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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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#Kazakhstan – Reaching out to Central Asian neighbours

#Kazakhstan – Reaching out to Central Asian neighbours

| December 9, 2019

Despite its regional outreach, Kazakhstan’s diplomatic priority will remain Russia, China, and Europe. Annette Bohr Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakh Majilis Chairman Nurlan Nigmatulin and ex-president Nursultan Nazarbayev at an inauguration ceremony in parliament. Photo: Pavel Aleksandrov\TASS via Getty Images. Leaders of the resource-rich Central Asian region […]

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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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EU regional conference on enhanced integration for prosperity in Central Asia in #Nur-Sultan

EU regional conference on enhanced integration for prosperity in Central Asia in #Nur-Sultan

| December 6, 2019

The Regional Conference on ‘Enhanced Integration for Prosperity in Central Asia’ took place on 27-28 November, in Nur-Sultan. The two-day event, organized by the European Union, was an occasion to promote the regional integration among the five Central Asian countries and in line with the new EU Strategy for Central Asia which was adopted in […]

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#Kazakhstan – Ambassador Aigul Kuspan meets with members of European Parliament

#Kazakhstan – Ambassador Aigul Kuspan meets with members of European Parliament

| December 5, 2019

Kazakhstan Ambassador Aigul Kuspan met with members of the European Parliament on the sidelines of the Parliament’s plenary session. The sides discussed areas for further strengthening Kazakhstan – EU co-operation. Ambassador Kuspan noted the importance of the EU strategy for Central Asia as it supports the region in becoming a sustainable bridge between Europe and Asia.

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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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