Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM In a joint appeal for all nations to do more to provide better medical care for all, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) outlined several ways to help protect the 2.8 million pregnant women and newborns who die every year, the UN News Centre informs.
PM pays working trip to Almaty region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin made a working trip to the Almaty region, where he got acquainted with the implementation of investment projects under the Nurly Zhol, Nurly Zher and Industrial and Innovative Development programs, initiated by the First President – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev. He also checked the fulfillment of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s instructions regarding the development of the region’s economy, the PM's press service informs.
CAREC countries agree to develop common energy strategy TASHKENT. KAZINFORM Energy ministers of Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) member countries have signed a joint declaration in Tashkent pledging to develop and implement a common CAREC 2020 energy strategy, the press service of the Asian Development Bank Office in Uzbekistan informed.
History and Culture of Great Steppe exhibition opened in Prague NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM With the contribution of the International Organization of Turkic Culture TURKSOY and in cooperation of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the Czech Republic with the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan in Almaty and the National Museum of the Czech Republic, an exhibition entitled «The History and Culture of the Great Steppe» was held in Prague under the Rukhani Janghyru and Seven Facets of the Great Steppe programs, Kazinform learnt from TURKSOY press service.
London welcomes Kazakh performer Maqpalsher’s concert LONDON. KAZINFORM AUA (Air) conceptual concert by Kazakh poet, composer, and performer Maqpal Zhumabay took place at London’s Brunel Museum with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom, Kazinform learnt from Kazakh Embassy in London.
Lukoil Lubricants Central Asia plant opens in Almaty region ILI DISTRICT. KAZINFORM As part of his working trip to Almaty region Kazakh PM Askar Mamin jointly with Lukoil PJSC president Vagit Alekperov inaugurated the Lukoil Lubricants Central Asia lubricant refining plant in Ili district, the PM’s press service reports.
How many apartments will be distributed to large families in 2019? NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM First Vice Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Kairbek Uskenbayev announced the course of construction and distribution of rental housing for mothers with many children, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Typhoon Tapah feared to wreak havoc on southern S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM The southern part of the nation, especially the largest port city of Busan, could sustain significant damage over the weekend as a small, slow-moving typhoon is expected to pass near the area, the state-run weather agency said Friday.
Brazilian initiative protects 40 million sea turtles BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - In sea turtles’ next spawning season on the Brazilian coast, bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, the Tamar environmental protection project is likely to reach the threshold of 40 million protected animals over the course of nearly four decades of work, Kazinform refers to Aagenciabrasil.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents credentials to President of Turkmenistan ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM – Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan Yerkebukan Sapiyev has presented his credentials to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, Kazinform reports citing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
Turkic Council Office opened in Budapest BUDAPEST. KAZINFORM – The 10th Extraordinary Meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Turkic Council was hosted by H.E. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary on 19 September 2019 at the premises of the Representation Office of the Turkic Council in Hungary, Kazinform refers to the press service of Turkic Council.
Lagarde wins EU lawmakers’ approval to lead European Central Bank YEREVAN. KAZINFORM - The European Parliament backed Christine Lagarde on Tuesday as the next president of the European Central Bank, paving the way for her to become the first woman to hold the post, Kazinform has learnt from Armenpress.