The upcoming Astana Economic Forum in Kazakhstan is a unique opportunity to deal with “unprecedented changes” facing the world, according to MEPs and EU experts. The event from 17-19 May will include more than 200 speakers from more than 27 countries to debate the world’s most important challenges and discuss solutions to create a safer and more sustainable planet.
This coming summer, Kazakhstan will officially launch its Astana International Financial Center (AIFC). In fact, the center has been operating since January 1, and already has some achievements to boast. The project that seemed, at first, utopian, became real, and now there is no doubt that Astana can really become the new Hong Kong or London.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev says a new military branch has been established to protect the Central Asian country against cyberthreats.
Trend: Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Yerik Utembayev met with acting Chairman of the Movement of Entrepreneurship and Business People under Liberal Democratic Party of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Yakubov in Tashkent, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan said in a statement.
The official unveiling ceremony of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) will be held on the sidelines of the Astana Finance Days in early July during the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the Kazakh capital. AIFC Governor Kairat Kelimbetov sat down with Kazinform correspondent to share the details about two years the Center was in the making, its plans for the future and target indicators of the financial platform created in Kazakhstan.
AKIPRESS.COM - South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has embarked on a three-day trip to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, KBS World Radio reports.
Addressing the Security Council on April 14, Ambassador Kairat Umarov, Permanent Representatives of Kazakhstan to the UN in New York, said: "We call on all parties to prevent further military escalation and take effective steps aimed at restoring confidence, establishing peace and ensuring security in the long suffering land of Syria on the basis of the UN Charter and the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council."
ASTANA (TCA) — An international business forum "Investment Climate in Kazakhstan: Institute of the Investment Ombudsman and Mechanisms for Combating Corruption" was held in Astana on April 11, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported.
Although, none of the Central Asian countries or China and Russia are interested in any conflicts in the region, however a conflict is inevitable, experts speculate, as the time and water are running out.
The leaders of four Central Asian states -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan met in Astana on 15 March to advocate regional integration.