MOSCOW, May 29. /TASS/. Russia has signed a new contract with Kazakhstan on the delivery of four Mil Mi-35 transport and attack helicopters, Deputy Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Vladimir Drozhzhov told TASS on Tuesday.
This summer Kazakhstan will host an official presentation of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC). However, the center has been in service since January this year, and already has something to show for.
Despite starting from similar points upon the collapse of the USSR, the economies of the five Central Asian former Soviet republics have taken divergent paths since independence. Their differing fortunes leave them in positions of varying strength as they try to balance the interests of traditional ally Russia with the emerging power, China, Nikkei reported.
In Kazakhstan, the tactical-special exercises ‘Cobalt-2018’ kicked off with the formations of the special forces of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces of the CSTO.
There have been numerous unjust and at times even ludicrous legal proceedings in history. One of such instances is the case between Kazakhstan and Canada -- the agreement on the development of the uranium deposit, which was concluded between Canada and the Soviet Union almost 30 years ago.
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.