Милан 1, 17.10.14

Kazakhstan Joins ASEM, Moves to Boost Multilateral Cooperation in New Format

MILAN – Kazakhstan has officially joined the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), a key forum for dialogue and cooperation between the two continents, and took part in the 10th ASEM Summit on Oct. 16-17 in Milan. President Nursultan Nazarbayev headed the Kazakh delegation at the two-day summit, addressing an audience of...

Kazakhstan to Celebrate 550th Kazakh Statehood Anniversary in 2015

ASTANA – President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced on Oct. 22 that next year Kazakhstan will celebrate the 550th anniversary of Kazakh statehood. “In 1465, Kerey and Janybek created the first khanate and it is to that time that . Perhaps, it was not a...

External News in Brief

“The Western Europe-Western China transport corridor plans to add a branch to the countries of the Persian Gulf. The branch will start from the territory of Kazakhstan. The main part on Kazakhstan’s land will be put into operation in 2017,” Deputy Chairman of the Road Committee of the Ministry...

First European Laser Eye Surgery Centre Opens in Astana

ASTANA – The first European Laser Eye Surgery Centre has opened in Astana at the Republican Diagnostic Center (RDC), in collaboration with the Slovakian Oftum Clinic, with the focus on eye diagnostics, surgery and treatment of complicated eye diseases. “In order to receive an eye surgery, Kazakh citizens do...

Experts and Officials Discuss EXPO 2017, Future Energy in Astana

ASTANA – More than 200 participants discussed conceptual and logistical details related to EXPO 2017 at the first International Planning Meeting (IPM) and the Future Energy Forum (FEF) held at the Palace of Independence on Oct. 22-24 in Astana. “One of the objectives of the meeting is to assure...

Almaty Art Exhibit Displays Hopes of Seriously Ill Children

“A Dream,” an art exhibition opened recently in Arman cinema hall in Almaty, displays paintings created by children who are suffering from leukemia and angiostaxis. The children attended workshops organised by Kazakh artist Marat Bekeev and sculptor Eduard Kazaryan in order to learn how to express their feelings on...

Transcontinental Connectivity as the Best Way to Make Benefit for All

A multi-vector foreign policy has always been a priority for Kazakhstan. Since independence, the government has signed a multitude of treaties establishing partnerships and working relations with neighbours far and wide. Organisations such as the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO), the EurAsian Economic Community (EEC), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO),…

World’s Best Wrestlers to Battle for First International Kazakh Kuresy Title in Pavlodar

Some of the best fighters from 35 countries will battle to win the first Kazakh kuresy (Kazakh wrestling) international title in Pavlodar on Oct. 25 in a tournament with $150,000 in the prize fund. “We gathered the best fighters from around the world, the number ones on their teams,”...

Major China TV Channel to Air Documentary Series on Kazakh Culture

ASTANA – China’s main broadcaster, China Central TV6, has completed a documentary about Kazakhstan, the China Movie Channel reported. The five twenty-minute episodes will unveil Kazakh cuisine, clothing and folk games. Chinese journalist Nina Wang, who has travelled to more than 40 countries, will tell the story of the...