How will health insurance system change the lives of Kazakhstanis? (VIDEO)27 June 2017Chairman of the Board of Directors of "National Cardiac Surgery Center" JSC Kadyr Omarov told whether obligatory social health insurance will raise the medicine of Kazakhstan to a new level and how the life of citizens will change from January 1, 2018 during the Discussion Club organized by Strategy2050.kz.
OSHI - new impetus for development of healthcare (VIDEO)27 June 2017Healthcare of the country has reached the level when high technologies develop. The medical insurance has become a new impetus for development, managing director of the "Social Health Insurance Fund" Yerik Bayzhunussov said during the Discussion Club organized by Strategy2050.kz news agency.
K.Tokayev held international meetings26 June 2017According to the press service of the Senate, Chairman of the Chamber Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Economic Relations of Hungary Peter Siyarto.
Kazakhstan, Finland discussed interparliamentary cooperation26 June 2017Issues of interparliamentary cooperation were discussed during a meeting of Deputy Chairman of the Senate Bektas Beknazarov with deputy of Parliament of Finland, member of the parliamentary friendship group with Kazakhstan Eero Heinäluoma, the Senate reported.
"Atameken" signed coop memo with Uzbekistan26 June 2017The National Chamber of Entrepreneurs "Atameken" has signed a memorandum on cooperation in tourism with Uzbekistan. It was agreed to draw up a joint work plan for the implementation of the signed memorandum.
Prince of Monaco praised plans of Kazakhstan-2050 Strategy26 June 2017The Prince of Monaco noted that he was impressed by Kazakhstan's plans to implement the Kazakhstan-2050 Strategy and the transition to the "green economy". He stated this during the opening of the National Day of Monaco at the international exhibition "EXPO-2017".
Ministry of Healthcare launched anti-corruption campaign24 June 2017The Republican Center for Health Development jointly with the Accounts Committee for Control over the Execution of the Republican Budget launched "Zhardem-Assistance" campaign, the Ministry of Healthcare of Kazakhstan reported.
General Prosecutor's Office of Kazakhstan studies experience of courts in London24 June 2017Kazakhstan's delegation of the General Prosecutor's Office under the leadership of Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Talgat Donakov continued its visit to London to study the experience of law enforcement and judicial bodies in the light of the modernization of the criminal process in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan becomes main educational hub in Central Asia (PHOTO)23 June 2017Kazakhstan is increasingly becoming a main educational hub in Central Asia. This was stated by President of the Center for International Programs Zhanbolat Meldeshov at the opening ceremony of the international educational exhibition "International Education Fair-2017" in Astana.
Kazakhstan to create e-database of famous Kazakhs23 June 2017An electronic database of well-known Kazakhs abroad will be created in Kazakhstan. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed to do it during the 5th World Kurultay of Kazakhs.
E Kazakhstan rgn develops Kyzyl gold deposit23 June 2017The EBRD will provide a loan totaling 140 million dollars to “Bakyrchikskoe Mining Enterprise” LLP to develop the Kyzyl gold deposit. This was reported in the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan.
K.Abdrakhmanov met with EU Special Representative for Central Asia23 June 2017The EU strategy for Central Asia has proved its relevance. And Kazakhstan will actively participate in its adaptation to new realities. This was announced by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov during a meeting with European Union Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian.
We must educate new generation of strong people - D.Nazarbayeva (PHOTO)23 June 2017We must educate a new generation of strong people who do not interfere with historical grievances and tragedies of the past to move forward with a progress, Dariga Nazarbayeva, a Chairwoman of the Organizing Committee of the Eurasian Media Forum said at the XIV Eurasian Media Forum in Astana.
XIV Eurasian Media Forum starts in Astana23 June 2017The XIV Eurasian Media Forum has started in Astana. This year, the EAMF will be held under a flag of an important event for Kazakhstan - the international exhibition EXPO-2017 on the territory of the Congress Center. The event annually gathers experts, politicians, economists, opinion leaders from more than 60 countries of the world, including the world and Kazakhstani media. The theme of the Forum: "Win-Win Scenario".
OSHI participants won’t pay for annual medical examinations23 June 2017Participants of the Obligatory Social Health Insurance system will not pay for annual medical examinations. This was reported by head of the office of the Committee of the Payment for Medical Services of the Ministry of Healthcare of Kazakhstan for Akmola region Aldi Kenzhebayeva at a briefing in the Regional Communications Service.
Vice Speaker of Finnish Parliament praised EXPO22 June 2017The Mazhilis held a meeting of Chairman of the Chamber Nurlan Nigmatulin with First Deputy Chairman of Parliament of Finland Mauri Pekkarinen, the Lower Chamber of Parliament reported.
B.Sagintayev discussed further cooperation within “Modernization 3.0”22 June 2017Within the framework of the 30th plenary meeting of the Foreign Investors Council, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a number of meetings with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti, representatives of the Asian Development Bank led by Vice President Diwakar Gupta and Chairman of the Board of “Sberbank of Russia” Herman Gref, primeminister.kz reported.
Shanghai Stock Exchange to become shareholder of new AIFC stock exchange22 June 2017The Shanghai Stock Exchange will become a shareholder of the new AIFC stock exchange with a 25% stake, which opens access to China's investment liquidity. This was announced by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek during the 30th plenary session of the Foreign Investors Council in Astana.
AIFC completes development of legal framework for activities22 June 2017The formation of the legal framework for the activities of the Astana International Financial Center is nearing completion. The launch of the AIFC Court is expected in January 2018. This was said by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek at the 30th plenary meeting of the Foreign Investors Council in Astana.
"NEVASKO" implements a number of projects in Kazakhstan22 June 2017The Netherlands offered cooperation to Kazakhstan in the use of high and medium resolution imagery from Kazakhstan's remote sensing satellites together with a group of companies "NEVASKO" for space monitoring.
Deputy commented on decision to rename airport22 June 2017Renaming of Astana’s airport to "Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport" is a right decision because this issue was discussed for a long time, Turgun Syzdykov, a deputy of the Mazhilis of Kazakh Parliament, said.
Kazakhstan’s area of grain legume crops increased22 June 2017The development of the agricultural sector is a main priority, Governor of North Kazakhstan region Kumar Aksakalov emphasized in his report during a meeting with members of the Public Council of the region.
EBRD to be for “Baikonur” EPS construction21 June 2017The EBRD signed a document with the aim to co-finance the construction of a new solar electric power station in Kazakhstan 130 km from globally known cosmodrome “Baikonur”, the Development Bank informed.
Forum of university rectors of EU and CA countries to be held in Astana21 June 2017The Forum of university rectors of the countries of the European Union and Central Asia will take place in Astana on June 24 with the support of the Center for the Bologna process and academic mobility. This was reported in the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.
N.Nigmatulin commented on renaming of Astana airport21 June 2017Chairman of the Mazhilis Nurlan Nigmatulin commented on the renaming of the international airport of Astana in honor of Nursultan Nazarbayev during a plenary session, the press service of the Chamber reported.
Amendments to rules on assignment and renaming objects of state property made21 June 2017Amendments were made to the Resolution of the Government of Kazakhstan on the approval of the rules for assigning names to airports, ports, railway stations, metro stations, bus stations, physical and geographical and other objects of the state ownership in the territory of Kazakhstan, as well as renaming, clarifying and changing transcriptions and their names and appropriation of own names of persons to state legal entities, legal entities with the participation of the state. The resolution was published in the newspapers "Kazakhstanskaya Pravda" and "Yegemen Kazakhstan".
More than 1K workplaces created in SEZ "Aktau Seaport"21 June 2017In the SEZ "Aktau Seaport", 1,021 workplaces have been created for the first quarter this year. This was reported by Acting Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of "SEZ "Aktau Seaport" JSC Aigerim Moldabekova during a meeting at Governor’s Office of the region.
N.Nigmatulin and South Korean Ambassador: topic of EXPO-2017 is current20 June 2017The current issues of bilateral relationship including interparliament partnership were discussed by speaker of Mazhilis Nurlan Nigmatulin and Kim Dae-sik, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of South Korea to Kazakhstan. This news was informed in the press service of the Mazhilis.
KTZ establishes cooperation with foreign colleagues20 June 2017Chairman of "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC Kanat Alpysbayev held bilateral meetings with the heads of railway administrations and transport and logistics companies that arrived in Kazakhstan to participate in the tenth Astana Economic Forum and the fourth International Transport and Logistics Business Forum "New Silk Way".
National freight carrier ready to increase amount of coal transportation20 June 2017The pick need for the gondola-wagons falls on the period from September to December, from start of cold. 60% (55 mln tons) out of all year amount of coal is transported from January to August. The other part, 40 % (35 mln tons) goes to the third and fourth quarters, “NC “Kazakhstan Temir Zholy” JSC informed.
Educational savings deposits cover only 17.5K students20 June 2017The draft law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Issues of the State Educational Accumulation System" was considered in the first reading at the expanded meeting of the Senate Committee on Social and Cultural Development and Science.
Sweden proposed coop on Earth remote sensing system20 June 2017Sweden offered the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan to cooperate on the Earth remote sensing system and the High-Precision Satellite Navigation System, in particular, the entry of Kazakhstan's ground-based remote sensing data reception stations into the Swedish network of "PrioraNet" stations.
“Bolashak” candidates to go through 6-stages selection20 June 2017The competition for the Scholarship will be gone in a continuous form starting from May, 29 to September, 15, 2017. The selection was changed in this year and includes 6 stages, which was announced by vice-president of “Center for International Programs” corporation, Zulfiya Torebekova in the Central Communication Service platform.
Zh.Kassymbek invited reps of Finnish business environment to coop20 June 2017The issues of interaction between Finland and Kazakhstan in the field of transport, as well as the prospects for investment cooperation between two countries were discussed by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek and head of the Foreign Trade Department of Finland Kai Mykkänen.
Kazakhstan to increase electricity consumption by 50%19 June 2017By 2050, Kazakhstan's electricity consumption will increase by 50% compared to a level of 2016 and will amount to 123 billion kW/h. This was said by Kazakhstan's energy minister Kanat Bozumbayev at the plenary session of the World Congress of Engineers and Scientists WSEC-2017 "Future Energy: innovative scenarios and methods for their implementation" in Astana.
Tax inspections to be reduced in 201719 June 2017In order to increase tax revenues this year, tax inspections will be reduced by 37.5%, Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Bakhyt Sultanov said at a joint session of the Chambers of Parliament.
I.Rogov: European Commission positively assessed Constitutional reform of Kazakhstan19 June 2017The European Commission for Democracy through the law of the Council of Europe at the 110th plenary session gave a positive opinion on the draft law "On Amendments and Additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan". This was reported by Chairman of the Constitutional Council of Kazakhstan Igor Rogov, voicing the Address of the Constitutional Council at a joint session of the Chambers of Parliament of Kazakhstan.
World Congress WSEC-2017 takes place in Astana (PHOTO)19 June 2017As part of the EXPO business program, the World Congress of Engineers and Scientists WSEC-2017 "Future Energy: innovative scenarios and methods for their implementation" is being held in Astana. More than 1000 participants from 51 countries are taking part in the forum.
PPP: 27 healthcare projects implemented in Aktobe rgn19 June 2017Aktobe will become a center of medical tourism in the western region. Governor of Aktobe region Berdybek Saparbayev informed about this during the discussion of development of a medical cluster with the participation of Vice Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Aleksey Tsoy.
Culture and sport to help to develop domestic and inbound tourism17 June 2017A new symbiosis of culture, sport and tourism is relevant for solving problems of developing domestic and inbound tourism destinations. This was stated by Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly during a meeting with the population.
Ambassadors of Kazakhstan spoke about coop prospects with Finland and Sweden17 June 2017A regular political dialogue between Astana and Helsinki creates favorable conditions for the comprehensive deepening of mutually beneficial cooperation with an emphasis on the economic and investment component. This was announced by Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Finland, Murat Nurtleuov, during a briefing in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan's natural reserves received international status (PHOTO)17 June 2017"Altyn-Emel" State National Park and Karatau Nature Reserve entered the world network of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves. During the 29th sessions of the International Coordinating Council of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Program (MAB) in Paris, the IAB Council approved applications for award Kazakhstan's reserves of the international reserves status.
APK multimedia portal to be created16 June 2017To date, the work is underway to create a multimedia portal for the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan. This will provide an opportunity to support APK's information and expert evaluation. This was announced by Deputy Chairman of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan Darkhan Mynbay at the enlarged meeting of the scientific-expert council of the APK in Astana.
What will Ukraine tell about itself at EXPO? (PHOTO)16 June 2017A pavilion of Ukraine presented a passive house at EXPO-2017. The importance of joint searches for solutions in the use of alternative energy was noted by Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Commissioner of the section of Ukraine at EXPO-2017 Gennady Zubka said during the celebration of the National Day of Ukraine.
CEO of "Baiterek" held several meetings within AEF16 June 2017On the first day of the jubilee X Astana Economic Forum, Chairman of the Board of "National Managing Holding "Baiterek" JSC Yerbolat Dossayev met with representatives of the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the management of the companies "Thomson Reuters", "Boston Consulting Group" and "Verno Capital".
Kazakhstan has 100% potential to switch to alternative energy until 205016 June 2017Kazakhstan 100% can switch to the alternative energy until 2050. This was announced by Professor of Solar Economy Christian Breyer during a press conference "Presentation on transition of Kazakhstan to 100% alternative energy" within the framework of the Astana Economic Forum-2017.
Poultry plant to be opened in Akmola rgn15 June 2017Commissioning of the first stage of one of the major projects in Kazakhstan - a poultry farm is planned for the fall of 2018. The second stage of the enterprise, which is located in Bulandy district, will be commissioned in 2020, Governor’s Office of Akmola region reported.
Life expectancy increased in Kazakhstan15 June 2017There are 4,802,603 people in the country subject to vaccination. According to some results of 2016, a coverage level of the target population was 95%, which corresponds to the level recommended by WHO. Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov informed about this during a meeting in front of the Public Council.
51 countries to arrive in Kazakhstan for I World Congress of Engineers and Scientists15 June 2017The ways of development of world energy resources will be discussed at the Congress of Engineers in Astana. More than 1,000 delegates from 51 countries will participate in the first World Congress of Engineers and Scientists "Future Energy: Innovative Scenarios and Methods for their Implementation" in Astana. This was announced during a press conference in the Central Communications Service.
National Day of Austria holds at EXPO-201714 June 2017The National Day of Austria is being held within the framework of the specialized exhibition EXPO-2017. The event has begun with the official ceremony of raising the flags of Austria and Kazakhstan.
National Standardization Body to become operator of standardization process14 June 2017The draft law "On Standardization" plans to introduce the National Standardization Body into the system as an operator of the standardization process. This was reported by Chairman of the Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology of the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Galymzhan Dugalov during a briefing in the Central Communications Service.
National Fund allocated KZT 26 bn of car loans14 June 2017Within the framework of a car loan program more than 9 thousand people purchased cars of domestic production. This was reported in the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan.
Aktobe to become city with million population13 June 2017Aktobe will become a center of Western Kazakhstan. Governor of the region Berdybek Saparbayev informed about this during the discussion of development issues of Aktobe agglomeration.
How many trains and buses to run during EXPO12 June 2017Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek answered the question about how trains of the regions will work during EXPO and whether there will be some difficulties regarding their arrival in Astana.
Energy in Swiss: achievements of decades (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)12 June 2017Swiss energy as an innovative approach, country's achievements over the decades in the field of reducing carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere, nuclear fuel and cooperation with Kazakhstan. A correspondent of Strategy2050.kz talked about this and not only with director of the Swiss Federal Energy Agency Benoit Revaz during the exclusive interview.
Zh.Kassymbek: 2017 will be a year of processed export recovery12 June 2017In 2017, the growth of processed exports will recover, as last year there was a decline in a number of industries in the field of chemistry, mineral products. This was stated by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek said during a meeting with the population in Astana.
Tourists to get acquainted with culture of nomads12 June 2017South Kazakhstan region prepares to receive guests of the international exhibition EXPO-2017. Together with Governor’s Office and tourist associations, special 3-5 day routes for tourists have been developed.
Travel map to allow young people to visit SCO countries10 June 2017The SCO youth branch implements a project of the SCO Youth Map, which was initiated by the Kyrgyz partners, head of the Secretariat of the Youth Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Alexei Karpenko said during a press conference in the Central Communications Service.
S.Christensen named EXPO-2017 three-month holiday (VIDEO)09 June 2017On behalf of 175 states, President of the International Exhibition Bureau Steen Christensen thanked President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and all the organizers of EXPO-2017 for this significant event during his remarks at the opening ceremony of EXPO-2017.
India and Pakistan officially joined SCO09 June 2017The member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization accepted two new members who have fulfilled all the procedural obligations to join the Organization - India and Pakistan.
Meeting of the Shanghai Eight begins in Astana09 June 2017In Astana in the Palace of Independence, the Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization sat down at the negotiating table. Chairman of the meeting Nursultan Nazarbayev opened the summit with the words that the participants are facing important tasks that need to be discussed and resolved.
EXPO world exhibitions: history and grandiose achievements09 June 2017EXPO world exhibitions have been held for more than a century and a half. During this time, their popularity has grown incredibly - exhibitions are even compared with the world championships and the Olympic Games. Such a grandiose event will soon take place in Astana. There are only 30 days left to EXPO-2017. Strategy2050.kz will tell you about the history of the EXPO exhibition and about the most famous and great discoveries taking place at similar world exhibitions because it was at the EXPO that many innovations that have become firmly established in our everyday life became a reality.
Relations btwn Kazakhstan and Iran develop steadily09 June 2017President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ibrahim Rahimpour before the SCO summit, Akorda’s press service reported.
N.Nazarbayev greeted SCO participants09 June 2017The Heads of the participating states and observers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization arrived to participate in the regular SCO summit, which is being held in Astana. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev declared the meeting of the Council of Heads of State in a narrow format open.
SCO summit kicks off in Astana09 June 2017The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is being held in Astana. The Presidents of 6 countries take part in the event. An important point in the work of the summit will be the accession of India and Pakistan to the organization.
Arbat appeared in Astana (PHOTO)09 June 2017The Arbat has appeared in Astana. Khan's yurt will become the central object of the street, the media center of Mayor’s Office of the capital reported.
"KazAgro" issued more than 5.4K loans09 June 2017The companies of "KazAgro" national holding issued more than 5.4 thousand loans, Deputy Chairwoman of the Board of "Holding "KazAgro" JSC Gulnaz Atamkulova said during a briefing in the CCS.
Kazakhstan improved crime detection09 June 2017For 5 months this year, the detection of serious and particularly serious crimes has improved, Minister of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Kalmukhanbet Kassymov said during a meeting of the Public Council.
Kazakhstan, China to create joint direct investment fund09 June 2017"Kazyna Capital Management" JSC (a subsidiary of "National Holding Company "Baiterek" JSC), CITIC Group Corporation (China) and Asia Investment Finance Group Ltd. (Hong Kong) agreed on the establishment of a joint direct investment fund "China-Kazakhstan Nurly Investment Fund" within the framework of the visit of an official delegation to Kazakhstan.
Semey to modernize street lighting09 June 2017Street lighting in Semey will be modernized in the framework of cooperation between the leadership of East Kazakhstan region and the EBRD. Initially, it was about upgrading the power supply in 136 streets of Semey. However, now this number has increased to 159, Governor’s Office of East Kazakhstan region reported.
52 candidates for Senate deputies registered09 June 2017Out of 89 nominated candidates, 52 candidates for the Senate of Kazakhstan’s Parliament were registered. This became known during an expanded meeting of the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan following the results of registration of the candidates.
Shymkent to build skyscrapers09 June 2017The Chinese company “Shanghai Construction” presented to Governor of South Kazakhstan region Zhanseit Tuymebayev a residential complex project, which is planned to be erected in the territory of “Shymkent City”.
Tourism in Astana: Where to go except for EXPO (PHOTO ESSAY)08 June 2017On the eve of the opening of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017, the national cultural complex "Ethnoaul" and ethno-memorial complex "Atameken" Map of Kazakhstan" prepared interesting and cognitive cultural programs for residents and visitors of the city of Astana. As part of the press tours prepared specifically for acquaintance with these cultural sites, a correspondent of Strategy2050.kz took an opportunity to see firsthand and tell about what they are going to surprise foreign tourists in our capital.
In Kazakhstan I feel at home - Xi Jinping08 June 2017In Kazakhstan, I feel at home, Chairman of China Xi Jinping said during the official meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in Akorda.
3 candidates for Senate registered in Kyzylorda rgn08 June 2017According to the calendar plan of the main events for the preparation and holding of elections of deputies of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan, the term of registration of candidates for deputies of the Senate has been completed.
UNDP reports on human development presented in Astana (PHOTO)08 June 2017Human Development Reports provide new opportunities to address pressing challenges over the next 15 years, where Kazakhstan is planning to participate actively at the global level. This was told at the presentation of the Global, Regional and National Human Development Reports of UNDP in 2016 at Nazarbayev University.
Panfilov district launched garbage processing plant08 June 2017A garbage processing plant "MPC Aulet" LLP, launched recently in Panfilov district, has begun production of finished products obtained by processing solid domestic waste collected in the district, Governor’s Office of Almaty region reported.
"100 new persons" project started in Kazakhstan07 June 2017Acceptance of applications within the framework of "100 new persons of Kazakhstan" project is announced. This was reported by Minister of Information and Communication, co-chairman of the working group "100 new persons" Dauren Abayev.
EEC to create Eurasian electronic commodity exchange07 June 2017The Eurasian electronic commodity exchange of the Silk Road will be created on the basis of the Universal Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Eurasian Cooperation. This was stated by Timur Zhaksylykov, a member of the Collegium (Minister) for Economic and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).
Kazakhstan’s budget: Minister about incomes and expenditures07 June 2017In 2016, the economy volume grew by 1% despite the fall in prices for exports due to external negative factors. This became one of the main reasons for the overfulfilment of the income plan and its growth. This was reported by Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Bakhyt Sultanov during a plenary session in the Mazhilis.
"Satti Kadam" project to help graduates to find job07 June 2017Graduates of universities will be able to pass an internship and find a job in large national companies and state bodies in the framework of the new stage of "Satti Kadam" party project. This was announced by Chairman of the youth branch "Zhas Otan" of the party Daniyar Sundetbayev during a briefing held in the building of the Central apparatus of the "Nur Otan" Party.
Kazakhstan can improve business climate - WBG report (PHOTO)06 June 2017The World Bank Group investigated the sub-national business rating in Kazakhstan in 8 regions of the country according to 4 factors and compared it with 189 countries. The results showed that by simplifying procedures Kazakhstan can improve the business climate.
New format of targeted social assistance to cover more recipients of benefits06 June 2017A new format of targeted social assistance, which will be introduced in Kazakhstan on January 1, 2018, will significantly simplify the procedure for appointing and will cover more recipients of benefits. This was said by Minister of Labor and Social Protection Tamara Duissenova during a meeting of the Government.
K.Abdrakhmanov met with Director of UNDP Regional Bureau06 June 2017Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov met with UN Commissioner at the EXPO-2017, director of the regional office of the United Nations Development Program for Europe and CIS Cihan Sultanoglu.
Kazakhstan and India to work in space sphere06 June 2017India held a meeting between representatives of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan and the Indian Space Research Organization. Following the results of the visit, an agreement was reached to establish a joint working group for detailed study of cooperation projects.
Kazakhstan and the Dominican Republic to coop in energy sector06 June 2017A memorandum on cooperation in the energy sector was signed between Kazakhstan and the Dominican Republic. This was announced during a meeting of Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic Miguel Vargas in Astana.
Astana held training seminar on implementation of "Rukhani Zhangyru" program05 June 2017The five-day training seminar for civil servants, representatives of non-governmental organizations in the field of project management organization began in Astana. The main goal is to implement the "Rukhani Zhangyru" program on modernization of the public consciousness program within the framework of the program article of the President of Kazakhstan.
5 days left: EXPO exhibition’s readiness for opening05 June 2017126 thousand square meters of all pavilions of international participants have been almost completed. There are 4 countries that finish their construction and installation works. This was reported by Ilya Urazakov, a Director of the Department for Work with International Participants of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC, said during a press conference in the EXPO media center.
Head of State amended some decrees05 June 2017Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev introduced amendments and additions to some decrees of Kazakhstan, the press service of Akorda informed.
New sources of alternative energy appeared in capital05 June 2017According to the website of Mayor’s Office, the self-guided Smart flower system allows transforming the sun's rays into electricity. Such an installation can significantly reduce the burden on metropolitan substations.
President took part in opening ceremony of Ritz-Carlton Hotel03 June 2017The Head of State took part in the opening ceremony of the first 5-star international hotel of the premium class the Ritz-Carlton in Astana, which is located in the building of the multifunctional complex Talan Towers, Akorda reported.
Department of Defense Affaurs of Astana congratulated on State Symbols Day03 June 2017The Department of Defense Affairs of the capital jointly with the Astana Mayor's Office, the "Nur Otan" Party and the youth branch "Zhas Otan" held an event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the state symbols. In this connection, Colonel, Deputy Head of the Department of Defense Affairs of the City of Astana Bakhtiyar Pernebekov noted the importance of the events held in the city.
State employees to be taught basics of project management03 June 2017On June 5-9 the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan will hold a five-day training for civil servants on the theme: "Realization of "Rukhani Zhangyru" program on the basis of project management".
3750 Karaganda schoolchildren to visit EXPO02 June 2017Budget funds were allocated on the excursion for schoolchildren to the international exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana. The first group of children will go to the capital on June 12, Governor’s Office of Karaganda region reported.
Kokshetau plans to commission 6 projects of credit housing02 June 2017A memorandum on cooperation between Governor’s Office of Akmola region and "Zhilstroysberbank" JSC was signed within the framework of the housing construction program "Nurly Zher", Governor’s Office of the region reported.
Senate Committee considered amendments to constitutional laws02 June 2017During the expanded meeting the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judicial System and Law Enforcement Bodies has considered the draft law "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Constitutional Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan" in the first reading.
Astana holds events by Day of State Symbols02 June 2017A cultural and patriotic event and an auto event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the State Symbols of Kazakhstan is being held in "Studencheskiy" Park in Astana. The event was organized by the maslikhat of the city of Astana with the support of Mayor’s Office and the Office for Youth Policy of the capital.
SCO Ministers of Culture adopted joint protocol02 June 2017The achieved results of cooperation in the field of culture and art are widely discussed at the meeting of the representatives of the member countries of the international organization.
Kazakhstan joined OECD International Transport Forum02 June 2017At the annual summit in Leipzig (Germany), Kazakhstan was admitted to the membership of the International Transport Forum of the OECD, the Ministry for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan reported.
"Nurly Bolashak" campaign holds in Kazakhstan02 June 2017"Nurly Bolashak" national campaign, dedicated to the International Children's Day, has been launched in Kazakhstan, Vice Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Bibigul Assylova said during a press conference in the Central Communications Service.
Children's Day celebrated in Astana (PHOTO ESSAY)01 June 2017The capital has held a parade of children's and youth musical orchestras and ensembles dedicated to the Children's Day. More than four thousand people took part in the event, Mayor’s office of the capital reported.
Our pavilion will be very ambitious and bold - Minister of Energy01 June 2017To highlight the policy of the green economic growth, the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan did a lot of work on thematically filling of the "Creative energy" section of the "Kazakhstan" pavilion at EXPO-2017. In general, Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev told about the preparation of Kazakhstan for EXPO-2017.
Astana plans to implement pilot project on smart grid01 June 2017The main direction of the Ministry of Energy is the creation of an intelligent power grid of Kazakhstan "Smart Grid". First of all, a pilot project in this sphere will be implemented in Astana. This was announced by Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev during the meeting with the population.
New flight Astana-Beijing launched in capital01 June 2017On the eve of the international exhibition EXPO-2017, the opening of previously planned international flights from the capital of Kazakhstan continues, the Ministry for Investments and Development reported.
President of Mauritania to take part in OIC Summit in Astana01 June 2017During a meeting with President of Mauritania Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz Special Envoy of the President - Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Akylbek Kamaldinov conveyed an invitation of the Head of State to the first OIC Summit on Science and Technology which will be held in Astana on September 10-11, 2017.
Enterprises from 2 regions signed memo worth KZT 20 bn01 June 2017As a result of the activities within the framework of Almaty region’s days in East Kazakhstan region, a number of memoranda on cooperation between the enterprises of two regions for a total amount of over 20 billion tenge were signed.
Akmola rgn to develop eco-tourism01 June 2017Ten eco-guest houses will be opened for guests and residents of Astana at the initiative of the Green Technologies Center in the village of Arnasay by the opening of the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.
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