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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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#Kazakhstan and #Luxembourg co-operation to hold Kazakh film screening

#Kazakhstan and #Luxembourg co-operation to hold Kazakh film screening

| October 16, 2019

Credit: KLC The Kazakhstan-Luxembourg Co-operation (KLC) has announced that it is organizing a Kazakh film screening in Kinepolis-Kirchberg on Saturday 16 November 2019 at 15h45. The epic historical drama The Diamond Sword, named the Kazakh Game of Thrones by the BBC, depicts medieval battles, love and life in the Great Steppes on the way to […]

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Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

Heads of government hold second meeting of dialogue on #InvestmentCo-operation between #Kazakhstan and EU

| October 16, 2019

Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states accredited in Kazakhstan as part of the Dialogue platform on the further development of investment co-operation. The parties discussed the results of the work done during three months after the first meeting on pressing issues of […]

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#Kazakhstan ‘should not be source of competition’ with East and West Europe

#Kazakhstan ‘should not be source of competition’ with East and West Europe

| October 11, 2019

Kazakhstan and central Asia should not be the source of a “competition” between East and West Europe, a conference in Brussels was told. The comments, by a senior EU official, come amid concerns that oil-rich countries such as Kazakhstan may be tempted to move towards the east, namely Russia, or Europe and the west in […]

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Belgium ‘important’ European partner to #Kazakhstan, Brussels meeting hears

Belgium ‘important’ European partner to #Kazakhstan, Brussels meeting hears

| October 10, 2019

Belgium is one of  Europe’s “important” political and economic partners for Kazakhstan, a meeting in Brussels was told. It was told that relations between the two countries are developing in a spirit of “mutual trust and respect”. This was one of the messages to emerge from the round table, ‘Kazakhstan-Belgium: Prospects for Trade, Economic and Investment Co-operation’, […]

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#Kazakhstan president reaffirms commitment to nuclear-weapons-free world, international dialogue at #UNGA

#Kazakhstan president reaffirms commitment to nuclear-weapons-free world, international dialogue at #UNGA

| October 3, 2019

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev reaffirmed his country’s commitment to seeking a nuclear-weapons-free world in his address to the 24-27 September Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, writes Zhanna Shayakhmetova. Photo credit: Akorda.kz Tokayev, who delivered remarks for the first time as President, said nuclear disarmament has become “an essential […]

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Expats give #Kazakhstan high marks in new #InterNations report

Expats give #Kazakhstan high marks in new #InterNations report

| September 19, 2019

Kazakhstan has shown the biggest improvement in the 2019 InterNations Business Solutions Expat Insider report, moving 27 ranks up to 22nd place from 49th spot in 2018. Along with Kazakhstan, Indonesia and Qatar have also shown huge improvements with respective 21 and 20 points up comparing to their 2018 scores – thus being nominated “biggest […]

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