International France Days to be held in Almaty27 February 2017International Days of France in Almaty will be held on the program of the 2nd International Exhibition “Regard de France”, where everyone can get acquainted with French companies, products, brands, services, represented in Kazakhstan.
Head of State signed the law on improvement of banking legislation27 February 2017The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On amendments and additions in some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan concerning enhancement of civil, banking legislation and improvement of conditions of conducting business activity", aimed at improving civil and banking legislation, improvement of Kazakhstan ‘s positions in the rating of the World Bank "Doing business", the press service of Akorda reports.
32 wheat containers exported to China from Akmola region27 February 2017From Akmola freight transportation department 32 containers with wheat were sent for export to China, it became known during the retreat of the head of JSC "NC" KTZ" Kanat Alpysbayev with railway workers of Akmola region.
Society grew into big reforms - Abdrakhmanov27 February 2017The upcoming reform of the powers of the state demonstrates the consistent implementation of the strategy of democratization of Kazakhstan's society, Sauytbek Abdrakhmanov said during a meeting of the parliamentary group of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan in the Majilis.
Constitution must conform to the requirements of our time and society - Imasheva27 February 2017New globalization, rapid development of economic relations, identification of political parties, movements, arising changes in the structure in the views of society, changes in government structures cause the necessity to review our Constitution. This was announced in Majilis of Parliament of Kazakhstan at deputy group meeting of Assembly of Nations of Kazakhstan by Majilis Deputy Snezhanna Imasheva.
KZT 81.6 bn to be allocated to increase pensions and benefits this year27 February 2017From July 1, 2017 the pensions will be increased to 20%, as well as the size of the lump-sum allowance for the birth of a child will be raised by 20%. 81.6 billion tenge will be allocated to this. This was reported by Vice Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan Svetlana Zhakupova.
E-queuing system in kindergartens to be available in mid-year27 February 2017Automation project of queue and kindergartens’ referral will be implemented in July, 2017. Deputy Manager of Astana Education Department Anuar Zhangozin and CEO of «Astana Innovations» Nurbek Zhetpisov, made an announcement of this project in an exclusive interview with IA Strategy2050.kz.
B.Sagintayev held meeting with EBRD Vice President27 February 2017Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting with Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Pierre Heilbronn, primeminister.kz reported.
Military conscription issues discussed in Kazakhstan Armed Forces27 February 2017In Astana, under the leadership of the First Deputy Minister of Defense - Chief of General Staff of Armed Forces of Kazakhstan Lieutenant General Murat Maykeyev ended a two-day instructor-methodical session on organizing and conducting conscription to military service.
S Kazakhstan develops e-database of agricultural land27 February 2017South Kazakhstan develops an electronic database of soil fertility, head of the Department of land relations management Suzakbay Abdikulov informed about it during a briefing at the Regional communications service.
Kazakhstan carried out good preparatory work for EXPO 2017 - foreign experts (VIDEO)25 February 2017Currently Kazakhstan carries out the preparation work for the forthcoming International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 and is actively working to promote EXPO abroad. The opinions regarding the preparation and organization of EXPO were stated by the representatives of foreign delegations, participants of EXPO-2017 during the exclusive interview with Strategy2050.kz taken within the third meeting of the international participants at the Palace of Independence.
SK to develop new project on acreage increase25 February 2017In South Kazakhstan region it is planned to collect water from the rivers and fill abandoned ponds, ravines and lowlands with it in winter time to carry our spring field works. This was stated by governor Zhanseit Tuymebayev during the offsite meeting on Koksaraymsky counterregulator.
Wave of industrialization to create 3K of new jobs in EK25 February 2017In 2017, within the framework of Business Support Roadmap 13 projects will be implemented in the region, which will allow creating 3 thousand new workplaces, information center of East Kazakhstan region reads.
USA signed EXPO 2017 participation agrt24 February 2017Chairman of the Board of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Akhmetzhan Yessimov and Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the USA to Kazakhstan George A. Kroll signed the Participation Agreement for EXPO-2017.
27 innovative projects selected for exhibition in Kazakhstan’s national pavilion24 February 2017Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting to review the scientific and technological projects of the local scientists and organizations that will be represented in Kazakhstan's national pavilion at the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana, primeminister.kz reported.
M. Mankeyev: Discussion of constitutional reform is an open dialogue between state and society (PHOTO)24 February 2017The discussion of the constitutional reform is an open dialogue between the state and the society. That was announced by Chairman of the Council of National Movement "Kazakhstan-2050" Mukhtar Mankeyev during the discussion of constitutional reform project for redistribution of powers between the branches of the government, which was voiced by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in CCS.
MNE to assess business climate in regions of Kazakhstan24 February 2017The audit of state control and supervision functions will be completed in order to deregulate the business by the end of March, Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov said during the parliamentary hearings in the Senate.
Through "Nurly Zhol" electricity deficit was eliminated in EK24 February 2017In 2017 in East Kazakhstan it is planned to implement 30 projects with funding of 11.1 billion tenge within the program "Nurly Zhol", and 27 projects on construction and reconstruction of utilities system by 4.9 billion tenge on "Ak Bulak" program of regional development till 2020, the govern reads.
Nurly Zhol: 31 schools to be opened in Almaty rgn in 201724 February 2017According to "Nurly Zhol" program Almaty region will open 31 schools this year. This was announced by Governor of the region Amandyk Batalov at a meeting on the results of the implementation of housing construction, objects of engineering infrastructure and education in 2016 and tasks for 2017.
MIC of Kazakhstan performs its work on state program "Digital Kazakhstan"24 February 2017The Ministry of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan is currently working on "Digital Kazakhstan" state program actively. Department plans to introduce Draft program to the government already in May of this year. This was announced by Minister of IC of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev during a press-conference in the Government.
Open air museum in Saraishyk site to be created24 February 2017Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly held an extended meeting on the further preservation of Saraishyk settlement in Atyrau region the Ministry reported.
EBRD doubled its investments in EK’s infrastructure24 February 2017This year, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will make twice more investments in infrastructure development of East Kazakhstan, in comparison with the previous year, regional information center reads.
Fighting corruption in Kazakhstan conducted on ongoing basis23 February 2017As a result of the adoption of a complex of system measures to prevent corruption and to minimize the factors of corruption the disciplinary practice was strengthened in 2016, Finance Minister Bakhyt Sultanov said during an expanded meeting of the College Office in Astana.
KZT 110 bn kept in NB summarizing 201623 February 2017The state budget revenues fulfilled at 101.1% and amounted to 9.3 trillion tenge. Last year the republican budget kept 110 billion tenge at the expense of the unallocated reserves of the Government. This was announced by Finance Minister Bakhyt Sultanov at the enlarged meeting of the Board Office.
V.Loscertales praised preparation work for EXPO in Astana (PHOTO)23 February 2017Vicente Loscertales, the Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau was impressed by the constructed facilities for EXPO in Astana. This was announced during a press conference at the office of the Central Communications Service.
Kazakhstan to develop new Customs Code23 February 2017New Customs Code of Kazakhstan will be developed this year. This was announced at the enlarged meeting of the Collegium of the Ministry of National Economy.
Inflation in 2016 was 8.5%23 February 2017As a result of the measures taken to curb rising prices the inflation in 2016 was 8.5% versus 13.6 a year earlier. Minister Timur Suleimenov informed about it at the enlarged meeting of the Collegium of the Ministry of National Economy.
E-health passport to appear in Kazakhstan (PHOTO)23 February 2017The Ministry of Health implements a number of investment projects, in particular, this is the creation of a unified integration platform, where every citizen will have an electronic health passport, Minister of Health Yelzhan Birtanov announced during Government's press conference.
19 categories of Kazakhstanis to be exempt from payment under OSHI23 February 201715 categories of citizens are exempt from the payment of contributions to the social health insurance fund, 12 of them - the socially vulnerable strata of the population, as well as military personnel, employees of special government and law enforcement agencies. The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan added 4 more categories of citizens within the OSHI. This was announced by Minister of Health Yelzhan Birtanov during a briefing in the Government of Kazakhstan.
KZT 7.8 bn to be allocated to road repair in Aktobe23 February 20177.8 billion tenge will be allocated to the repair and construction of roads in 2017. It is planned to repair 298 km of roads, which is 2.7 times more than in 2016, Governor’s Office of Aktobe region reported.
Tasmagambetov, Lavrov discussed Kazakh-Russian coop 23 February 2017Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Russia Imangali Tasmagambetov presented today letters of credence to State Secretary - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Grigoriy Karassin, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported.
D.Nazarbayeva held a series of international meetings22 February 2017Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security of the Senate of the Parliament Dariga Nazarbayeva met with head of the delegation of the European Union in Kazakhstan Traian Hristea and Chinese Ambassador to Kazakhstan Zhang Hanhui.
"Space" award totaling €20K to be awarded at EXPO-201722 February 2017The "Space" award in the amount of 20 million euros will be awarded for the best innovative project in the field of future energy. This was announced by director of the department on work with the international participants of the national company "Astana EXPO-2017" Ilya Urazakov at the third meeting of international participants of EXPO-2017.
Kazakhstan changed state fees for OSHI22 February 2017The Government of Kazakhstan approved amendments to a part of changing rates and calculation objects of payments and state fees of OSHI draft-law. This was informed on primeminister.kz.
AIFC delegation establishes cooperation with the Netherlands22 February 2017The Netherlands experts of the World Trade Center will visit Astana for entering into cooperation with Astana International Financial Center. This was announced during a working visit of CEO of AIFC Kairat Kelimbetov in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
326 reps from 100 countries arrived at III meeting of EXPO 2017 (PHOTO)22 February 2017326 registered participants from more than 100 countries and international organizations have arrived at the third meeting in the run-up to EXPO 2017, Chairman of the Board "National Company "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Akhmetzhan Yessimov announced at the III meeting of the international participants of EXPO-2017.
President appointed Kazakh Ambassadors21 February 2017By the decrees of President Nursultan Nazarbayev the Ambassadors of Kazakhstan to a number of countries was appointed, the press service of Akorda informed.
Kazakhstan and Iran discussed tariff conditions for 201721 February 2017In Tehran, the representatives of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" and Islamic Republic Of Iran Railways explored the issues of the cargo transportation volumes increasing between 2 countries, container transportation from China to Iran and backwards through Kazakhstan on a regular basis.
65 pre-school institutions to be opened in Aktobe rgn21 February 2017At the end of this year it is planned to commission 65 kindergartens in Aktobe region, it was announced during the meeting dedicated to the goals and objectives set by Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Malaysia to share its experience in creating secure cyberspace with Kazakhstan21 February 2017Malaysia will share its experience with Kazakhstan in the establishment of a safer cyberspace for the national security. This was announced during the meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan Daniyar Sarekenov with the executive director of the National Agency “CyberSecurity Malaysia” Amirudin Wahab.
Pediatric service renews in Kazakhstan21 February 2017Currently work on the issue of pediatric services resumption in Kazakhstan is in a progress. Responding to a request of IA Strategy2050.kz, in the Ministry of Health reported.
Head of State signed Law on amendments to republican budget21 February 2017The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On amendments and additions to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On republican budget for 2017-2019", aimed at clarifying the macroeconomic indicators of social and economic development of the country, the press service of Akorda informed.
Gratitude Day is spiritual substance of APK - Bashmakov21 February 2017During the national roundtable of "Association of Russian, Slavic and Cossack organizations of Kazakhstan" in Astana head of the Department of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan at Gumilyov Eurasian National University Anatoly Bashmakov spoke about the importance of reforms in the country.
More than 1.5 mln people from Kazakhstan and abroad took advantage of Soyle.kz21 February 2017More than 1.5 million people from Kazakhstan and foreign countries used the Soyle.kz services, deputy executive director of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Foundation - Leader of the Nation Sultan Aitzhanov said during at a press conference in the Central Communications Service.
Tourist opportunities of Kazakhstan presented in Singapore20 February 2017Singapore hosted the 50th anniversary of the international tourist exhibition “NATAS Travel Fair”, organized by the National Association of Travel Agencies of Singapore, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported.
Mobile application for Kazakh language study launched in Kazakhstan20 February 2017A method of studying the Kazakh language for Russian-speaking schools of Kazakhstan was developed, thus a mobile application for the study of the Kazakh language Soyle.kz was created, Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Yerlan Sagadiyev informed.
Kazakh students to have homework reduced20 February 2017With the correct formulation of the educational process, at the weekend homework can and should be cut. This was announced by Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Yerlan Sagadiyev during the Government Hour in the Majilis.
Kazakhstan to create single kindergartens line20 February 2017The Ministry of Education and Science plans to merge all the queues in the country in one republican line, Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Yerlan Sagadiyev announced during the governmental hour in the Majilis.
Issimbayeva voiced number of issues on education reform in Kazakhstan20 February 2017The analysis of the current situation, methods and forms of ongoing education reforms gives basis to state at the same time the presence of many chronic and emerging issues, Deputy Chairwoman of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Gulmira Issimbayeva said during the Government Hour in the Majilis.
Kazakhstan and Slovenia MFA discussed strengthening of relations20 February 2017Political consultations were held between the MFA of Kazakhstan and Slovenia in Astana. The Kazakh delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Roman Vasilenko, and the Slovenian delegation was headed by State Secretary of the MFA of Slovenia Darja Bavdaž Kuret.
3 investment forums to be held in SK20 February 2017This year for the development of business in South Kazakhstan region 3 investment forums are planned, the region government reported.
Equal terms for all medical organizations to be created in health insurance system18 February 2017Equal and economically favorable conditions for the involvement of all medical organizations, regardless of ownership, will be created in the health insurance system, Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov said at a meeting with the representatives of the private medical business of Mangistau region.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev held meeting on improving of procurement system18 February 2017Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on improving of the procurement system to implement President's instructions announced in the Address to the Nation "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness", primeminister.kz reported.
Sec of State pays working visit to Zhambyl rgn18 February 2017Secretary of State Gulshara Abdykalikova is paying a working visit to Zhambyl region. She participated in an extended meeting of the Public Accord Council of the Regional People's Assembly of Kazakhstan. The theme of the meeting was "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan - New Growth Model" and was devoted to the discussion of the latest Presidential Address to the Nation, Akorda press service informed.
Kyzylorda rgn completed construction of main highways17 February 2017Currently Kyzylorda region has completed the construction of main road projects "Sekseuil - Zhezkazgan", 812 km of the international highway "Western Europe - Western China" and the corridor "Beineu - Bozoi - Shymkent". This was reported by Governor of the region Krymbek Kusherbayev during a meeting in the CCS.
Almaty region to launch sugar factory in 201717 February 2017The primary objective this year is the launch of a sugar factory in Aksu, Governor of Almaty region Amandyk Batalov said during a working meeting to discuss the main priorities for 2017.
3 important documents of Astana process to be considered within a month17 February 2017Three important documents of Astana process will be reviewed within one month, two documents of which are complementary to the core, head of the Russian delegation and special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Syria Aleksandr Lavrentyev informed.
70 types of souvenirs for EXPO-2017 prepared (PHOTO)16 February 2017At present the demonstration samples of souvenirs for EXPO-2017 on 70 types of products have been developed and approved, director of the Department of Commercialization of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Daulet Yerkimbayev informed during the products presentation.
Jordan plays important role in Syria talks16 February 2017Jordan plays a big role in the Syrian settlement negotiations. This was reported by political analyst, representing the Syrian delegation Hussein Murtada.
New national investment company appear in Kazakhstan16 February 2017Until the end of February Kazakhstan will complete the procedure of reorganization and the creation of the national investment company "Kazakh Invest", Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Saparbek Tuyakbayev announced during Government's press conference.
Nazarbayev's initiatives to set example for post-Soviet space - expert16 February 2017Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Romania Daulet Batrashev met with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Romania Teodor-Viorel Meleşcanu to discuss current state and prospects of bilateral cooperation development in the light of the celebration of 25 years of diplomatic relations on July 15, 2017.
100K people to construct roads within "Nurly Zhol"16 February 2017100 thousand workers will be employed for roads building under the "Nurly Zhol" program, Vice-Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar said during a press conference on the implementation of President's Address "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness" in the CCS.
8K apartments to be built in capital in 201816 February 2017It is planned to put into operation 8000 apartments in Astana in 2018. This was announced by Mayor of Astana Asset Issekeshev during a reporting meeting with the population of the capital.
Kazakh rep informed UNSC about cybersecurity practices in Kazakhstan16 February 2017According to the MFA of Kazakhstan , Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan Azamat Abdymomunov has spoken out on the open debate of the UN Security Council "Threats to international peace and security by terrorist acts: the protection of critical infrastructure".
GRP of Astana to be increased by 3.7% - Issekeshev16 February 2017Gross regional product of Astana will be increased by 3.7% and will amount to over 5 trillion tenge, Mayor of Astana Asset Issekeshev has said during a reporting meeting with the population of the capital.
Uzbekistan intends to use methods of Kazakh farms for breeding cattle16 February 2017Agricultural industry has become one of the key vectors of expansion of bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. It was announced during the meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Yerik Utembayev with Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Zair Mirzayev.
All information about EXPO-2017 events in one place15 February 2017The Kazakh Scientific Research Institute under the Ministry of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan has presented a website where information about all cultural events held as part of EXPO-2017 in Astana is provided - expo2017culture.kz.
Ethnic Aul to demonstrate traditions of Kazakh people at EXPO-2017 (PHOTO)15 February 2017The Ethno-cultural complex "Ethnic Aul" will become a center of showcase of national traditions of Kazakh people in an area of 2500 square meters on the territory of the "Kazanat" hippodrome. This was announced by Deputy Director of the State Theatre "Astana Opera" Toleubek Alpiyev.
Gas price in EAEU countries can be equally profitable14 February 2017In the framework of creating a common gas market government agencies' representatives and major oil and gas companies of the Eurasian Economic Union were in favor of establishing equal income gas prices in the member states.
Kazakhstanis have radically new challenges14 February 2017Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the representatives of the public, intellectuals, politicians, the press service of Akorda informed.
The third modernization opens up great opportunities for business development14 February 2017Business Women of Kazakhstan support the program of the third modernization proposed by Kazakhstan President in the Address to the Nation. This program opens great opportunities for further business development, representative of the "Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan" Yelena Antonovich in the CCS said.
Senators met with leadership of National Guard14 February 2017The Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security of the Senate of the Parliament led by Dariga Nazarbayeva met with the leadership of the National Guard to discuss the "Development Plan of the National Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2017-2019".
Senate considered ratification of UN and Kazakhstan government agreement14 February 2017At the enlarged meeting committee on Socio-Cultural Development and Science of the Senate reviewed the draft law "On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations regarding educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO) on the establishment the Central Asian regional glaciological center (category 2) in Kazakhstan under the auspices of UNESCO".
Kazakhstan to launch mobile app for women (PHOTO)14 February 2017A mobile application for women will appear in Kazakhstan, president of "Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan" Raushan Sarsembayeva said during a press conference at the office of the Central Communications Service.
Senate to ratify memorandum on joint Special Forces exercises with Turkey14 February 2017The Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security of the Senate discussed the bill "On ratification of Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on the host Party support during the Special Forces exercise".
Abdrakhmanov: Astana process - one of really existing14 February 2017Currently Astana process is one of really active and at the same time it is the most serious preparatory stage for the resumption of the Geneva talks. This was stated by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov in the Government.
33.8K families to receive housing in Kazakhstan by yearend14 February 2017400 billion tenge was allocated on housing and infrastructure in 2016. It provided housing for about 8.3 thousand families and by the end of the year due to these funds 33.8 thousand families will be provided with the additional housing. This was announced by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek at the Government meeting.
KZT 1.7 tln to be spent on construction of roads within "Nurly Zhol" 14 February 2017In the period of 2017-2019 years it’s planned to implement 23 road projects the length of which is 4.4 thousand km and the cost is 1.7 trillion tenge. This was announced by Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek at the Government meeting.
WK region: Investments in Zelenovsk grew by 10.3%14 February 2017The investments volume in fixed assets Zelenovsky district in Western Kazakhstan increased by 10.3%, during the reporting meeting with the population mayor Karim Zhakupov informed.
Suleimenov: "Nurly Zhol" - main economic growth engine14 February 2017The "Nurly Zhol" program is the main engine of the economic growth that sets the pace for country's development and gives a powerful boost to the construction of road, housing and social services. This was stated by Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan Timur Suleimenov during the meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan’s rates of economic growth should be above world average - Karimova14 February 2017President's Address "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness" has designated a new model of the economic growth of Kazakhstan. Expert of the Institute of System Studies "Parasat" Manshuk Karimova expressed her opinion on this issue in the exclusive interview with Strategy2050.kz.
1,5K taxis to operate in Astana during the EXPO 201713 February 2017During the EXPO-2017 1500 taxis will operate and the number of passenger buses increase," - stated head of "Bureau of urban solutions" Dauren Kaisarov at a press conference in the Central Communications Service dedicated to the activities of the Council for Sustainable Development of Astana and its agglomeration.
Introduction of OSHI to improve health of Kazakhstanis - Tsoi13 February 2017The introduction of the obligatory social health insurance (OSHI) will improve Kazakhstanis’ health and increase life expectancy, Vice Minister of Health Aleksei Tsoi said during a roundtable at the National Scientific Medical Centre in Astana.
Kazakhstan expects industrial growth at 3% in 201713 February 2017The industrial growth is expected in Kazakhstan at 3% this year, Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov reported during a meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan, primeminister.kz informed.
454 kindergartens opened in Almaty rgn13 February 2017Since the start of the "Balapan" program 454 kindergartens and 210 mini-centers have been opened in Almaty region, Governor’s office reported.
US delegation visited EXPO-2017 construction site13 February 2017Astana hosted a meeting of Chairman of the Board of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Akhmetzhan Yessimov with US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs William Todd.
600K tons of flour exported in S Kazakhstan region in 201613 February 2017Over the past year in South Kazakhstan region the enterprises of milling industry produced 801 255 tons of flour, 269 900 tons of bran and bran. The cost of manufactured products amounted to 62 billion 825 million tenge.
KZT 2.5 bn directed to road repairs in Temirtau13 February 20172.5 billion tenge will be spent on repair and maintenance of roads in Temirtau (Karaganda region) in 2017, Mayor of the city Galym Ashimov informed during a reporting meeting with the population.
600-place school to be opened in Yessik13 February 2017A school for 600 children will be opened in Yessik town (Almaty region). The total cost of the construction is 1 billion 244.238 million tenge, Governor’s office reported.
Investments in fixed capital of EKR increased by 6%11 February 2017Investments in fixed capital of East Kazakhstan region grew by 6%, Governor of the region Danial Akhmetov said at the meeting of the Public Council on the results of social and economic development in 2016 and prospects for development in 2017.
Kokshetau to build 5 apartment houses in 201710 February 2017Kokshetau has started to build 5 apartment houses worth a total 1.4 billion tenge, said Akim Yermek Marzhikpayev at the meeting on the results of socio-economic development in Kokshetau for 2016 and tasks for 2017.
MCS pays special attention to professional training - Raimkulova10 February 2017The Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan pays special attention to the education of a new generation of Kazakhstanis, strengthening of the role of vocational training, conducting of further policy of trilingual education, Vice-Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan Aktoty Raimkulova said at a press conference in the Government.
In 2017, KTZ predicts increase in passenger traffic10 February 2017Under the chairmanship of First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin held the meeting of the Board of Directors of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy", the official web site reports.
It’s necessary to improve public confidence in judicial system10 February 2017The President set a task before the judicial community to increase public confidence in the judicial system and judges aim to implement this task, Chairman of the Atyrau Regional Court Margulan Bekturganov said at a meeting with young judges of the region.
K. Tokayev met with Director of UNDP Regional Bureau09 February 2017Senate Chairman Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev met with UN Assistant Secretary General, Director of the Regional UNDP Bureau for Europe and CIS countries, the UN High Commissioner for Expo 2017 Resident Coordinator Dzhikhan Sultanoglu.
Chinese Ambassador: Kazakhstan - reliable strategic partner09 February 2017The Parliament held a meeting of the chairman of the International Affairs, Defense and Security Committee of the Majilis Maulen Ashimbayev with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhang Hanhuey.
UN supports creation of Green tech center on the basis of EXPO-201709 February 2017UN supports the initiative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish a center of green technologies on the basis of the EXPO-2017, it was announced during the meeting of Chairman of the Board of "NC "Astana EXPO-2017" JSC Akhmetzhan Yessimov with UN Commissioner, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS Cihan Sultanoglu, during which the United Nations signed an agreement to participate in the exhibition.
SKR: New plant can export 60 tons of meat per day (PHOTO)09 February 2017A new plant for the production of meat and meat products was opened in Sairam district (South Kazakhstan region) with the participation of Iranian investors for the first time. 3 thousand heads of small cattle and 200 heads of cattle are slaughtered for meet daily.
Milk production to increase at 1 million tons within EAEU in 201709 February 2017In 2017, milk production in the EAEU will increase at 1 million tons, member of the Board (Minister) of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) for Industry and Agroindustrial Complex Sergey Sidorsky said at the VIII Congress of the National Union of Milk Producers (Soyuzmoloko).
"KazContent" website traffic grows every year - Sharapiyev09 February 2017"KazContent's" eight portals traffic grows each year. Last year, it exceeded 50 million. This was reported by chief executive officer of "KazContent" JSC Chingiz Sharapiyev at the expanded board meeting of the Ministry of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan.
Egov.kz mobile app nominated for "Best Mobile Government service"09 February 2017Last month, the Government of the United Arab Emirates nominated the mobile app egov.kz for the "Best Mobile Government service". This was reported by Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev at the enlarged board meeting.
Number of Internet users exceeded 70% in 201609 February 2017As a result of creating of a modern telecommunications infrastructure, the number of Internet users reached 72.9% in 2016. This was announced by Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev at the enlarged board meeting.
MIC summed up modernization of 201609 February 2017The results of the Ministry's activity has been summed up by Minister of Information and Communications Dauren Abayev. The tasks for 2017 year have also been outlined at the expanded board meeting of the Ministry of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan.
EXPO 2017 to be held at the highest level08 February 2017Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov and the delegation of the ministry visited the office of the organizers of the upcoming International specialized exhibition EXPO 2017 in Astana on Wednesday.
Transition to new model of electing governors to bring positive result - expert (VIDEO)08 February 2017It is proposed to amend two articles of the Chapter 8 of the Constitution concerning local government. One of them - the election of governors will be regulated at the level of the law. Expert, PhD, leading researcher of the department of constitutional, administrative law and public law institution Mereke Gabdualiyev shared his opinion on this issue in an interview with Strategy2050.kz.
B.Sagintayev acquainted with scientific developments of Kazakh scientists08 February 2017Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev visited the park of innovative technologies during his working trip to Almaty today; he got acquainted with the scientific developments of Kazakh scientists and held a meeting on the implementation of the Message of President Nursultan Nazarbayev "Third Modernization: Global Competitiveness".
Food-court at EXPO-2017 territory filled by 75%08 February 2017Kazakh businessmen are offered a unique opportunity - to open food service point at the EXPO-2017. At the moment, 75% of the food court is already filled, but the contest continues. This was announced by director of the department of commercialization of the EXPO-2017 Daulet Yerkenbayev.
It necessary to simplify legislation in agriculture - expert (VIDEO)08 February 2017The President's Address outlines the need to develop agriculture and grain market. There are many laws and normative-legal acts creating difficulties for farmers to percept and understand the laws. The expert opinion on the topic has been expressed by PhD, leading research worker of the department of constitutional, administrative law and public administration at the legislation institute Mereke Gabdualiyev in an interview with Strategy2050.kz.
Kazakhstan started to apply "Eurocodes" system in construction08 February 2017The Head of State and Government instructed to transit to "Eurocodes" system in the construction. As of today, a draft Action Plan for the implementation of the Concept for 2017-2021 years has been prepared. It provides measures for the transition to Eurocodes. This was reported by the Committee for Construction and Housing and Communal Services to Strategy2050.kz.
SKR to build small hydroelectric power plant08 February 2017On Mashat River, Tulkubas district a small hydroelectric power plant with capacity of 4.2 MW planned to be built, the akimat of South Kazakhstan region reported.
Astana applies new technology to treat cancer08 February 2017Astana discussed topical issues and solutions with the development of further tactics of a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of malignant neoplasms during a briefing to mark the World Day of the fight against cancer and the prevention of early detection of cancer.
Czech Republic to showcase most advanced technologies at EXPO201707 February 2017The delegation of Czech MPs has paid a visit to the construction site and office of the organizers of the International specialized exhibition EXPO 2017 today. After a short excursion around the EXPO facilities, the delegation led by Czech Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Jan Hamáček met with CEO of JSC "NC "Astana EXPO 2017" Akhmetzhan Yessimov.
Kazakhstan reduced terms for issuance of construction documents 07 February 2017After the optimization, the process of issuing permits for the design and construction has been shortened. This was reported by the Committee for Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Strategy2050.kz.
EKR launched campaign to create agricultural cooperatives07 February 2017Through the establishment of agricultural cooperatives in East Kazakhstan region, it is planned to increase the capacity of dairies and meat processing plants up to 105 thousand tons of milk and 20 thousand tons of meat.
Kazakhstan creates complex of defense system "Kiberschit"07 February 2017Kazakhstan creates a "Kiberschit" system, which presents a whole complex of organizational, legal and technical measures. This was announced by the Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan Beibut Atamkulov said at the Government meeting.
MES to develop rules for use of sponsorship funds in schools07 February 2017Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan continues the execution of activities within the 4 years program. It includes the transition to a new learning content, the five-day school week, the introduction of basic textbooks, new methods of teaching of Kazakh language. This was announced by Education Minister Yerlan Sagadiyev at the Government meeting.
MIA announced set of measures to ensure road safety07 February 2017In accordance with the National Plan "100 concrete steps" it’s planned to ensure the traffic police men with personnel DVRs, reflective oversleeves, white gloves and other additional elements of the uniform. This was announced by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Kalmukhanbet Kassymov at the Government meeting.
State of Nation Address covers topical issues and keeps up to times - akim07 February 2017State of the Nation Address completely covers topical issues and keeps up to the times, Governor of Mangistau region Alik Aidarbayev said at a meeting considering the implementation of the main directions and objectives of the "Third modernization: global competitiveness" and the reauthorization of governmental departments.
Private property protection depends on amendments to the Constitution - expert (VIDEO)07 February 2017Over recent years, there is much discussion on the amendments to the Article 26. It proposes to replace the term "citizen" with "everyone", to amend the article on the land ownership, property. PhD, Constitution researcher, leader of the department of constitutional, administrative law and public institution management Mereke Gabdualiyeva said in an interview with Strategy2050.kz.
Akmola region launches sausage shop06 February 2017Recently a new sausage shop in Aidabol village has released a trial batch of sausages, Governor’s Office of Akmola region reported.
Reps of Kazakhstan and Brazil discussed trade and economic relations06 February 2017Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Brazil Kairat Sarzhanov in El Salvador held a meeting with Governor of the State of Bahia Rui Costa dos Santos. Here, they discussed issues of development of Kazakh-Brazilian trade and economic relations, the possibility of joint projects, business forums with the participation of business circles of Kazakhstan and the State Bahia.
SKR: Plant for production of pasta exports 60% of production04 February 2017A plant for the production of pasta in South Kazakhstan region exports 60% of production. It became known in the course of a working trip by Governor of South Kazakhstan region Zhanseit Tuimebayeva to "Altyn Dan" engaged in the manufacture of pasta, flour and dairy products of high quality.
Imangali Tasmagambetov named Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Russia03 February 2017By the President's decree, Imangali Tasmagambetov has been relieved of his post of the Vice Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. He has been appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Russian Federation, Akorda press service informed.
Astana to lead development of tourism at int'l level03 February 2017The deputies of the maslikhat of Astana city reviewed the implementation of the state policy and coordination in the field of tourism of the city, the official website of the capital reported.
"Amanat" Award aims to augment human values03 February 2017"Amanat" public recognition award aims to promote the multiplication of human values, deputy head of the International Secretariat of G-Global Saltanat Rakhimbekova said during a press conference Central Communications Service.
Today's Address gives us clear direction to work in coming period03 February 2017Today's Address is particular. It gives us an important and clear direction for the coming period, Governor of Pavlodar region Bulat Bakauov said during a meeting to explain the main provisions of the Address of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the people of Kazakhstan "The third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness".
MNE expects economic growth of at least 2.0%03 February 2017Based on the forecasts the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan expects the economic growth of at least 2.0% by the year end. This was announced by Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov at the meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan with the participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
About 2K imported goods to be replaced by domestic03 February 2017A tripartite agreement on the support for increase of the share of the local content in goods produced in the territory of Kazakhstan was signed between the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan, the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs "Atameken" and the backbone companies in Astana.
Head of State praised National Bank's work03 February 2017Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev noted the positive aspects in agency's activities, as well as stabilization of the foreign exchange market of the country in the course of the meeting of the Government with the participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and received an approving assessment by the Head of State.
Ministry of National Economy to prepare project of Unified Export Strategy of Kazakhstan03 February 2017Due to the fact that the internal and external investments require a quantitative and qualitative increase in export sales, the Ministry of National Economy will prepare a project of the Unified Export Strategy of Kazakhstan, Minister of National Economy Timur Suleimenov has said at the meeting of the Government with the participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
D.Nazarbayeva: We need to focus on domestic issues03 February 2017Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security of the Senate of the Parliament Dariga Nazarbayeva met with the members of the First President Foundation and the Institute of World Economics and Politics.
B.Bokayev: Responsibility of citizens - key to success of state03 February 2017It's necessary to react responsible to innovations, which were mentioned by the President, deputy director of the National School of Public Policy of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan Baurzhan Bokayev said during the Expert Forum "Modernization 3.0: a new stage of economic and political development of Kazakhstan".
Hungary is ready to receive Kazakh diplomats for internships02 February 2017In the framework of the first institutional reform on the formation of a modern, professional and autonomous state apparatus Budapest held consultations in the field of human resources policy between the foreign ministries of Kazakhstan and Hungary.
The Netherlands launched EXPO-2017 website02 February 2017The Netherlands held a presentation of the official website dedicated to country's participation in the International specialized exhibition "EXPO-2017", according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
National Bank must ensure inflation stability for economic growth02 February 2017Firstly the National Bank must ensure the inflation stability, then take some measures to stimulate country's economic growth, chief researcher of KISS under the President Vyacheslav Dodonov said during the Expert Forum "Modernization 3.0: a new stage of economic and political development of Kazakhstan".
Address marked great challenges to economic development of Kazakhstan - Alpysbayeva02 February 2017In the Address the President outlined a number of objectives for economic development of Kazakhstan that we will have to perform, Director of the Center of macroeconomic and applied economic and mathematical researches of "Economic Research Institute" Sara Alpysbayeva said during the Expert Forum "Modernization 3.0: a new stage of economic and political development of Kazakhstan" .
Kazakh President gave promise to public to create new model of economic growth - Kalashnikova02 February 2017The Kazakh President gives the clear message to the society about the need to create a new model of the economic growth, head of the Service of Strategic Planning, Science and Management, Doctor of Political Sciences Natalya Kalashnikova said at a meeting of the representatives of the creative intelligentsia of Kazakhstan to discuss the Address of President Nursultan Nazarbayev "The third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness".
Abdrakhmanov: Large-scale reforms of President aim at ensuring progress in country's development02 February 2017Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov met with the accredited diplomatic corps. During the meeting he familiarized the ambassadors with Nursultan Nazarbayev's key proposals on the constitutional reform, the main theses of President's Address "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness" and outlined Astana's priorities as a non-permanent UN Security Council member.
Myrzakhmetov: NCE ready to implement 5 Address priorities 01 February 2017As a consolidating business organization the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs is ready to respond to all the challenges of our time, Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Ablai Myrzakhmetov said during a briefing on the implementation of the tasks voiced by the President in the Address "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness".
Abdrakhmanov: Policy on strengthening of economic diplomacy became priority for MFA01 February 2017The policy on strengthening of the economic diplomacy has become a priority for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan in the light of President's Address "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness". It was announced during a meeting of the Public Council on the activities of the Ministry under the chairmanship of Senate deputy Byrganym Aitimova.
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