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#Kazakhstan – #Shymkent and #Turkestan launch new factories

#Kazakhstan – #Shymkent and #Turkestan launch new factories

| December 9, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin launched textile and food plants on 5 December in Shymkent and the Turkestan Region, reported Kazakh Invest press service, writes Yelena Levkovich. Photo credit: Kazakh Invest website. His visit to the country’s third largest city and adjacent region offered the opportunity to review the progress of the State Programme of Accelerated […]

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#Nazarbayev named honorary chair of Central Asian Consultative Meeting, proposes solidifying cooperation

#Nazarbayev named honorary chair of Central Asian Consultative Meeting, proposes solidifying cooperation

| December 9, 2019

Kazakhstan’s First President, Nursultan Nazarbayev (pictured), attended the second Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Nov. 29, where he was named Honorary Chair. Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Zheenbekov, Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimukhamedov bestowed the title on Nazarbayev, writes Galiya Khassenkhanova.  […]

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#KazakhTourism and #Almaty announce new joint mountain tourism office

#KazakhTourism and #Almaty announce new joint mountain tourism office

| December 6, 2019

The Kazakh Tourism company and the akimats (administrations) of the city of Almaty and the Almaty Region announced 0n 22 November that they will launch a unified mountain tourism project office. The office is meant to coordinate the implementation of the national tourism programme in Almaty’s mountains as well as help tourism companies implement and […]

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#Kazakhstan – EU launches three new programmes in Central Asia

#Kazakhstan – EU launches three new programmes in Central Asia

| December 4, 2019

Three programmes promoting regional integration in Central Asia were launched at the EU’s regional conference on Enhanced Integration for Prosperity in Central Asia on 28 November, writes  Galiya  Khassenkhanova.  L-R: William Tompson and Sven-Olov Carlsson. Photo credit: EEAS Astana press service. “We are very optimistic and looking forward to the implementation of these programmes, which […]

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#BaiterekHolding creates favourable investment climate, suggests ways to minimize risks in #Kazakhstan market

#BaiterekHolding creates favourable investment climate, suggests ways to minimize risks in #Kazakhstan market

| December 3, 2019

Baiterek National Managing Holding attracts investments by ensuring support to foreign investors from the initial stages of project development through implementation, Baiterek Chair Aidar Arifkhanov told The Astana Times in an exclusive interview, writes Aidana Yergaliyeva. Baiterek Chair Aidar Arifkhanov Baiterek is the Kazakh government’s key financial agent responsible for the country’s diversification and sustainable […]

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New business platform and co-operation agreements to bring #Kazakhstan and EU closer

New business platform and co-operation agreements to bring #Kazakhstan and EU closer

| November 29, 2019

The leadership of Kazakhstan is committed to further strengthening co-operation with the European Union, and with the start of work by the new European Commission and the full entry into force of the large-scale agreement between Kazakhstan and the EU, this co-operation will receive a significant new impetus, Kazakh Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Roman […]

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#EBRD expands funding for renewable energy programme in #Kazakhstan

#EBRD expands funding for renewable energy programme in #Kazakhstan

| October 17, 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide additional funds of up to $328 million to support Kazakhstan as a regional leader in the development of renewable energy through the second phase of its renewable framework, reported the bank’s press service. The framework programme supports the implementation of projects in the field of […]

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