WHO launches social media Aids awareness campaign targeting African youth NAIROBI. KAZINFORM As the 31st World AIDS Day approaches on December 1, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about HIV and Aids among African youth amid their vulnerability to the disease, Xinhua reports.
Key challenges for Kazakhstan's renewable energy development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan, represented by the country’s Ministry of Energy, is constantly working on improving conditions for implementation of renewable energy sources (RES) projects, Member of the Directors Board of the Kazakhstan’s Solar Energy Association Yernar Bilyalov told Trend.
Chairman of Kazakhs' Association in Sweden: I am convinced that AIFC will continue to grow and prosper NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A delegation of the Otandastar Fund arrived at the Astana International Financial Center for the first time. The guests were presented a video about the activities, capabilities of the AIFC and its main tasks, AIFC press service informs.
Belarus' representative to take on EAEU top job on 1 February MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - I am preparing to transfer my powers to the representative of Belarus by 1 February, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan told the media on the sidelines of the 14th international conference on the Eurasian economic integration in Moscow on 29 November, BelTA has learned.
Askar Mamin holds negotiations with largest business community in France NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin received representatives of the Movement of the Enterprises of France (MEDEF) and members of the France-Kazakhstan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, led by Co-Chair of the French-Kazakh Business Council Yves-Louis Darricarrere, primeminister.kz informs.
Shorter firing interval indicates N.K.'s super-large rocket launcher almost ready for operation: experts SEOUL. KAZINFORM North Korea's latest «volley test-firing» of a super-large multiple rocket launcher indicates that the communist nation is almost ready to put the weapon into operation, though questions remain over its reliability and precision, experts said Friday, Yonhap reports.
Elbasy becomes Honorary Chairman of Consultative Meeting TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - At 2nd Consultative Meeting in Tashkent the heads of the delegations decided to assign Nursultan Nazarbayev the status of Honorary Chairman of the Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia, Kazinform has learnt from a Twitter account of Aidos Ukibay press secretary of the First President.
Poll predicts 68-seat majority for Conservatives ahead of Key UK election LONDON. KAZINFORM - With just two weeks to go before Britain votes in its snap general election, campaigning intensified following the latest poll predicting a massive win for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, China Daily reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, Shavkat Mirziyoyev meet in Tashkent TASHKENT. KAZINFORM On the margins of the 2nd Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia in Tashkent the First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy, Nursultan Nazarbayev, held talks with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kazinform correspondent reports referring to the Uzbek President’s press service.
Nur Otan faction, Atameken ink 2020 coop roadmap NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh Majilis Speaker, head of the Nur Otan faction Nurlan Nigmatullin and chairman of the presidium of the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Timur Kulibayev inked a roadmap for the realization of the Cooperation Memorandum signed by Nur Otan Party and Atameken for 2020, the Majilis’ press service reports.
WAM, Saudi Press Agency sign MoU on news, content exchange ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - On the sidelines of the official visit of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, to the UAE, Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Executive Director of the Emirates News Agency, WAM, and Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Hussein, President of the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to promote media and news exchanges between the two agencies, WAM reports.
Distribution of Eurasian Economic Union’s import duties inspected MINSK. KAZINFORM – A joint session of top financial oversight agencies of the Eurasian Economic Union took place in Yerevan, Armenia on 28 November. Participants of the session summed up results of their joint efforts to check how the authorized agencies of the Eurasian Economic Union member states followed the protocol on calculating and distributing import customs duties in 2018, representatives of the State Control Committee of Belarus told BelTA.
Tengizchevroil, EBRD share success of joint program NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Tengizchevroil LLP (TCO) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) conducted a business workshop for representatives of Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) to discuss urgent issues related to Kazakh Content development in oil and gas industry, Kazinform has learnt from the company’s press service.
Kurmangazy Orchestra to give concert in Beijing BEIJING. KAZINFORM The Kurmangazy Kazakh State Academic Orchestra of Folk Instruments will give a concert The Great Steppe Melodies at the National Grand Theatre, also known as Beijing National Center for the Performing Arts, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Top nuclear envoys for S. Korea, U.S., Japan hold phone talks on N.K. firing SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's chief nuclear envoy has held telephone talks with his counterparts of the United States and Japan and discussed North Korea's latest firing of projectiles, Seoul's foreign ministry said Friday, Yonhap reports.