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Kazakh PM, 2022 Winter Olympic Hosting Bid Chairman Say Almaty Is Ready for Challenge

KUALA LUMPUR – On the eve of the 128th Session of the International Olympic Committee in Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan and Chairman of the Almaty 2022 Bid Committee Karim Massimov told international news agencies and business publications that Almaty is ready for the challenge of hosting the...

Kazakh Defence Minister Honours 12 Military Women

ASTANA – Defence Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov recently congratulated 12 female members of Kazakhstan’s Armed Forces at an award ceremony of the first national Batyr Arular (Warrior Women) contest, reported the ministry’s press service. “This contest allowed us to find and learn about women soldiers who devoted their...

Kazakhstan, UN Sign Partnership Framework for Development

ASTANA – On July 22, Kazakhstan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Ashikbayev and UN Resident Coordinator in the country Stephen Tull signed a Partnership Framework for Development for 2016-2020 (PFD), reported the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The document was also signed by representatives of 21...

Japanese EXPO 2017 Delegation Pays Scouting Visit to Astana

ASTANA – A Japanese delegation headed by Deputy Director of International Exhibitions Promotion Office of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Koki Otsuka recently visited Astana to “observe and analyse.” “The purpose of our visit today is to gather information about Kazakhstan in general, the people...

President Nazarbayev Signs Protocol on Kazakhstan’s Accession to WTO

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, attended the World Trade Organisation (WTO) General Council session in Geneva on July 27 to sign the protocol on the nation’s accession to the world’s largest trade alliance. The accession came after talks lasting almost two decades to allow Kazakhstan to embrace global...

Argentinean Artist Creates Giant Mural in Almaty

ASTANA – Argentinean artist Marina Zumi has created an amazing artwork on the walls of Kasteev’s School of Fine Arts and Technical Design in Almaty with the support of Tikkurila, the Finnish manufacturer of paints and lacquers. The building is decorated with the first and biggest mural in Central...

Race to Host 2022 Winter Olympics Has Been Well Run Regardless of Who Wins

The long race to host the 2022 Winter Olympics is in the final straight. The marathon that began more than two years ago for those cities taking part will finally come to an end on July 31 in Kuala Lumpur with a vote by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Like all the best sporting contests,…

Kazakh PM, 2022 Winter Olympic Hosting Bid Chairman Say Almaty Is Ready for Challenge

KUALA LUMPUR – On the eve of the 128th Session of the International Olympic Committee in Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan and Chairman of the Almaty 2022 Bid Committee Karim Massimov told international news agencies and business publications that Almaty is ready for the challenge of hosting the...

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