ALMATY (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners packed into a sports hall to remember Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten on Saturday, two days after he was stabbed to death in the street in Almaty.
Why was a package of documents sent to Beijing from Xinjiang to suspend the creation of the Free Trade Zone (FTZ), which was planned to be launched this year on the Kazakh-Chinese border?
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "Climate change is a 'threat multiplier' as it can result in poverty, food insecurity, illegal migration, social instability and bitter conflicts", according to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, His Excellency Yerzhan Ashikbayev, on 11 July, at the open debate of the United Nations Security Council dedicated to Understanding and Addressing Climate-related Security Risks, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
Religion plays a huge role for both people and the governments. Religion has determined and still determines the course of development for many countries to this day. There are mono-religious states, such as the Vatican, the Persian Gulf countries, and there are multi-religious states. We also know that at some point in history these states fought for the most prioritized way of development, which ended as a rule, with wars.
The National Bank of Kazakhstan has kept the base rate at the level of nine percent, Kazakh media reported July 9.
ASTANA (Reuters) - Seeking to attract more foreign investment from its prime position in China’s huge Belt and Road trade project, Kazakhstan launched a new financial hub on Thursday which has already secured the backing of its giant neighbor.
Kyrgyzstan may face a shortage of oil products in the coming months, the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of the country said in a statement.
AKIPRESS.COM - An international conference dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Kazakhstan was held on June 27. The conference brought together representatives of regional administrations, specialized agencies, water sector specialists and representatives of the scientific community from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The parties discussed the history of water cooperation in the region, current accomplishments, challenges, as well as a strategic action program for the Chu and Talas river basins, the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia said.
Manager of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) Kairat Kelimbetov held a meeting with the Executive Chairman and Founder of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab on June 21, in Geneva,"Kazinform" reported, referring to the press service of the AIFC.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will increase the number of flights. The relevant agreement was concluded in Astana by Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Talgat Lustaev and Deputy Head of the Uzbek State Inspectorate for Supervision over Safety of Operations Oleg Lim, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan said in a message.