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Changing times, changing names – #Kazakhstan

Changing times, changing names – #Kazakhstan

| July 16, 2020

What do the following world cities have in common – New York, Bombay, Toronto and Saigon? The answer is that each has had its name changed. New York changed from Amsterdam and Toronto from York. Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City and Bombay reverted to Mumbai, writes Colin Stevens. In Germany, Karl Marx Stadt became […]

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Congress in #Astana focuses on religion as means to address global challenges

Congress in #Astana focuses on religion as means to address global challenges

| October 15, 2018

The world is experiencing major challenges. From the long-running conflicts in the Middle East, and instability and mistrust between many nations, it’s hard to deny that the world is going through a turbulent period. Multiple reasons have been put forward for the difficulties we are facing, ranging from economic hardships of some countries and regions, […]

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Life after #EXPO: What awaits buildings and infrastructure?

Life after #EXPO: What awaits buildings and infrastructure?

| December 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has shared the future plans for the EXPO 2017 site.  “Nur Alem and a number of other pavilions will be preserved as expo heritage. The completion of the exhibition will be the foundation for launching several new large-scale projects,” said Nazarbayev. The Astana International Finance Centre (AIFC) is the first in […]

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#Expo2017: Astana goes climate-friendly

#Expo2017: Astana goes climate-friendly

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Following the decision of America’s President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, developed and emerging economies are going hand-in-hand to overcome climate change challenges with the help of new technologies, writes Eli Hadzhieva. The EXPO 2017 taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan until 10 September and themed ‘Future Energy’ is a testament to this. More […]

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#EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

#EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

              With EXPO now well under way, there are clear signs of lessons from the past few decades underpinning the objectives of this event. Hosting EXPO has, for instance, enabled our government to particularly focus on infrastructural progress, the improvement of education and the promotion of Kazakhstan’s culture to […]

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#Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev opens World Kurultai of Kazakhs in Astana

#Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev opens World Kurultai of Kazakhs in Astana

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev (pictured) opened on 23 June the fifth World Kurultai of Kazakhs in Astana, which takes place in the capital within the framework of EXPO 2017. Nearly 850 delegates and guests, including 350 ethnic Kazakhs from 39 countries, arrived in Astana to take part, writes Assel Satubaldina. “I want to address Kazakhs […]

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#Kazakhstan: EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

#Kazakhstan: EXPO 2017 opens to success, offers path to the future

| June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

With EXPO 2017 now well under way, there are clear signs of lessons from the past few decades underpinning the objectives of this event. Hosting EXPO has, for instance, enabled our government to particularly focus on infrastructural progress, the improvement of education and the promotion of Kazakhstan’s culture to international audiences in time to mark […]

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