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News of Kazakhstan
14 June, 2017, 16:35
New flight Astana - Batumi launched
"Georgian Airways" launches a new flight en-route Astana-Batumi-Astana, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported.
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Kazakhstan Majilis approved ratification acts of assistance to Kyrgyzstan
During the plenary session which took place today in Majilis under the chairmanship of Nurlan Nigmatullin the chamber approved a packet of ratification acts, BNews.kz reported.
State secretary has held a meeting with the UN General commissioner at the EXPO 2017 exhibition
The state secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova has held a meeting with the General commissioner of the UN at the EXPO 2017 exhibition, the director of regional office of the Program of development of the UN for the countries of Europe and the CIS, the Deputy UNDP Administrator Jihan Sultanoglu, Akorda reports.
Kazakhstan-Austrian business council takes place in Astana
Astana hosts the V Kazakhstan-Austrian business council which has brought together representatives of public authorities, diplomatic missions, business, research institutes, non-governmental organizations on the platform that gives the chance to the Kazakhstan companies to discuss recent trends in branch of mechanical engineering, to expand network and to find new business partners, to discuss and develop new projects at meetings 2B2, to initiate cross-border contacts, to learn about the last Austrian technologies and a know-how, BNews.kz reported.
Huge fire rips through London tower block
A huge fire has raged through the night at a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their homes, the BBC reported.
Participants of the XIV Eurasian media forum will look for a compromise
On June 22-24 in Astana, the XIV Eurasian media forum will take place. This year the forum will take place under a flag and in the territory of the Congress center of the international exhibition of the EXPO. The subject of the forum of this year: "The scenario of the search of compromises", BNews.kz reported.
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Online stores in the EEU countries will work under the uniform law
The advisory committee of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) has made the decision on creation of the uniform legislation on consumer protection upon purchase of goods in online stores, that is a remote way, BNews.kz own correspondent in the Russian Federation reported.
13 June, 2017, 18:28
UN General commissioner: Renewable energy will become cheaper
Today within EXPO 2017 the United Nations has urged the states and business to make active the efforts on the acceleration of the transition to pure power. The general commissioner of the UN Jihan Sultanoglu has noted that within several years renewable energy can become cheaper, than fossil fuel, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Astana to host free concert of the Finnish music
On June 18, at 7:00 pm on the square in front of mayor office of Astana a concert of the Finnish music "North magic" will take place. A concert is dated for opening of the international EXPO 2017 exhibition in Astana and is a gift from the twin-city of Oulu from Finland, BNews.kz reported citing astana.gov.kz.
Two more Kazakhstan airlines are authorized to fly to Europe
Two more airlines of Kazakhstan are allowed to make flights to Europe. So on June 1, the JSC Prime Aviation airline and on June 12, JSC Kaz Air Jet airline got the written permission from EASA about successful passing of all necessary procedures and compliance of data of airlines to the European requirements, BNews.kz reported.
Date of start of the rocket within Bayterek project is postponed from 2025 to 2022
On June 13 in the city of Baikonur the 5th meeting of the Kazakhstan-Russian Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) on the Baikonur complex under the chairmanship of the First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin and the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin took place, BNews.kz reported.
The president of Georgia admitted longtime love to Kazakhstan
Today in Akorda the official meeting of the President of Georgia Georgy Margvelashvili with the Head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has taken place, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Music draws Chinese, Kazakh people closer: singer
The music can work as a bridge that draws Chinese and Kazakh people closer, Kazakh singer Dimash Kudaibergen said after learning that he was mentioned by Chinese President Xi Jinping in a signed article he wrote before starting a state visit to Kazakhstan.
12 June, 2017, 18:22
Tourists to get acquainted with culture of nomads
South 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.
Astana offers free pedestrian excursions
Now, Astana offers pedestrian excursions with the audioguide. Excursions will work at Nurzhol Boulevard and at the embankment, BNews.kz reported.
United Nations Commissioner-General visits Arnasay Green Technologies Center
“Arnasay Green Technologies Centre is a unique hub with an entire cluster of innovations, which form a green platform for all those who wish to learn, share, and disseminate this knowledge,” said the United Nations Commissioner-General to EXPO-2017, Cihan Sultanoglu to the media during her visit to Arnasay.
Azerbaijan began to export more goods to Kazakhstan
Export of the Azerbaijani production to Kazakhstan in five months of the current year has grown almost by 47% - to 9 million 985,84 thousand dollars. It is confirmed by data of the State Customs Committee AR, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan MID: Kazakhstan exports more than one thousand commodity positions to 123 countries
For 2016 export in manufacturing industry has made 12,9 billion dollars. The minister of investments and development Zhenis Kasymbek has told about it within the reporting meeting to the population, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan can start to recover solar energy investments within 5 years
Within a decade, solar energy could become a significant alternative source of energy for remote communities, UNDP said today at the EXPO 2017, pointing out that solar energy could cover 15 percent of the country’s energy needs by 2030.
Kazakhstan, Hungary discussed participation in the "One Belt, One Way" project
Agriculture questions, and also dialogue between Central Asia and Visegrad Group, were discussed by the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan with the minister of national economy of Hungary, BNews.kz reported.
Applicant to a Guinness record presented to Golovkin his portrait
The Temirtau artist Laura Beuschakanova during Gennady Golovkin's visit to Karaganda has presented to the boxer a portrait with his image, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
09 June, 2017, 22:52
The president announced the EXPO 2017 exhibition open
The international exhibition of the EXPO in Astana is a new top of advance of a national brand Kazakhstan in global space. For one and a half centuries the mankind has endured grandiose human changes therefore we are on the threshold of new opening in the sphere of effective safe energy, the Head of state declared at the exhibition opening ceremony, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Opening ceremony of EXPO 2017 begun with the air ballet of drones
This year the action of the EXPO takes place under the slogan "Future Energy" which reflects concern of the international community in a problem of energy consumption and calls for a responsible attitude to it. For opening ceremony EXPO 2017 "Star Project" in which team eminent experts from Europe and Russia is engaged in creation of a multimedia show. The creative director - André Ferleger, the technical producer - Tarmo Krimm, the production director - Vyacheslav Kulayev, organizers of an exhibition report, BNews.kz correspondent told.
Official opening of EXPO 2017 begun in Astana
Official part of the opening of the EXPO 2017 exhibition has begun with the dramatized statement and a multimedia light show, correspondent BNews.kz reported.
SCO presidency is transferred to China
Presidency of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is transferred to the People's Republic of China, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
UN Secretary-General for the first time participated in SCO meeting in Astana
For the first time in all history of the existence of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the UN Secretary General participates in its work. His participation has coincided with the historical moment for the organization – admission of India and Pakistan in the ranks of SCO, - Nursultan Nazarbayev has told about Antonio Guterres participation in work of the organization, Akorda reports.
Kazakhstan suggests to introduce SCO free trade zones
According to Nursultan Nazarbayev, the growth of mutual trade in the long term can promote the creation of the free trade zone of SCO. The Head of state told about it at the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in expanded structure, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
N. Nazarbayev: With the entry of India and Pakistan into SCO the organization passed to a new stage
With the entry of India and Pakistan into SCO, the organization has passed to a new stage of development. The zone of SCO responsibility covers territories of more than 3 billion people, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in expanded structure, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
SCO summit begun in Astana
The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) takes place in Astana, presidents of member countries of SCO of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan took part in it. The summit intends to become historical, today India and Pakistan are joining the organization, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
Turkestan was called the most popular historical city of the CIS
The analytical agency Turstat has revealed the ancient historical cities of the CIS popular for tours and travel with tourists thanks to the rich historical and cultural heritage, BNews.kz reported.
In the wake of Kipchaks: Direct flight from Astana to Budapest started
Within the international EXPO 2017 exhibition the direct flight en route Astana – Budapest is started. Flight will be made twice a week from the new terminal of the airport of Astana, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Marriage 'provides a health boost'
Marriage appears to be good for your health, boosting your survival chances if you have a major heart risk factor such as high cholesterol, say researchers, the BBC reported.
08 June, 2017, 18:23
Asian nations make plastic oceans promise
Nations responsible for much of the world's ocean plastic pollution have promised to start cleaning up their act, the BBC reported.
Gennady Golovkin to present playground to Maykuduk's citizens
The new children's game complex will appear in the 14th residential district of Maykuduk. It will be established on own account by the famous boxer Gennady Golovkin. He has reported to the governor of the Karaganda region Erlan Koshanov at a personal meeting about it, BNews.kz reported.
Nursultan Nazarbayev and Xi Jinping started new transit trains
The president of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the chairman of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping during a teleconference "Kazakhstan-China-Transit Bridge of Eurasia" gave start to new container service on the Eurasian space - from the Kazakhstan-Chinese terminal Lianyungang on the one hand, and dry port of the special economic zone "Khorgos East Gate" with another, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan and China signed documents: China will provide to Kazakhstan a supercomputer
Following the results of the meeting of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Chairman of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping have signed a number of strategic documents, the joint statement of heads of states became one of them, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Chinese investors to invest 7 billion dollars in the Kazakhstan projects
For the fourth time the Kazakhstan-Chinese Business Council (KCBC) has brought together large businessmen of two countries. Signing of 22 commercial and framework agreements on implementation of joint investment projects in power, chemical industry, metallurgy became a result of a meeting. Total amount of projects has made about 7 billion dollars, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Paris pollution victim sues France for bad air
A Parisian woman is taking the French state to court for failing to protect her health from the effects of air pollution, the BBC reported.
Chinese President: In Kazakhstan I feel like at home
Kazakhstan and China have warm and close contacts at all levels, they completely show strategic character of the Chinese-Kazakhstan relations, the chairman of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping said at the meeting with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in Akorda, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Nursultan Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan and China are a model of interstate relations
China for Kazakhstan not only a close neighbor, but also a friend, and a partner. I value that relation which you show personally to me and to Kazakhstan. Cooperation of China and Kazakhstan are a model of interstate relations, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a meeting with the chairman of People's Republic of China Xi Jinping in Akorda, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London
Dimash Kudaibergen's virtuoso playing on the dombra stuns spectators in London
Kazakhstan took part in tourism exhibition in Shanghai