Mongolian Agriculture Minister meets with 1st Vice Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Taking part in the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture 2020 in Berlin, Germany, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia Ch.Ulaan met with first Vice-Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aidarbek Saparov and other officials, Montsame reports.
China’s Wuhan suspends transport services over virus outbreak BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan suspended all public transport on Thursday in a bid to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus believed to have originated there, while the virus has killed around 20 people and infected hundreds in the country, Kyodo reports.
GIAS 2020 to bring together top industry leaders and delegates from more than 50 countries DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The second edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit, GIAS 2020, which is to be held from 27th to 29th January, 2020, at Madinat Jumeirah, will see the participation of high-profile delegations and 10 ministers representing international civil aviation authorities from more than 50 countries across the world, WAM reports.
Elbasy receives Assistant to President-Secretary of Security Council NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev received newly appointed Assistant to the President-Secretary of the Security Council Asset Issekeshev Thursday, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy.kz.
Kazakhstan Government, AIFC and WEF sign Letter of Intent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Government of Kazakhstan, the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and the World Economic Forum (WEF) within the framework of the WEF 50th Annual Meeting in Davos signed a trilateral letter of intent to launch an Affiliate Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution based in the AIFC. The Affiliate Centre intends to join and collaborate on its platform governmental structures, business and industrial partners from Central Asia for the development of the regulatory partnership for innovative technologies. For the first stage it aims to develop projects in the fields including Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; the Internet of Things, Robotics and Smart Cities; and Data Policy, the press service of the AIFC informs.
Shell invited to invest in Kazakhstan’s geological exploration sector NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Magzum Mirzagaliyev met with Olivier Lazare, Country Chair of Shell Kazakhstan, and invited the foreign company to study the opportunities of investing in geological exploration of Caspian Basin, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan reports no novel coronavirus cases NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy chairman of the goods and service quality and safety control committee of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry Zhandarbek Bekshin told the press conference about the measures taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus emerging in China.
Senate adopts law on establishment of Baiterek complex at Baikonur NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Senate of the Kazakh Parliament has adopted the law on ratification of the Protocol of Amendments to the Agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and Russia on establishment of Baiterek complex at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Samsung's new foldable phone may be priced under 2 mln won: sources SEOUL. KAZINFORM Samsung Electronics Co.'s new foldable smartphone to be unveiled next month may be priced under 2 million won (US$1,710), industry sources said Thursday, as the South Korean tech giant eyes attracting more consumers over its global rivals.
Santos Tour Down Under stage 3. First uphill finish shakes up GC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The third stage from Unley to Paracombe with a total distance of 131 km and a short but steep climb Torrens Hill in the final shook up the general classification of the Santos Tour Down Under, Astana Pro Team informs.
Kazakhstan takes part in Education World Forum in London LONDON. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s vision for tackling global challenges in the field of education was recently presented by Vice Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Miras Daulenov at the Education World Forum in London, the world’s largest annual ministerial conference, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in London informs.
Coronavirus rapidly spreading, 17 dead, about 550 infected in China BEIJING. KAZINFORM A new coronavirus is rapidly spreading in China, with state-run media reporting Wednesday that 17 people have died and about 550 patients have been infected in the country, up by more than 200 from the previous day, as cases have also been confirmed elsewhere in Asia and the United States.