Last week, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization added 23 new sites to its World Network of Biospheres, areas that balance the needs of people and nature, of economy and ecology. On that list is the Altyn Emel Biosphere Reserve, a spectacular and special spot in Kazakhstan.
The opening ceremony of the Expo was highlighted by the jaw-dropping fireworks on 9 June, where the head of state received his counterparts and guests of honor. The next day, on Saturday, thousands of foreign and local tourists arrived in the Kazakhstani capital to personally pay a visit to the Expo 2017.
The SCO summit, the opening of EXPO 2017 and Syrian peace talks are bringing the world to Kazakhstan, writes Dr. Joshua W. Walker is CEO and President of the USA Pavilion at EXPO 2017, published by The Diplomat.
From the endless steppes of the Kazakhstan interior to the immense temples and minarets of the Samarkand and Bukhara to the jutting, thrusting, snow-covered peaks of the Tian Shan mountain range, this is a region with a refreshing lack of hype surrounding its attractions which visitors can expect to have mostly to themselves -- CNN writes in a story endorsing the Central Asia' Silk Road.
Great Silk Road – new tourist program to be launched jointly by Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey
The four neighboring countries: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey are set to launch a joint pilot tourist program titled the Great Silk Road this April, azernews.az reports.