Reps of all existing nuclear-weapon-free zones to gather in Nur Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and the entire world will mark this week the 10th Anniversary of declaring August 29 the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. In view of this, the city of Nur-Sultan will host a seminar on consolidating the efforts of nuclear-weapon-free zones, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Indonesia to begin constructing its new capital on Borneo island in 2020 JAKARTA. KAZINFORM The government of Indonesia will begin constructing its new capital by the end of 2020 in the eastern part of the Borneo island to move away from an overpopulated Jakarta, which has congested roads and is prone to flooding, President Joko Widodo said on Monday.
Kazakhstan to attend II session of IOFS General Assembly NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The second session of the Islamic Organisation for Food Security (IOFS) General Assembly will take place on August 27-29 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Kazakh Agriculture Minister will head the country’s delegation, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan sets up commission to celebrate 175th anniversary of Abai NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the decree on the foundation of the state commission for preparations and holding the 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbaiuly in 2020, the Akorda press service reports.
State Commission for Abu Nasr Al-Farabi’s 1150th birth anniversary celebrations created NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Head of State decreed to create the State Commission for Preparing for and Holding the Celebrations of the 1150th Birth Anniversary of Abu Nasr Al-Farabi, Kazinform has learned from the press service of Akorda.
Family institution support center opens in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first family institution support center Zhanuya (Family) was unveiled in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan. Deputy PM of Kazakhstan Berdibek Saparbayev and Nur-Sultan Mayor Altai Kulginov got familiarized with the work of the center.
National Nomad Games to begin in Sept in Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK. KAZINFORM The National Nomad Games will begin on September 15 in Talas Oblast, Kanatbek Arpachiyev, Director of the State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of the Kyrgyz Republic told during the press conference at Kabar News Agency.
MS-14 spacecraft’s 2nd attempt to dock to ISS scheduled for August 27 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft with the android robot Fedor on its board will make a second attempt to dock to the International Space Station (ISS) in the morning of August 27, the federal space agency Roscosmos reported on Sunday according to TASS.
Kazakh delegation attended 1st meeting of SCO National Coordinators Council MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A delegation of Kazakhstan participated in the 1st meeting of the Council of National Coordinators of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member countries, Kazinform learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Office.
Astana’s Lopez loses red jersey in Vuelta a España Stage 2 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It was a very hot and intense day at the Vuelta a España with the second stage of 199.6 km from Benidorm to Calpe. After yesterday’s phenomenal success in the team time trial, today Astana Pro Team did its best to hold the race under control right from the start, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Trump calls allied exercise ‘unnecessary’, ‘total waste of money’ SEOUL. KAZINFORM - U.S. President Donald Trump has called the recently concluded South Korea-U.S. combined military exercise «unnecessary» and a «total waste of money» despite heightened tensions caused by Pyongyang's recent launches of short-range projectiles, Yonhap reports.