Kazakhstan’s preschools educators learn innovative education techniques NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM More than 100 preschool educators from all over the country participated in the republican seminar "Preschool Education Development in the Context of Modern Requirements" organized by Karlygash Republican State Enterprise Kindergarten of the RoK Medical Center of the President's Affairs Administration (Medical Center), Kazinform reports.
S. Korea striving to become global testbed for fintech firms SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea is striving to become a testbed for global fintech firms as its government pursues an ambitious plan to transform the nation into a "first mover" in the financial sector, a senior government official says, Yonhap reports.
CSTO countries to share visa-free travel oversight experience MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A session of the coordinating council of heads of agencies of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states in charge of fighting illegal migration will take place in Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan on 20 June, BelTA has learned.
New Minister of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev decreed to appoint Askar Zhumagaliyev as the Minister of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Kairat Sarybay on economic diplomacy of Kazakhstan in the center of Europe NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform News Agency offers its readers an article by Kazakh Ambassador to Austria and Slovenia, Permanent Representative to international organizations in Vienna Kairat Sarybay themed Economic diplomacy of Kazakhstan in the heart of Europe.
Emirates expands services for busy Hajj season DUBAI. KAZINFORM Emirates airline has announced that it will be expanding its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The flights will be operated between 27th July and 22nd August to support the Hajj journey to the Holy City of Mecca.
President Tokayev discusses development of agricultural science in Akorda NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with rector of Saken Seifullin Kazakh Agro-Technical University Akhylbek Kurishbayev today in the Akorda presidential residence, Kazinform has learnt from the president's official Instagram account.
Egypt's 1st democratically elected president dies a prisoner CAIRO. KAZINFORM Mohamed Morsi, the only democratically elected president in Egypt's history, died Monday after spending six years in detention under harsh conditions that included near-complete isolation and denial of proper medical care, EFE reports.
Majilis Speaker receives foreign ambassadors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Majilis (the lower house of the Parliament of Kazakhstan) Nurlan Nigmatulin has met today with the ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary of various foreign countries, Kazinform cites the Majilis' press service.
Kazakh Health Minister reports high level of readiness to implement CSHI NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov reported to the Government about the level of the Ministry's readiness to introduce Compulsory Social Health Insurance (CSHI) starting 2020, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Ghostly spirits of maidens materialized in Astana Opera NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - One of the most ancient and extant ballets - Adolphe Adam's Giselle was presented to the residents and guests of the capital. A special feature of this fantasy ballet was the mystical heroines - ghostly spirits of maidens, whom Giselle herself, ruined by her beloved, also joined. There were no empty seats in the auditorium on the premiere days of June 14 and 15, but the production will be shown again on June 19 for those who did not manage to get to see it, the Astana Opera House Press Office informs.
Delegations from Russia, Kazakhstan to participate in commemorative events in Brest on 22 June BREST. KAZINFORM Delegations from Russia and Kazakhstan are expected to take part in events timed to the Day of Nationwide Remembrance of Victims of the Great Patriotic War, representatives of the Brest city administration told BelTA.