Kazatomprom announces intention to sell interest in UEC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM JSC National Atomic Company «Kazatomprom» announces its intention to sell its 50% interest (minus one (1) share) in the Uranium Enrichment Center JSC («UEC») to its partner in the joint venture, TVEL Fuel Company («TVEL»), for RUB6.253 billion (approximately US$100 million). The value of the Company’s interest in UEC is based on an independent fair market valuation carried out by a major global advisory firm. Kazatomprom is planning to retain one (1) share in UEC, which will preserve the Company's rights to access uranium enrichment services under the conditions previously agreed upon with TVEL.
Abai’s books donated to the Central Library of Slovakian Academy of Sciences BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM The Central Library of the Academy of Sciences of the Slovak Republic hosted a ceremony of accepting 40 editions of the books by Abai, as well as works dedicated to his life and work, from the National Academic Library of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Slovakia informs.
AIFC continues its active development in the technological field NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today within the international forum Digital Almaty the Prime-Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Mamin has announced the launch of an educational programme for training of highly qualified personnel in the field of IT at the Astana International Financial Centre. The school is based on the Qwasar Silicon Valley programme and is called Qwant.
Kazakh businessman implements innovative project together with KAZAKH INVEST NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A Kazakh company is implementing an innovative investment project for utilization of rice husk in Almaty region together with KAZAKH INVEST. The representatives of the national company and Biocarbon LLP have signed the corresponding agreement.
Number of foreign workers in Japan totals record 1.66 million TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The number of foreign workers in Japan hit a record 1,658,804 as of October last year, up 13.6 percent from a year earlier, as companies increasingly hired them amid a labor shortage caused by the nation's rapidly aging population, government data showed Friday, Kyodo reports.
Kazakh PM proposes to fully transfer public procurement in EAEU to e-format by 2021 end NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Askar Mamin attended the meetings of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in narrow and extended formats, where he put forward a number of initiatives to address pressing issues of economic integration in the EAEU, according to primeminister.kz.
Ashgabat holds discussions on search, rescue operations in Caspian Sea ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM The second meeting of the authorized representatives of the Caspian littoral states on the discussion of the project of the Agreement between the Governments of the Caspian States on Cooperation in Conducting Search and Rescue Operations in the Caspian Sea was held at the Turkmen Foreign Ministry, Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen ministry.
KazNU rector honored with Turkey’s Virtue Award ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Rector of Al-Farabi KazNU, Academician Galym Mutanov has been awarded the highest state award of the Republic of Turkey – Virtue Award - for his outstanding achievements as a scientist and contribution to the development of relations in the field of science and education, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
National Commission for UNESCO and ISWESCO holds regular meeting in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (ISWESCO), held its regular sitting at the National Academic Library, Kazinform learnt from the MFA’s press service.
KazNU rector meets with UN Under Secretary General ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Rector of Al-Farabi KazNU, Academician Galym Mutanov met with UN Under Secretary General Fabrizio Hochschild and the representative of the United Nations Department of Global Communications Vlastimil Samek on the sidelines of the international forum the Digital Future of Global Economy in Almaty Friday, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
CSTO working on national legislation harmonization program for 2021-2025 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Cooperation of the working bodies of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly in legislation matters was discussed at a meeting between CSTO Secretary General Stanislav Zas and Executive Secretary – Head of the Secretariat of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly Sergei Pospelov, BelTA learned from CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov.
First S. Korean evacuation plane with 368 citizens on board arrives from virus-hit Wuhan SEOUL. KAZINFORM The first evacuation plane carrying 368 South Koreans from the coronavirus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan arrived in Seoul on Friday, amid rising fears over the rapid spread of the deadly virus that has led the U.N. health agency to declare it a global public health emergency.
Kazakh, Russian Prime Ministers hold talks ALMATY. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin met with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, who arrived in Almaty to attend the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council and the Digital Almaty Forum, the primeminister.kz. reports.
Indonesia designs its Wakanda, the 1st ecological, smart capital JAKARTA. KAZINFORM A city integrated with the jungle of Borneo island, where only electric vehicles will be driven, fossil fuels will not be used and energy conservation will be a priority: this is how Indonesia is projecting its new capital.
WHO declares int'l emergency as coronavirus spreads globally GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the ongoing outbreak of a new coronavirus originating in China a global emergency amid concern over a rising number of confirmed cases around the world and potentially major impacts on business and travel.