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22 June, 2017, 17:27
In ore mining industry, Kazakhstan will become the competitor to Canada and Australia
Kazakhstan can become the main competitor for Canada and Australia in a question of attraction of investments, especially in mining branch, the chairman of national council of directors of the Canadian business association in Russia and Eurasia Lu Naumovsky said on the Kazakhstan-Canadian business council commenting the adoption of law on a subsoil in Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#ore mining industry
In three years Kazakhstan plan to put over 50 RES objects into operation
Until the end of 2020, it is planned to put into operation more than 50 objects of RES with a total power of 2 thousand megawatts. The share of alternative energy in a country energy balance by 2050 has to increase to 50%, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev told following the results of the 30th meeting of Council of Foreign Investors, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#council of foreign investors
N. Nazarbayev gave a number of instructions following the results of a meeting with investors
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has given a number of instructions following the results of the 30th meeting of Council of Foreign Investors, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
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Kazakhstan State Secretary: Kazakhstan and the USA made a huge contribution to strengthening of global safety
The state secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova has participated in the Kazakhstan — the USA conference devoted to the 25 anniversary of the interaction of Kazakhstan and the USA. In the welcome speech the Secretary of State Ms. Abdykalikova has emphasized that the weighed foreign policy of the President of Kazakhstan has provided creating favorable conditions for strengthening of the Kazakhstan statehood, disclosures of economic capacity of the country, formation of system architecture and security guarantees for our country for many decades ahead, Akorda's press service reports.
IFCA to become a regional hub of Islamic and "green" finance
The international financial center "Astana" (IFCA) will become a regional hub of Islamic and "green" finance. In 2018 the issue of the first sovereign state Islamic securities – worth 300 million US dollars is expected, the minister of investments and development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek said at the 30th plenary session of Council of foreign investors, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
#International Financial Center "Astana"
EBRD to build new solar station close to Baikonur Cosmodrome
We applaud Kazakhstan for that active role which it plays in global efforts on implementation of provisions of the Paris agreement, and emissions decrease by 15% by 2030 in comparison with 1990, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti said at the 30th plenary session of the Council of Foreign Investors (CFI), Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan intends to develop RES actively – N. Nazarbayev
Carrying out EXPO 2017 has defined a subject of today's meeting "New power". Despite the existence of huge resources, Kazakhstan intends to develop actively the renewables (R), the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev told, opening the 30th plenary session of Council of Foreign Investors in Astana, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
#council of foreign investors
Council of investors with participation of N. Nazarbayev takes place in Astana
The 30th plenary session of the council of foreign investors (CFI) under the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev takes place in Astana. More than 300 participants participate in an action, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#council of foreign investors
Gennady Golovkin admits he could be ‘finished’ after his fight with Canelo Alvarez
Gennady Golovkin has warned that his blockbuster showdown with Canelo Alvarez could be the last time he steps into the ring, The Sun reported.
21 June, 2017, 18:26
Astana became the most popular city for traveling among the CIS countries
Astana became the most popular city of the neighboring countries for traveling this summer. Experts of the Russian analytical agency "Turstat" came to such conclusion, having analyzed information from systems of online hotel booking and tours, lenta.ru reported.
Kazakhstan and Russia will exchange experience of ensuring information security
Planned consultations between offices of the Security councils of Kazakhstan and Russia under the chairmanship of the Assistant to the President – the secretary of the Security council of the Republic of Kazakhstan Vladimir Zhumakanov and the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Nikolay Patrushev have taken place. During the meeting questions of strengthening of partnership of two countries in the sphere of ensuring information security are considered, urgent problems of the international agenda are discussed, in particular, a situation in the Middle East, Akorda's press service reports.
Document on creation of the international oil consortium "Eurasia" is signed
In Astana, the ceremony of signing of the memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan and Committee of geology and subsurface use of the Ministry for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan on the one hand, and group of the interested companies potential participants of the international Eurasia project as a part of KMG-Eurasia LLP, Agip Caspian Sea B. V., LLC RN-Eksploreyshn, CNPC International Ltd., SOCAR, NEOS Geosolutions, on another was held, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan to forbid the publication of a photo and video of children affected by violence
Kazakhstan will forbid to publish the photo and video content about children, injured by violent acts. As similar publications can put a serious psychological trauma to the child, the minister of information and communications Dauren Abayev said at a reporting meeting with the population, correspondent BNews.kz reported.
#photo and video
Package of bullets found in the territory of EXPO
Police officers of Astana on June 20 at 11:00 am have found a plastic bag with five bullets at the entrance at check-point in the territory of the international EXPO 2017 exhibition, BNews.kz reported.
Till the yearend Kazakhstan to have service for complaints about failures of cellular communication
Until the end of the year, it is planned to launch a service -"National Quality Control of Cellular Communication" which will give the chance to citizens to report about failures in operation of cellular communication. The service will be on the website of the ministry of communication, minister of information and communications Dauren Abayev said at a reporting meeting with the population, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
Amnesty officially came to an end in Kazakhstan
In the middle of June the Law of Kazakhstan "On Amnesty in connection with the 25 Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan" which has been signed by the Head of state on December 13 last year is realized in full, the press service of Committee of a penal correction system of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan says, BNews.kz reported.
Important decision: Astana airport changed the name
The international airport of Astana received a new name - "The international airport of Nursultan Nazarbayev", BNews.kz reported. The relevant resolution of the government of Kazakhstan is published in the national newspapers "Kazakhstanskaya Pravda" and "Egemen Kazakhstan" of June 20, 2017.
20 June, 2017, 18:38
Turkic-speaking countries to discuss development of alternative power engineering in Astana
The third meeting of the commission for the environment and natural resources of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-speaking countries (TurkPA) will take place in Astana, BNews.kz own correspondent in Baku reported.
Sweden proposed cooperation on Earth remote sensing system
Sweden 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.
Kazakhstan President signed a number of laws
Nursultan Nazarbayev ratified Agreements between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in aviation search and rescue, Akorda's press service tells.
Tokyo rallies on weak yen but most Asia markets struggle
AFP: Tokyo's Nikkei rallied Tuesday as the dollar extended gains against the yen on fresh indications the Federal Reserve will lift interest rates again this year, while technology firms tracked a sector rebound on Wall Street.
Participants of AEF have discussed improvement of business in Kazakhstan
Improvement of the mechanism of regulation of business activity in Kazakhstan was discussed by participants of a panel session of the Astana Economic Forum which has been devoted to priorities of development of Institute of the analysis of regulatory influence (ARI), transfers BNews.kz.
#Astana Economic Forum
Now in Kazakhstan, gold ingots can be bought in banks of the second level
In our restless time the question how to keep the savings, - concerns many. Someone keeps money in the bank on deposit, someone at home "in a jug". Now there is one more alternative option. The National Bank has started the program for sale and repayment of gold ingots for the population - production of the Kazakhstan mint, BNews.kz reported.
The fifth international meeting on Syria will take place in Astana on July 4-5
The fifth international meeting of high level on Syria within the Astana process will take place on July 4-5 in Astana. It was reported by the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaynakov, BNews.kz reported.
#Syria Peace talks
19 June, 2017, 16:34
DNA database of criminals is developed in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan works on creation of the DNA database of the persons who committed heavy and especially serious crimes, head of the laboratory of biological and chemical researches of Institute of judicial expertizes around Astana Inkar Tazhigulova told, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Modern nomadism: Annual Art Fest started in Astana
72 authors from Kazakhstan, Russia, the countries of the FSU and beyond participate in the Astana Art Fest festival. Today 50 works are presented at the exhibition. The main motive of the exhibition is the ecology and environmental protection, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan products continue to win Chinese market
Seven domestic manufacturers of food participated in the largest international exhibition of the industry of F&B (Food&Beverage) and authoritative in the Southern China "International Food Expo China 2017" in Guangzhou, BNews.kz reported.
Tax audits will be reduced inKazakhstan almost by 40%
Kazakhstan plans to increase growth of economy for the account increase in tax revenues, against the background of it tax audits will be reduced by 37.5%. The Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Bakhyt Sultanov said it at a joint meeting of chambers of parliament of Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Britain, EU to start historic Brexit talks
AFP: Britain starts formal talks to leave the EU on Monday, seeking a deal "like no other in history" despite entering fiendishly difficult negotiations with a badly weakened government.
Tenth day of the EXPO: What kind of new events it is possible to watch today
In Astana, the tenth day of the International EXPO 2017 exhibition was started. What actions take place today at the exhibition and also where it is possible to spend time in the evening, read in the BNews.kz material.
16 June, 2017, 18:31
Nursultan Nazarbayev has suggested to update a method of GDP calculation
The head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev during the plenary session of the X Astana economic forum has declared that traditional GDP per capita doesn't show real welfare of citizens and creates a false perception about economic prosperity of the country, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
N. Nazarbayev declared a need to transform world financial architecture
N. Nazarbayev has urged to transform world financial architecture by the creation of the special UN committee where the rights of each state will be equal. The Head of Kazakhstan has told about it during the plenary session of the X Astana economic forum, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan takes the leading positions in an investment portfolio of EDB
Kazakhstan is investment attractive to development banks, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan is suggested to export wind power
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate Rae Kwon Chung has suggested Kazakhstan export a wind power through Mongolia to China, Korea, and Japan. He has stated such idea at the meeting with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in Akorda, Bnews.kz correspondent reported.
Growth of commodity turnover between Kazakhstan and Ukraine for the first 4 months of 2017 made 37.3%
On June 14-16, 2017 in Astana the 13th meeting of the Joint interstate Kazakhstan-Ukrainian commission on economic cooperation under the chairmanship of the First Deputy Prime minister of Kazakhstan A. Mamin and the Vice-prime minister – the Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing of Ukraine G. Zubko has taken place, BNews.kz reported.
IFCA estimated conditions for investment into Kazakhstan green economy
Within the Astana Economic Forum the International financial center "Astana" has organized workshop "Model of system of green finance in Kazakhstan and the road map on its realization", BNews.kz correspondent reported.
N. Nazarbayev at the meeting with Nobel laureates talked about the EXPO, the USA and Qatar
The head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev met Nobel Prize laureates in Akorda, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Free electric cars to run in Astana
Within the framework of the EXPO 2017 exhibition a free route by electric buses has been launched.
3,658 religious associations work in Kazakhstan
In Kazakhstan 18 faiths, among them, 3,658 religious associations work. About 15% of Kazakhstan citizens are the believers who are constantly practicing all religious practices. About 75% of citizens consider themselves believers, but don't make regularly religious practices and aren't involved in the activity of religious associations. Nearly 10% of our citizens consider themselves atheists or agnostics, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
IMF takes 'unusual' steps for Greece
AFP: By promising Thursday to approve a new aid plan for Greece, but without releasing any money, the IMF has again departed from its usual procedures to support Athens, exposing itself to accusations of giving the country special treatment.
Unique mosque 'Aq meshit' has appeared in Astana
Kazakhstan to open a Figure skating Academy named after Denis Ten
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London