Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulates Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on election win NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on his decisive victory in the presidential election, wishing him success as the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learned from Akorda.
Senators OK appointment of Karim Massimov as National Security Committee Chairman NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Dariga Nazarbayeva, Chairwoman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, has held today an in-house meeting. The MPs gave their consent to the appointment of Karim Massimov as Chairman of the National Security Committee by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Senate's press service.
Giselle premiere at Astana Opera is just days away NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Astana Opera is undergoing final preparations for the premiere of Adolphe Adam's ballet Giselle. The legend, retold by Heinrich Heine, stirs the audience's hearts for almost two centuries now. Fantastical spirits - the Wilis, Giselle, soaring at a height of five meters, impeccable choreography, and sets, hand-painted by Italian artists, make the Astana Opera's production truly unique, the opera house's press office informs.
Majilis approves bill on mandatory social insurance NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputies of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament approved the bills On mandatory social insurance and On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on mandatory social insurance, Kazinform correspondent reports.
KASE day session: USDKZT_TOM = 384.21 ALMATY. KAZINFORM The afternoon foreign currencies trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is an additional one. No trading in instruments RUBKZT_TOD, RUBKZT_0_001 and RUBKZT_0_002 was held today on KASE due to holidays on June 12 in the Russian Federation (The Day of Russia). 22 members of KASE traded in the session.
N. Korea's official newspaper confirms outbreak of African swine fever SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea's official newspaper confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever in the country on Wednesday, its first acknowledgment of the disease since Pyongyang reported a case to an international organization last month, saying nationwide efforts are under way to prevent its spreading, Yonhap reports.
Differing views but consolidate nation is beacon, Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM "Development of the country, including political progress, is directly connected with digitalization. It will change the content of relations between the state and society. That's why the Digital Kazakhstan State Program approved by the Leader of Nation should be fulfilled," Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told the inauguration ceremony.
KASE morning session: USDKZT_TOM = 384.06 (+0.31) ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The morning foreign currency trading session ended on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). For USDKZT_TOM this session is the main one. No trading in instrument RUBKZT_TOD was held on KASE today due to the holiday on June 12 in the Russian Federation (Russia Day). 21 members of KASE traded in the session.
Investors to build 2 large public health facilities in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh PM Askar Mamin participated in a ceremony of signing documents on construction of new public health facilities through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) under the social measures of First President of Kazakhstan - Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev Social Protection and pursuant to tasks, set by President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev concerning people's health protection, the PM's press service reports.
Astana's Ballerini 3rd in bunch spring in Critérium du Dauphiné Stage 3 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - After a wet and cold day, Davide Ballerini sprinted to a third place in the bunch sprint, that was won by Sam Bennett. Alexey Lutsenko lost his green jersey to Wout van Aert, who finished second. Lutsenko and Jakob Fuglsang switched places in the overall, still being the number three and four in the General Classification, that's led by Dylan Teuns. Astana Pro Team is still leading the Team's Classification, Kazinform has learnt from the club's press service.