EBRD to invest in Shymkent’s development within Green Cities programme LONDON. KAZINFORM – Mayor of Shymkent Gabidulla Abdrakhimov and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the inclusion of Shymkent in the Green Cities international programme. The document was signed at the EBRD headquarters in London, the Kazakh Embassy in the UK informs.
Head of Environmental Regulation & Monitoring Committee named in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Zulfukhar Zholdasov was appointed as Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Regulation and Monitoring of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the ministry’s press service.
SATUC Charity Foundation intends to cooperate with Kazakhstan CAIRO. KAZINFORM - Arman Issagaliyev, Kazakh Ambassador to Egypt, have met with Princess Sheikha Al-Thani, a member of the ruling family of Qatar, the President of the SATUC charity organization, the Head office of which is located in Cairo, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Aussie study finds trees overhead better for health than grass underfoot NUR-SULTAN - SYDNEY - City-dwellers are more likely to report lower psychological distress and better general health when they are exposed to tree canopy in their daily life than low-lying plants or grassy fields, according to Australian research linking the benefits of living near green space, Xinhua has learned.
Tour de France Stage 20: Astana again in attack on final mountain stage NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Tour de France is coming to the end with the last mountain stage of this edition of the race. Due to difficult weather conditions, the 20th stage from Albertville to Val Thorens has been shortened to just 59.5 km and, actually, has included just one monstrous climb to Val Thorens, Astana Pro Team’s press office informs.
Astana’s Gregaard, Bizhigitov in TOP 20 at Adriatica Ionica Race Stage 4 NUR-SULTAN – CORMONS. KAZINFORM - Two riders of Astana Pro Team, Jonas Gregaard Wilsly and Zhandos Bizhigitov showed a good result at the fourth stage of the Adriatica Ionica Race (Padola – Cormons, 204.5 km), finishing inside the Top-20 in one of the first chasing group behind the solo winner Remco Evenepoel. Gregaard Wilsly finished 14th, while Bizhigitov did 19th, the team’s press office informs.