Air Astana offers special fares for registered Marathon runners NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Air Astana, Kazakhstan's award winning national carrier, is once again offering special fares for visa-free travel to the annual international Astana Marathon taking place on Sunday, September 8, 2019 in Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana), Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the company.
Turkish President congratulates Nursultan Nazarbayev on Ramadan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The First President of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation, Nursultan Nazarbayev, had a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan initiated by the Turkish side, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Kossanov's pre-election campaign office hosts seminar for observers in Semey SEMEY. KAZINFORM - A seminar for observers who will monitor the work of the polling stations on the day of snap presidential election was held at the pre-election campaign office of presidential candidate Amirzhan Kossanov in Semey, Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the candidate.
Reorganization of Belarusian-Russian-Kazakh logistics company UTLC ERA over MINSK. KAZINFORM - A shareholder agreement of AO United Transport and Logistics Company - Eurasian Rail Alliance" (AO UTLC ERA) was signed in Moscow on 4 June. The document was signed by Director General, Chairman of the Board of OAO Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov, Head of Belarusian Railways Vladimir Morozov, Chairman of the Board of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (Kazakhstan Railways) Sauat Mynbayev, BelTA has learned.
SCO Observer Mission to monitor snap presidential election in 7 cities of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Observer Mission will monitor the course of preparation and organization of the snap presidential election in seven cities and six regions of Kazakhstan. Secretary General of the Organization Vladimir Norov said it at a briefing after the meeting with the Central Election Commission Chairman Berik Imashev in Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Presidential candidate Tugel holds meeting in Kabanbai Batyr aul NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Presidential candidate nominated by the Republican Public Association Uly dala kyrandary Sadybek Tugel held a meeting with young families and residents of Kabanbai Batyr aul in Akmola region, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the election campaign headquarters.
Kazakh, Italian eye bilateral cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The representatives of the naval forces of Kazakhstan and Italy have met at the National Military-Patriotic Center in Nur-Sultan. The meeting was held in accordance with the 2019 Military Cooperation Plan, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.
Islamic Development Bank intends to intensify cooperation with Kazakhstan MECCA. KAZINFORM As part of the 14th session of the Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), a meeting was held between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Beibut Atamkulov, and the President of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), Dr. Bandar Hajar, Kazinform learnt from the MFA press service.
Presidential candidate Toleutai Rakhimbekov visits research Institute ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Toleutai Rakhimbekov, the presidential candidate nominated by the Auyl People's Democratic Patriotic Party, visited the Uspanov Kazakh Research Institute of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Kazinform has learned from the Party's press service.
Tokayev instructs to ensure domestic companies’ equal access to oil and gas tenders ATYRAU. KAZINFORM - The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has instructed today the Government to ensure that domestic companies have equal access as to participation in procurement tenders in oil and gas projects, Kazinform correspondent cites the press service of Akorda.
Daniya Yespayeva’s campaign team holds spiritual, cultural devpt roundtable in Kyzylorda KYZYLORDA. KAZINFORM - The campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Daniya Yespayeva nominated by the Ak Zhol Democratic Party of Kazakhstan arranged in Kyzylorda a roundtable to discuss the spiritual and cultural development of the Kazakh people, the Party's press service informs.
Tokayev meets the public of Atyrau region ATYRAU. KAZINFORM Today, at a meeting with the public of Atyrau region, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has raised the issue of payment of equal salaries both to local and foreign personnel with equal qualification, Press Secretary of the President Berik Uali wrote in a Facebook post.
Kazakh fencers to compete at 2019 Asian Fencing Championships in Japan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM From June 13 to 18, the capital of Japan will host the 2019 Asian Fencing Championships, Kazinform reports citing Olympic.kz. Kazakhstan will send both men's and women's fencing teams to the event in two disciplines: epee and sabre. The winners will earn Olympic berths.
Commission for WMD Non-Proliferation held 16th meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The implementation of the global anti-nuclear and other foreign political initiatives of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev were discussed at the 16th meeting of the Presidential Commission for Non-Proliferation of the Weapons of Mass Destruction. The meeting was chaired by Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov, Kazinform reports citing MFA press service.
Kazakhstani athletes return Olympic medals they were stripped of NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstani athletes Svetlana Podobedova and Irina Nekrassova returned Olympic medals they had been stripped of, Kazinform cites the press service of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
EAEU eager to step up cooperation with African Union Economy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Union member states should further advance cooperation with the African Union and enable conditions for reaching higher trade and economic cooperation metrics. The statement was made by Tatyana Valovaya, Member of the Board (Minister) for Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission, during the conference held in Moscow on 3 June to discuss economic integration as a factor in the development of the Eurasian Economic Union and Africa and a dialogue between the two regions, BelTA has learned.
Unstable weather likely to continue in Kazakhstan on June 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Unstable weather accompanied by rains is likely to continue in most of Kazakhstan. However, it will be dry in the southwestern and northeastern regions of the country. Thunderstorm and strong wind are expected, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet Weather Service.