Karaganda rgn interested in cooperation with German investors29 November 2016Karaganda region is interested in cooperation with the German investors, Governor of Karaganda region Nurmukhambet Abdibekov told during a meeting with newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany Rolf Mafael.
Kazatomprom’s CEO discusses coop with Chinese partners29 November 2016Chief Executive Officer of NAC Kazatomprom JSC Askar Zhumagaliyev visited China as a member of the official delegation headed by First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Mamin, the company's press service informs.
500K people to be employed countrywide29 November 2016Up to 500,000 jobs will be created countrywide under the Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship Development Programme, according to Minister of Healthcare and Social Development Tamara Duissenova, who said it at the government's weekly meeting on Tuesday.
Aktobe rgn to create Kazakhstan's first PET Center29 November 2016Within the framework of the long-term cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Development of Kazakhstan Governor’s office of Aktobe region and GE Healthcare signed a memorandum of understanding, as part of which Kazakhstan's first PET center within the PPP will be created.
PM: It’s necessary to increase volume of wheat production29 November 2016Kazakhstan will not decrease the volume of wheat export supplies. Using new technologies, the production volume will be increased, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev has said at the Government meeting.
Kazakhstan to optimize mechanism of subsidies and loans through "KazAgro"29 November 2016Within the state program of agribusiness development for 2017-2021 years, a new mechanism of subsidy and credit through "KazAgro" will expand the scope of beneficiaries of grants by 7 times, Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan - Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Askar Myrzakhmetov has said during the Government meeting.
Valovaya: EAEU, Thailand have good opportunities for development of dialogue29 November 2016Minister of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tatiana Valovaya held talks with Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand Virasakdi Futrakul and Vice Minister of Commerce of the country Vinichai Chaemchaeng in Bangkok (Thailand) during which the sides exchanged views on a wide range of issues of cooperation of the parties.
Iran to invest in polyethylene pipes production in Zhambyl rgn28 November 2016Iranian businessmen plan to invest in production of polyethylene pipes in Zhambyl region. During the forum "Taraz Invest-Agro|Chemical Day 2016" a contract on production of polyethylene pipes was signed with Iranian investors, the press service of Governor’s Office of Zhambyl region reported.
Policemen from NKR and Russia discussed combating illegal migration28 November 2016In the framework of the cross-border cooperation Petropavlovsk held a meeting of the Joint Coordination Group, which was attended by the policemen from North Kazakhstan region and three border regions of the Russian Federation - Kurgan, Omsk and Tyumen.
Astana held celebration of Independence peers (PHOTO)26 November 2016Astana has hosted a reception coevals of Independence "Tauelsіzdіktіn tiregim" within the framework of 25 star days "Uly Dala Eli - Tauelsіzdіktіn 25 negizi". The main topic of the discussion was one of the achievements of Kazakhstan - the civil society.
Kazakhstan's cooperation with China in trade and investment is example for CA countries 26 November 2016Kazakhstan's cooperation with China in the field of trade and investment is a good example, Governor of the Chinese province of Hainan Liu Tsyguy said during the 2nd Forum of China-Central Asia Cooperation on "Development of the spirit of the Silk Road and the promotion of mutually beneficial cooperation", where Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China Shakhrat Nuryshev was invited by the Chinese People's Association for friendship with Foreign Countries.
Kazakhstan and the Dominican Republic ready to expand investment coop26 November 2016Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada and part-time to the Dominican Republic Konstantin Zhigalov visited the capital of the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, where he met with Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas and Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Antonio Isa Conde.
Best farmers of Akmola rgn presented cars (PHOTO)26 November 2016As part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kokshetau held a regional meeting devoted to the Day of Workers of Agriculture with the participation of Akmola oblast akim Sergey Kulagin and more than 600 farmers.
Caspian rgn - center of attraction of inter'l transit - KTZ25 November 2016Caspian becomes the center of attraction for international transit, vice-president of "NC "KTZ" JSC Sanzhar Yelyubayev said at the panel discussion "Caspian transit. Combining four corners of the Earth" of the Railway Business Forum "Strategic Partnership 1520: Caspian region" in Baku, attended by the delegation of "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC.
BIE praised preparation for EXPO-2017 (PHOTO)25 November 2016In Paris a delegation of "Astana EXPO-2017" headed by Chairman of the Board Akhmetzhan Yessimov took part in the 160th General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE), the national company reported.
ERM:10K jobs created in W Kazakhstan this year25 November 201610,542 jobs were created in Western Kazakhstan in 2016 within the framework of the state program "Employment Road Map - 2020", deputy akim Marat Togzhanov said at the IV Forum of Councils of PublicConsent of the APK.
International experience in innovation sphere is important for development of technologies in Kazakhstan25 November 2016The international experience in the field of innovation is important for Kazakhstan in search of new solutions in the field of technological entrepreneurship opportunities, Minister of Education and Science Yerlan Sagadiyev said during the XI International Innovation Congress in Astana, the work of which is accentuated by 4 areas important for Kazakhstan: energy, new materials, information and communication technologies, deep processing in the agro-industrial complex.
Aktobe rgn: 9 business projects financed in amount of KZT 74.3 mln25 November 2016"Agrarian Credit Corporation" was allocated 74.3 million tenge for 9 projects in Aktobe region, in Martuk, Uil and Aiteke Bi districts. 4 people were employed, 35 persons were directed at the employment in the framework of the "Khalyktyn kauіpsіzdіgіn kamtamasyz etu" project.
More than 12K people trained in language centers of EKR25 November 2016As part of the implementation of the state program "Development and functioning of languages in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2011-2020", the language centers trained more than 12 thousand people, Head of Languages Development Department Aydin Shaimardanov said at the staff meeting.
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan strengthen relations in defense and security24 November 2016Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will have to strengthen the bilateral relations in the sphere of defense and security, Kazakhstan's Defense Minister, Colonel-General Saken Zhassuzakov said during a meeting with a military delegation of the General Staff of Uzbekistan headed by Chief of the General Staff of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan Colonel Farkhod Shermatov.
President signed amendments to agr't with Russia on Baikonur status24 November 2016The Head of State has signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On Ratification of the Protocol amending the Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation on the status of Baikonur city, the order of formation and the status of its executive bodies dated of December 23, 1995", the press service of Akorda informs.
Kzt 250 bn invested in 10 Kyzylorda rgn projects by EBRD24 November 2016As part of the Kazakh-British Intergovernmental Commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation akim of Kyzylorda oblast Krymbek Kusherbayev held talks with EBRD's President Mr. Chakrabarti. The sides discussed financing the construction and reconstruction of heat supply systems and modernization of power supply systems in Kyzylorda region.
EBRD to allocate KZT 5 bn for modernization of heating systems in Ust-Kamenogorsk24 November 2016The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will assist in the modernization of city's heating system totaling 5 billion tenge, Governor of East Kazakhstan region Danial Akhmetov said during a meeting on the implementation of investment projects proposed for realization through the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the concession agreement.
16 projects joined Industrialization Map in Zhambyl rgn in 201424 November 2016Since 2014 Industrialization Map of Zhambyl region included 16 investment projects and created 1654 jobs, reported akim of the region Karim Kokrekbaev at the XVIII regular report-back election conference of Zhambyl regional branch of the "Nur Otan" party.
Almaty, Cyprus share experience in tourist service24 November 2016Cyprus's experience in tourist service is very interesting for Almaty, said Almaty akim Bauyrzhan Baibek at a meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in the Russian Federation with concurrent accreditation to Kazakhstan Georgios Kasoulides.
EAEU to increase grain production to 140 mln tons in 201724 November 2016Sochi (Russia) hosted the World Grain Forum. Here, Deputy Director of the Department of Agrarian Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Roman Romachkin told about the strengthening of the EAEU's role on the world grain market.
Rehabilitation center opened in E Kazakhstan23 November 2016Medical and psychological care for disabled persons in Zyryanovsky district will be available due to the opening of a new Rehabilitation center, the Information center reports.
2G Internet to be available in trains within Kazakhstan23 November 2016Within the framework of "Digital Kazakhstan" program, 2G lines will be laid in all the trains, Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev said at the expert meeting of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies.
D.Abayev: Since 2017, all foreign TV channels to be obliged to open Rep office in Kazakhstan (PHOTO)23 November 2016Since 2017, all foreign TV channels broadcasting in the Republic of Kazakhstan will be obliged to have a representative office in Kazakhstan, Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev said at the expert meeting of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies within special discussion of the results and achievements of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan.
Over 100 actions to take place in E Kazakhstan within "25 star days"23 November 2016The solemn start of a large-scale action was in Ust-Kamenogorsk. Thematic events, concerts, exhibitions and opening of social objects will take place in region efore the main date of 2016. Culmination celebration will be held on December 16. Keys from new apartments will be received to young specialists and families on this day.
Kazakhstan, Armenia intend to expand coop in culture23 November 2016Issues of cultural and humanitarian cooperation were discussed at the meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Armenia Timur Urazaev with the Minister of Culture of Armenia Armen Amiryan in Yerevan.
MPs adopted Declaration of 25th anniversary Independence 23 November 2016Members of the Parliament have adopted the Declaration of the 25th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It was announced by Chairman of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin at the joint Parliament meeting.
Agency on National Brands "Made in Kazakhstan" opened22 November 2016The market of domestic production continues to be developed dynamically, president of ULPA "Federation of the quality control system of Kazakhstani goods and services" Rima Tazhibaeva said at a press conference.
127 delegates from Czechia to participate in Universiade-201722 November 2016The delegation of 127 representatives of the Czech Republic will participate in the Universiade-2017 in Almaty, akim of Almaty Baurzhan Baibek said at the meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomir Zaoralek and Minister of Regional Development of the Czech Republic Carla Schlecht.
Patriots Youth Forum held in Kyzylorda22 November 2016Kyzylorda held the Regional Youth Forum "Future - in unity!", dedicated to 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence, organized by the public association "Veterans and invalids of war in Afghanistan".
UN SDGs presented in Senate22 November 2016The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations until 2030 have been presented in the Senate of the Parliament.
Kazakhstan to update fleet of passenger and freight wagons22 November 2016Kazakhstan will be allocated subsidies for the purchase of more than 1,100 freight cars, which will increase the domestic fleet of fitting platforms by more than 15%, the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan informed.
Kazakhstan exports 970 products in 118 countries worldwide21 November 2016Kazakhstani businessmen export 970 products to 118 countries around the world, Deputy Chairman of the Industrial Development Committee and Safety Timur Nurashev said at a press conference dedicated to the implementation of the step 56 of the National Plan "100 concrete steps".
Astana - Baikonur tourist route to be available for EXPO visitors (PHOTO)21 November 2016On the territory of the National Space Centre, it is planned to organize a tourist route Astana - Baikonur during the upcoming EXPO-2017, President of "National Company "Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary" JSC Marat Nurguzhin said at the International Seminar "Days of Space in Kazakhstan-2016".
Kazakhstan develops space-based services - Atamkulov21 November 2016Astana hosts the international seminar "Cosmos Days in Kazakhstan-2016", dedicated to the practical experience and perspectives of modern space technologies on the example of the space system of Earth remote sensing and high-precision satellite navigation system.
Shpekbayev: In recent years Kazakhstan built effective system of anti-corruption21 November 2016In recent years Kazakhstan has built an effective system of anti-corruption, therefore the administrative barriers have been considerably shortened and petty corruption has been significantly reduced, Chairman of Civil Service Affairs Agency and the Anti-Corruption Alik Shpekbayev said during the presentation of the modern anti-corruption policy of Kazakhstan to the asset of Zhambyl region.
EAEU states bring together approaches in agricultural production21 November 2016The Advisory Committee on Industry for the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has approved draft regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which provide specific measures for the implementation of industrial cooperation in the field of machinery and equipment for agriculture.
Astana hosts first Day of Women's Entrepreneurship19 November 2016Kazakhstan for the first time became part of the global initiative of Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED). In this connection, the Women's Entrepreneurship Day is being held. It brought together representatives of the Kazakh capital to support business.
EEC moves to improve product safety and quality19 November 2016The members of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) took a number of decisions in the sphere of technical regulation. It will improve the safety and quality of Union's products.
Alimbekov: Principles of Judicial Ethics Code - independence and objectivity18 November 2016The rules and regulations governing the ethical basis of judicial conduct have been revised in the new Code of Judicial Ethics. The Code of Judicial Ethics takes into account the provisions of the "Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct", Chairman of the Union of Judges of Kazakhstan Mussabek Alimbekov said in the CCS.
Almaty innovators can get loan up to kzt 100 mln18 November 2016Almaty entrepreneurs can obtain a loan up to 100 million tenge within the new Regional Program "Almaty Innovation" implemented by the Almaty akimat and "Damu" Fund. This was announced at the presentation of the "Innovation" program on SME financing program with the participation of the Center «Almaty Innovations» and the Chamber of entrepreneurs.
Alliance of regional media to be created in Kazakhstan18 November 2016During the forum of the regional media Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev received a proposal on the establishment of an organization, which will unite the regional mass media in Kazakhstan. This proposal was received from Director General of "Almaty" channel Alibek Aldenei, which was completely supported by the Minister.
EEC, World Bank to form digital space of EAEU jointly18 November 2016The Eurasian Economic Commission and the World Bank signed an agreement for a joint research project in order to obtain economic benefits from the formation of the digital space in the EAEU countries.
CIS countries discussed security coop18 November 2016Assistant to President - Secretary of Security Council Vladimir Zhumakanov took part in the IV meeting of the secretaries of the CIS member states in Moscow.
G.Myrzake: Judicial system of Kazakhstan meets inter'l standards17 November 2016The three-tier court system of Kazakhstan meets all international standards, reports the Supreme Court Justice Galymzhan Myrzake at a press conference on the upcoming VII Congress of Judges of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the development of the judicial system within the National Plan.
Prague held concert dedicated to 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence (PHOTO)17 November 2016The famous concert hall of the Prague Philharmonic "Rudolfinum" with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the Czech Republic hosted a gala concert of the Eurasian Symphony Orchestra under the direction of People's Artist of Kazakhstan Aiman Musakhodzhayeva dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan.
More than 1,200 students won prizes in inter'l competitions 17 November 20161236 awards have been won in various international competitions by Kazakh students in 2016, director of the Republican Scientific and Practical Center "Daryn" Sholpan Kirabaeva said at a briefing at the Central Communications Service.
EAEU countries signed agrt to launch common market of medicines17 November 2016The members of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission signed a package of common documents needed to start and complete the work of the common market of drugs in the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) at a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, the EEC reported.
US expert appreciated transplantation's level in Kazakhstan17 November 2016Director of Communications of the National Coordination Centre of donation and transplantation of the USA Margaret Rodgers positively accessed the development of transplantation in Kazakhstan at the meeting with Minister of Health and Social Development of Kazakhstan Tamara Duyssenova in Astana, reported the department.
"Green" energy development discussed in S Kazakhstan16 November 2016South Kazakhstan region discussed the progress of the Joint Programme of the UN and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan to develop "green" energy, environmental protection, regional cooperation, territorial development and good governance.
Poultry production plant to be built in Kyzylorda rgn16 November 2016A poultry meat plant with a capacity of 1500 tons per year will be built in Karmakshy district in Kyzylorda region. It will be included in the regional business support map, Mayor of Karmakshy district said in the regional communications service.
Zhambyl oblast exported goods for $ 848 mln16 November 2016Export of Zhambyl region amounted to 848, 3 million dollars, which is 73.3% of the total country's turnover, deputy head of the department of public revenues in the region Yerlan Umurzakov said.
For 25 years Kazakhstan created "new era" in interethnic accord: Greece16 November 2016For 25 years of independence Kazakhstan has created a "new era" in interethnic and interreligious harmony, Chairman of the Parliamentary Friendship Group "Kazakhstan-Greece" Leonidas Grigorakos said during a meeting with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Greece Aleksey Volkov.
Akmola rgn to build metallurgical complex worth $ 1.3 bn16 November 2016Akmola region has started to implement a strong investment project for the extraction and processing of iron ore worth $ 1.3 billion, mayor of Zharkain District Askarbek Uisimbaev in the regional communications service.
Kazakhstan, the US intend to coop in fight against drug trafficking16 November 2016In Washington DC, the Agreement on the fight against illicit trafficking in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, their analogues and precursorswas signed between the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Federal Office for the US Drug Enforcement cooperation.
National Bank launched mobile app "NBK Online"15 November 2016Kazakhstanis now are available a new mobile application "NBK Online" in Kazakh and Russian. This was announced by chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev at the presentation of the report on a base rate.
Kazakhstan, Serbia Premiers discussed two countries' coop15 November 2016Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held talks with Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić on cooperation in trade-economic, agro-industrial, transport and logistics, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
KZT 10K banknote depicting Nazarbayev presented in Kazakhstan (PHOTO)15 November 2016Kazakhstan has presented banknote of 10 thousand tenge with the image of Nursultan Nazarbayev. The bill has been presented by chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev at the conference themed "25 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan: National Currency".
Astana kicks off Kazakh-Serbian Business Forum15 November 2016Astana hosts the Kazakh-Serbian business forum organized by the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan and "National Agency for Export and Investment «KAZNEX INVEST» JSC.
Kazakhstan presented tourist potential at CITM-2016 in Shanghai14 November 2016On November 11 -13, 2016 Shanghai held the largest China International Travel Market Tourism Fair (CITM 2016). Here the regions of Kazakhstan and representatives of major tour operators have been presented in the framework of a united national stand.
MID establishes contacts with 200 TNCs14 November 2016The Ministry of Investments and Development of Kazakhstan is establishing contacts with about 200 multinational corporations worldwide, including 5 anchor investors in the chemical industry, agricultural production, communications, Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek reported at the Government meeting.
Energy intensity of Kazakhstan's GDP fell by 30%14 November 2016According to Timur Nurashev, since the beginning of the energy policy there is a positive trend of reducing energy intensity of the GDP. As a result, the energy intensity of GDP decreased by 30% compared to 2011.
Kazakhstan ratified agrt with Russia on avoidance of double taxation14 November 2016The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On Ratification of the Agreement in the form of Exchange of Notes on the procedure of the form of recognition of official documents confirming residency issued by the competent authorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation in the framework of the Convention between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion on income and capital", the press service of Akorda informed.
Kazakhstan introduces mandatory fingerprint registration14 November 2016For refusing to electronically scan fingerprints Kazakhstanis will be fined 2 MCI. Criminal liability for a repeated refusal is not provided, but without scanning fingerprints country citizen cannot obtain an identity document, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Rashid Zhakupov has said during the presentation of the draft law "On fingerprint registration and genomic" in the Majilis.
Hungary interested in logistics projects in coop with Mangistau rgn14 November 2016Hungary is interested to establish logistics projects in cooperation with Mangistau region, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dr. Andras Barani said at a meeting with akim of Mangystau region Alik Aydarbaev.
People of art of Kazakhstan to perform in Italy12 November 2016On 12 and November 14, 2016 the artists and creative teams of the State concert organization "Kazakhconcert" will visit the cities of Italy within the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan and the Days of Culture of Kazakhstan in Italy.
Leading S Korean tour operators to support EXPO 201712 November 2016Up to 25,000 people can come to Astana to attend the upcoming EXPO 2017 via direct flights linking Seoul and the Kazakh capital and Almaty city, Strategy2050.kz has learnt from the press service of JSC "NC Astana EXPO 2017".
15 states discussed publishing issues at "Eurasian Book Fair-2016" in Astana11 November 2016Exhibition "Eurasian Book Fair-2016" became a unique dialogue platform, where 15 states of the world discussed a wide range of issues of book publishing, deputy chairman of the languages of the Committee of Social and political work of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Galymzhan Meldeshov said at a press conference.
EEC provides equal market conditions for EAEU businesses11 November 2016EEC Minister for Competition and Antimonopoly Regulation Nurlan Aldabergenov summarized the implementation of the Model Law "On Competition" into the legislation of the EAEU states at the international conference "Advantages and features of the businesses activities under the EAEU in 2016" in Grodno (Belarus).
Kazakhstan, Russia move to coop in civil society11 November 2016Minister for Religious Affairs and Civil society of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurlan Yermekbayev held a meeting with head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities of the Russian Federation Igor Barinov.
"Kazakh library" project presented in Vienna 11 November 2016The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Austria held a presentation of the "Kazakh library" project under the motto "25 years of Independence of Kazakhstan - 25 book of Kazakh authors".
Granary for 6 tons launched in N Kazakhstan11 November 2016A modern grain storage with a capacity of 6000 tons was put into operation in North Kazakhstan region, there is a line for receiving, pre-treatment, storage, drying and shipment of elite seeds of crops, the national holding "KazAgro" informed.
Kazakhstan to develop e-Government together with South Korea10 November 2016The 2016 Government 3.0 Global Forum is underway in Busan, South Korea these days. The two-day forum brought together heads of Information and Communication Technologies agencies, representatives of international organizations and world's leading scientists from more than 15 countries.
ADB talked about issues hampering growth of business in Kazakhstan10 November 2016Director of Mission of the Asian Development Bank in Kazakhstan Giovanni Capannelle informed on important issues facing business in Kazakhstan and Central Asia at the V Business Forum Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
Local businessmen build new kindergartens in Almaty10 November 2016In Almaty till the end of the year four new kindergartens, one school, 25 playgrounds and other facilities constructed on private finance will be handed over. In total private entrepreneurs of Almaty have been implementing 49 projects to the amount more than KZT 40 billion, as informed by the Almaty akimat.
Over 300K jobs created during implementation of BRM-2020 (PHOTO)10 November 2016During the six years of Business Road map-2020 program, more than 300 thousand jobs were maintained and created, said the chairman of the Board of JSC "Entrepreneurship Development Fund" Damu "Kanysh Tuleushin at the 5th Business Forum of Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA ).
Zhambyl rgn: Volume of SME production facilities increased by 3.3 times10 November 2016In Sarysu district of Zhambyl region for 9 months of 2016 the volume of production of small and medium-sized enterprises has amounted to 12 billion 972.8 million tenge. This figure compared with the same period last year increased by 3.3 times, Deputy Mayor of the district Olzhas Kokei said during a briefing at the service of regional communications.
APK particularly relevant in rapidly changing world - Burhanov10 November 2016The Assembly is of particular importance in a rapidly changing world, which faces us with new challenges, Majilis deputy of the V convocation, member of the Social and Cultural Development Committee Kamal Burhanov said in an interview with Strategy2050.kz.
Hamburg held Economic Forum "Investing in Kazakhstan"09 November 2016The German city Hamburg held the Economic Forum "Investing in Kazakhstan". The event was attended by more than 50 leading representatives of the official, economic, business and expert circles of Germany. The Kazakhstan Embassy in Germany, the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Hamburg, and the German consulting company Schneider-Group organized the Forum, the MFA informed.
Kazakhstan reduced export duty rate09 November 2016Kazakhstan reduced rate of export customs duty (ECD) from $ 60 to 15 Euro per 1 ton in order to create conditions for the export of petroleum bitumen, the Ministry of Energy reported.
Nazarbayev invited D.Trump to visit Kazakhstan09 November 2016Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent congratulations to Donald Trump on the occassion of the election as the 45th President of the United States, the press service of Akorda reported.
National Fund alloted kzt 24 bn for state programs in Aktobe rgn09 November 2016The National Fund allocated over 24 billion tenge for the implementation of state programs in social sector in Aktobe region, head of the Finance Management of Aktobe region Altyn Davletova said at a meeting on the implementation of state and government programs including program "Nurly Zhol", "ERM-2020".
Saudi Arabia to import Kazakh grain at competitive logistics09 November 2016Saudi Arabia plans to import Kazakh grain at favorable logistics, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to the Kingdom of Bahrain Batyr Batyrshayev has said at a briefing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today.
Large poultry farm to be built with Bahrain's capital 09 November 2016In South Kazakhstan oblast, the large poultry farm for the production of 30 thousand tons of broiler meat per year will be built. The project cost is $ 94 million, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to the Kingdom of Bahrain Batyr Batyrshayev has said at a briefing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today.
Saudi Arabia to assist $ 3.5 mn to Maternity and Childhood Center 09 November 2016Saudi Arabia will assist the Center of Maternity and Childhood in Astana with the purchase of medical equipment worth $ 3.5 million, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to the Kingdom of Bahrain Batyr Batyrshayev has said at a briefing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today.
Bahrain to build Sports complex for disabled people in Astana09 November 2016Bahrain plans build a Sports Complex for people with disabilities in Astana, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to the Kingdom of Bahrain Batyr Batyrshayev has said at a briefing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan today.
Turkestan built camel milk plant 09 November 2016The industrial zone of Turkestan started the implementation of the project worth more than 170 million tenge for the construction of a plant for the production of a camel milk, reported the akimat of South Kazakhstan region.
Ayman Musakhodzhayeva performed with Symphony Orchestra in Mexico08 November 2016As part of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Independence, on November 4, Ayman Musakhodzhayeva performed at the gala concert with the State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra in the concert hall «Felipe Villanueva», the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan informs.
New disease management program implemented in 7 regions08 November 201623 primary health care facilities in 7 regions are implementing new disease management program. The new program allows patients to get treatment and be checked in time, Health and Social Development Minister Tamara Duyssenova has said at the Government meeting speaking about the implementation of the state program "Densaulyk".
Health Ministry to explain work of OSMI to 45K heads of medical organizations08 November 2016Until April 1, 2017 the courses to explain the work of the Fund of obligatory social health insurance will be carried out for more than 45 thousand heads of medical institutions, Minister of Health and Social Development Tamara Duissenova has said at the meeting of the Government on implementation of "Densaulyk" state program.
Estonia and Bhutan joined Astana Civil Service Hub07 November 2016The Republic of Estonia and the Kingdom of Bhutan became the member countries of the Astana Regional Hub in the sphere of civil service. Thus, the number of participating countries has risen to 36 countries.
Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan-Japan coop is very active07 November 2016Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with members of the Japanese Parliamentary League of Friendship with the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by Chairman Takeo Kawamura, the press service of Akorda reported.
Caspian Pipeline Consortium-K to sponsor EXPO 201707 November 2016Chairman of the Board of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Deputy Director General for Relations with the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Caspian Pipeline Consortium-K" JSC Kairgeldy Kabyldin signed a memorandum of cooperation.
State support for agribusiness can increase own production of country (VIDEO)07 November 2016The state should be interested in the development and increase of production in the country, the state support can greatly motivate farmers in livestock development, Deputy Director of the All-Russia Livestock Research Institute named after academician L. Ernst Nikolai Strekozov said during an interview with Strategy2050.kz.
Employment Roadmap: 41K Kazakhstanis to be provided with jobs until yearend07 November 2016Within the Employment Roadmap 2020 program about 6 thousand infrastructure projects will create more than 41 thousand new workplaces in 2016, Minister of Health and Social Development of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova has reported about it during a government hour in the Majilis of the Parliament.
Kazakhstan presented new techs in civil service in Sarajevo (PHOTO)07 November 2016Sarajevo (the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) hosted an international seminar for the representatives of the member countries of the Regional Hub in the sphere of civil service in Astana - "Prospects for improving the personnel selection in the civil service: information system in human resource (HR) management".
President launched Tokyo Rope Almaty plant 07 November 2016Nursultan Nazarbayev has visited the company Tokyo Rope in Japan, and took part in the launch ceremony of the steel products plant via teleconference, the press service of Akorda reported.
Attracting Chinese investments in telecommunications discussed in Astana05 November 2016Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek held a meeting with chairman of «China Telecommunications Corp. Ltd.»Yang Jie. The meeting discussed issues of Kazakh-Chinese cooperation, attraction of investments in the telecommunications sector, as well as the development of new technologies.
EEC develops advance notification rules05 November 2016The Moscow Department of Customs Infrastructure of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) held the first meeting of the expert group on the development of advance notification (AN) on the goods and vehicles imported into the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union.
75K Kyzylorda oblast residents to visit EXPO 2017 - akimat04 November 201675 thousand residents of Kyzylorda oblast will visit the international specialized exhibition EXPO 2017, the head of the regional business and tourism Nurzhan Omirserikuly at the staff meeting in the akimat of the region.
Nukenov no longer head of Kazakh Security Council's Situation Center04 November 2016In accordance with the presidential decree Abzal Nukenov has been relieved of the post of head of the Situation Center of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan due to a transfer to another appointment, Strategy2050.kz has learnt from Akorda's press service.
KZT 5 bn of investment to be attracted in exploration of Aktobe rgn04 November 20165 billion tenge will be invested in exploration of Aktobe region by the domestic and foreign investors. Governor of the region Berdybek Saparbayev and Chairman of the Board of "National Geological Prospecting Company "Kazgeologiya" Galym Nurzhanov agreed about it during a meeting in Aktobe.
Kazakhstan improved its ranking in Logistics Performance Index03 November 2016Kazakhstan rose by eleven lines in the international Logistics Performance Index (LPI), having taken the 77th place among 160 countries of the world. This is the best result among the CIS countries, the press service of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" informed.
Senate Speaker handed diploma to V.Bobrov03 November 2016Senate Chairman Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has awarded Senate deputy of the fifth and sixth convocations Vladimir Bobrov with diplomas on the occassion of the powers termination.
A. Mamin chaired meeting of EEC Board03 November 2016A regular meeting of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) in the videoconference regime was held under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin.
Italian rgn Friuli-Venezia-Giulia interested in EXPO-201703 November 2016Chairman of the Board of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Akhmetzhan Yessimov received the Italian delegation with President of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Deborah Serrakkiani and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Kazakhstan Stefano Ravanyan.
Senate Committee considered changes to Agr't on Baikonur's status03 November 2016The Committee on Finance and Budget of the Senate has discussed the draft law "On ratification of the Protocol amending the Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation on the status of Baikonur city, the order of formation and the status of executive bodies dated of December 23, 1995".
"KazMunayGas" to close two subsidiaries in 9 months03 November 2016"KazMunaiGas - Processing and Marketing" company will be liquidated before the end of the year, and "KazTransGas" - in the first half. This was announced by Chairman of the Board of NC "KazMunayGas" JSC Sauat Mynbayev said at a roundtable on the topic: "Role of Samruk - Kazyna in the implementation of the Strategy "Kazakhstan-2050".
State Archive to expand list of services02 November 2016Almaty has hosted the republican seminar "Kazakhstan Archive within the objectives of "Open Government". The participants discussed the provisions of the Law Project "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on the archives".
Turnover of Pavlodar rgn with Belarus increased 4-fold since 201002 November 2016The trade turnover of Pavlodar region with the Republic of Belarus has increased 4 times since 2010 - from $ 10 to $ 40 million per year, oblast akim Bolat Bakauov said during the official visit of the Belarusian delegation headed by chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Vladimir Dvornik.
Karaganda rgn, Denmark develop relations in energy sphere02 November 2016The Kingdom of Denmark intends to develop relations with Karaganda region in the field of heat and energy, said Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ambassador Thomas Winkler at the meeting with akim of Karaganda region Nurmukhambet Abdibekov.
Majilis accepted into work bill to extend moratorium on amendments to Land Code02 November 2016The Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan has adopted into the work the draft law "On amendments to the Law of Kazakhstan from June 30, 2016 "On the suspension of certain provisions of the Land Code of Kazakhstan" and the enactment of the Law of Kazakhstan as of November 2, 2015 "On amendments and additions to the Land Code of Kazakhstan".
Majilis approved ratification of agreement on establishment of IAEA LEU Bank02 November 2016The Majilis has approved the draft Law "On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the International Atomic Energy Agency on the establishment of the Bank of low-enriched uranium of the International Atomic Energy Agency in the Republic of Kazakhstan".
Kazakhstan third at World Botanic EXPO-2016 (PHOTO)02 November 2016Kazakhstan's pavilion has taken the third place in the category for the creation of a garden exterior and interior among 54 countries participating in the International Exhibition of Botanical "Antalya Expo-2016", the Ministry of Education and Science reported.
"Nurly Zhol": It’s planned to build 4.5 mln sqm of housing by 202002 November 2016The volume of construction in Kazakhstan has increased by 6.9% due to the large-scale construction of infrastructure and housing within "Nurly Zhol". By 2020 it is planned to build 4.5 million square meters of housing, the Ministry of National Economy reported.
President attended Kazakh Eli film premiere01 November 2016Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has attended today premiere of Kazakh Eli film epic produced by Shaken Aimanov Kazakhfilm studio by order of the Ministry of Culture and Sport.
Astana discussed issues of implementation of Industry 4.001 November 2016Astana hosted a seminar "Industry 4.0 and measurement in industry" with participation of representatives of state bodies, "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy"JSC , "KIDI" JSC, "Kazatomprom" JSC, "Arcelor Mittal Temirtau" JSC.
Waste processing plant to be built in Kyzylorda rgn01 November 2016Akimat of Kyzylorda oblast, Kyzylorda city, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and "Kyzylorda tazalygy" LLP signed an agreement to implement the project "Disposal of municipal solid waste in Kyzylorda".
President of China to visit Kazakhstan in June 201701 November 2016In June 2017 it is expected to meet President Xi Jinping in Kazakhstan. He is going to participate in the opening of the international exhibition "EXPO-2017", Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China Shakhrat Nuryshev said at a briefing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Kassymbek: Kazakhstan became land bridge btwn Asia and Europe01 November 2016During the first 9 months of 2016 66,000 containers have been shipped in the direction of China - Europe - China, which is 2 times more than the volume of cargo carried in the same period last year, Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek has said during the Government meeting.
6 int’l exhibitions with participation of 31 countries to be held in Almaty01 November 2016From 2 to 4 November Almaty will hold six international exhibitions for the food industry, agriculture, packaging and "cold" sectors, as well as the industry of "purity" and restaurant business - WorldFood Kazakhstan 2016, AgroWorld Kazakhstan 2016, KazUpack Kazakhstan 2016, Coldchain Kazakhstan 2016, HOREX 2016 and CleanExpo Kazakhstan 2016.
33 bills to be considered by Parliament in 201701 November 2016Legislative Work Plan of the Government for 2017 has been formed. Next year, it is planned to consider 33 bills. This was announced by Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan Marat Beketayev at the Government meeting.
Kazakhstan plans to bring coefficient of oil recovery to 60%01 November 2016In the long-term Kazakhstan plans to achieve the 60% figure for the coefficient of oil recovery, Deputy Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliev has said on the sidelines of the annual Caspian Technical SPE conference in Astana.
KTZ: Container traffic in Asia - Europe increased 100-fold over 5 years (PHOTO)01 November 2016In 2016 the volume of container traffic in the direction Asia - Europe is 100 times higher than in 2011. Volumes of container traffic will be brought to 1.7 million by 2020. This was announced by President of "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC Kanat Alpysbayev said at the Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev.
7K km toll roads to appear by 2022 - MID01 November 2016Kazakhstan plans to increase the lenght of toll roads to 7 thousand kilometers by 2022, Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek told at the Government meeting.
First "green" plant's construction started01 November 2016Arnasay village, Akmola region hosted the foundation stone ceremony at the construction site of the plant for solid waste processing and agricultural production obtaining "green" energy and organic fertilizer. Construction scheduled to be completed by the end of April 2017.
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