External barriers to export are in focus of Kazakhstan diplomacy26 April 2019The authority entrusted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the export promotion sector implies the active involvement of the diplomatic service in resolving issues on increasing of the stable supply of domestic processed products to foreign markets.
50 sessions are planned within the AEF 201926 April 2019On May 16-17 the Astana Economic Forum will take place in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan city. Global leaders and keynote international experts will gather on the common dialogue platform to discuss major current challenges to the global economy and develop recommendations on how to overcome them in Kazakhstan. Read more in the piece of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Turkic-speaking countries vow to upgrade education through establishing accreditation center25 April 2019Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University and the Turkic Council Secretariat with support from the Ministry of Information and Public Development of Kazakhstan and Turkestan region’s Governor’s Office hosted the Union of Turkic Universities’ 4th General Assembly session, rallying rectors, diplomats, representatives of international organizations, experts, scholars, young students, cultural and public representatives from over 15 countries – Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Hungary. 19 universities from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey sit on the Union of Turkic Universities, founded in 2013 under the Turkic Council. Read more on the Strategy2050.kz website.
Iran provides Kazakhstan access to the Persian Gulf’s markets25 April 2019The five-year Kazakhstan-Iran cooperation program featured political consultations aimed at debating enhanced bilateral cooperation, collaboration within international organizations, as well as at exchanging views on regional and global security. The two countries actively collaborate in multiple areas focusing on preserving the long-standing friendly relations. To know more about the current state of Kazakh-Iranian cooperation, read the article below.
IV Eurasian International Book Fair: paradise for bookworms24 April 2019“Eurasian Book Fair - 2019” is the country's largest book forum that unites publishing and book-selling organizations, cultural and educational centers of the CIS, Europe and Asia to develop and strengthen business and humanitarian cooperation. Read more about this fair in the review material of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Nursultan Nazarbayev met with CEO of ALSTOM24 April 2019Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with CEO of ALSTOM, Henri Poupart-Lafarge, the press service of the First President of Kazakhstan – Yelbasy informed.
Nazarbayev proposes to nominee Tokayev as candidate for President from Nur Otan Party23 April 2019The 19th extraordinary convention of Nur Otan Party highlighted the nomination from the Party in the upcoming presidential elections. The convention gathered deputies of all levels, the Political Council’s members, Party veterans, representatives of the regional branches, grass-roots Party organizations and activists of the Zhas Otan branch. For more, read the below article brought by NA Strategy2050.kz.
S Korea to assist in creation of Rehabilitation Department at Kazakh university23 April 2019Kazakhstan will establish a Department of Rehabilitation on the basis of Asfendiyarov KazNMU. This became known during a bilateral meeting of Kazakh Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov with Korean Minister of Health and Welfare Mr. Park Neung-hu within the official visit of the President of Korea to Kazakhstan. Read more about this meeting and signed documents as a result in the material of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Nursultan Nazarbayev met Chinese Ambassador22 April 2019Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhang Xiao.
Revised cooperation: what the Presidents of Kazakhstan and Korea agreed22 April 2019President of Korea Moon Jae-in arrived in Nur Sultan on a state visit. During the talks, President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, discussed with the South Korean leader the current state and prospects of bilateral relations, as well as the current regional and international agenda, Akorda’s press service informed.
How to attract investment? Kazakhstan reinforces measures22 April 2019An integrated eco-system to bring investments while concentrating on investors from all over the globe is among the core instructions given by first Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. In doing so, the country seeks ways to ensure all favorable conditions are created for investors. Liberated visa and migration regimes, creation of the AIFC based on English law, the Coordinating Council, can these moves help Kazakhstan face other issues? Read in the piece of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Kazakhstan, UK strive to boost cooperation in multiple areas19 April 2019During his visit to Kazakhstan, Sir Alan Duncan, the Minister of State for Europe and the Americas, met with the Kazakh Prime Minister, the Kazakh Senate Speaker, Kazakh Foreign Minister. Enhanced bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation came under discussion, with both sides willing to step up the ties in various areas. This week also marked the translation of the anthologies of Kazakh literature works carried out with Rukhani Zhangyru Programme in a bid to bring Kazakh literature closer to the world. Read more in the review material of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Police need to be more open – Tokayev 18 April 2019Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev partook in an expanded meeting of the board of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Akorda press service informs.
Kazakhstan ready to realize transit and transport potential in the interests of interconnected Eurasia 17 April 2019Enhanced transport and logistics cooperation and strengthened connectivity in its broadest sense were the central focuses of the high-level Romanian EU presidency-sponsored Conference on Central Asia entitled “Interconnectedness for sustainable development” on 15-16 April in Bucharest. The Kazakh diplomat briefed in detail the EU leaders, ministers of foreign affairs and transport of Europe and Central Asia on the development of the country’s [Kazakhstan] transport and logistics infrastructure while pairing Nurly Zhol program and Belt and Road initiative, the Foreign Ministry press release reads.
Young people’s potential is immense, especially among children – expert’s view15 April 2019First of all, patriotism is the desire to support the prosperity of your country participating in its activity. The proper formation of moral and spiritual values begins from a young age. Kazakhstan has such an organization for this - “Zhas Ulan”, which brings up the country’s younger generation based on high values, principles of tolerance, democracy and culture of mutual understanding. Leader of the Republican United Children and Youth Organization Dinara Sadvakassova shared about the activity of “Zhas Ulan”, its projects and plans for the future in the interview with the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Kazakh Foreign Ministry actively promotes Kazakh culture abroad15 April 2019Over 250 thematic events, including up to 130 meetings, 34 roundtables, 28 book and photo exhibitions, Kazakh history and culture film screenings took place in foreign countries in 2018 alone, with 150 articles appeared on foreign media outlets, the Ministry’s press release reads the figures.
Kazakhstan, Germany step up trade and economic cooperation15 April 2019The Kazakhstan-Germany intergovernmental working group opened the 12th session in Berlin with trade and economic cooperation issues at stake, marking the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s first ever participation as the main holder. The Ministry has been seeing to attracting foreign investments and promoting Kazakh exports abroad. Yermek Kosherbayev, the Deputy Foreign Minister – Co-Chairman of the Kazakh part of the intergovernmental working group, spearheaded the Kazakh delegation, meanwhile the German delegation was led by Ekhart Franz, the Deputy Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Co-Chairman of the German part of the working group.
Tokayev: Investment - basis of economic growth and regional welfare12 April 2019President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, met with the public in the framework of his working visit to Mangistau region. It was attended by the deputies of the regional maslikhat, members of the council of veterans, representatives of the non-governmental sector and the business community, as well as the scientific and creative intelligentsia, young people, the press service of Akorda informed.
25th anniversary of Eurasian integration: from idea to reality11 April 201925 years ago First President of Kazakhstan – Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev voiced an idea to create the Eurasian union; the idea that could rationalize relations between the post-Soviet countries on a mutually beneficial basis. As a result, 20 years later, the idea of the Eurasian integration of Yelbasy laid the foundation for the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union. Today, the practical activity of the EAEU confirms the relevance of this idea and its significance in the modern world. How this idea was realized, read in the review of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Head of State met with rector of Moscow State University11 April 2019President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University Viktor Sadovnichy and Chairman of the Russian Public Council for International Cooperation and Public Diplomacy Sergey Ordzhonikidze, the press service of Akorda informed.
Kazakhstan participated in World Economic Forum in Jordan09 April 2019The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa took place in Jordan on 6-7 April 2019. This was the 10th meeting in Jordan and 17th meeting in the region. Having convened more than a thousand government, business and civil society leaders from over 50 countries, the meeting was themed “Building New Platforms of Cooperation”.
Tokayev to address the Kazakh nation09 April 2019Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will address the people of Kazakhstan on the republican TV channels, the press service of Akorda informed.
Almost all employers want the Bolashakers to work for them – expert08 April 2019In Kazakhstan, 2019 has been declared as the Year of Youth, and in this connection, the country is going to implement 101 projects and conduct 600 events. The Bolashak Association is rightfully one of the largest network of youth associations in the country, successfully operating at the republican and international levels. Read more about the work of the Association and how it will assist in realization of the Year of Youth Roadmap in the exclusive interview with Executive Director of the Bolashak Association Laura Demessinova.
The Netherlands brings investments and new technologies to Kazakhstan08 April 2019Creation of unique conditions for potential investors free of bureaucracy and cumbersome procedures remains one of the areas of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s activities in efforts to implement the government policy to attract investments, the Foreign Ministry informed.
Sustainable development: how Kazakhstan contributes to achieving 17 SDGs04 April 2019Established to resolve the most pressing issues in innovation, finance, technology, and other spheres, the Astana International Financial Center increasingly turns out to be popular for meetings and forums. One of the events held to discuss projects of doctoral students from Kazakhstan studying in the UK was devoted to the sustainable development goals. Read more about this event in the piece of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Veterinary and phytosanitary policy: what Kazakhstan pursues02 April 2019Veterinary and phytosanitary security is of strategic priority in the country. Some positive trends are seen in this regard in Kazakhstan as a result of the measures taken by the country, making it possible to expand its export potential. Read more in the article below.
Taxonomy of green projects to appear in Kazakhstan01 April 2019The Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) hosted a seminar for the purpose of developing a taxonomy of green projects for Kazakhstan. According to Dr Ma Jun, an ecosystem made up of a green taxonomy, information disclosure, financial products and incentives is must for an efficient green finance market, including green banking and green bonds.
Amendments made as Kazakh First Deputy PM Smailov took part in EECC meeting01 April 2019Kazakh First Deputy Prime Minister – Finance Minister Alikhan Smailov partook in a follow-up meeting of the Eurasian Economic Commission Council (EECC) in Moscow, putting forward for consideration 36 approved and 10 additional issues at stake. As they met, a draft agenda for a Eurasian Inter-Parliamentary Council meeting scheduled for April was endorsed.
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