Kazakhstan is changing the model of economic development. The ninth largest country in the world is confidently moving towards the status of a welfare state, developing a similar to the world-famous Scandinavian model. President Nursultan Nazarbayev presented a new strategy for the country whereas the main priority is the growth of citizens' well-being and increase of income and quality of life.
The total investment of a Chinese company in Kazakhstan's auto industry will be approximately $ 1.1 billion.
The Mazhilis (Kazakhstan’s lower house of parliament) today endorsed a number of draft laws on ratification of several agreements signed between Kazakhstan and Tajikistan, including the agreement on the rules of stay of Tajik nationals in Kazakhstan and Kazakh nationals in Tajikistan, Trend reports referring to news.tj.
ASTANA – Oil production at Kashagan, the world’s largest oil field at the Kazakh part of the Caspian shelf, for 11 months of the current year amounted to 12 million tons, which is 120.6% higher than the plan for 11 months of the current year, Kazakhstan’s Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said.
The results of the sociological survey have revealed that Russians name these two countries as the most stable and successful within the CIS, wherein Kazakhstan has received the highest result since 2010: 52% of respondents have given their scores in favor of Kazakhstan (41% in 2017), a press service of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Russia reports.
BISHKEK (TCA) — The tense situation with petroleum products has not been decreasing for several months in Kyrgyzstan. According to the National Statistics Committee, over eleven months of this year, prices for gasoline have increased by 3.5 soms, or 8.8%, and for diesel fuel by 6.9 soms, or 17%. Supply of petroleum products from Russia and neighboring Kazakhstan could improve the situation.
An Indonesian weekly magazine Tempo.co published a photo report about Kazakhstani eagle hunters from the Asian Championship that took place from 30 November to 2 December in Almaty.
The 6th International Investment Forum Aktobe Invest has been launched in the Kazakh city of Aktobe, Trend reports citing the Kazakh media.
A prayer for world peace of representatives of different religions was held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. The prayer lasted only a few minutes and the message sent by the clergy was clear. Dozens of states on the planet now need peace and stability, while the situation is getting worse every day.
The agenda was focused on a new draft European Union Strategy on Central Asia. According to Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Central Asia is one of the dynamically developing regions of the world, which plays an important strategic role and has significant human and high economic potential, as including excellent natural and industrial resources.