CIS defense ministers to discuss joint air defense exercise plans MINSK. KAZINFORM - A session of the CIS Defense Ministers Council will take place in the Russian city of Anapa on 5 June. The defense ministers of the CIS states will discuss the forthcoming CIS air defense exercise Combat Commonwealth 2019 among other things, the press service of the CIS Executive Committee told BelTA.
Digital Literacy and Media Security focus of 10th OSCE Forum on Internet Development in Central Asia ALMATY. KAZINFORM The 10th Annual Central Asian Forum on Internet Development concluded in Almaty on May 31. The Forum was held with the support of the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan in co-operation with the International Centre for Journalism MediaNet and the Konrad-Adenauer- Stiftung in Kazakhstan.
Free trade zone agreement between EAEU and Serbia expected to be signed by year-end MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The free trade zone agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Serbia can be signed by the end of this year, said Vyacheslav Volodin, the Speaker of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament.
Tokayev's reps held forum in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The agents of candidate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a forum in support of the candidate in Nur-Sultan, involving representatives of the Team Qazaqstan youth wing headquarters, students and teaching staff of the Seifullin Kazakh Agro-Technical University, the candidate's official website reads.
Charter to fight corruption signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and the Agency of Kazakhstan on Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption (ARKCSAA) have signed the Charter of the "Adaldyk Alany" project (Regions free of corruption). The document was signed by the Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nurlan Seitimov, and the Vice-Chairman of the ARKCSAA, Olzhas Bektenov, MFA press service informs.
Briefing on Kazakhstan’s presidential election held in London LONDON. KAZINFORM The upcoming election of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan was the main topic at a briefing by the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UK Erlan Idrissov, which was held for British politicians, business executives and the media, the MFA press service informs.
It is necessary to provide health professionals with housing, says Head of State TARAZ. KAZINFORM - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, instructed the governors to make proactive efforts to raise the status of health workers, the Head of State's Spokesman Berik Uali said on Facebook, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Bike ride in support of Daniya Yespayeva takes place in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - A bike ride in support of Daniya Yespayeva took place in Almaty. As part of the election campaign, the Almaty headquarters of the presidential candidate nominated by the Ak Zhol Democratic Party of Kazakhstan organized the event with the participation of Kazakhstan's cycling community, Velohalyk Almaty, AppleTeam, and other teams, Kazinform cites the press service of the party.
Election observation training held at Amirzhan Kossanov’s campaign offices in Karaganda rgn KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM - Training sessions for the observers, who will monitor the voting at polling stations on the election day, are underway at the campaign headquarters of Amirzhan Kossanov, a candidate for President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in the center and districts of Karaganda region, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan participates in 14th OIC Summit in Makkah MAKKAH. KAZINFORM - The Kazakhstan delegation led by Beibut Atamkulov, Special Envoy of the President - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participated in the 14th Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) titled "Makkah Summit: Together for the Future," Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
CIS to draw up innovative cooperation program through 2030 MINSK. KAZINFORM The CIS Heads of Government Council instructed the appropriate bodies to draw up an interstate program of innovative cooperation through 2030 as it convened in Ashgabat on 31 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus.
NASA's Mars 2020 rover to have high definition eyes NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - NASA's Mars 2020 rover will carry the first Mars color camera that can zoom, enabling 3D images that will help its driving, sampling and observing of the Red Planet, according to a press release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Xinhua has learned.
Kazakhstani gymnast pockets second medal at World Challenge Cup NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's Milad Karimi won his second medal at the International Gymnastics Federation World Challenge Cup in Koper, Slovenia. This time, he turned in a fine performance in the uneven bars event, Kazinform cites Olympic.kz.
Giro d’Italia: Astana’s Lopez – the best young rider of the race NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The 102nd edition of the Giro d'Italia has been finished today in Verona. The Astana leader Miguel Angel Lopez for the second time in a row won the title of the best young rider of the Italian Grand tour, wearing the white jersey on the podium in Verona. In the final general classification of the race Lopez took a solid 7th place, Astana Pro Team's press office informs.