh Lidder, the Ministry of defense reads.
Company from UAE intend to build waste treatment plant in SK17 August 2017The company from the United Arabic Emirates “Schneider&Danzey FZC” expressed intention to build in South Kazakhstan the plant on municipal solid waste treatment. It was announced during the meeting of Governor of the region Zhanseit Tuimebayev with the Heads of the company.
Embassy of Uzbekistan to move from Almaty to Astana 17 August 2017It was decided to move the Embassy of Uzbekistan from Almaty to Astana and to start the construction of a complex of buildings of diplomatic representations. It was announced by Deputy Minister of the Ministry of foreign affairs of Uzbekistan Saidikram Niyazhodzhaev during the meeting with Minister of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov in Astana.
Akmola rgn produces quarter of wheat grown in country17 August 2017In Akmola region, about 2 million tons of grain are exported annually to 32 countries of the far and near abroad. This was announced by Governor of the region Malik Murzalin during a meeting with the US Ambassador to Kazakhstan George Krol, who arrived in the region on a working visit.
Republic of Fiji intends to cut amount of carbon emissions 17 August 2017The Republic of Fiji intends to cut the amount of carbon emissions by 30% by 2030, it was announced by the Prime-Minister of Fiji Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama during celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Fiji at the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
Day of Chinese province Gansu held at EXPO-2017 17 August 2017New perspectives of cooperation within the New Silk Road were discussed at the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 in the national pavilion of China on the eve of the Day of Gansu province.
Visitor of pavilion at EXPO won trip to Malaysia 16 August 2017Visitor of the Malaysian pavilion at EXPO Aimkul Zhaksybergenova from Pavlodar became the 360,000th guest of the pavilion of Malaysia and won a trip to Kuching, the media center of the exhibition informs.
Deputies visited solar power station in Zhambyl region 16 August 2017Deputies of the Mazhilis, members of the deputy fraction of the party “Nur Otan” Bakhytzhan Yertaev and Saparkhan Omarov within the working trip to the Zhualynsk district of Zhambyl region were at the social and economic establishments and got familiarized with the development of the region.
KTZ discussed organization of container transportation16 August 2017In Astana, Vice President for Development of NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC Arman Sultanov held negotiations with Chairman of the board of the international transport and logistics company Nippon Express Co., Ltd. Sugiyama Tatsuo. As a result of the talks, the sides signed cooperation memoranda.
Member-states of EEU to gather at business-forum in Mongolia 16 August 2017The business-forum dedicated to the matters on development of cooperation between the member-states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Mongolia, will be held in Ulan-Bator on October 2-5, it was informed in the Eurasian Economic Commission.
Total sown area occupied 22.1 mln ha in 201716 August 2017Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture Askar Myrzakhmetov held a cluster meeting on preparation for the harvest campaign and development of agricultural small-scale mechanization in Kostanay.
Additional funds allocated for Almaty’s development16 August 2017During the XIX session of the maslikhat of the VI convocation in Almaty the local city budget for 2017 to 10.4 billion tenge was discussed. Additional funds were found through the implementation of municipal property in the framework of privatization and proceeds from the administrative penalties.
Karaganda rgn: 22 PPP projects to be implemented16 August 2017Using the PPP mechanism Karaganda region plans to implement 22 projects totaling 7.1 billion tenge by the end of the year. Of these, 18 projects are in the health sector, 4 - pre-school education. This was announced during a meeting with representatives of state agencies, interested bodies and businesses in Governor’s Office, where they discussed problematic issues.
India to increase generalization capacity of renewable energy by 2022 15 August 2017The pavilion of the country has launched a range of key programmes in the sphere of renewable sources of energy, as well as in the sphere of maintenance of sustainable economic growth. It was announced by ambassador of India to the Republic of Kazakhstan Harsh Kumar Jain during the celebration ceremony of the National day of the Republic of India within the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
Swiss President: Youth should take part in future of state 15 August 2017During the last weekend, President of the Swiss Confederation, Her Excellency Doris Leuthard, who has opened the National Day of Switzerland visited the EXPO-2017. During the exclusive interview with the correspondent of the IA “Strategy2050.kz”, the Head of Switzerland has noted that Switzerland makes real the theme of the EXPO “Future Energy: measures for common sustainable development” and underlined that when transforming the Swiss energy system, the economic and ecological factors are taken into account. She has also said that there is no difference, who rules the country, either a man or woman, and appealed all women to enter to leading positions.
Chinese entrepreneurs to visit solar power station in SK15 August 2017Chinese entrepreneurs plan to build a solar power station with a capacity of 200 Megawatts in the Otyrar district. It was announced during the meeting with Governor of South Kazakhstan region Zhanseit Yuimebayev by special representative of the Chinese company “Xindao Baihai” Ming Ye
PM instructed to solve issues on nutrition and textbooks at all schools by September 115 August 2017This year 380 thousand children will become first-grades. Also nowadays more than 20 new schools have been built. The Ministry of Education and Science plans to launch 35 new schools until September 1. Minister Yerlan Sagadiyev reported on the preparation for the start of the new 2017-2018 academic year at a meeting of the Government.
Two outpatient clinics opened in Zhambyl region15 August 2017In the villages Kostobe and Suhambayev of the Baizaksk district in Zhambyl region, the long-awaited outpatient clinics were solemnly opened. The population of these localities will receive qualified medical care at the new establishments. According to the Governor’s Office of the redion, the clinics have all necessary rooms, equipped with modern medical technologies.
Specialists of Kazakhstan to visit defense and space plants of Belarus 15 August 2017The Delegation of the Republic of Belarus heading by Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of sciences Vladimir Gusakov has visited the National space center in Astana, where they have met with Minister of defense and aerospace industry of the RK Beibut Atamkulov.
Development of trade sphere seen in SK15 August 2017By the results of the first half-year of 2017, the volume of industrial products comprised 371,5 billion tenge in South Kazakhstan, and the volume of the processing industry comprised 250,4 billion tenge. Also, the gross output of products of agriculture comprised 139,1 billion tenge. It was announced during the press-conference in the Regional communication service by Head of the regional government of economy and budget planning Arman Sabitov.
Kyrgyzstan proposed efficient system of product traceability within EEU 14 August 2017For now, the Eurasian intergovernmental council conducts the complex work on development and introduction of the qualitative system of traceability of movement of products within the member-states of the EEU. It was announced by Prime-Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Zheenbekov at the Eurasian intergovernmental council in Astana.
B.Sagintayev: Obstacles in trade should be dealt in proper way 14 August 2017There is a list of 60 obstacles which is agreed with the sides. In this connection, the obstacles in trade should be dealt in a proper way, Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev noted at the Eurasian intergovernmental council held in Astana.
Head of State met with D.Medvedev 14 August 2017President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Chairman of Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, the press-service of the Akorda informs.
Foreign trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Turkey increased by 36,1%14 August 2017Kazakhstan and Turkey are connected with long history, friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation. It was informed by Minister of national economy of Kazakhstan Timur Suleimenov during the opening of the National day of Turkey within the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
Modernization of waste treatment sector to start in Astana 14 August 2017The realization of the pilot project on modernization of the waste treatment sector in the capital will start in Astana, which will result in prosperity in terms of ecology in the country, the website of the capital reads.
Governments of Kazakhstan and Belarus signed coop agrts13 August 2017Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev discussed with Prime Minister of Belarus Andrey Kobyakov further economic and trade cooperation. During the meeting a number of agreements on the Kazakh-Belarusian cooperation were signed.
Karaganda to build plant for production of explosives12 August 2017Investors from China plan to build a plant for the production of explosives in Karaganda region, Galymzhan Zhumasultanov, a head of the Industry and Innovation Development Department of Karaganda region, said.
Kazakh FM met with Ambassadors of ASEAN countries12 August 2017Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov received the Ambassadors of the countries members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) with a residence in Astana - Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
A.Mamin held meeting on "Nurly Zher" in Aktobe rgn12 August 2017First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin visited the enterprises of the industrial and transport complex, social facilities, familiarized with the implementation of the housing construction program "Nurly Zher" and held a meeting on the program issues in the regions of the country, primeminister.kz reported.
Total number of livestock to reach up to 7000 heads in Kamyshenka village11 August 2017In the village Kamishenka in East Kazakhstan region, a large-scale reconstruction of the commercial dairy farm. At the restored farm, milking of cows will be conducted in automated regime, and favorable conditions are created to keep animals. Governor of the region Danial Akhmetov was in the Shemonaikha district with working trip.
Forum-cafe to International youth day held in Astana 11 August 2017An unusual format of meeting – the forum-café, devoted to the International youth day was held in Astana in the building of the Congress-center. The organizer of the event was the representation of the UN in Kazakhstan.
Kazakh paratroopers took 3rd place in PRC11 August 2017Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan took the third place of honor in the contest “Squad’s paratrooper”, which was held within the People’s Republic of China, it was announced in the Ministry of defense of the RK.
Basilicata’s symbol presented to National library of Kazakhstan 11 August 2017The symbol of the Italian region Basilicata was presented as a gift to the National academic library. The installation was solemnly handed by ambassador of Italy to the Republic of Kazakhstan Stefano Ravagnan to the director of the institution in the Italian pavilion at EXPO-2017.
27 banners to be installed within "Astana - Bilimland" online project11 August 2017"Astana-Bilimland" online project, aimed at digitization and coverage of the entire book collection in the Kazakh language, including fiction and scientific literature, is implemented in Astana within the framework of the implementation of the sub-program "Kіtap - bіlіm bulagy" of the program "Тarbie zhane bilim".
MFA RK and “Kazakh Invest” agreed on cooperation 11 August 2017Minister of foreign affairs of the RK Kairat Abdrakhmanov and chairman of the Board of JSC “NC “Kazakh Invest” Maksa Kabashev discussed the matters on strengthening of interaction in investment and export directions during the meeting, the press-service of the Ministry of external policy informed.
How to get educational grant in Kazakhstan11 August 2017Educational loans can be obtained by entrants, students of all universities and colleges of Kazakhstan for all forms of education. This was reported by "Financial Center" JSC of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.
20 historical statues to enter into Map “Sacral Astana” (VIDEO)11 August 201720 statues of cultural and historical significance will enter into the Map “Sacral Astana”, it was informed by deputy director of the Office of culture, archives and documentations of the Mayor’s Office of Astana Narima Mukhambetalina during the session of the expert group on the matters of implementation of the programme “Rukhani zhangyru”.
K.Shamshidinova: We should make education valuable (VIDEO)11 August 2017Chairman of the Board JSC “Nazarbayev Intellectual school” Kulyash Shmshidinova told about the way to correctly organize education in general education in Kazakhstan, during the session of the expert group on the matters of implementation of the programme “Rukhani zhangyru” in the Mayor’s Office of Astana.
Holders of educational grants in 2017 became known11 August 2017A list of holders of educational grants in 2017 is published on the websites of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan and the National Testing Center. Deputy Minister Bibigul Assylova said about this during a press conference in the CCS.
46 rooms of robotics to be opened in schools of Astana11 August 2017For the first time, 23 000 children will enter to schools in this academic year in Astana. It was announced by acting head of the Office of education of Astana Anuar Zhangozin during the briefing in the Central communication service.
7 schools brought into service within “Nurly zhol” on August 1 (VIDEO)10 August 2017On August 1, 7 schools were brought into service, one school in Almaty, Zhambyl, Karaganda regions and in South Kazakhstan – 4 schools. It was announced by the Vice-minister of education and science of the RK Bibigul Asylova during the press-conference in the Government, dedicated to the implementation of the State programme of infrastructure development “Nurly zhol” for 2015-2019.
About progress of North-East-South transit project (VIDEO)10 August 2017Vice Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Dzhaksaliyev told about the implementation of the stages of the large-scale investment project "Construction of the 500 kV airline line of the North-East-South transit" during a press conference in the Government devoted to the implementation of the state program for infrastructural development" for 2015-2019.
International transport corridor promotes development of tourism10 August 2017Roadside services and infrastructure facilities must meet modern requirements. This was announced by Governor of South Kazakhstan region Zhanseit Tuymebayev in the course of acquaintance with the construction of the international transport autocorridor "Western Europe - Western China".
“Nurly zhol”: 1300km of roads of republic significance brought into service (VIDEO)10 August 2017Since the implementation of the state programme “Nurly zhol”, in 2015-2016 2000 km of roads of republican significance were covered by the construction and reconstruction, 1300 kilometers out of which have already been brought into service according to the parameters of the first and second technical categories. It was announced by first Vice-minister for investments and development of the RK Roman Sklyar during the press-conference in the Government.
A. Nichkasov - on average one hydro-power station appears in every 2 years10 August 2017Hydro-power engineering has been actively developing in Belarus. It was announced during the press-conference within the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Kazakhstan Anatoli Nichkasov.
Lithuania presented its passport at EXPO-2017 (VIDEO)10 August 2017The Republic of Lithuania presented its passport of the country, which reads about Lithuania and its people. It was announced by Extraordinary and Plenipotential Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the Republic of Tajikistan Dr. Vitautas Nauduzhas during the presentation of the book at the Lithuanian pavilion.
Anyone can offer their ideas on implementation of "Rukhani Zhangyru" program10 August 2017Every inhabitant of the capital has an opportunity to contribute his ideas and suggestions for the implementation of the "Rukhani Zhangyru" program. This was reported by head of the Internal Policy Department of the city of Astana Yerlan Kanalimov during a meeting of an expert group on the implementation of the "Rukhani Zhangyru" program.
Kazakhstan and Guinea can together develop hydropower09 August 2017Kazakhstan and the Republic of Guinea together can develop hydropower and other sources of energy, it was announced by head of the Staff of the Ministry of trade Balla Dopavogui during the press-conference, dedicated to the National Day of the country within EXPO-2017.
By end of year 10k cameras to be installed in capital 09 August 2017The system of video surveillance enabled to uncover more than 170 crimes, to detect about 10 thousand traffic violations in Astana. As the result of the wide use of the system of video surveillance in the city for January-July the level of crime rate in public places decreased by 21,1%, in streets by 32,7%, the media center of the Mayor’s Office of Astana informed.
Participants of OIC Summit to attend EXPO-2017 closing ceremony09 August 2017Visiting the Kingdom of Bahrain, special envoy of the President - Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Akylbek Kamaldinov presented King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa with an invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to participate in the first Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on Science and Technology in Astana.
Suburbs of capital to be fully covered with 4G09 August 2017Matters on work of operators of mobile connections, namely on provision with the Internet of the suburbs of the city were discussed during the meeting of the staff in the Mayor’s Office of Astana.
FSHI to become founder of "SK-Pharmacy" LLP09 August 2017The Social Health Insurance Fund will become a founder of "SK-Pharmacy" LLP. This was stated by Vice Minister of Healthcare of Kazakhstan Lyazzat Aktayeva during a press conference in the Government.
Countries of EEU establish cooperation with Indonesia 09 August 2017Minister for investment and macroeconomy of the Eurasian economic commission Tatyana Valovaya and the Minister of trade of the Republic of Indonesia Enggartiasto Lukita supported the idea on signing of the memorandum on mutual understanding between the EEC and the Government of Indonesia, it was informed in the EEC.
MH RK: Life expectancy increased by 6 years09 August 2017Life expectancy of Kazakhstanis increased by 6 years, in turn, the total mortality rate decreased by 27%. It was announced by Vice-minister of healthcare of Kazakhstan Lyazzat Aktaeva during the press-conference, dedicated to the realization of the state programme of development of healthcare “Densaulyk” in the Government of the RK.
WKR constructs 9 educational facilities 09 August 2017In 2017-2018 academic year 381 state-day general education schools with a contingent of more than 94 thousand pupils will operate in West Kazakhstan region. In the new school year, 11,802 first-grade pupils are expected. This became known during a briefing themed "On preparation of the educational institutions of the region by the beginning of 2017-2018 academic year" in the Regional Communications Service.
Schoolchildren contributed to development of Kazakhstan’s future (PHOTO)09 August 2017The Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan awarded winners of the all-republic essay competition "I and my Kazakhstan in 2025", which was held among pupils of the 5-9th grades of country's general education schools. Minister of National Economy Timur Suleymenov noted that the most interesting excerpts from the works will be published in the Strategic Development Plan of Kazakhstan until 2025.
Astana, St. Petersburg signed coop memo09 August 2017A delegation from St. Petersburg arrived in the capital as part of the opening of the week of St. Petersburg at the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017, Mayor’s Office of Astana reported.
Measures on creation of green belt around Aktobe taken 09 August 2017Measures on creation of the green belt around the city, with the total area of greeneries of about 43 000 hectares are being held, it was informed during the meeting on dealing with the problems of ecological well-being.
474mln tenge allocated to microcredit in Mangystau rgn 08 August 2017During the regular personnel meeting under the chairmanship of Governor of Mangystau region Yeraly Tugzhanov, matters on implementation of the programme of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship for 2017-2021 were discussed.
Ethnic marathon to be held in Astana08 August 2017On August 11, at the initiative of capital's Assembly of People of Kazakhstan in Astana, the International Ethnic Fashion Marathon of famous designers will take place for the first time within the framework of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017.
East Kazakhstan rgn creates Entrepreneurs Assistance Service08 August 2017Ust-Kamenogorsk is planning to open an Entrepreneurs Assistance Center, where they will be able to receive all the necessary information for doing business, consult with specialists. This became known during a meeting in Governor’s Office of East Kazakhstan region.
Aktobe rgn: Over 20K people covered by measures to promote employment08 August 2017A Comprehensive Plan to Promote Employment was developed in order to prevent the growth of unemployment in Aktobe region, providing the creation of workplaces, retraining of the unemployed and self-employed through the implementation of the state and sector programs.
Ideas of Czech pavilion to be purchased at EXPO (VIDEO)08 August 2017Czech projects stand out by their peculiar resourcefulness, which result is big added cost of Czech products, projects and solutions, and in the field of production of energy and electricity. The Czech sharpness, with quick wits, resourcefulness in it, finds its reflection in the products of the Czech production and creative solutions of Czech engineers. One of the ideas was an electric turbine, which according to the commissar of the Czech pavilion Yana Krs has been purchased by partners from Kyrgyzstan.
Training centers for short-term courses defined in Almaty rgn 08 August 2017By the state programme “Development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship from April of the present year 4275 unemployed residents were sent to short-term trainings. 1730 people have finished their training, 741 out of them are employed, it was announced in the press-service of the Governor’s Office of Almaty region.
10 plants were modernized in Aktobe rgn 08 August 2017In the first half-year in Aktobe region, 10 plants accounting to 6 billion tenge were modernized. They are “Voskhod-Oriel” LLP, JSC “Lancaster Petroleum”, the Aktobe Ferroalloy plant, “Energysystem” LLP and others.
20 schools to be put into operation in S Kazakhstan08 August 2017Until the end of the year in South Kazakhstan region out of 209 objects 116 are planned to be handed over for the benefit of the people, including 20 schools will be put into operation before September 1. 64.9 million tenge was allocated for the sale of these objects. This was announced at a selector meeting in Governor’s Office of South Kazakhstan region with the participation of Governor Zhanseit Tuymebayev, head of the regional construction department Kuttybek Zhamashev.
32 agricultural fairs held in Astana08 August 2017Astana citizens purchased more than 12 thousand tons of products at the regional agricultural fairs. At the same time, the number of imported products from the regions grows steadily, the media center of the capital Mayor’s Office reported.
Belarus interested in Astana's experience in holding EXPO-201708 August 2017Mayor of Astana city Asset Issekeshev held a bilateral meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Anatoly Kalinin. One of the main goals of the visit of the Belarusian delegation is to study capital's experience in the sphere of construction of EXPO-2017 facilities, urban infrastructure, public utilities management.
How Italian region Basilicata both produces oil and preserves nature (PHOTO)08 August 2017Italy has presented its next region at the EXPO-2017. In this time, visitors of the exhibition EXPO and the pavilion of Italy got acquainted with Basilicata region. This region is presented by locals as the breadbasket of the country. How was Basilicata preparing for the EXPO was said by representatives of the country during the press-conference within the EXPO.
Volume of investments increased by 33% in SK 08 August 2017Volume of investments in South Kazakhstan increased by 33%, At the same time, work of Governors and Mayors will be appraised by the results of attracted external investments, it was said by Governor of South Kazakhstan region Zhanseit Tuimebaev during the conference in the Governor’s Office.
100 new persons: Askar Osipov 07 August 2017Askar Osipov has been working in the children musical school for 16 years. Till 2015 he was a head of the orchestra of the Kazakh national instruments, and now he is a director of the school. During his work as a head, he renewed educational and material basis, newly created musical and methodical associations, wrote a work programme in dombra and created methodical textbook for mentors.
Militaries of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan undergo diving training 07 August 2017Within the implementation of the International cooperation plan of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan, the events on exchange of experience between naval men of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan are been held in Baku, was informed in the Ministry of defense of Kazakhstan.
Auditorium of marital arts of India opened in Astana07 August 2017On the base of the National Defense University named after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan –Leader of the Nation, the solemn opening of the auditorium of martial arts of the Armed Forces of India was held.
EEC supports fiber manufacturers07 August 2017Issues on foreign and mutual trade, customs administration were discussed at a meeting of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). In particular, the members of the EEC Collegium decided to zero the import customs duty rate on optical glass rods for a period of 2 years.
Nurly Zhol: 19 projects implemented in Mangistau rgn07 August 2017Mangistau region implements 34 projects under the "Nurly Zhol" program by means of which about 5,000 workplaces are planned to be created. To date, 19 projects have already been implemented. This became known during the regular sessions of the regional maslikhat of the sixth convocation, where reports on the work done for the first half of 2017 were heard. Also about 16 issues were considered.
Dmitry Medvedev to visit EXPO-2017 in Astana 07 August 2017Chairman of the Government of the RF Dmitry Medvedev will participate in a session of the Eurasian intergovernmental council, which will be held in Astana on Monday, August 14, the Embassy of Kazakhstan to Russia informed.
Manufactures of Kazakhstan can sign contracts with Russia 07 August 2017JSC “National company” KAZAKH INVEST” the Ministry of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan announces the beginning of receiving of applications from Kazakh manufactures, wanting to sign contracts with trade networks of Russia.
Research in cosmology discussed by prominent scientists in Astana07 August 2017The first international conference of the energy space laboratory "ECL17: Exploring the energic Universe 2017" opened its doors at Nazarbayev University. American astrophysicist, cosmologist, Nobel Prize winner George Smoot took part in the conference.
Bolivia calls Kazakhstan to cooperate in energy sector07 August 2017I call a private energy sector of Kazakhstan to work with my country and to invest, so that we could go forward in development of alternative energy, Vice-Minister of external trade and integration of the Multinational State of Bolivia Endara Vera Walter Clarems said during the celebration of the National Day of Bolivia within the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
Chinese entrepreneurs to build two plants in SK07 August 2017Chinese entrepreneurs intend to build the plant on production of bioethanol in the Otyrar district, and the production center on processing of wastes of phosphate products in the Sozak distric. It was announced in the Governor’s Office of south Kazakhstan region.
100 new persons: Gulmira Abdrasheva04 August 2017Nowadays the volunteer movement "Klub Dobryakov" (Club of Do-gooders), established in 2015, runs large cities such as Astana, Almaty, Karaganda and Shymkent, as well as Kostanay and Aktobe. A leader of the association is resident of the capital Gulmira Abdrasheva, el.kz reported.
B.Sagintayev acquainted with measures on development of tourism potential of Akmola rgn04 August 2017According to primeminister.kz, during the visit to the skiing base Bakytzhan Sagintayev assessed the progress of construction and heard a report on the current situation at the site and the planned completion of the work. The complex of buildings and facilities of the facility is located on the territory of 140.5 hectares and at present its readiness is more than 90%. It is planned to hold international competitions and trainings on cross-country skiing, biathlon, and ski-roller sports at the new Republican base of skiing.
Five street-workout grounds to be built in Kokshetau 04 August 2017Construction of 5 street-workout grounds within implementation of the program article of Nursultan Nazarbayev “Course towards future: modernization of public conscience” is been carrying out, The regional communication service informed.
Mayors of largest cities to meet in Astana03 August 2017The Central Asian Real Estate Forum "CRE Central Asia 2017" will be held on October 19 and 20 in Astana within the framework of the annual CREW (Commercial Real Estate Week).
How efficient FSHI will provide transparency of expenditures 03 August 2017Standards of financial reporting and independent audit will enable citizens to be confident that resources are used for the targeted purposes, the chairman of management of NJSC “Fund of social health insurance” told during the session of the Government on August 1.
Amount of subsistence minimum for July comprised 24 447 tenge03 August 2017Amount of subsistence minimum on average per capita of the population, which is calculated form the minimum consumption rates of the main food, in July 2017 comparing to the previous month decreased by 2,7%, and in July 2016 decreased by 10,4%.
“Woman pavilion” in next exhibitions of EXPO proposed at “EXPO Women” forum 02 August 2017The Second International Woman forum “EXPO Women” was opened in Astana on the sidelines of the exhibition EXPO-2017. The participants of the forum have discussed the topic “Future energy: women, business and global economy”. At the forum, the participants proposed to establish “a Woman pavilion” during next exhibitions of EXPO.
Customs office of Kazakhstan moves towards digitalization (PHOTO)02 August 2017Customs office will switch to digitalization. This was announced by Vice Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Ruslan Beketayev duirng a press conference dedicated to the implementation of the steps of the economic block of the third institutional reform "Industrialization and Economic Growth" of "100 concrete steps" in the Government of Kazakhstan.
Incomes increased in EEU countries02 August 2017Nominal rate of income increased in all countries of the Eurasian economic union (EEU) during the half year, the Eurasian Economic Commission informed.
Benin supports topic of EXPO-2017 02 August 2017Celebration ceremony of the National day of the Republic of Benin was held within the EXPO-2017, the media center of the exhibition informed.
China marked high quality of grain from Kazakhstan (VIDEO)02 August 2017Grain from Kazakhstan has a specific demand in China, because it corresponds to all norms and proves its quality, head of the factory “Jiao Fenghe” on production of fodders in Khorgos (China) Xin Xian Dong noted during a meeting with the Kazakh press.
National Day of Gambia was held at EXPO-2017 (PHOTO)01 August 2017A solemn event of the National Day of the Republic of Gambia was held at the EXPO-2017 in Astana. Minister of trade, industry, regional integration and employment of Gambia Isatou Touray expressed gratitude to Kazakhstan for hospitality and hope for further productive cooperation.
Week of Qinghai holds within EXPO in Astana (PHOTO)01 August 2017Opening of an exhibition week of the Qinghai province was held at the EXPO-2017 in Astana. Within the event, 13 companies arrived to present the province. The companies mostly specialize in the production of RE. The main aim of the week of the province is to get acquaint with the province and to find partners for joint cooperation with Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstanis can define their category in OSHI system in PSCs01 August 2017The Ministry of Health proposes to introduce a new system in the Public Service Centers that allows residents to identify and confirm their category in the obligatory health insurance system. This was announced by Minister Yelzhan Birtanov at the meeting of the Government.
How to get medical help within MSHI once you get ill in another city 01 August 2017How the medical help will develop within the mandatory health insurance, in case a citizen of Kazakhstan, who is attached to a certain policlinic and pays timely deductions to the FSHI, gets ill in another city, Minister of healthcare of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov told during the press-conference after the session of the Government.
Average monthly nominal wage amounted to KZT 149,95101 August 2017In the second quarter of 2017 the average monthly nominal wage of one employee amounted to 149,951 tenge. The index of nominal wages to the corresponding quarter of the previous year was 104.4%, real - 97.1%.
Up to 3mln Kazakhstan invested in Ningbo port (China) (PHOTO)01 August 2017By the end of June, 2017, Kazakhstan has ratified four projects in the Port of Ningbo, the contract sum of investments from Kazakhstan reached 3,56 million dollars, the amount of real use of capitals from Kazakhstan – 0,13 million dollars. Besides, there are six ratified enterprises and organizations from Ningbo in Kazakhstan, which are equal to 57,27 million dollars. It was known from vice-director of the Office of Foreign Affairs under the government of Ningbo Chen Guomiao during the meeting with journalists from Kazakhstan in Ningbo (China).
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