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The 13th meeting of culture ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states will take place in Tashkent June 21-22, the press service...



"At the beginning of 2016 in Kazakhstan only 668 Chinese companies carried out the activity, in comparison with 2013 their quantity has increased for only...



"Now we are faced by a task to connect this wood to the Borovoe wood, we have already reached Shortandy, that is there have passed 100 km. Next year the...







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20 June 2016
SCO culture ministers to discuss co-op prospects in Tashkent
The 13th meeting of culture ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states will take place in Tashkent June 21-22, the press service of the Foreign Ministry...


20 June 2016
In 5 years gross inflow of foreign investments into Kazakhstan from China made over 10 billion dollars
"At the beginning of 2016 in Kazakhstan only 668 Chinese companies carried out the activity, in comparison with 2013 their quantity has increased for only 35%. For 2010-2015 gross inflow...


20 June 2016
Kazakhstan President: In 2017 the green zone of Astana to reach Borovoe
"Now we are faced by a task to connect this wood to the Borovoe wood, we have already reached Shortandy, that is there have passed 100 km. Next year the wood will be stretched to the...


20 June 2016
Kazakhstan President told about the main results of the participation in the International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg
During the briefing, the Head of State spoke about the main results of the participation in the World Economic Forum, as well as the results of the negotiations conducted in the framework...


30 October 2014
28 October 2014, 15:22 N.Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan remains a strong supporter of strengthening and development of the Islamic world
DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev is taking part in the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Dubai.
In his speech, the President noted that...


30 October 2014
28 October 2014, 14:54 Kazakh President holds meetings with PMs of Malaysia and Luxembourg
DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Today President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a bilateral meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in Dubai on...


30 October 2014
28 October 2014, 14:16 Head of State and UAE PM Sheikh M. Al Maktoum discuss bilateral ties
DUBAI. KAZINFORM - In the framework of his working visit to the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister...


27 October 2014
25 October 2014, 12:20 Kazakh President to attend 10th World Islamic Economic Forum in Dubai
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to pay a working visit to the United Arab Emirates on October 28. In Dubai, President Nazarbayev will attend...


27 October 2014
24 October 2014, 10:57 Kazakhstan stands for expansion of UN presence in country, MFA
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan stands for expansion of the UN presence in the country," Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said.
"We gather every year on October 24 to celebrate...


27 October 2014
22 October 2014, 18:20 Statements by Heads of State at a meeting with active population of Astana
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - In spite of the revision of the budget, this year's wages and social benefits will be made at the existing level, this has been stated by President of Kazakhstan...


27 October 2014
22 October 2014, 12:02 New Mayor of Astana city named
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has been named mayor of Astana city, Kazinform has learnt from the president's Twitter account.
Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev...


27 October 2014
21 October 2014, 20:18 Kazakh President appoints Ambassador to Ethiopia
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed Ali Yerlik Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Federal Democratic Republic...


27 October 2014
21 October 2014, 13:00 President Nazarbayev meets BIE Secretary General in Astana
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has met today with Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) Vincente Loscertales, Kazinform has learnt...


17 October 2014
16 October 2014, 18:41 Nazarbayev participates in the 10th ASEM Summit
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is participating in the work of the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting in Milan, Italy, the president's Twitter account says.

17 October 2014
14 October 2014, 13:52 N.Nazarbayev and V.Alekperov discuss Lukoil projects on the Caspian shelf
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with President of OAO "Lukoil" Vagit Alekperov, the press service of Akorda reported.
The parties discussed...


17 October 2014
10 October 2014, 18:11 Kazakhstan unveils priorities for CIS Chairmanship in 2015
MINSK. KAZINFORM "One of the priorities of Kazakhstan's CIS chairmanship in 2015 will be the strengthening of trust and understanding in the CIS, promoting the initiatives to support...


17 October 2014
10 October 2014, 17:24 CIS is a unique political platform, Kazakh President
MINSK. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan considers the CIS as a unique political platform that unites the post-Soviet countries," President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a press conference...


17 October 2014
10 October 2014, 13:49 Kazakh, Kyrgyz Presidents discuss bilateral cooperation in Minsk
ASTANA-MINSK. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev in Minsk today, Kazinform has learned from the Akorda's...


17 October 2014
10 October 2014, 11:09 Kazakh PM hints at future drop in demand for engineering products
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has hinted at a possible drop in the domestic demand for engineering products.
"Global energy, oil and gas prices...


17 October 2014
10 October 2014, 10:38 Head of State to partake in CIS summits in Minsk
MINSK-ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Yesterday Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Belarus to participate in in the session of the CIS Heads of State Council, the Interstate Council...


17 October 2014
09 October 2014, 19:45 Kazakhstan and EU completed talks on the country's WTO accession
BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and the European Union signed a joint document on completion of bilateral negotiations on Kazakhstan's accession to the WTO.
President of...


17 October 2014
09 October 2014, 19:06 Nazarbayev and Barroso discussed new agr't on expanded coop between Kazakhstan and EU
ASTANA-BRUSSELS. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso have met in Brussels.
The parties debated a wide range...


17 October 2014
09 October 2014, 17:20 Kazakh President and EC President debate bilateral cooperation issues in Brussels
BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso have just met in Brussels.
The parties are expected...


07 October 2014
07 October 2014, 11:14 Foreign ambassadors present credentials to Kazakh Secretary of State
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has received credentials from 11 foreign ambassadors in Astana this morning.
Extraordinary...


07 October 2014
6 October 2014, 20:10 Kazakh President appoints ambassadors to India, Jordan and Qatar
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev decreed to appoint Bulat Sarsenbayev as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Republic of India,...


07 October 2014
06 October 2014, 18:25 Lukashenko, Nazarbayev discuss preparations for Minsk summits over phone
MINSK. KAZINFORM A telephone conversation between Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev took place on 6 October, BelTA learnt...


07 October 2014
06 October 2014, 13:10 Samruk-Kazyna transferred 2,5 trillion tenge to national budget since 2011 - President
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Transformation of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund will define the future development of Kazakhstan, believes President Nursultan Nazarbayev. He has voiced his...


07 October 2014
04 October 2014, 09:00 President Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstanis on Eid al-Adha
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated Kazakhstanis on Eid al-Adha, Kazinform has learned from the president's press service.
"Dear compatriots!

07 October 2014
03 October 2014, 13:00 Yermegiyayev reported to Kazakh President on EXPO 2017 construction
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received CEO of the Astana EXPO 2017 National Company JSC Talgat Yermegiyayev, the Akorda press service said. The latter...


07 October 2014
30 September 2014, 10:06 Caspian countries promise to act upon consensual principles
MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The five Caspian countries issued a joint communique on Monday, promising to act in accord with consensual principles reached at the fourth Caspian Summit in the Russian...


07 October 2014
29 September 2014, 16:13 President Nazarbayev, heads of Caspian littoral states meet in Russia
ASTRAKHAN. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and leaders of other Caspian littoral countries are meeting in a narrow format in Astrakhan, Russia.
The...


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07 October 2014
29 September 2014, 15:42 President Nazarbayev arrives in Astrakhan for 4th Caspian Summit
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Astrakhan, Russia to participate in the 4th Caspian Summit, Kazinform has learned from the Akorda's...


27 September 2014
27 September 2014, 08:30 Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Labor Day
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Kazakhstanis on the Labor Day, the Akorda press service said.
It is celebrated for the first time in Kazakhstan....


27 September 2014
26 September 2014, 14:09 Head of State: Kazakhstan ready to develop cooperation with Saudi Arabia
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, the...


27 September 2014
25 September 2014, 18:51 Kazakhstani, Saudi Arabian parliamentary ties to flourish
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Senate Speaker of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has met today with Chairman of the Consultative Assembly of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullah ibn Muhammad...


27 September 2014
25 September 2014, 19:00 President Nazarbayev meets Rafael Nadal in Astana
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal today, Kazinform has learned from the Akorda's official Twitter page.
The...


27 September 2014
24 September 2014, 12:07 Kazakh FM Idrissov partakes in the UN Climate Summit
NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The key findings of the IPCC's 5th Assessment Report on climate change adaptation and mitigation indicates that human impact on the global environment is...


27 September 2014
23 September 2014, 12:00 Kazakhstan and US pledge to expand strategic partnership, FM
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Astana and Washington seek for further strengthening and broadening of strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and the US, Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov...


27 September 2014
22 September 2014, 12:43 We attach great importance to strengthening of inter-parliamentary relations with China - Majilis Speaker
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "We attach great importance to the strengthening of inter-parliamentary relations between Kazakhstan and China," said the Chairman of the Majilis Kabibulla Dzhakupov...


27 September 2014
19 September 2014, 18:40 Nazarbayev ratifies agr't with UK on cargo transit via Kazakhstan to Afghanistan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev ratified an agreement with Great Britain on the transit of cargo via Kazakhstan for rehabilitation of Afghanistan, the...


27 September 2014
19 September 2014, 18:29 Mexico to open its diplomatic mission in Astana next year
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Mexico will open its diplomatic mission in Astana in 2015," said Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States José Antonio Meade Kuribreña during the...


27 September 2014
19 September 2014, 13:18 Family is the source of patriotism - President Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Family is a plentiful source of love to your people, their culture and way of living, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the awarding ceremony...


27 September 2014
19 September 2014, 09:00 Kazakh President to award winners of Mereili Otbasy competition in Astana (PHOTO)
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Winners of the National Competition Mereili Otbasy will be awarded in Astana today. 1,298 families from all corners of Kazakhstan took part in the competition.

27 September 2014
17 September 2014, 14:08 Construction of EXPO-2017 entertainment center starts in Astana - meeting in Akorda
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received today President of Astana Group LLP Nurlan Smagulov, Kazinform has learned from the Akorda's press service.

15 September 2014
15 September 2014, 16:41 Eternal Nation idea is of particular importance for Kazakhstan's development, Tokayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "The national idea Mangilik Yel (eternal nation) developed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev will take its particular place in the socioeconomic and spiritual development...


13 September 2014
12 September 2014, 19:46 Kazakhstan President praised the level of partnership b/w Kazakhstan and China
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with President of China Xi Jinping, the press service of Akorda informs.
During the talks, the two leaders reviewed...


13 September 2014
12 September 2014, 16:53 N.Nazarbayev and V.Putin discuss topical issues of the international agenda
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - During the meeting in Dushanbe, the Presidents discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation.
Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia during the meeting in the...


13 September 2014
12 September 2014, 17:16 Kazakh President: Adoption of the draft strategy of SCO development until 2025 will determine prospects for strengthening of the organization
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the meeting of the Heads of the SCO member-states.
Speaking at the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that the adoption...


13 September 2014
12 September 2014, 14:48 Kazakhstan prioritizes contribution to Afghanistan economic recovery
DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM "Contribution to economic recovery of Afghanistan remains priority for Kazakhstan," President said.
"Ensuring stability and tuning up constructive and intra-Afghan...


13 September 2014
12 September 2014, 14:22 Nazarbayev invites SCO countries to participate in EXPO 2017
DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM At today's SCO summit in Dushanbe, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev invited SCO member states to take part in EXPO 2017 in Astana.
As the...


13 September 2014
12 September 2014, 14:00 Kazakh President proposes to set up SCO Coordination Council
DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM Addressing the summit of heads of state of SCO member states in Dushanbe, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev proposed to establish a SCO Coordination Council.

13 September 2014
11 September 2014, 20:24 N.Nazarbayev and E.Rakhmon discuss key aspects of bilateral cooperation
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Dushanbe to attend the meeting of Heads of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the press...


13 September 2014
11 September 2014, 18:00 Kazakh President arrives in Tajikistan on a working visit
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Dushanbe to attend the meeting of Heads of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the...


10 September 2014
09 September 2014, 18:00 Iran ready to partake in the construction of Expo facilities
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Iran has expressed willingness to participate in the construction of EXPO-2017 facilities, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the Kazakh-Iranian business forum.

10 September 2014
09 September 2014, 15:00 Kazakhstan & Iran intend to increase the volume of bilateral trade fivefold - H.Rouhani
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and Iran intend to increase trade turnover fivefold, this was stated by Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran during bilateral talks in Akorda.
Iranian...


10 September 2014
09 September 2014, 14:43 Iran to help Kazakhstan launch industrial projects - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Iran is set to participate in the implementation of several industrial projects in Kazakhstan, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a Tuesday press conference...


10 September 2014
09 September 2014, 12:58 Kazakhstani-Iranian relations to reach new high after Rouhani's visit - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The decision to be adopted on Iran's nuclear program will affect the development of relations between Kazakhstan and Iran, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan...


07 September 2014
05 September 2014, 17:40 2015 declared the Year of People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - In Kazakhstan 2015 was declared the Year of People's Assembly of Kazakhstan.
The corresponding decree was signed by Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev,...


07 September 2014
05 September 2014, 15:18 Kazakh President holds talks with the U.S. Congressmen
AKMOLA REGION. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with members of Congress Dana Rohrabacher and Gregory Meeks, the press service of Akorda informs.
The round...


07 September 2014
04 September 2014, 10:57 N.Nazarbayev: SCO - one of the most influential institution for peace
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has welcomed the participants of the IX meeting of Supreme Courts' chairman of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization...


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07 September 2014
03 September 2014, 22:24 Kazakhstan weighs risks to its economy amid anti-Russian sanctions
ASTANA-KOSTANAY-REGION. KAZINFORM - The Government of Kazakhstan explores different options of reducing the risks to its economy posed by Western sanctions against Russia.
President...


27 August 2014
27 August 2014, 15:02 Head of State briefs on results of the meeting held in Minsk
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a briefing on the results of the meeting which joined the leaders of CU, Ukraine and representatives of the European Union.
Kazakhstan...


27 August 2014
26 August 2014, 19:58 Kazakh Leader urges the West and Russia to cease sanctions standoff
MINSK. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has called on the West and Russia to end the standoff over sanctions.
As the President noted, reciprocal sanctions...


27 August 2014
26 August 2014, 15:50 N.Nazarbayev arrives in Belarus
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived for a working visit in Belarus, the Akorda press service said.
The President is expected to take part in the...


27 August 2014
21 August 2014, 22:01 K.Tokayev and N.Bordyuzha discuss issues of coop within CSTO
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Senate K.Tokayev has received the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolai Bordyuzha, the press service of...


05 August 2014
05 August 2014, 12:19 Government to convene enlarged meeting on Wednesday
STANA. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will chair an enlarged meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan on August 6 to address the key economic and social issues,...


05 August 2014
04 August 2014, 16:53 President Nazarbayev condoles over deadly earthquake in China
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has extended his condolences to his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping over hundreds of casualties caused by deadly...


05 August 2014
01 August 2014, 21:05 Russia's Lavrov to pay official visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov will pay an official visit to Ust Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, on August 6-7.

As part of his trip, the...


05 August 2014
01 August 2014, 20:37 Kazakhstan evacuates its citizens from Gaza Strip
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Embassy in Egypt jointly with the Russian consular mission in Ramallah started evacuation of the citizens of Kazakhstan through the Rafah check-point due...


05 August 2014
28 July 2014, 19:26 Kazakh President appoints Foreign Ministry's executive secretary
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State decreed to appoint Anarbek Karashev as executive secretary of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry, the Akorda press service said.
Born in 1965,...


25 July 2014
25 July 2014, 10:40 Kazakhstan calls for peace in Gaza Strip, MFA
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement Thursday, expressing its deep concern over the exacerbation of crisis in Gaza Strip, which entailed...


25 July 2014
25 July 2014, 08:57 1st interregional meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO held in Kazakhstan
ALMATY. KAZINFORM More than 110 National Commissions for UNESCO from all regions of the world came together in Astana, Kazakhstan, to look at ways of strengthening their efforts to...


25 July 2014
22 July 2014, 12:10 UNESCO: Kazakhstan is one of the leaders of inter-cultural and interfaith dialogue
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan has a key role to play in ensuring strategic structure for the international community to promote inter-cultural and interfaith dialogue," Eric Falt, Assistant...


25 July 2014
18 July 2014, 16:55 Kazakhstan MFA concerned over the tragic incident of the Malaysian ?Boeing 777’
ASTANA.KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan Foreign Affairs Ministry has expresses condolences to the relatives and friends of those who perished due to the crash of the MH17 Malaysia Airlines airliner...


25 July 2014
18 July 2014, 10:42 No Kazakhstanis on board of crashed Boeing 777, MFA
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "According to preliminary information, there were no nationals of Kazakhstan on board of a Boeing 777 that crashed over Ukraine," Kazakh Foreign Ministry's press...


25 July 2014
18 July 2014, 09:20 Kazakh Foreign Ministry condoles over Malaysia Airlines jet crash in eastern Ukraine
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kazakhstan is working to determine whether or not there had been citizens of Kazakhstan on board of the Malaysia Airlines airliner that...


25 July 2014
17 July 2014, 12:22 E.Idrissov: Dialogue «Central Asia + Japan» is an important tool In strengthening cooperation between the countries of the region and Japan
ASTANA-BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - On July 16, 2014 in Bishkek Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov took part in the fifth anniversary Council of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs...


25 July 2014
17 July 2014, 11:33 Astana to host first interregional meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The first interregional meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO, co-organized by UNESCO Secretariat and the Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO, will take...


25 July 2014
17 July 2014, 09:48 Five Central Asian states, Japan sign agreement on cooperation
BISHKEK. KAZINFORM Five Central Asian countries and Japan signed a cooperation agreement, particularly in the agricultural sector, for 10 years in the fifth Central Asia plus Japan...


25 July 2014
16 July 2014, 18:58 Kazakhstan and Japan FMs discuss the possibility of direct air links
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - July 16, 2014 in Bishkek, in the framework of the V Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of "Central Asia plus Japan" Dialogue countries, Foreign Minister of...


16 July 2014
15 July 2014, 20:12 Francois Hollande received congratulatory message from Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA - PARIS. KAZINFORM - At the invitation of the French leadership Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Adilbek Dzhaksybekov, as the special representative of the President, July 14...


16 July 2014
15 July 2014, 13:23 Kazakhstan is our key strategic partner - Kyrgyz FM
CHOLPON ATA. KAZINFORM - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldaev has met today with his Kazakhstani counterpart Erlan Idrissov in Cholpon Ata, Kyrgyzstan.
Minister...


16 July 2014
14 July 2014, 18:02 Foreign Minister Idrissov: Landlocked status of Kazakhstan not an obstacle for development
ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has participated in an offsite meeting of Permanent Representatives to the UN group of landlocked developing countries.
The...


11 July 2014
10 July 2014, 15:26 Kazakhstan mulls visa-free entry for more countries
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan plans to introduce a visa-free entry for more countries.
The news was announced by first deputy Foreign Minister...


11 July 2014
06 July 2014, 19:05 V.Putin: Nursultan Nazarbayev - wise and experienced politician, true leader of his country
ASTANA-MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - President Vladimir Putin has sent the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev a congratulatory telegram, the press service of the President of the Russian...


04 July 2014
04 July 2014, 11:34 Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstanis on Capital's Day
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated all people of Kazakhstan on the Capital's Day.
"The city, the entire country put up money for in...


04 July 2014
04 July 2014, 17:25 Nurlan Onzhanov appointed Assistant to President
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - By the presidential decree Nurlan Onzhanov has been appointed Assistant to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, this was reported on the website of Akorda.

04 July 2014
04 July 2014, 17:56 Askar Musinov appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - By presidential decree Askar Musinov appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Akorda informs.
He was relieved of his post...


04 July 2014
04 July 2014, 16:53 Kazakhstan and Ecuador agreed to hold political consultations b/w foreign ministries
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has met with the head of Ecuador Foreign Ministry Ricardo Patiño, who arrived in Astana on his first official visit, MFA reports.

04 July 2014
04 July 2014, 15:56 Head of State holds meeting with CIS Defense Ministers
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the participants of the meeting of the Council of CIS Defense Ministers, the press service of Akorda informs.
Nursultan...


26 June 2014
26 June 2014, 11:52 Kazakh Parliament ratifies deal with Russia on oil export to China via Kazakhstan
BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - The Senate (upper house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan has ratified today the agreement with Russia on oil transportation to China via the territory of Kazakhstan,...


26 June 2014
23 June 2014, 10:11 Great Silk Road becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site
BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The Great Silk Road has become UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A joint bid submitted by Kazakhstan, China and Kyrgyzstan on the Great Silk Road's entering...


21 June 2014
20 June 2014, 19:32 Kazakh President congratulates new King of Spain
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to Felipe VI on being crowned King of Spain, the press service of Akorda informs.

21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 19:49 King Abdullah II of Jordan to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and King Abdullah II of Jordan will meet to have talks on Friday in Astana, the Akorda press service...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 19:27 Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy is the right way for further development, Park Geun-hye
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev is the right way for the country's further economic development," President of South Korea...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 17:48 Kazakhstan and S Korea vow to set up joint investment fund
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and South Korea intend to set up a joint investment fund and joint new technologies research centre.
"Kazakhstan has a rich resource base, that's...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 16:13 South Korea supports Kazakhstan's efforts to join WTO
ASTANA. KAZINFORM -In the presence of the President of Kazakhstan and the President of the Republic of Korea a number of documents have been signed in Akorda.
Thus there was...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 16:28 World Bank to promote energy efficiency in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the World Bank signed on Wednesday a US$ 21.7 million Grant Agreement for the Kazakhstan Energy Efficiency Project.

21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 15:07 S. Korea, Kazakhstan agree to expand joint economic projects
ASTANA. KAZINFORM South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev agreed Thursday to work closely together to realize major energy and power projects...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 14:54 Kazakhstan supports the policy of Korean peninsula’s denuclearization - N.Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held talks with South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who arrived in Kazakhstan on a state visit, the press service of Akorda...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 14:38 Kazakhstan fully supports South Korea's Eurasia initiative - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan supports South Korea's ?Eurasia initiative' and urges North Korea to renounce its nuclear arsenal voluntarily.
"We express full support...


21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 14:17 Nazarbayev invites Korean companies to partake in preparations for Expo-2017
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President Nursultan Nazarbayev has invited South Korean companies to actively participate in preparations for the international exhibition "Expo-2017" in Astana.

21 June 2014
19 June 2014, 14:03 Kazakhstan, South Korea to cancel visa requirements
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea have signed a treaty on cancelation of visa requirements as part of the first state visit of South Korean President Park Geun-hye...


21 June 2014
18 June 2014, 19:16 Kazakh FM urges to boost cross-border cooperation with neighbors
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov has suggested opening representative offices of the ministry in the regions of the country.
The Kazakh MFA's...


22 May 2014
22 May 2014, 16:00 President of Kazakhstan will partake in the VII Astana Economic Forum
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the VII Astana Economic Forum and the II World Anti-Crisis Conference.
"May 23 President will...


22 May 2014
22 May 2014, 12:14 Kazakh Senate Speaker met AEF delegates
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Speaker Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has met today with some delegates of the Astana Economic Forum and World Ant-crisis Conference.
In particular,...


22 May 2014
21 May 2014, 16:14 Shanghai Declaration adopted following the 4th Summit of CICA
SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM - Shanghai Declaration has been adopted following the 4th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) held in Shanghai.

22 May 2014
21 May 2014, 15:50 Jordan interested in purchasing Kazakhstan grain - Ambassador Slaiman Arabiat
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Today Kazakhstan and Jordan have close friendship and partnership. And, of course, diplomats from both countries are interested in deepening cooperation in all directions....


22 May 2014
21 May 2014, 10:39 Mexico to open its embassy in Astana in 2015
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan will be opened in Mexico by yearend, the press service of the Tourism Industry Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry...


22 May 2014
21 May 2014, 08:35 China admires Kazakh Leader's great political foresight, Xi Jinping
SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM China applauds great political foresight of the President of Kazakhstan. Chinese President Xi Jinping said that addressing the first session of the fourth Summit...


22 May 2014
21 May 2014, 08:00 CICA summit opens in Shanghai
SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM The fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) began in Shanghai on Wednesday morning.
It brings together...


22 May 2014
20 May 2014, 13:50 Kazakhstan values relations with China
BEIJING. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan focuses intently on relations with China, said Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev during an online interview with Xinhuanet held Tuesday in Shanghai.

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22 May 2014
20 May 2014, 12:04 Chinese Huawei to realize LTE project in Kazakhstan
SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM "China's Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd jointly with Kazakhstan's Altel are set to complete realization of the 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) project across...


22 May 2014
20 May 2014, 11:24 Kazakhstan to boost aviation industry using Chinese technologies
SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) plan this autumn to sign a contract to develop manufacturing of medium-sized aircraft vehicles using...


22 May 2014
19 May 2014, 18:11 Heads of Kazakhstan and China adopt Joint Declaration
SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM - Five bilateral documents have been signed in the framework of Kazakhstan President's state visit to Shanghai (China).
Following the talks, the Head...


07 May 2014
07 May 2014, 14:00 Our armed forces worthily fulfill their tasks - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "The state has created all the conditions for our military men," President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has said today at the military parade on the occasion...


07 May 2014
07 May 2014, 09:00 Kazakhstan celebrates Defender of the Motherland Day
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Today Kazakhstan celebrates the Defender of the Motherland Day. A military parade will be held on the Kazakh Yeli Square in Astana.
The opening ceremony of...


07 May 2014
05 May 2014, 19:38 Central Asia is Kazakhstan's foreign policy priority, FM
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan prioritizes development of cooperation with the countries of Central Asia," Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov said today in Astana.
"The country's...


07 May 2014
05 May 2014, 17:35 ASEAN Committee established in Astana
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Diplomatic Missions of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have created their own committee in Astana, this has been stated by Minister of Foreign...


11 April 2014
11 April 2014, 08:34 Kazakhstan shows successful path of development - Vice-Speaker of the State Duma V.Vasiliyev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan demonstrates an energetic modern development path, this has been stated by Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Vladimir Vasiliyev during the reception of...


11 April 2014
10 April 2014, 13:33 New Kazakhstan Defence Minister to visit Azerbaijan
BAKU. KAZINFORM - April 21-22 Kazakh Defence Minister Serik Akhmetov will pay an official visit to Azerbaijan, Kazinform has learnt from the embassy of Kazakhstan in the Republic of...


11 April 2014
06 April 2014, 14:27 Kazakh FM met with Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal
ASTANA. KAZINFORM On April 1, 2014, Head of Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry Erlan Idrissov met with visting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha...


11 April 2014
06 April 2014, 12:06 OSCE anti-trafficking Co-ordinator sees positive developments during official visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The acting OSCE Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Ruth Freedom Pojman, noted positive legislative and policy developments in preventing and combating...


05 April 2014
04 April 2014, 16:38 Nazarbayev signs Decree 'On the composition of Kazakhstan Government'
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree "On the composition of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan", the press service of Akorda reports.

05 April 2014
02 April 2014, 21:45 Nazarbayev signs Decree appointing K. Massimov as new Prime Minister of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree appointing Karim Masimov as a new Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, the press service of Akorda reports.

25 March 2014
25 March 2014, 19:31 The instability in the world will not lead to a new global war - Nazarbayev
THE HAGUE. KAZINFORM - According to President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the observed instability in the world will not lead to global confrontation and new large-scale war.
"I've...


25 March 2014
25 March 2014, 17:00 Nursultan Nazarbayev and Barack Obama discuss topical issues of the international agenda
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - On the sidelines of the 3d Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the United States President Barack Obama....


25 March 2014
24 March 2014, 18:44 Finland's businessmen keen to cooperate with Kazakhstan - President Sauli Niinistö
THE HAGUE. KAZINFORM - During his stay in The Hague, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met today with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö.
The two leaders...


25 March 2014
24 March 2014, 16:25 President Nazarbayev holds a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister
THE HAGUE. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe in The Hague today.
During the meeting the sides...


25 March 2014
24 March 2014, 10:11 Nursultan Nazarbayev to appear on Dutch stamps
THE HAGUE. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has appeared on a new set of stamps launched in the Netherlands.
The presentation of the stamps was held within...


25 March 2014
24 March 2014, 00:39 King of the Netherlands notes great contribution of N.Nazarbayev to strengthening nuclear security
ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands met to discus the prospects for deepening of bilateral cooperation between...


25 March 2014
19 March 2014, 17:20 Head of Kazakhstan FM and Vice-Chairman of China discussed bilateral cooperation
BEIJING.KAZINFORM - Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov met with Deputy Prime Minister Li Yuanchao in Beijing, our correspondent reports.
The sides discussed issues of bilateral...


25 March 2014
19 March 2014, 12:11 Kazakh, Chinese foreign ministers sign memo of cooperation for 2014-2016
BEIJING. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov has met with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi to debate ongoing cooperation between Kazakhstan and China and the countries'...


25 March 2014
19 March 2014, 11:44 Kazakhstan, China to step up economic cooperation - FM
BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Economic aspect of the Kazakh-Chinese ties is set to strengthen, Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov announced during his official visit to Beijing.

09 March 2014
08 March 2014, 14:10 Kazakh Deputy FM took part in the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva
ASTANA. KAZINFORM On March 4, 2014, Kazakhstan Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Ashikbayev took part in the plenary high-level segment session of the Conference on Disarmament (CD).

09 March 2014
07 March 2014, 22:02 WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan carries out civil service reform preparing for the introduction of high standards into pharmaceutical industry
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan Government plans to expand the powers of Akimats in matters of land seizure for agricultural purposes.
On Monday, March 3, the Minister of Economy...


09 March 2014
06 March 2014, 17:55 Kazakhstan interested in further strengthening of economic & political partnership with China - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Deputy Foreign Minister of China Chen Guoping, the press office of Akorda informs.
During the meeting...


09 March 2014
05 March 2014, 17:41 Issekeshev meets with leaders of the largest economic associations in Germany
BERLIN. KAZINFORM - Asset Issekeshev, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Industry and New Technologies, during his working visit to Berlin has met with the leadership of major economic...


09 March 2014
05 March 2014, 15:31 Nursultan Nazarbayev arrives in Moscow on a working visit
MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Moscow on a working visit.
As it was previously reported, the President will participate in a meeting...


02 March 2014
01 March 2014, 09:00 President Nazarbayev congratulates Nur Otan Party on 15th anniversary
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the Nur Otan Political Party on its 15th anniversary, the Akorda's press service reports.

02 March 2014
28 February 2014, 17:00 Kazakhstan's Ambassador to South Africa named
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - By the presidential decree Talgat Kaliyev has been appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of South...


02 March 2014
28 February 2014, 08:32 Ambassador Sarybay presents his credentials to Executive Secretary of the CTBTO Zerbo
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the International Organizations in Vienna, Ambassador Kairat Sarybay has presented his credentials to the...


02 March 2014
27 February 2014, 17:08 Kazakhstan established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Kiribati and the Republic of Vanuatu
ASTANA. KAZINFORM On 19 February, 2014, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Vanuatu established diplomatic relations by signing a joint communiqué in Singapore.
From...


02 March 2014
26 February 2014, 14:14 Kazakhstan and China strengthen economic & trade partnership
BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and China have announced their intention to expand and strengthen trade, economic and investment cooperation, this has been announced today in Beijing...


02 March 2014
25 February 2014, 18:29 Citizens of Kazakhstan recommended to avoid trips to Bangkok - MFA
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Citizens of Kazakhstan currently staying in Thailand have not asked the Kazakh diplomatic mission for help, Kazinform correspondent was told by the second secretary...


05 February 2014
05 February 2014, 13:40 Nazarbayev urges to get ready to global economic slowdown
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev recommends to keep in mind cyclic development character of the world economy.
"I have approved the new Foreign Policy Concept...


05 February 2014
05 February 2014, 13:27 Foreign investors welcome to join construction of EXPO-2017 facilities, says Nazarbayev
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev extended an invitation to all interested states to partake in the construction of EXPO-2017 facilities in the Kazakh...


05 February 2014
05 February 2014, 12:29 Kazakhstan slated to create favorable conditions for foreign investors
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan will create favorable conditions to attract foreign investments, new technologies and innovations, Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Head of State, said at the...


05 February 2014
05 February 2014, 12:02 Nazarbayev wishes Russia successful Olympic Games
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev wishes the Russian Federation to hold successful XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
"We are meeting on the eve of the great...


05 February 2014
03 February 2014, 21:56 Trade turnover b/w Kazakhstan & the Netherlands reached $ 10 billion in 2013
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Frans Timmermans, the press service of...


05 February 2014
03 February 2014, 20:20 Netherlands FM notes great value of Kazakhstan's leadership in nuclear disarmament
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Frans Timmermans, the press service of the Senate reports.

05 February 2014
03 February 2014, 13:58 Kazakh FM says Europe is one of Kazakhstan's priorities
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The European vector remains one of the key priorities of Kazakhstan's foreign policy, Foreign Affairs Minister Erlan Idrissov told the Monday press briefing...


05 February 2014
03 February 2014, 13:43 Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to pay official visit to the Kingdom of Netherlands
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Netherlands in March.
Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan...


21 January 2014
19 January 2014, 19:44 Kazakh and Qatar leaders note wide prospects for stepping up coop
ASTANA. January 19. KAZINFORM Leaders of Kazakhstan and Qatar have met today in Astana to discuss the main directions for bilateral cooperation, in particular, in investment and trade-economic...


09 January 2014
09 January 2014, 12:06 Kazakhstan, Iran discussing trade and economic cooperation
ASTANA. January 9. KAZINFORM The third meeting of the Kazakh-Iran working group on trade and economic cooperation has started in Astana.
The agenda includes the implementation...


05 January 2014
02 January 2014, 08:35 Nazarbayev saw preparations for Universiade 2017 in Almaty
ALMATY. January 2. KAZINFORM - Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev in Almaty inspected the preparation of Universiade-2017 and the project of Kok Zhailau ski resort, the press service...


27 December 2013
27 December 2013, 11:16 Astana is a self-sustaining city - Akim Tasmagambetov
ASTANA. December 27. KAZINFORM - Akim of Astana Imangali Tasmagambetov has called our capital a self-sufficient city. "The task of a gradual entry of Astana into the level of self-sufficiency,...


20 December 2013
19 December 2013, 15:00 Kazakh President congratulates Angela Merkel on re-election as Federal Chancellor of Germany
ASTANA. December 19. KAZINFORM Today, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated Angela Merkel on her re-election to the post of Federal Chancellor of Germany, the...


20 December 2013
19 December 2013, 14:01 Kazakhstan to open embassies in Mexico, South Africa and Ethiopia - Kazakh foreign office
ASTANA . December 19. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan will soon open its embassies in Mexico, South Africa and Ethiopia, according to Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov.
"Just a few weeks...


20 December 2013
19 December 2013, 13:18 Kazakhstanis will go visa-free to Brazil-hosted football World Cup next year
ASTANA . December 19. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstanis will be able to go to Brazil next year to attend the World Cup event without a visa, according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan,...


19 December 2013
16 December 2013, 15:02 Russian President congratulates Nursultan Nazarbayev on Independence Day
ASTANA. December 16. KAZINFORM - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin congratulated his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on a national holiday - Independence...


19 December 2013
16 December 2013, 11:00 Azerbaijani President congratulates Nursultan Nazarbayev on Independence Day
BAKU. December 16. KAZINFORM - President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of the national holiday.
"Please, do accept...


14 December 2013
14 December 2013, 16:10 Total international reserves of Kazakhstan will soon reach $100 billion – President
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM - Total international reserves of Kazakhstan will soon reach USD 100 billion dollars, this has been announced by Nursultan Nazarbayev at the ceremonial...


14 December 2013
14 December 2013, 12:28 New Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs will be responsible for coop with UN & America
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov and the Assistant to the President Yerzhan Kazykhanov have announced the newly appointed Deputy Minister of...


14 December 2013
14 December 2013, 12:10 Kazakh President takes part in Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the third nuclear security summit in The Hague (Holland), this has been reported at the meeting...


14 December 2013
13 December 2013, 21:17 WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan is creating high-tech military industry and developing second five-year plan of industrial enhancement
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan is developing defense industry. The Government is preparing to implement the second five-year plan of forced industrial-innovative development.

12 December 2013
12 December 2013, 15:15 Kazakh Foreign Minister on official visit to Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA. December 12. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov is with a two-day official visit in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
The head of the Foreign...


12 December 2013
10 December 2013, 17:24 Kazakhstan applies for UN Security Council membership
CONAKRY. December 10. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan will do everything to draw UN's attention to Muslim Ummah, this has been voiced by RK Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov at the 40th...


12 December 2013
10 December 2013, 15:34 OIC members must openly declare nonacceptance of Islamophobia - Erlan Idrissov
Conakry. December 10. KAZINFORM - Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation should very loudly declare nonacceptance of Islamophobia, especially at the UN, Kazakh foreign minister...


12 December 2013
10 December 2013, 10:25 Serik Akhmetov visits 'Samsung d'light' exhibition center in Seoul
Seoul. December 10. KAZINFORM - As part of his official visit to the Republic of Korea, Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov visited 'Samsung d'light' exhibition center...


09 December 2013
09 December 2013, 12:43 Kazakh PM pays official visit to South Korea
ASTANA. December 9. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov is on an official visit to South Korea till December 10, official spokesperson of the Central Communications...


09 December 2013
09 December 2013, 18:43 FM conducts bilateral meetings in Africa
CONAKRY. December 9. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has arrived in the Republic of Guinea to attend the 40th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organization...


09 December 2013
09 December 2013, 17:20 Kazakh FM meets President of Guinea
CONAKRY. December 9. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has arrived in Guinea to attend the 40 session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic...


09 December 2013
09 December 2013, 14:49 In 2014, Kazakhstan plans to introduce visa-free regime for 34 OECD states
ASTANA. December 9. KAZINFORM - Next year, Kazakhstan plans to establish a visa-free regime for 34 states that are members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development....


09 December 2013
09 December 2013, 14:42 Kazakh FM to hold talks with OIC colleagues
ASTANA. December 9. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov participates in the 40th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation...


09 December 2013
09 December 2013, 13:41 Kazakhstan, Ethiopia foster cooperation as Kazakh FM to pay first official visit
ASTANA. December 9. KAZINFORM The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Erlan Idrissov is expected to pay an official visit to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on December...


28 November 2013
28 November 2013, 13:12 President Nazarbayev meets with Head of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM Today, in Akorda presidential residence President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations...


28 November 2013
27 November 2013, 16:42 Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets with Special Representative of the UN Secretary General
ASTANA. November 27. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met with the Special Representative of the UN Secretary...


28 November 2013
27 November 2013, 09:38 Kazakh delegation attended 12th Ministerial Meeting of Asia Cooperation Dialogue
ASTANA. November 27. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan delegation led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs K.Sarybay attended the "Promoting Intra-Asian Tourism" 12th Ministerial Meeting of the...


28 November 2013
26 November 2013, 11:47 Kazakhstan welcomes signing of Geneva deal on Iran's nuclear program
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan welcomes the signing on November 24 in Geneva of the Agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) and the "six" mediator countries...


20 November 2013
20 November 2013, 15:28 Prime Minister of Kazakhstan met with his Russian counterpart
ST. PETERSBURG. November 20. KAZINFORM Today the Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov met with the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev during the meeting of the...


20 November 2013
20 November 2013, 14:46 Kazakhstan & Armenia Heads of Governments discuss bilateral coop
ST-PETERSBURG. November 20. KAZINFORM - Today, the Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov at the meeting of the Council of Heads of Governments of the CIS countries has carried out talks with...


20 November 2013
18 November 2013, 20:19 New ambassadors to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Cuba appointed
ASTANA. November 18. KAZINFORM - Decrees of the President have appointed new ambassadors to Saudi Arabia and Cuba, informs the press service of Akorda .
Batyrshaev Bakhit has...


20 November 2013
18 November 2013, 13:39 Nursultan Nazarbayev expresses condolences in connection with Plane crash in Russia's Kazan
ASTANA. November 18. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and President...


20 November 2013
16 November 2013, 10:05 Kazakhstan takes part in the UNESCO General Conference
ASTANA. November 16. KAZINFORM - Paris is hosting (5-20 November) the 37 session of the General Conference of UNESCO with 195 member states of the organization, says the press service...


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20 November 2013
15 November 2013, 19:18 Kazakhstan becomes an Observer in the African Union
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM - Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) has held a meeting of Ms. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the Chairman of the African Union (AU), and Berik Aryn, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan...


07 November 2013
07 November 2013, 13:21 Kazakh President receives letter from leaders of Spanish organizations
ASTANA. November 7. KAZIFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received a letter from the leaders of the Spanish public organizations with deep gratitude for the transferred...


24 October 2013
24 October 2013, 13:43 Korea transfers the right to host 2014 Global Forum on E-Government to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM - Korea has transferred the right to host the Global Forum on E-Government in 2014 to Kazakhstan, according to the web-site of the Prime Minister.
Kazakhstan...


24 October 2013
24 October 2013, 11:25 Singapore willing to invest in Ski Tourism of Kazakhstan
ALMATY. October 24. KAZINFORM — Akim of Almaty city Akhmetzhan Yesimov has received the Minister of the Prime Minister's Office of Singapore Grace Fu, the press office of the...


24 October 2013
23 October 2013, 11:50 «Le Temps»: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev defended Geneva's position in UN system
ASTANA. October 23. KAZINFORM - The famous Swiss diplomat and columnist Francois Nordmann in his article in the French newspaper «Le Temps» has analyzed the activity of Kassym-Zhomart...


24 October 2013
Press release on assignment the Republic of Kazakhstan the status of EITI compliant country
On October 17, 2013 the International Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) gathered for meeting in Abidjan city (Cote d'Ivoire), where the compliance...


22 October 2013
22 October 2013, 16:31 Kazakhstan and Qatar plan to launch direct flights
ASTANA. October 2. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Qatar are eying the possibility of launching direct flights between the two countries, it was announced by the newly appointed ambassador...


22 October 2013
22 October 2013, 11:36 Newly appointed ambassadors present credentials to the Kazakh President
ASTANA. October 22. KAZINFORM - Today Nursultan Nazarbayev has been presented credentials from the newly appointed ambassadors of several countries.
They are in particular, the...


22 October 2013
22 October 2013, 10:35 Chairman of Kazakh Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to visit Geneva
ASTANA. October 22. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev from October 22 to 26 will pay a working visit to Switzerland,...


22 October 2013
21 October 2013, 18:31 Singaporean Prime Minister invited to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong has been invited to visit Kazakhstan.
"Today we have confirmed the official invitation to Singaporean...


22 October 2013
21 October 2013, 16:08 Kazakhstan and Singapore foreign ministries sign memorandum of understanding
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov and the 2nd Minister for Foreign Affairs in the Prime Minister's Office of Singapore Grace Fu have singed...


22 October 2013
21 October 2013, 11:02 Nazarbayev to take part in the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting in Minsk
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM - The press service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan has announced about the upcoming events with the participation of Head of State.

22 October 2013
16 October 2013, 11:42 Kazakhstan to open embassies in Mexico, Ethiopia and South Africa
ASTANA. October 16. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan plans to open its embassies in Mexico and Ethiopia.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov announced at the Government...


12 October 2013
12 October 2013, 09:00 President Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Eid al-Adha
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated all people of Kazakhstan on the upcoming Eid al-Adha.
"Dear compatriots!


10 October 2013
09 October 2013, 20:15 Kazakhstan's envoy to Serbia and Macedonia named
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM According to the presidential decree, Kazakh Ambassador to Hungary Nurbakh Rustemov has been named the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the...


10 October 2013
09 October 2013, 19:53 New Kazakh Ambassador to UAE appointed
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM In line with the presidential decree, Kairat Lama Sharif has been designated the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan...


10 October 2013
09 October 2013, 16:29 Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov met with UAE Minister of Energy Suhail Mohammed Al Mazroui
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM On October 8, Erlan Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Suhail Mohammed Al Mazroui, the Minister of Energy of...


10 October 2013
09 October 2013, 12:50 For Afghanistan rebuild projects Kazakhstan delivered goods worth $78 mln
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM — For the projects to rebuild Afghanistan Kazakhstan has delivered goods worth USD 78 million, the press-service of «Kaznex Invest» JSC informs.

10 October 2013
08 October 2013, 21:39 Finland shares experience in social policy implementation, gender equality with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 8. KAZINFORM Chairperson of the National Commission for Women Affairs, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdikalykova...


10 October 2013
04 October 2013, 18:36 President Nazarbayev is expected to visit Belarus end of October
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM - Belarus is expecting the visit of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the end of October. This has been stated by President of Belarus...


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10 October 2013
04 October 2013, 18:28 Belarusian builders willing to participate in building EXPO-2017 infrastructure - Lukashenko
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM - Belarusian builders are willing to participate in building the infrastructure of EXPO-2017. This has been stated by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko...


27 September 2013
27 September 2013, 17:16 Monaco hosts slimmer format meeting of President Nazarbayev, Prince Albert II
MONTE CARLO. September 27. KAZINFORM A narrow format meeting of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prince Albert II of Monaco is taking place in Monte Carlo at the moment.

27 September 2013
27 September 2013, 16:01 President Nazarbayev in Monaco for two-day official visit
ASTANA-MONACO. September 27. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has started his two-day official visit to Monaco.
During the two-day trip, President Nazarbayev...


27 September 2013
26 September 2013, 14:21 Kazakhstan is main partner in the region for Luxembourg - Ambassador Pierre Ferring
ASTANA. September 26. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami has received the Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Pierre...


27 September 2013
26 September 2013, 11:46 Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov is participating in the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly
NEW YORK. September 26. KAZINFORM - On September 24, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov attended opening of the General Political Debates and High-Level Forum on Sustainable...


27 September 2013
26 September 2013, 10:20 Monte Carlo to host «Monaco-Kazakhstan» business forum
MONTE CARLO. September 26. KAZINFORM - Today in the framework of the official visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the Principality of Monaco...


27 September 2013
25 September 2013, 10:09 Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Norway appointed
ASTANA. September 25. KAZINFORM - By the decree of Kazakhstan's President Askar Tazhiev has been appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan...


27 September 2013
24 September 2013, 12:29 Kazakhstan participated in the annual OSCE/ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM On September 23, Warsaw hosted the annual two-week OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) Human Dimension Implementation...


20 September 2013
20 September 2013, 13:44 Kazakhstan praised for ensuring transit of British military equipment across its territory from Afghanistan
ASTANA. September 20. KAZINFORM Today, Senate Speaker of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami has received the Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Dr. Carolyn...


20 September 2013
18 September 2013, 18:13 Kazakhstan exports to UK up by 35.1% this year
ASTANA. September 18. KAZINFORM - In January-July 2013 exports from Kazakhstan to the UK grew by 35.1% compared to the same period in 2012, according to the web-site of the Prime Minister...


20 September 2013
18 September 2013, 11:15 Kazakhstan once against strongly condemned use of chemical weapons in Syria: MFA's statement
ASTANA. September 18. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan once again strongly condemns the act of the use of chemical weapons in Syria as confirmed by the findings of an independent investigation...


20 September 2013
18 September 2013, 07:14 Foreign Ministry held Reception dedicated to promotion of Kazakhstan's candidacy for a non-permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council for 2017-2018
ASTANA. September 18. KAZINFORM On
The event was attended by Minister Erlan Idrissov, Ministry's Senior Officials, representatives of the President Nazarbayev Administration,...


20 September 2013
17 September 2013, 09:26 S Kazakhstan to invest USD 250 million into Moscow region
MOSCOW. September 17. KAZINFORM South Kazakhstan region will invest USD 250 million into establishment of the Trade Logistic Center on realization of domestic food in Moscow region.

20 September 2013
16 September 2013, 18:23 Kazakh delegation took part in Istanbul OIC meeting
ISTANBUL. September 16. KAZINFORM - Istanbul hosted the third meeting of heads of security agencies of the OIC participating countries, which was attended by the Kazakh delegation headed...


20 September 2013
13 September 2013, 13:25 Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan supports Russia's initiative on transfer of Syrian chemical weapons under international control
BISHKEK. September 13. KAZINFORM - Today, in his speech at the SCO summit in Bishkek, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said that Kazakhstan expresses...


20 September 2013
13 September 2013, 12:11 Nursultan Nazarbayev held talks with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Bishkek
BISHKEK. September 13. KAZINFORM — Today the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has held talks with the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev.
Laders...


20 September 2013
12 September 2013, 20:00 Kazakh ambassadors to Sweden, Argentine and Chile named
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM Dastan Yeleukenov has been appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Sweden in line...


06 September 2013
05 September 2013, 08:43 Dubai Investments to expand activity in Kazakhstan
ABU-DHABI. September 5. KAZINFORM Dubai Investment (UAE) will present the national shop at the construction exhibition KazBuild-2013, the press service of the Company reports.
Dubai...


06 September 2013
05 September 2013, 19:45 Kazakhstan considers UN as key arbiter of international relations
ST-PETERSBURG. September 5. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan supports the full participation of the United Nations in the search for solutions to the existing international problems, in particular...


29 August 2013

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29 August 2013
29 August 2013, 10:55 Kazakhstan's decision on abandoning nuclear weapons - start of new era in int'l relations
MOSCOW. August 29. KAZINFORM - The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan held a "round table" in Moscow themed "From the nuclear test ban for a world free of nuclear weapons" dedicated...


29 August 2013
28 August 2013, 12:57 Nursultan Nazarbayev to speak at G-20 summit
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM - At the invitation of the Russian President and the Chairman of G-20 Vladimir Putin President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will attend the G-20 summit...


29 August 2013
29 August 2013, 12:00 Kazakhstan-2050 Strategy implementation requires respect for Constitution - Nazarbaeyv
ASTANA. August 29. KAZINFORM - Today at the International scientific-practical conference dedicated to the Constitution Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan the Kazakh Secretary of State...


19 August 2013
19 August 2013, 12:00 Presidential decree specifies frequency of accounting meetings with akims
ASTANA. August 19. KAZINFORM The new presidential decree now specifies the frequency of accounting meetings of akims of all levels with population, the president's press service...


19 August 2013
16 August 2013, 14:52 III Summit of Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States' declaration adoption
ASTANA. August 16. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, took part in the III Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking states, the press-service of...


08 August 2013
08 August 2013, 08:00 President Nazarbayev congratulates world leaders on Eid al-Fitr
ASTANA. August 8. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent congratulatory telegrams to the leaders of foreign countries on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Kazinform...


08 August 2013
08 August 2013, 12:47 Secretary Kerry wishes happy Eid al-Fitr to Muslims of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. August 8. KAZINFORM The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kazakhstan has received a letter from United States Secretary of State John Kerry in which the latter congratulates all Muslims...


08 August 2013
05 August 2013, 20:15 Kazakh Foreign Minister met with M5S Italian deputies
ASTANA. August 5. KAZINFORM There was a meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov with a group of Five Star Movement deputies (the Parliament...


08 August 2013
04 August 2013, 18:03 Nazarbayev participates in inauguration ceremony of newly elected President of Iran
TEHRAN. August 4. KAZINFORM In Tehran in Medzhilis of the Parliament there is on the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani....


02 August 2013
02 August 2013, 13:15 Kazakh President handed over apartment keys to railroad employees in Astana
ASTANA. August 2. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the Day of Transport Workers, Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, took part in the ceremony of handing over the apartment keys...


02 August 2013
01 August 2013, 15:00 President Nazarbayev receives BIE Secretary General Vincente Loscertales
ASTANA. August 1. KAZINFORM Today, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) Vincente Loscertales in...


31 July 2013
30 July 2013, 12:09 Nazarbayev amends «On Foreign Investors Council under the President of Kazakhstan» Decree
ASTANA. July 30. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev has made ​​a change in the Presidential Decree of June 30, 1998 № 3985 "On formation of the Foreign Investors Council under the...


31 July 2013
30 July 2013, 20:00 Prime Minister Akhmetov and Vicente Loscertales discuss prepartion for EXPO 2017
ASTANA. July 30. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov has held a meeting with Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales at Ukimet Uyi...


31 July 2013
30 July 2013, 18:59 Vincente Loscertales lauds Kazakhstan's prompt preparations for EXPO-2017 in Astana
ASTANA. July 30. KAZINFORM Today, Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov has met with Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE)...


31 July 2013
29 July 2013, 12:51 Nursultan Nazarbayev will partake in Iranian President's inauguration
ASTANA. July 29. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, on the invitation of the Iranian side will take part in the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected president...


25 July 2013
25 July 2013, 14:05 Head of State received Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. July 25. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev today, the press service of Akorda informed.

25 July 2013
24 July 2013, 20:30 Premier Akhmetov reports to Kazakh President on country's socio-economic progress
ASTANA. July 24. KAZINFORM – Today Nursultan Nazarbayev has received the Prime-Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Ahmetov. During the talk Serik Akhmetov has reported on the results of...


25 July 2013
23 July 2013, 18:45 Kazakh President congratulates British Royal Family on the birth of Crown Prince
ASTANA. July 23. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram to the Royal Family of Great Britain in connection with the birth of the Crown Prince, says...


22 July 2013
22 July 2013, 12:22 President of Kazakhstan sent his congratulations to Belgian King Philippe
ASTANA. July 22. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent congratulations to Belgian King Albert II and his son Philippe on the occasion of the official crowning...


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22 July 2013
18 July 2013, 18:40 Kazakh Prime Minister received CMC Vice-Chairman of China Fan Changlong
ASTANA. July 18. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has received Vice-Chairman of the Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC) Fan Changlong who arrived in Kazakhstan...


22 July 2013
18 July 2013, 15:59 Kazakhstan's Honorary Consulate opened in Romania
ASTANA. July 18. KAZINFORM The opening ceremony of the Honorary Consulate of Kazakhstan with the new honorary consul of Kazakhstan to Romania Petru Lificiu in Galati city in attendance...


22 July 2013
17 July 2013, 13:15 UN Under-Secretary-General Dr. Heyzer notes Kazakhstan's leading role as bridge between Europe & Asia
ASTANA. July 17. KAZINFORM — In Bangkok headquarters of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Marat Yessenbayev, Ambassador of Kazakhstan...


16 July 2013
15 July 2013, 17:29 Nazarbayev condoles with Russian President over fatal road accident near Podolsk
ASTANA. July 15. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the deadly...


16 July 2013
13 July 2013, 20:25 Nazarbayev offers condolences to President of France in connection with the train crash
ASTANA. July 13. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, has sent a telegram of condolences to Francois Hollande, the President of France, in connection with the...


16 July 2013
13 July 2013, 08:00 Kazakhstan geographical and political bridge between North and South, Europe and Asia: Geneva meeting
ASTANA. July 13. KAZINFORM - Alexey Volkov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Republic of Kazakhstan, took part in work of the annual Substantive session of Economic and...


16 July 2013
12 July 2013, 13:58 Idrissov, Kerry hold phone conversation
ASTANA. July 12. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov during his visit to the United States held telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, when...


16 July 2013
10 July 2013, 10:14 Kazakhstan and the U.S. to issue multi visas for 5 years
ASTANA. July 10. KAZINFORM Exchange of notes on entry into force of an agreement between Kazakhstan and the U.S. on mutual multi-visa issue for five years based on the principle of...


16 July 2013
10 July 2013, 00:01 Kazakhstan and the U.S. have 'deep and extensive relationships'
ASTANA. July 10. KAZINFORM — Yesterday started the visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Kazakhstan to the United States.
The first event in the program of the visit...


16 July 2013
Kazakhstani Foreign Minister’s Upcoming U.S. Visit Reinforces Important Bilateral Partnership
2013-07-03 by Richard Weitz

Erlan Idrissov, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister will be visiting Washington July 6 -10, at a crucial juncture in his country’s relations...


09 July 2013
09 July 2013, 19:18 Kazakh President signs law on changes in human trafficking combating legislation
ASTANA. July 9. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On amendments and additions to some legislative...


09 July 2013
04 July 2013, 17:30 Kazakh Consulate opened in Munich
MUNICH. July 4. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Consulate has been opened in Munich, Germany today.
The event was attended by the representatives of the Federal Government of Bavaria,...


28 June 2013
27 June 2013, 21:03 Nursultan Nazarbayev sends a telegram to Emir of Qatar
ASTANA. June 27. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram to Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in connection with his new position as the Emir of Qatar,...


28 June 2013
27 June 2013, 16:58 President of Kazakhstan sends telegram to Qatar ex-Emir on transfer of power
ASTANA. June 27. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, has sent a telegram to Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa, the former Emir of Qatar, in connection with the transfer...


28 June 2013
24 June 2013, 19:00 Serik Akhmetov : Spanish and Kazakh transport joint ventures work successfully
ASTANA. June 24. KAVZINFORM - Today Serik Akhmetov, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, has received in Ukimet Uiy Ana Maria Pastor, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communications...


21 June 2013
21 June 2013, 15:41 Kazakh Prime Minister held meeting on preparation for EXPO 2017
ASTANA. June 21. KAZINFORM A meeting of the State Commission for the preparation and holding of the international exhibition EXPO 2017 chaired by Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov has been...


21 June 2013
21 June 2013, 09:13 Houses of Kazakhstan Parliament to take a joint session
ASTANA. June 21. KAZINFORM — There has been issued an order on the joint session of the Houses of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazinform distributes the text.

21 June 2013
19 June 2013, 18:28 Kazakhstan took part in OSCE Security Days conference in Vienna
ASTANA. June 19. KAZINFORM The OSCE Security Days conference initiated by OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier was held Vienna, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press...


21 June 2013
19 June 2013, 14:27 Nazarbayev deserves Nobel Peace Prize for contribution to global nuclear disarmament - Expert of China
BEIJING. June 19. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev for his contribution to global nuclear disarmament deserves the Nobel Peace Prize, said today in Beijing during...


18 June 2013
18 June 2013, 17:39 Valentina Matviyenko: Inter-parliamentary dialogue with Kazakhstan is one of our priorities
MOSCOW. June 18. KAZINFORM Inter-parliamentary dialogue between Kazakhstan and Russia is one of the priorities for two countries.
Chairman of the Federation Council of Russia...


18 June 2013
17 June 2013, 19:21 Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates Hassan Rouhani on his election as President of Iran
ASTANA. June 17. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to Hassan Rouhani elected as the new President of the Islamic Republic...


18 June 2013
17 June 2013, 12:47 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to make first official visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. June 17. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister David Cameron will make his first official visit to Kazakhstan in the history of bilateral relations. This has been announced today at a...


18 June 2013
17 June 2013, 08:36 Kazakh Foreign Ministry hosts a roundtable on protection of foreign investors' rights
ASTANA. June 17. KAZINFORM - Today, in the conference room of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be conducted a joint roundtable on the protection of rights of foreign investors and...


15 June 2013
15 June 2013, 06:41 Leader of Kazakhstan saw the sights of Tashkent
TASHKENT. June 15. KAZINFORM - Yesterday within his official visit to Uzbekistan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, accompanied by the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov visited several...


15 June 2013
14 June 2013, 20:10 Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Presidents opened Abai monument and new embassy building
TASHKENT. June 14. KAZINFORM In the afternoon there was an official opening ceremony of the monument to Abai Kunanbayev and a new embassy of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Uzbekistan....


15 June 2013
14 June 2013, 15:36 President of Kazakhstan called the parties for dialogue on transboundary rivers
TASHKENT. June 14. KAZINFORM - We need a dialogue to solve the problem of transboundary rivers. This has been announced today to the media by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev...


15 June 2013
13 June 2013, 19:00 Kazakh President arrived in Uzbekistan
TASHKENT. June 13. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan, arrived in Tashkent with an official visit.
At "Tashkent-2" airport the Head of State was met...


15 June 2013
13 June 2013, 13:31 Slovenia opens its market for Kazakhstani businessmen
ASTANA. June 13. KAZINFORM Slovenia opens its market for Kazakhstani businessmen. This has been announced at the Kazakh-Slovenian Business Forum by Vice Prime Minister - Minister of...


15 June 2013
12 June 2013, 08:00 Kazakhstan and Austria's investments in projects amount to 500 million euros
ASTANA. June 11. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and Austria are developing about 11 investment projects worth a total of EUR 500 million. This was on the sidelines of the first meeting of the...


15 June 2013
11 June 2013, 20:20 Prime Minister of Spain will pay official visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. June 11. KAZINFORM - Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish Prime Minister, will have an official visit to Kazakhstan this year. This has been announced after a meeting of Erlan Idrissov,...


15 June 2013
11 June 2013, 14:19 Kazakhstan and Slovakia strengthen interparliamentary ties
ASTANA. June 11. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Senate Speaker Kairat Mami has met today with Speaker of the National Council of the Slovak Republic Pavol Paška who is in Astana for an...


15 June 2013
10 June 2013, 20:21 In 2012 trade volume between Kazakhstan and Austria totalled USD 5, 224.1 mln
ASTANA. June 10. KAZINFORM - Today, as part of the Kazakhstan-Austrian Business Council there took place a meeting between Director of International Cooperation Department of the Ministry...


15 June 2013
10 June 2013, 12:54 Kazakh-Kyrgyz interparliamentary coop considered in Turkey
ASTANA. June 10. KAZINFORM A delegation headed by Chairman of the Majilis of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin is taking part in the events within the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking...


15 June 2013
08 June 2013, 14:15 Kazakh leader congratulates Nawaz Sharif elected as Prime-Minister of Pakistan
ASTANA. June 8. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to Nawaz Sharif on his election as a Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic...


26 May 2013
24 May 2013, 21:01 Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss preparations for Supreme Eurasian Economic Council session
MINSK. May 24. KAZINFORM President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a phone talk on 24 May, the press service of the Belarusian leader...


26 May 2013
22 May 2013, 19:09 VI Astana Economic Forum contributes to different countries' economy development - Romano Prodi
ASTANA. May 22. KAZINFORM "There are enough background for Kazakhstan to become highly developed state in the near future," a participant of the VI Astana Economic Forum former Prime...


26 May 2013
22 May 2013, 16:55 Kazakh Secretary of State received President of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania
ASTANA. May 22. KAZINFORM Today Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Marat Tazhin has met with President of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania Valeriu Zgonea who arrived to partake in...


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26 May 2013
21 May 2013, 19:55 President of Kazakhstan received ConocoPhillips Chair
ASTANA. May 21. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received chairman and chief executive officer of ConocoPhillips Ryan M. Lance, who arrived to partake in...


26 May 2013
20 May 2013, 17:23 Chair of Kazakh Senate invited to attend OSCE PA Istanbul session
ASTANA. May 20. KAZINFORM Chair of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami met with Acting OSCE Parliament Assembly President Wolfgang Grossruk, Kazinform refers to the press...


17 May 2013
16 May 2013, 19:31 In Lisbon Foreign Minister Idrissov discussed issues to ease visa regime for Kazakhs
ASTANA. May 16. KAZINFORM - Erlan Idrissov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has visited the Portuguese Republic on May 15-16, the press service of the Foreign Ministry...


17 May 2013
16 May 2013, 17:40 N.Nigmatulin: TurkPA an effective dialogue platform for Turkic-speaking countries’ cooperation
ASTANA. May 16. KAZINFORM - New aspects of the inter-parliamentary cooperation in the framework of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking countries have been discussed today...


17 May 2013
16 May 2013, 12:20 Kazakhstan and St. Kitts established diplomatic relations
ASTANA. May 16. KAZINFORM Permanent representative of Kazakhstan under the UN Byrganym Aitimova and her colleague from ST. Kitts and Nevis H. E. Frank Delano Bart have signed joint...


17 May 2013
15 May 2013, 21:05 Diplomatic relations established between Kazakhstan and Commonwealth of Dominica
NEW YORK. May 15. KAZINFORM – Diplomatic relations have been established between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Commonwealth of Dominica on the level of permanent representatives...


17 May 2013
14 May 2013, 20:48 Kazakhstan, China to cooperate in the field of public service
ASTANA. May 14. KAZINFORM - The Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the Civil Service held a meeting with the Chinese Embassy in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
During the meeting...


17 May 2013
14 May 2013, 20:15 EBRD President pays official visit to Almaty
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM - Akhmetzhan Yesimov, the Akim of Almaty city, met with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) delegation headed by Thomas Mayer, the...


17 May 2013
13 May 2013, 21:55 Kazakh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia presented his credentials to Bahrain King
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM - Bakhtiar Tasymov, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the part-timely set in...


17 May 2013
13 May 2013, 21:15 Budapest to build up trade and economic dialogue with Asian countries - Hungarian President
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM Today Nurbakhyt Rustemov, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Hungary, has presented credentials to Janos...


17 May 2013
13 May 2013, 20:00 Kazakhstan and Romania set up investment fund with $ 1 bln total capitalization
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and Romania have created a joint investment fund with a total capitalization of USD 1 billion, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...


17 May 2013
13 May 2013, 12:35 Coop development between Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions and UN Alliance of Civilizations debated
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senators met with permanent representatives of Bangladesh, Pakistan and Indonesia under the United Nations within the working visit of the Kazakh delegation...


17 May 2013
11 May 2013, 16:30 Kazakh Ambassador to Georgia presented his credentials to Mikheil Saakashvili
TBILISI. May 11. KAZINFORM – On May 10 the current year Ermukhamet Ertysbayev, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Georgia, presented...


17 May 2013
10 May 2013, 14:17 Turkmen leader's visit coincides with the most important historical event - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM - Meetings of the Presidents of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will continue the other day in Aktau and in the brotherly country.
This has been announced...


17 May 2013
10 May 2013, 12:10 Kazakhstan sees Turkmenistan as a reliable partner in the region - Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM - We see Turkmenistan as the nearest country, a good neighbor and a reliable partner in our region. This has been stated today by the President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


08 May 2013
08 May 2013, 17:13 Resolution offered by Kazakhstan adopted at 69th session of UN ESCAP
ASTANA. May 8. KAZINFORM The Kazakh delegation took part in the 69th session of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) of the United Nations, the press service...


08 May 2013
06 May 2013, 13:22 Kazakhstan partakes in «Arabian Travel Market» tourism exhibition in Dubai
ABU DHABI. May 6. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan delegation will be represented today at the opening of a prestigious tourist exhibition titled «Arabian travel market» in Dubai (UAE).

08 May 2013
03 May 2013, 21:20 Kazakh Prime-Minister receives UK Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Sayeeda Warsi
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM - Today, Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov has received UK Senior Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs in the Foreign and Commonwealth...


03 May 2013
02 May 2013, 15:17 Kazakh Premier reported to the President on main indicators of socio-economic development of the country
ASTANA. May 2. KAZINFORM - Today the Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov, reprorts the official website of the President of Kazakhstan.

03 May 2013
03 May 2013, 20:56 WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan adopted Plan on increasing the employment of elderly people and began preparations for EXPO-2017
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan National Fund assets are rapidly growing. The Government is working on the second five-year state program of forced industrial-innovative development...


03 May 2013
03 May 2013, 18:35 Parliament Senate delegation of Kazakhstan visited Romania
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM - As part of the Kazakh-Romanian Parliamentary Cooperation development Kazakhstan delegation headed by Akhan Bizhanov, the Chairman of the Committee on Social...


03 May 2013
26 April 2013, 19:56 Kazakhstan and Guinea-Bissau establish diplomatic relations
ASTANA. April 26. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Guinea-Bissau have signed a joint communiqué to establish diplomatic relations in New York, Kazakh MFA's press service reports.
The...


03 May 2013
26 April 2013, 16:05 Kazakh Leader met with Foreign Minister of Afghanistan
ALMATY. April 26. KAZINFORM Today, President to Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Zalmai Rassoul within the third conference of...


25 April 2013
25 April 2013, 12:38 Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan has the moral right to be the leader of anti-nuclear movement
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM - President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that Kazakhstan has the moral right to be the leader of the anti-nuclear movement.
"The importance of Central...


25 April 2013
25 April 2013, 19:12 Istanbul Process talks on Afghanistan to be held in Almaty tomorrow
ALMATY. April 25. KAZINFORM The third conference of foreign ministers of the Istanbul Process: Afghanistan is set to take place in Almaty.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev...


25 April 2013
25 April 2013, 13:55 Kazakh leader disagrees with theories about catastrophic developments of Central Asian events
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM - Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Kazakhstan does not agree with catastrophic theories of further developments in the events in Central Asia. This...


25 April 2013
24 April 2013, 14:22 Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan paid an official visit to Switzerland
ASTANA. April 24. KAZINFORM - Attorney General Ashat Daulbaev paid a visit to the Swiss Confederation, where he met with Attorney General Michael Lauber, the press-service of the Department...


25 April 2013
23 April 2013, 12:15 M.Tazhin received U.S. State Secretary Assistant for South and Central Asia
ASTANA. April 23. KAZINFORM - Today Marat Tazhin, the State Secretary of Kazakhstan, has received Robert Blake, the U.S. State Secretary Assistant for South and Central Asia.


25 April 2013
22 April 2013, 15:31 State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Ministry of Swiss Confederation to visit Kazakhstan - Swiss Ambassador Mauro Reyna
ASTANA. April 22. KAZINFORM - A visit of the State Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation to Kazakhstan is on the schedule, said today after presenting his...


25 April 2013
22 April 2013, 10:06 Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand visits Kazakhstan in August
ASTANA. April 22. KAZINFORM - In August there will be a visit to Kazakhstan of the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand.
This has been announced today in an interview with...


25 April 2013
20 April 2013, 09:30 Kazakhstan important partner for us - Head of the Japanese Government
ASTANA. April 20. KAZINFORM Yesterday on the second day of Kairat Mami, the Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, visit to Tokyo he met with Shinzo Abe, Japanese Prime...


25 April 2013
19 April 2013, 18:17 E.Idrissov and Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina discussed opening diplomatic missions in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. April 19. KAZINFORM - Today Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov has had a meeting with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic...


15 April 2013
11 April 2013, 20:20 Akhmetov received Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM Today Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov has received Federal Councillor and Minister of Economic Affairs of the Swiss Confederation Johann Schneider-Ammann,...


15 April 2013
11 April 2013, 19:50 Presidents of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed joint Investment Fund's activity
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev within his working visit to Astana; Kazinform refers...


15 April 2013
10 April 2013, 12:40 EU key economic partner of Kazakhstan: Meeting in Akorda
ASTANA. April 10. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Secretary of State Marat Tazhin has received today Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan Aurélia Bouchez in the Akorda presidential...


11 April 2013
09 April 2013, 18:45 Kazakhstan disagrees Korean Peninsula's solution by force
ASTANA. April 9. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan is opposed to Korean Peninsula's solution by force," Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs official representative Zhanbolat Usenov informed...


11 April 2013
09 April 2013, 17:22 Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina to visit Astana
ASTANA. April 9. KAZINFORM "Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina Eduardo Suain will pay a visit to Astana on April 18-19," the official spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign...


09 April 2013
08 April 2013, 21:00 Head of State: Margaret Thatcher was known as great politician and wise person
ASTANA. April 8. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...


07 April 2013
07 April 2013, 13:44 Kazakhstan and Mexico talked over diversified cooperation development
ASTANA. April 7. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with the President of the United States of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto within the Boao Forum for...


07 April 2013
06 April 2013, 12:01 First meeting of President of Kazakhstan and President of China laid foundation for closer political dialogue
ASTANA. April 6. KAZINFORM - In the framework of the official visit the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with the President of China Xi Jinping, informs the press-service...


07 April 2013
06 April 2013, 10:50 Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Kazakhstan first half of this year
SANYA. April 6. KAZINFORM - President Xi Jinping will visit Kazakhstan in the first half of this year, said Nursultan Nazarbayev today at the briefing.
According to Nursultan...


07 April 2013
06 April 2013, 07:00 Official visit of the President of Kazakhstan to China has started
SANYA. April 6. KAZINFORM - The official vsit of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to China, during which the Head of the State will attend the annual session of the...


07 April 2013
05 April 2013, 10:48 Almaty hosts next round of talks on Iran's nuclear program
ASTANA. April 5. KAZINFORM All delegates partaking in the regular round of talks on the Iranian nuclear program between Tehran and the P5+1 have arrived in Almaty, the press eservice...


04 April 2013
04 April 2013, 17:47 Chinese leader Xi Jinping looking forward to meet President Nazarbayev
BEIJING-BOAO. April 4. KAZINFORM New leadership of the People's Republic of China met with the diplomatic corps and reps of the international organizations based in Beijing on...


04 April 2013
03 April 2013, 17:20 Ukraine is negotiating to increase Kazakh oil transit
ASTANA. April 3. KAZINFORM - Ukraine is having talks to increase the transit of Kazakh oil, the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of the country Edward Stavitsky said at the briefing...


04 April 2013
03 April 2013, 15:15 President Nazarbayev received Foreign Minister Idrissov
ASTANA. April 3. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov today, President's press service reports.

04 April 2013
02 April 2013, 15:40 Official visit of Kazakh President to China important for expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation - China's Foreign Ministry
BEIJING. April 2. KAZINFORM - Official visit of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to China is of great importance for the development and expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation....


04 April 2013
01 April 2013, 18:41 Kazakh President designates ambassador to Mongolia
ASTANA. April 1. KAZINFORM President Nazarbayev has decreed the appointment of Kalybek Koblandin as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to...


31 March 2013
31 March 2013, 13:29 Kazakh FM: Water problem in Central Asia remains one of the most pressing issues
DUSHANBE. March 31. KAZINFORM The water problem in the Central Asian region is one of the most pressing issues, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrisov told journalists.

31 March 2013
29 March 2013, 17:04 Closer cooperation of Asian countries in food and especially energy security needed, Foreign Minister Idrissov
ASTANA. March 29. KAZINFORM - Today as part of his official visit to Tajikistan the Kazakh Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov took part in the 11th meeting of the Foreign...


28 March 2013
28 March 2013, 11:37 Foreign ambassadors present credentials to Kazakh Secretary of State
ASTANA. March 28. KAZINFORM Ambassadors of the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Macedonia, the Republic of Ecuador, the Republic of Djibouti, the Lao People's Democratic Republic,...


28 March 2013
28 March 2013, 10:30 Kazakhstan to partake in construction of new terminal facilities in Chinese port of Lianyungang
BEIJING. March 28. KAZINFORM - China and Kazakhstan have a good framework for transit transport, and already there is a need to deepen this cooperation to strengthen the regional economy,...


28 March 2013
27 March 2013, 14:32 Kazakh and Uzbek foreign ministers meet one-on-one
TASHKENT. March 27. KAZINFORM The negotiations in expanded format between foreign ministers of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Erlan Idrissov and Abdulaziz Kamilov took place in Tashkent...


28 March 2013
27 March 2013, 09:56 President of Uzbekistan to receive Kazakh foreign minister
TASHKENT. March 27. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov arrived in Tashkent with a working visit on Tuesday (March 26).
Today, Minister Idrissov is expected...


28 March 2013
27 March 2013, 08:58 President Nazarbayev to meet with Xi Jinping in China
BEIJING. March 27. At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a state visit to China.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong...


28 March 2013
26 March 2013, 19:00 Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus is successful example in CIS integration, says EBRD
ALMATY. March 26. KAZINFORM - The Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan is the first successful example in regional economic integration between countries of the former Soviet...


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28 March 2013
24 March 2013, 13:46 UN chief congratulated on spring holiday Nowruz
ASTANA. March 24. KAZINFORM - In the message on the International Day of Nowruz the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that Nowruz does not only bring together the states, but...


21 March 2013
21 March 2013, 08:58 President of Kazakhstan congratulates heads of several states on Nowruz holiday
ASTANA. March 21. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev sent congratulations on Nowruz spring holiday to the presidents of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan,...


21 March 2013
21 March 2013, 15:15 Kazakh Foreign Minister paid official visit to Sweden
ASTANA. March 21. KAZINFORM -Official visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov to the Kingdom of Sweden took place on 20 March, the press service...


21 March 2013
20 March 2013, 09:27 Kazakh Ambassador presented credentials to Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan
BAKU. March 20. KAZINFORM Newly appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan Amangeldy Zhumabayev presented the copies of credentials to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...


19 March 2013
19 March 2013, 18:29 Kazakhstan and Germany boost coop in transfer of technologies and education
ASTANA. March 19. KAZINFORM The Kazakhstan-German conference on "Transfer in the sphere of technologies and education" has kicked off in Astana today.
The event was organized...


19 March 2013
19 March 2013, 17:26 UAE Air Arabia flying to Kazakhstan reported profit increase
ABU DHABI. March 19. KAZINFORM - The Airline of the United Arab Emirates named Air Arabia, based in the emirate of Sharjah, according to the annual shareholders' meeting reported...


19 March 2013
19 March 2013, 10:08 Kazakhstan «opened a window» to Finland
ASTANA. March 19. KAZINFORM - Today the Kazakh Embassy has been opened in Helsinki. The presentation ceremony was attended by the head of the diplomatic mission of Kazakh Foreign Minister...


19 March 2013
18 March 2013, 14:54 Kazakhstan and China discussed EXPO-2017 holding issues
BEIJING. March 18. KAZINFORM National Coordinator of "Expo-2017" project, the Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Rapil Zhoshybayev has met with the Chinese...


15 March 2013
15 March 2013, 11:40 Nazarbayev sent greetings to newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping
ASTANA. March 15. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping, president's press...


15 March 2013
15 March 2013, 12:44 Kazakhstan and U.S. to cooperate in civil service sphere
ASTANA. March 15. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Civil Service Affairs Agency of Kazakhstan Alikhan Baimenov and the U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kenneth Fairfax announced Friday the signing...


15 March 2013
14 March 2013, 13:13 Every month Kazakhstan exports 15-20 thousand tons of wheat flour to Afghanistan
ASTANA. March 14. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan monthly exports to Afghanistan for about 15-20 thousand tons of wheat flour. That has been announced today at the business meeting of business...


15 March 2013
13 March 2013, 15:39 Kazakhstan and France agreed to develop joint investment projects
ASTANA. March 13. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev paid a working visit to France, the press service of the...


15 March 2013
12 March 2013, 18:30 Kazakh Minister of Environment to visit Finland
ASTANA. March 12. KAZINFORM Minister of Environment of Kazakhstan Nurlan Kapparov will pay a visit to Finland, the press service of the authority reports.
The conference concerning...


15 March 2013
12 March 2013, 13:44 Kazakhstan and EU have great potential for successful cooperation
ASTANA. March 12. KAZINFORM Today, Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin has had a meeting with Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan Aurélia Bouchez, Kazinform refers to the press service...


15 March 2013
11 March 2013, 18:43 Kazakh peace makers to be involved in the UN missions
ASTANA. March 11. KAZINFORM Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Adilbek Djaksybekov received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Great Britain to Kazakhstan Carolyn Brown,...


09 March 2013
09 March 2013, 12:49 Kazakhstan and Czech Republic discussed international treaty framework expanding
ASTANA. March 9. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prosecutor General Askhat Daulbayev met with leadership of Czech Ministry of Justice during his visit to Czech Republic, the press service of the...


09 March 2013
08 March 2013, 12:50 Czech and Kazakh Attorneys General discussed countering transnational organized crime and fight against religious extremism
ASTANA. March 8. KAZINFORM - On Thursday there was a visit of the Attorney General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev to Brno, the Czech Republic, where he held a bilateral...


09 March 2013
06 March 2013, 13:16 Nazarbayev Center Director met with Martin Sheen, Norwegian experts on non-proliferation
ASTANA. March 6. KAZINFORM - During his visit to Norway the Chairman of the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction Commission under the President, Director of "Nazarbayev...


05 March 2013
05 March 2013, 13:44 Kazakh President met with the Eurasian Economic Commission's Antitrust Minister
ASTANA. March 5. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received the Eurasian Economic Commission's Antitrust Minister Nurlan Aldabergenov, Kazinform has learnt from...


05 March 2013
05 March 2013, 11:12 Kazakhstan's economy real growth to amount 6-7.6 % in 2013-2017
ASTANA. March 5. KAZINFORM "According to the forecasts, the real growth of the economy will be 6-7,6% per year in 2013-2017," Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan...


05 March 2013
04 March 2013, 13:38 Nazarbayev stressed the need to improve tax administration
ASTANA. March 4. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Bolat Zhamishev, the Presidential press service reported.
During...


05 March 2013
04 March 2013, 14:04 Kazakh Vice Prime Minister to visit France
ASTANA. March 4. KAZINFROM "Kazakh delegation headed by Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan Asset Issekeshev will pay an official visit to France...


05 March 2013
04 March 2013, 11:37 ATOM Project presented at the ICAN Civil Society Forum in Oslo
ASTANA. March 4. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation with the Honorary ATOM Project Ambassador Karipbek Kuyukov was among 500 campaigners from 70 countries gathered in Oslo, Norway, from 2...


05 March 2013
01 March 2013, 19:54 Kazakhstan can count on France in joining the WTO: French FM
ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan can count on France's support in terms of accessing the World Trade Organization," Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Laurent Fabius stated...


05 March 2013
01 March 2013, 19:01 Nazarbayev: France Foreign Minister's visit shows that bilateral relations strengthen
ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Laurent Fabius today, Kazinform refers to the press service...


05 March 2013
01 March 2013, 16:16 Kazakhstan expands cooperation with Austria and Hungary
ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM Delegation of civil servants of the Kazakh President's Office, Prime Minister's Office and the Agency for Civil Service Affairs of Kazakhstan with...


05 March 2013
28 February 2013, 16:15 Kazakhstan strongly condemns terrorist attack on civilians in India
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan strongly condemns the terrorist attack on civilians in Hyderabad, India.
"Kazakhstan condemns terrorism...


05 March 2013
28 February 2013, 15:51 Austria to contribute to EXPO-2017 holding
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Commissioner of EXPO-2017 International Exhibition Rapil Zhoshybayev met with
the...


05 March 2013
28 February 2013, 12:11 Kazakh delegation attends 5th UNAOC Global Forum in Vienna
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's delegation headed by Senate Speaker Kairat Mami takes part in the 5th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in...


05 March 2013
28 February 2013, 10:00 Kazakhstan to open consulate general in Chișinău
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree on establishing consulate general of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Moldavian city...


05 March 2013
27 February 2013, 19:40 Kazakhstan's MFA official statement
ASTANA. February 27. KAZINFORM Iran nuclear talks were held on February 26-27 in Almaty. The talks have contributed to strengthening mutual understanding between Iran and the group...


05 March 2013
27 February 2013, 17:46 Heads of EU and Iran delegations thanked Kazakh Government and other people involved in talks' organization
ASTANA. February 27. KAZINFORM Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili expressed his gratitude to the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev for his...


05 March 2013
26 February 2013, 16:34 Kazakhstan President invited to attend the 12th Boao Forum for Asia
ASTANA. February 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to China Nurlan Yermekbayev received a formal invitation addressed to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to attend the 12th...


05 March 2013
26 February 2013, 15:16 Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program kicked off in Almaty
ALMATY. February 26. KAZINFORM A new round of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program started in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Five permanent member states of the UN Security Council...


05 March 2013
26 February 2013, 11:20 Nazarbayev congratulates R. Castro on re-election as President of the Council of State of Cuba
ASTANA. February 26. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers...


25 February 2013
25 February 2013, 14:01 French Foreign Minister to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 25. KAZINFORM "Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Loran Fabius will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan," the official representative of the Kazakh President's...


25 February 2013
25 February 2013, 12:33 Iran's nuclear program negotiation's progress to play significant role all over the world - Dauren Aben
ASTANA. February 25. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan as one of the few countries that voluntarily renounced nuclear weapons is an example for the states that intend to carry out military nuclear...


22 February 2013
22 February 2013, 16:13 EXPO-2017 - a new impulse for Astana and Kazakhstan: British MP Charles Hendry
ASTANA. February 22. KAZINFORM Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry, Commissioner of the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 Rapil Zhoshibayev met in London...


22 February 2013
20 February 2013, 18:12 London to help Almaty create a financial center: MP Michael Fallon
ALMATY. February 20. KAZINFORM Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise of Great Britain, paid a friendly visit to Almaty this week.
During the meeting with...


22 February 2013
20 February 2013, 10:42 U.S. Secretary of State praised Kazakhstan' s contribution to situation in Afghanistan
ASTANA. February 20. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerlan Idrissov had a telephone conversation with new Secretary of State of the U.S. John Kerry, the press service...


22 February 2013
19 February 2013, 20:16 Kazakhstan, Italy discuss regional security in Astana
ASTANA. February 19. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov met with Italian Defense Minister Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola in Astana on Tuesday.
According to...


22 February 2013
19 February 2013, 13:55 Kazakhstan and Italy: strengthening cooperation in defence sphere
ASTANA. February 19. KAZINFORM Minister of Defense of of Kazakhstan Adilbek Dzhaksybekov held a meeting with head of the Italian Defense Ministry Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola today in...


18 February 2013
18 February 2013, 15:16 Kazakhstan needs more foreign investments, says President
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev received Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov on Monday (February 18), Kazinform was told by the presidential press service.

18 February 2013
18 February 2013, 13:18 Kazakh parliamentarians to partake in OSCE PA
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM "The delegation of the Kazakh Parliament headed by the Chairman of the Senate Committee for Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security Ikram Adyrbekov will...


18 February 2013
18 February 2013, 12:57 Above 150 media reps accredited for Iran's nuclear program talks
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM "More than 150 representatives of Kazakh and foreign mass media are accredited for the negotiations of six intermediaries and Iran on Iran's nuclear...


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18 February 2013
17 February 2013, 12:41 French Foreign Minister to visit Kazakhstan in March
ASTANA. February 17. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of France Laurent Fabius is to make an official visit to Kazakhstan in early March.
H.E. Jean-Charles Berthonnet, Ambassador Extraordinary...


15 February 2013
15 February 2013, 12:53 PM reports on January 2013 results to President Nazarbayev
ASTANA. February 15. KAZINFORM Today, Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov in Astana.
Mr. Akhmetov reported on the results of socioeconomic...


15 February 2013
13 February 2013, 18:06 Foreign ministries of Kazakhstan and Romania held consultations
ASTANA. February 13. KAZINFORM A regular round of Kazakhstan-Romania inter-foreign ministry consultations was held in Astana on February 11, according to the press service of the MFA.

15 February 2013
13 February 2013, 17:30 Kazakhstan and Samoa establish diplomatic relations
ASTANA. February 13. KAZINFORM Last week, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Independent State of Samoa established diplomatic relations, the Kazakh Foreign ministry's press service...


11 February 2013
11 February 2013, 13:45 Head of State signed law on ratification of loan agreement on CAREC Corridor 1b road project
ASTANA. February 11. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the law "On ratification of Loan Agreement on the East-West Roads Project (Almaty-Khorgos section):...


11 February 2013
08 February 2013, 08:28 Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia to discuss joint efforts to promote integration process
MOSCOW. February 8. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh and Russian presidents will discuss the prospects for developing the integration process, Kremlin's press service said.
Nursultan...


07 February 2013
07 February 2013, 10:09 Kazakhstan welcomes decision to hold talks on Iran's nuclear program in Almaty
ASTANA. February 7. KAZINFORM Representatives of Iran and the six international mediators over Iran's nuclear program - Russia, the U.S., China, Britain, France and Germany announced...


07 February 2013
07 February 2013, 08:03 Senate Speaker Kairat Mami met with Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
ROME. February 7. KAZINFORM The visit of the outstanding man of peace Pope John Paul II to Astana in 2001 contributed to the strengthening of relations between Kazakhstan and Vatican...


07 February 2013
06 February 2013, 16:39 Kazakhstan and Spain discussed trade and economic coop
MADRID-ASTANA. February 6. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a meeting with Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rakhoy, Kazinform has learnt from the Presidential...


07 February 2013
06 February 2013, 00:47 Nazarbayev met with key Spanish companies' leaders
MADRID-ASTANA. February 6. KAZINFORM According to the Presidential press service, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the heads of companies "Maxam", "OHL" and "Next...


05 February 2013
05 February 2013, 15:39 Akhmetov instructed to address issues of power supply for EXPO-2017 by alternative energy sources
ASTANA. February 5. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov gave instructions to address the issues of power supply of the EXPO-2017 in Astana with the use of alternative...


05 February 2013
05 February 2013, 10:50 Kazakh PM urges to provide EXPO-2017 with energy from renewable sources
ASTANA. February 5. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov urged to provide EXPO-2017 exhibition with energy from renewable energy sources.
"I believe that by 2017 we...


05 February 2013
05 February 2013, 12:00 Kazakhstan to build 50 'green energy' facilities
ASTANA. February 5. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan will build 50 facilities producing "green" energy, Kazakhstan Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev...


05 February 2013
05 February 2013, 14:56 Senate Speaker left for Vatican
ASTANA. February 5. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament - Head of Secretariat of the Congress of World and Traditional Religions' Leaders Kairat Mami has...


05 February 2013
04 February 2013, 13:42 Kazakh Foreign Minister attends Munich Security Conference
ASTANA. February 4. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov attended the 49th International Conference on Security Policy in Munich on February 1-3, according to the press...


05 February 2013
03 February 2013, 12:12 Decision made to set up Russian-Kazakh air defense system
MINSK. February 3. KAZINFORM It has been decided to set up a united Russian-Kazakh air defense system. The information was released by Secretary General of the Collective Security...


05 February 2013
31 January 2013, 13:47 US Congress delegation visited Majilis
ASTANA. January 31 KAZINFORM On January 29, the U.S. Congress delegation visited Kazakh Majilis, the press-service of the Majilis informed.
Topical issues of inter-parliamentary...


05 February 2013
30 January 2013, 09:29 EC President to visit Kazakhstan in 2013
BRUSSELS. January 30. KAZINFORM "President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso is set for visiting Kazakhstan in 2013," Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov said to...


05 February 2013
29 January 2013, 20:42 Bartolozzi: We can find ways to ease visa regime between EU and Kazakhstan
BRUSSELS. January 29. KAZINFORM "We can find ways to ease the visa regime between the EU and Kazakhstan," Paolo Bartolozzi, head of the European Parliament's Delegation for Central...


05 February 2013
29 January 2013, 19:00 Kazakh Foreign Minister to hold talks in Germany on easing visa regime
ASTANA. January 29. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov is planning to visit Germany on January 30 - February 3, official spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Zhanbolat Ussenov...


05 February 2013
29 January 2013, 18:21 Kazakhstan and European Parliament conduct continuous and transparent dialogue - Othmar Karas
BRUSSELS. January 29. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov met with Vice-President of the European Parliament Othmar Karas in Brussels.
"Relations between Kazakhstan...


05 February 2013
29 January 2013, 09:11 Kazakh Foreign Minister to meet with EU, NATO and CE leadership
BRUSSELS. January 29. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov has arrived in Brussels on two-day visit.
The head of the foreign authority will meet...


05 February 2013
28 January 2013, 16:35 Russia and Kazakhstan should equalize prices of oil products - Mynbayev
ASTANA. January 28. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Oil and Gas Sauat Mynbayev believes it is important to eliminate a big difference in the prices of oil products between Russia and Kazakhstan....


05 February 2013
28 January 2013, 14:34 Kazakh Ambassador presented credentials to President of Brazil
ASTANA. January 28. KAZINFORM Kazakh Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Brazil Bakytzhan Ordabayev presented credentials to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Kazinform...


25 January 2013
25 January 2013, 12:13 Nazarbayev: A public officer does not belong to himself
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM "A public officer does not belong to himself and all his time, energy and ambitions should be for the benefit of the native land," Head of State Nursultan...


25 January 2013
25 January 2013, 11:56 Newly appointed government officials took oath before Kazakh President
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM Recently appointed government officials - heads of the central state bodies and regions - took the oath of office before the people and President of Kazakhstan.

25 January 2013
25 January 2013, 16:45 Kazakh, Russian FM sign action plan for cooperation in 2013
MOSCOW. January 25. KAZINFORM Foreign ministries of Kazakhstan and Russia signed the Action Plan for Cooperation in 2013 during a meeting in Moscow on Friday.
Foreign Minister...


25 January 2013
25 January 2013, 14:21 Kazakh FM presents new draft treaty of friendship and cooperation with Russia
MOSCOW. January 25. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan presented a new draft treaty on friendship and cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia in the XXI century, Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov...


25 January 2013
23 January 2013, 10:51 Kazakhstan and Russia to discuss Treaty on Good-Neighborly and Ally Relations
ASTANA. January 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerlan Idrissov will meet with his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov during the first official visit to Russia on January...


25 January 2013
21 January 2013, 16:43 Kazakhstan, Afghanistan discuss fight against terrorism
ASTANA. January 21. KAZINFORM Today, Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has received Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Jawed Ludin who is on a working visit...


25 January 2013
21 January 2013, 15:15 Kazakhstan to nominate its candidate to WHO executive committee
ASTANA. January 21. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan nominates its candidates to the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Committee.
According to official representative of the Central...


25 January 2013
21 January 2013, 14:05 Kazakh Foreign Minister met with Afghanistan Deputy FM
ASTANA. January 21. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov held talks with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Jawed Ludin, who arrived in Astana for a working...


20 January 2013
18 January 2013, 16:05 Kazakh President met with head of Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received president of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey Rifat Hisarciklioglu today, the...


20 January 2013
18 January 2013, 15:49 Astana has become one of international diplomacy centers - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM For a short period of time Astana has become one of the centers of international diplomacy, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev stated at a meeting with...


20 January 2013
18 January 2013, 14:45 Kazakhstan set for profitable cooperation with Africa, Latin America
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is hopeful to develop mutually profitable relations with Africa and Latin America.
"Kazakhstan is all set for mutually profitable relationship...


20 January 2013
18 January 2013, 13:42 Regional diplomacy center, KAZAID agency to be set up
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM A regional center of multilateral diplomacy will be established in Kazakhstan, according to President Nazarbayev.
"We are to create the regional...


20 January 2013
16 January 2013, 18:37 About 100 countries expected to partake in EXPO-2017 - BIE Secretary General
ASTANA. January 16. KAZINFORM About 100 counties are expected to participate in the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO that will be held in Astana in 2017. Secretary General...


20 January 2013
16 January 2013, 10:00 Kazakhstan to open embassy in Sweden
ASTANA. January 16. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed a decree "On the opening of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Kingdom of Sweden".
To strengthen...


20 January 2013
15 January 2013, 20:49 Akhmetov: Holding of EXPO-2017 in Astana to boost the C Asia region's development
ASTANA. January 15. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov received Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales in Astana,...


20 January 2013
15 January 2013, 19:41 Kazakh Foreign Minister met with BIE Sec-Gen in Astana
ASTANA. January 15. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov met with Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales on Tuesday in Astana,...


20 January 2013
15 January 2013, 14:42 Ex-Jordanian PM praises Kazakhstan's success
ASTANA. January 15. KAZINFORM On Monday, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Jordan Bulat Sarsenbayev met with former Prime Minister of the country and now...


13 January 2013
11 January 2013, 16:44 Kazakhstan needs effective foreign policy to join world's top 30 countries: M. Ashimbayev
ALMATY. January 11. KAZINFORM "The new "Kazakhstan-2050" Strategy defines an ambitious goal for Kazakhstan - to join the club of the 30 most developed countries in the world.
It...


13 January 2013
11 January 2013, 10:28 Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan discussed extension of coop
BAKU. January KAZINFORM "Azerbaijani companies could participate in establishing a logistics center in West Kazakhstan region and ensuring food security of the region through this...


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13 January 2013
09 January 2013, 11:00 2012 marked by multiple events in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. January 9. KAZINFORM The year of 2012 for Kazakhstan was marked by the positive tendencies of development and start of new long-term perspectives in the context of the Strategy...


06 January 2013
Kairat Umarov appointed new Kazakhstan’s Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the USA Friday, 04.01.2013, 18:47
Mr. Kairat Umarov has been appointed the new Kazakhstan’s Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the USA, President Nazarbayev’s Press Service reports.

According...


06 January 2013
KazMunaiGas and Eni gas-processing plant in West Kazakhstan approved Friday, 04.01.2013, 11:08
KazMunaiGas has received a positive statement of the state inspection on the feasibility study of a gas-processing plant in West-Kazakhstan Oblast, Tengrinews.kz report citing the company's...


06 January 2013
All Kazakhstan businesses must accept bank cards from January 1 Friday, 04.01.2013, 10:25
Kazakhstan's small businesses must start accept bank cards starting from January 1, 2013, KazTAG reports referring to Kazakhstan Law On payments and transfers amended in November...


06 January 2013
Nazarbayev dreams of a domed city for 10-15 thousand people Thursday, 03.01.2013, 15:11
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev shared the plans of construction of facilities for the EXPO-2017 exhibition, Tengrinews.kz reports.

During a meeting with representatives...


06 January 2013
Nazarbayev signed amendments to state service law Tuesday, 01.01.2013, 18:21
Tengrinews.Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law On amendments to several legislative acts of Kazakhstan on state service called to improve efficiency of Kazakhstan's...


31 December 2012
31 December 2012, 15:30 Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia exchange New Year greetings
ASTANA. December 31. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader's press...


26 December 2012
26 December 2012, 14:50 President Nazarbayev announces national mourning for plane crash victims
ASTANA. December 26. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has announced a national day of mourning in Kazakhstan on December 27 in honor of border petrol personnel of the National...


26 December 2012
25 December 2012, 21:14 27 people die in airplane crash in S Kazakhstan
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM An airplane of the Frontier Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan en route Astana-Shymkent has crashed at 18:55 PM...


26 December 2012
25 December 2012, 20:39 Kazakh Government to map out procedure of national clusters formation
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM The Government of Kazakhstan has been instructed by the Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev to build up a concept for formation of the prospective national...


26 December 2012
25 December 2012, 19:26 President believes Kazakhstan to join 30 most developed states ahead of 2050
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev believes Kazakhstan will join the club of 30 most developed countries in the world prior to 2050.
"We...


26 December 2012
25 December 2012, 18:10 2012 best companies of Kazakhstan named by President Nazarbayev
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM The best domestic companies have been honored by President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Palace of Independence today.
KazTransOil JSC won grand...


26 December 2012
25 December 2012, 16:46 President Nazarbayev OKs launch of 10 innovative projects
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM "Industrialization, in the first place, should ensure successful performance of extractive industries," Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


26 December 2012
25 December 2012, 16:08 4G officially deployed in Astana and Almaty cities
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM The fourth generation of mobile communications Long Term Evolution standard has been commercially deployed in the cities of Astana and Almaty today.

21 December 2012
21 December 2012, 14:19 PM Akhmetov arrives in Tashkent to discuss future of Kazakh-Uzbek relations
TASHKENT. December 21. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan for a two-day official visit.
He was cordially greeted at the...


21 December 2012
20 December 2012, 08:00 Nazarbayev, Putin sign joint action plan between RK, RF for 2013-2015
ASTANA. December 20. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (December 19).
During the top-level...


21 December 2012
20 December 2012, 13:12 Kazakh ambassador Khamzayev presents credentials to NATO Sec Gen
ASTANA. December 20. KAZINFORM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Almaz Khamzayev has presented his credentials on 17 December to NATO Secretary...


19 December 2012
President Nazarbayev arrives in Moscow to attend CSTO, EurAsEC, EEC meetings
MOSCOW. December 18. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has just arrived in Moscow for a working visit.
The Kazakh leader is expected to take part in...


19 December 2012
17 December 2012, 16:40 Kazakhstan and Palestine discussed bilateral relations and Middle East situation
ASTANA. December 17. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with President of Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas, Kazinform refers...


19 December 2012
17 December 2012, 13:38 Hillary Clinton on Kazakhstan's Independence Day
WASHINGTON. December 17. KAZINFORM Press Statement of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
-On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted...


15 December 2012
15 December 2012, 14:00 Nazarbayev offers condolences to U.S. over school shooting
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolence to President of the U.S. Barack Obama today on the occasion of the deadly...


15 December 2012
15 December 2012, 11:14 Nursultan Nazarbayev names new principles of social policy
ATYRAU. December 15. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev outlined new principles of social policy in the new "Kazakhstan-2050" Strategy presented on Friday (December 14) in...


15 December 2012
14 December 2012, 13:45 Kazakh PM: Government intends to develop Kazakh-French trade economic relations
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of France in Kazakhstan Mr. Jean-Charles Bertonnet, Kazinform refers to the...


15 December 2012
14 December 2012, 13:23 Kazakh Foreign Ministry urges businessmen to do projects in line with foreign standards
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM "Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls on businessmen to design business projects in line with the foreign standards," Chief Executive of the Foreign...


15 December 2012
13 December 2012, 13:37 Kazakhstan and U.S. discussed industrial partnership perspectives
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM On December 5-10, Kazakhstan's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and New Technologies, Asset Isekeshev, visited Washington D.C., New...


15 December 2012
13 December 2012, 12:56 Akhmetov received Chevron Chief J. Watson
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov has received Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of "Chevron" Corporation John S. Watson.

15 December 2012
12 December 2012, 20:51 Kazakhstan expresses regret at N Korea rocket launch
ASTANA. December 12. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan expressed its deep regret over North Korea's long-rocket launch that violates UN Security Council Resolution 1874, the Kazakh MFA's...


15 December 2012
12 December 2012, 13:54 Kyoto Protocol's validity prolonged till 2020 - Kazakh Foreign Ministry
ASTANA. December 12. KAZINFORM The 18th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was attended by more than 15,000 participants from 194 countries...


15 December 2012
11 December 2012, 08:52 Nazarbayev's bronze bust erected in Gagauzia
ASTANA. December 11. KAZINFORM Leadership of Autonomous Territorial Unit of Gagauzia having historical ties with Turkish peoples decided to erect busts of outstanding leaders of the...


09 December 2012
08 December 2012, 11:20 Astana hosts 6th session of Kazakh-Chinese cooperation committee
ASTANA. December 8. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov and Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Wang Qishan are chairing...


09 December 2012
07 December 2012, 20:37 EXPO-2017: Ex British PM sends message of greetings to Kazakh President
ASTANA December 7. KAZINFORM The Kazakh President has received a lot of congratulatory letters on Kazakhstan's win of the "Expo-2017" bid, Kazinform refers to the press service...


09 December 2012
07 December 2012, 17:31 EU considers Kazakhstan as regional partner - A. Bouchez
ASTANA. December 7. KAZINFORM Today Senate Speaker of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami met with Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan Aurelia Bouchez, the press service of the Senate informs.

09 December 2012
06 December 2012, 19:45 Kazakh Foreign Minister took part in 19th OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting
ASTANA. December 6. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov made a speech at the 19th OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting in Dublin, the press service of the Foreign Ministry...


09 December 2012
06 December 2012, 12:35 Kazakhstan can be proud of what it has achieved: P. Flor
BRUSSELS. December 6. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan can be proud of the success it has achieved over the years of independence in the field of economy, ensuring stability and interethnic accord.

09 December 2012
06 December 2012, 12:15 Kazakhstan's EXPO will be a success: Hu Jintao
ASTANA. December 6. KAZINFORM President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao sent a letter to Nursultan Nazarbayev.
In his letter the Chinese leader thanks President...


09 December 2012
06 December 2012, 11:50 Kazakhstan: Reflecting on 21 Years of Independence - Article by Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov
ASTANA. December 6. KAZINFORM December 1st is a new public holiday in Kazakhstan commemorating the achievements of our country's first President, Nursultan Nazarbayev. As we celebrate...


09 December 2012
05 December 2012, 18:18 Head of Kazakh Government met with Kyrgyz President
ASTANA-BISHKEK. December 5. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has met with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev today, Kazinform refers to the Prime Minister's...


09 December 2012
05 December 2012, 18:00 Serik Akhmetov, Wen Jiabao discussed bilateral cooperation
ASTANA. December 5. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov met with Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Wen Jiabao within the meeting of the...


09 December 2012
05 December 2012, 13:54 Y. Idrissov takes part in CIS foreign ministers meeting in Ashgabat
ASTANA. December 5. KAZINFORM A delegation from Kazakhstan headed by Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov took part in the regular meeting of the Commonwealth of Independent States Council...


09 December 2012
01 December 2012, 15:01 President of Kazakhstan is authoritative politician in the Arab World
ABU-DHABI. December 1. KAZINFORM Secretary-General and CEO of the Dubai Supreme Energy Council (SEC) Najeeb Zaafrani congratulated President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the...


09 December 2012
30 November 2012, 14:37 Nursultan Nazarbayev, Catherine Ashton met in Astana
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met today with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton.
In...


09 December 2012
30 November 2012, 11:40 Kazakhstan elected chair of UN Special Program for Economies of Central Asia for 2013
BANGKOK. November 30. KAZINFORM The Governing Council of the United Nations Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) at the session in Bangkok elected Kazakhstan as...


09 December 2012
29 November 2012, 16:32 Kazakhstan, USA discussed nuclear security issues
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov held a meeting with Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs of the USA Wendy Sherman...


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09 December 2012
29 November 2012, 12:50 Kazakhstan contributes to int'l relations, based on principles of responsibility to protect citizens
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan contributes to international relations, based on the principles of responsibility of the international community to protect citizens," former...


28 November 2012
28 November 2012, 14:36 Kazakh MFA hopes to agree on mutual beneficial use of water resources in C Asia
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM "Water resources of Central Asia are unevenly distributed," Ambassador-at-large of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Timur Orazayev told the regional forum...


28 November 2012
27 November 2012, 18:13 Kazakhstan, U.S. to set up bilateral council on trade and investments
ASTANA. November 27. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and the U.S. are to set up the bilateral council on trade and investments, the secretariat of the Kazakh Minister of Economic Integration reports.

28 November 2012
27 November 2012, 10:53 Kazakh FM met with his Kyrgyz counterpart
ASTANA. November 27. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov met on Monday in Bishkek with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldayev on the sidelines of the European Union...


28 November 2012
26 November 2012, 19:41 Kazakhstan enjoys diplomatic relations with 145 countries
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan has established diplomatic relations with 145 countries of the world for 21 years of its independence," Kazakh MFA's press secretary...


28 November 2012
26 November 2012, 18:01 Kazakhstan established diplomatic relations with a series of countries, MFA
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM "Last week at the UN Headquarters in New York, Kazakhstan established diplomatic relations with a series of countries," press secretary of the Kazakh...


28 November 2012
26 November 2012, 16:22 Kazakhstan to set State Corporation to hold EXPO 2017
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan will set a State Corporation to hold the international specialized exhibition EXPO 2017 in Astana," executive secretary of the Kazakh Foreign...


28 November 2012
26 November 2012, 11:38 Foreign ambassadors present credentials to President Nazarbayev
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM Ambassadors of Norway, Egypt, Uzbekistan, Israel, Indonesia and Serbia have presented their credentials today to Kazakhstan's President Nursultan...


23 November 2012
23 November 2012, 13:45 Astana to celebrate its victory as the host of International Expo in 2017
ASTANA. November 23. KAZINFORM A concert to celebrate the fact that Kazakhstan's capital Astana won the bid to host the International Expo in 2017 will be held at 20:00 PM near...


23 November 2012
22 November 2012, 22:33 Kazakhstan makes history with EXPO-2017 triumph: President
PARIS. November 22. KAZINFORM Astana has earned a remarkable standing in the world as the city that can host such large-scale events as EXPO-2017.
Kazakhstan's President...


23 November 2012
22 November 2012, 17:00 Kazakhstan to further aerospace coop with France
PARIS. November 22. KAZINFORM Today in Paris Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Jean-Pierre Talamoni, Director of International Development at the European Aeronautic Defence...


23 November 2012
22 November 2012, 15:07 Kazakh Industry Minister to visit Washington, New York
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM On December 5-10, Kazakhstan's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and New Technologies, Asset Isekeshev, will visit Washington D.C.,...


23 November 2012
22 November 2012, 11:44 Kazakhstan, Luxembourg sign agreement on air communication
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM Transport agencies of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg met in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation, Kazinform has learnt from...


23 November 2012
21 November 2012, 22:45 Kazakh and French Presidents to continue Nazarbayev-Hollande Commission meetings
PARIS. November 21. KAZINFORM Presidents of Kazakhstan and France Nursultan Nazarbayev and François Hollande will continue annual meetings at the level of the Nazarbayev-Hollande Commission.

23 November 2012
21 November 2012, 22:29 Kazakh and French Leaders having talks in Paris
PARIS. November 21. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of France François Hollande have begun talks at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
The Leaders...


23 November 2012
21 November 2012, 19:23 Nursultan Nazarbayev and Jacques Attali had talks in Paris
ASTANA-PARIS. November 21. KAZINFORM Today as part of his working visit to France, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with well-known political figure of France Jacques...


23 November 2012
21 November 2012, 18:16 French Alstom to take part in Astana metro construction project
PARIS. November 21. KAZINFORM The Alstom Group, with headquarters in France, is interested in fulfillment of the projects on the development of railway infrastructure, urban mass transport...


23 November 2012
20 November 2012, 21:50 Kazakh President arrives in France
ASTANA. November 20. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in France for a working visit, the Kazakh President's press service said.
The Head...


23 November 2012
20 November 2012, 14:27 Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka to step up commercial and economic coop
ASTANA. November 20. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Sri Lanka are to boost commercial and economic cooperation.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced the plans after...


23 November 2012
20 November 2012, 09:03 Abu Dhabi celebrates 20 years of Kazakh-Emirati diplomatic relations
ABU DHABI. November 20. KAZINFORM A round table dated to 20 years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates was held at the Emirates Center...


23 November 2012
19 November 2012, 13:13 Sri Lanka President arrives in Astana today
ASTANA. November 19. KAZINFORM Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka, is expected in Astana today with a state visit. He was invited to visit the Kazakh capital by President Nazarbayev.

18 November 2012
18 November 2012, 11:04 Kazakhstan, Turkey share experience in pubic administration system
ISTANBUL. November 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation of magistrates of the Academy of Public Administration under the Kazakh President arrived to Turkey.
The goal of the visit...


18 November 2012
17 November 2012, 15:05 New impulses for cooperation, Kazakh FM
ASTANA. November 17. KAZINFORM Kazinform agency offers its readers an article by Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov special to Gulf News.
For the OIC to be successful, many...


18 November 2012
17 November 2012, 12:50 Kazakh President, British PM had telephone talk
ASTANA. November 17. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone talk with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the Kazakh President's press...


18 November 2012
15 November 2012, 23:10 Kazakhstan to set up KazAID agency to help Muslim countries
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan works at the establishment of the KazAID agency to help Muslim countries", Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov said taking the floor at...


18 November 2012
15 November 2012, 21:58 Kazakhstan condemns Israel rocket fire attack of Gaza: Kazakh FM Idrissov
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan condemns Israel for firing rockets at Gaza, entailing deaths among civilians and causing damage to the infrastructure.
Kazakhstan's...


18 November 2012
15 November 2012, 20:55 As OIC chair, Kazakhstan achieved progress in peace, coop and development, Idrissov
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM "As the OIC chair, Kazakhstan has achieved progress in peace, cooperation and development," Kazakh FM Yerlan Idrissov told addressing the 39th meeting...


18 November 2012
15 November 2012, 18:41 Kazakhstan's election to UNHRC is a merit of President: K. Sultanov
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM "Election to the UN Human Rights Council is a huge achievement for Kazakhstan and merit of our President," Kuanysh Sultanov, Chairman of the Human Rights...


18 November 2012
15 November 2012, 12:00 President invites Xi Jinping to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Xi Jinping on his election as General Secretary of China's Communist Party Central Committee.

18 November 2012
14 November 2012, 13:00 Kazakhstan, Korea to activate coop in healthcare
ASTANA. November 14. KAZINFORM Minister of Healthcare of Kazakhstan Salidat Kairbekova had a meeting with Director of the South Korean Yeson Voice Center Hyung-tae Kim in Astana, the...


18 November 2012
13 November 2012, 12:33 Kazakhstan intends to strengthen authority of United Nations Human Rights Council - Kazakh MFA
ASTANA. November 13. KAZINFORM As a member of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations Kazakhstan intends to strengthen the authority and effectiveness of the Council, official...


18 November 2012
12 November 2012, 12:35 Belarus, Kazakhstan agree on new joint projects, contracts
ASTANA. November 12. KAZINFORM Companies of Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a package of new agreements on cooperation and agreed on new contracts as the governmental delegation of Belarus...


11 November 2012
11 November 2012, 13:12 Sri Lanka: Dedicated to 20 years of diplomatic relations with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM On the commemoration of 20 years of diplomatic relations between the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Republic of Kazakhstan and on...


11 November 2012
10 November 2012, 16:43 'Kazakhstan welcomes the continuation of constructive 'Central Asia plus Japan' Dialogue - Kazakh FM
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM The regular IV Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of "Central Asia plus Japan" Dialogue countries' has been held today November 10, Kazinform...


11 November 2012
09 November 2012, 15:10 Akhmetov: Kazakhstan is about to invest into Belarusian economy
ASTANA. November 9. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan is about to invest into Belarusian economy," Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov announced at the II Kazakh-Belarusian Business Forum in...


11 November 2012
08 November 2012, 17:22 Kazakhstan, Belarus to reach $1bn in mutual trade in 2012
ASTANA. November 8. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Belarus plan to reach $1 billion in mutual trade in 2012, Belarus Vice Premier Mikhail Rusy said at the 9th meeting of the Kazakhstan-Belarus...


11 November 2012
08 November 2012, 13:04 Kazakhstan and Belarus to boost mutual trade
ASTANA. November 8. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan and Belarus plan to increase mutual trade up to USD 1 bln this year," Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Russyi told the 9th meeting...


11 November 2012
07 November 2012, 13:14 Kazakhstan proposes Spain to implement joint investment projects
ASTANA. November 7. KAZINFORM The prospects for bilateral economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Spain were discussed at the Kazakh-Spanish business council held in Astana, the...


04 November 2012
04 November 2012, 17:21 OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media visited Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM Dunja Mijatovic, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, was in Kazakhstan on an official visit from October 29 - November 1.
Ms Mijatovic...


04 November 2012
03 November 2012, 09:32 President Nazarbayev, Prince of Monaco adopt joint declaration
ASTANA. November 3. KAZINFORM Following the bilateral talks between Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prince Albert II of Monaco in the Kazakh capital, the joint...


04 November 2012
29 October 2012, 13:00 Kazakhstan progressed in reducing maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS spread
ASTANA. October 29. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan has made a significant progress in reducing maternal mortality and HIV/AIDS spread," Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund...


04 November 2012
28 October 2012, 11:42 Working visit of the Kazakh Deputy PM to France
ASTANA. October 28. KAZINFORM Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister Kairat Kelimbetov paid a working visit to France, the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry reported.
During...


04 November 2012
25 October 2012, 18:01 Kazakhstan considers Germany a key partner in Europe and world - Akhmetov
BERLIN. October 25. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan considers Germany its key partner in Europe and in the world, Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov said at a meeting with German Foreign Minister...


04 November 2012
24 October 2012, 20:26 Kazakhstan opens first Latin America embassy in Brazil
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Brazil Bakytzhan Ordabayev held a meeting with Brazilian Deputy Foreign Minister Maria Edileuza Fontenele Reis in Brasilia, the Kazakh...


04 November 2012
24 October 2012, 19:33 Results of state visits to Austria and Czech Republic give impetus to our economic relations - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev held a briefing for Kazakhstan's media on the results of his official visit to Austria and the Czech Republic,...


04 November 2012
24 October 2012, 14:53 U.S. appreciates Kazakhstan's Nonproliferation Collaboration: Philadelphia News
WASHINGTON. October 24. KAZINFORM As technology changed and new risks emerged, President Obama understood the need to reduce nuclear risks by calling for a world free of nuclear weapons...


04 November 2012
23 October 2012, 22:55 Kazakhstan, Czech Republic to sign agreements worth $250 mln
PRAGUE. October 23. KAZINFORM In the framework of the Kazakh-Czech Business Forum on October 24 the two countries will sign commercial projects worth more than USD 250 million, President...


04 November 2012
23 October 2012, 20:45 Kazakh, Czech leaders summed up 20-year cooperation results
PRAGUE-ASTANA. October 23. KAZINFORM Nazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus in Prague to discuss the results of bilateral relations for...


04 November 2012
23 October 2012, 18:10 Nazarbayev arrives in Czech Republic for official visit
PRAGUE. October 23. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in the Czech Republic for a state visit.
The President is expected to meet with the Czech...


04 November 2012
23 October 2012, 15:29 Kazakh and Austrian Presidents review joint business projects
VIENNA. October 23. KAZINFORM During the official visit to Vienna, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Federal President of Austria Heinz Fischer attended an exhibition of Austrian...


04 November 2012
23 October 2012, 15:12 Kazakhstan-EU science and technology cooperation discussed in Vienna
VIENNA. October 23. KAZINFORM During his official visit to Austria, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with European Union's experts on science and technology cooperation...


04 November 2012
22 October 2012, 20:59 Nazarbayev gave interview to Austrian media on democracy in Kazakhstan
VIENNA. October 22. KAZINFORM "In the issues of democracy Kazakhstan is not like Europe that came to it for hundreds of years, however, the country reached great success in this field...


04 November 2012
22 October 2012, 19:50 Nazarbayev called on Austrian businessmen to participate in industrialization program
VIENNA. October 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called on Austrian businessmen for participating in implementation of the State Program of Forced Industrial...


04 November 2012
22 October 2012, 19:29 Kazakhstan-Austria trade reached $ 4bln in 2011
VIENNA. October 22. KAZINFORM Austria is the biggest trade and investment partner of Kazakhstan in Europe. Trade turnover between the two countries reached USD 4 billion in 2011, Kazakh...


04 November 2012
22 October 2012, 19:01 Austria backs Kazakhstan's candidacy for EXPO 2017 - Heinz Fischer
VIENNA. October 22. KAZINFORM Austria thanks Kazakhstan for the support of its candidate to the UN Children's Rights Committee, President Heinz Fischer told a briefing in the Vienna...


04 November 2012
22 October 2012, 16:55 Kazakh-Austrian relations development has positive dynamics - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. October 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Federal President of Austria Heinz Fischer; Kazinform refers to the Presidential press service.
Negotiations...


04 November 2012
22 October 2012, 15:10 Kazakh, Austrian presidents hold talks
VIENNA. October 22. KAZINFORM Federal President of Austria Heinz Fischer and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev have met in Hofburg palace in Vienna today.
The heads...


04 November 2012
21 October 2012, 20:33 President Nazarbayev arrives in Austria for a state visit
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Austria for an official visit, the Presidential press service told Kazinform.
Nazarbayev is...


04 November 2012
19 October 2012, 17:10 Extradition treaty between Kazakhstan and Iran ratified
ASTANA. October 19. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law "On ratification of the Treaty of Extradition between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Islamic Republic...


04 November 2012
18 October 2012, 15:21 III Kazakh-British Business Forum kicks off in London
LONDON. October 18. KAZINFORM The III Kazakh-British Business Forum has just kicked off at Claridge's Hotel in central London.
The event is arranged by the Kazakh-British...


04 November 2012
17 October 2012, 17:26 Nazarbayev ratifies mutual protection of investments with Austria
ASTANA. October 17. KAZINFORM The Head of State signed the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the Treaty between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and...


04 November 2012
17 October 2012, 15:20 Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka eye growth of bilateral cooperation
ASTANA. October 17. KAZINFORM In Colombo, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dulat Kuanyshev met with Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiris, the Kazakh MFA's...


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04 November 2012
15 October 2012, 18:30 Kazakhstan, Turkey sign agreements worth $1 billion: MFA
ASTANA. October 15. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Turkey signed agreements worth $1 billion in the course of Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Istanbul last week.
"These agreements...


14 October 2012
14 October 2012, 10:14 Karim Massimov meets Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed of the UAE
SHYMKENT. October 14. KAINFORM Karim Massimov, Chief of the Presidential Administration, met with Sheikh of the UAE Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Shymkent.

The meeting...


14 October 2012
13 October 2012, 00:08 Nazarbayev invites major Turkish investors to Kazakhstan
ISTANBUL. October 12. KAZINFORM During the Istanbul Kazakh-Turkish business forum President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev invited major Turkish investors in Kazakhstan.


14 October 2012
12 October 2012, 00:12 'Kazakhstan became one of powerful countries in the region and world' - Recep Tayyip Erdogan
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan through its constructive domestic and foreign policy has taken strong position among powerful countries of the region and the world," Prime...


14 October 2012
11 October 2012, 23:36 Kazakh, Turkish businesses to sign contracts totaling USD 2.4 bln
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Turkey will sign agreement worth USD 2.4 billion at a business forum in Istanbul, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced...


14 October 2012
11 October 2012, 19:25 Kazakh President meets with Turkish Prime Minister
ANKARA. October 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Erdogan.

During the meeting, the parties noted the relevant...


14 October 2012
10 October 2012, 20:09 President Nazarbayev arrives in Ankara
ANKARA. October 10. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has left Moscow and arrived in Ankara today.

The Head of State is expected to participate in the first...


10 October 2012
10 October 2012, 11:57 Astana preparing for 10th Eurasian Media Forum conf
ASTANA. October 10. KAZINFORM The tenth conference of the Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) - the annual meeting of leading journalists, politicians, opinion leaders and media experts from...


10 October 2012
09 October 2012, 23:04 Nazarbayev: Integration processes between Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus should develop without haste
MOSCOW. October 9. KAZINFORM The integration processes between Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus should develop steadily and without haste. This was stated by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan...


10 October 2012
09 October 2012, 22:48 Kazakh, Russian presidents discussed key areas of cooperation
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have met in Moscow today, the Kazakh President's press service...


10 October 2012
09 October 2012, 22:07 Nazarbayev and Putin met in Moscow
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow, the Presidential press service told Kazinform.

10 October 2012
09 October 2012, 10:25 Kazakhstan praised by Director General for donating $175.000 to UNESCO
ASTANA. October 9. KAZINFORM The 190th session of the Executive Board of UNESCO officially opened at the organization's headquarters in Paris the other day, Kazinform has learnt...


10 October 2012
07 October 2012, 12:08 EU Special Representative for Central Asia visited Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM The European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for Central Asia, Ambassador Patricia Flor, made her first official visit to Kazakhstan on 4-5 October...


10 October 2012
07 October 2012, 11:10 Kazakhstan-U.S. strategic partnership
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM Newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov met with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on October 3 in Washington to discuss the main...


10 October 2012
06 October 2012, 09:00 Kazakh Deputy FM Volkov receives EU Special Representative P. Flor
ASTANA. October 6. KAZINFORM Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexey Volkov received the European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for Central Asia, Ambassador Patricia Flor during...


10 October 2012
05 October 2012, 08:50 Foreign Minister Idrissov and Secretary Clinton discuss Kazakhstan-U.S. srategic partnership issues
ASTANA. October 5. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's newly appointed Foreign Minister, Erlan Idrissov, and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a bilateral meeting on October 3, 2012...


10 October 2012
04 October 2012, 20:04 Kazakhstan attends Universal Postal Union Congress in Doha
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM The 25th Universal Postal Union Congress is taking place in Doha from September 24 through October 15. More than 2,200 delegates converged on Doha.

10 October 2012
04 October 2012, 18:54 Finland to step up its export to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM "Finnish companies intend to increase exports to Kazakhstan," Minister
for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of Finland Alexander Stubb told the...


10 October 2012
02 October 2012, 14:04 Kazakhstan and Bulgaria have huge opportunities to develop economic coop
ASTANA. October 2. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan and Bulgaria have huge possibilities for the development of economic cooperation," Former President of Bulgaria Peter Stoyanov said at a press...


02 October 2012
01 October 2012, 19:15 European Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister of Finland to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Finland Alexander Stubb is expected to visit Kazakhstan with a working visit on October...


02 October 2012
01 October 2012, 18:52 Kazakhstan to attend OSCE PA Fall Meeting 2012
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's 2012 Fall Meeting will be held in Tirana, Albania," Kazakh MFA's official spokesman Altai Abibullayev told a...


02 October 2012
01 October 2012, 14:21 Senate invites the Netherlands to participate in Kazakhstan's industrial innovative development
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM Today, Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Alexander Sudyin has met with former Chairman of the Dutch Senate, Senator Rene van der Linden...


02 October 2012
01 October 2012, 11:00 Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan highly appreciates contribution of Turkey's ruling party to cooperation strengthening
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM A group of representatives of the People's Democratic Party Nur Otan headed by First Deputy Chairman Bakytzhan Sagintayev attended the IV Congress...


02 October 2012
28 September 2012, 11:00 Yerlan Idrissov appointed as new Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM Yerlan Idrissov was named new Foreign Affairs Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan according to the decree of President Nazarbayev, Kazinform has learnt...


26 September 2012
26 September 2012, 12:56 China ready to further strategic partnership with Kazakhstan
BEIJING. September 26. KAZINFORM "We congratulate Mr Akhmetov on his appointment as the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan," the China's Foreign Ministry statement on the appointment...


26 September 2012
25 September 2012, 17:03 New composition of the Kazakh Cabinet announced
ASTANA. September 25. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Decree on the composition of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, according to Akorda's...


26 September 2012
25 September 2012, 08:51 EU hopes for further cooperation with new Kazakh Government
BRUSSELS. September 25. KAZINFORM "The European Union hopes to continue cooperation with the new Kazakh Government in order to promote a dialogue and partnership in the key areas and...


26 September 2012
24 September 2012, 19:00 Nazarbayev signs decree to appoint Akhmetov as Prime Minister
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Decree on appointment of Serik Akhmetov as Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.

According...


26 September 2012
20 September 2012, 20:51 Kazakhstan, Kenya eye bilateral cooperation in tourism, education
ASTANA. September 20. KAZINFORM Yerzhan Kazykhanov, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, met with Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kenya Thuita Mwangi on Thursday...


26 September 2012
20 September 2012, 19:11 New strategy for R&D to promote int'l cooperation between the EU and Kazakhstan
ASTANA. September 20. KAZINFORM The European Commission sets out a research and development strategy, which promotes openness and interaction with non-EU states. This would allow further...


26 September 2012
20 September 2012, 11:33 Kazakh, Russian presidents raised issue of national currencies
PAVLODAR. September 20. KAZINFORM During the Interregional Cooperation Forum in Pavlodar, the presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia speaking of the intention to improve the integration...


26 September 2012
19 September 2012, 13:30 Presidents of Kazakhstan and France discussed bilateral relations
ASTANA. September 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with the President of France Francois Hollande, the Presidential press service informs.

26 September 2012
17 September 2012, 21:25 Poland invested $110 mln into Kazakhstan's economy over last decade
ASTANA. September 17. KAZINFORM On September 17, Astana hosted the fourth session of the Kazakh-Polish commission chaired by executive secretary of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Rapil...


26 September 2012
16 September 2012, 10:40 Putin, Lukashenko agree to hold CSTO, EurAsEC, CU summits Dec 19 - 2
BOCHAROV RUCHEI. September 16. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Community is an international economic organisation. Its functions include the formation of common external customs borders...


14 September 2012
13 September 2012, 18:47 Kazakh Defense Minister met with OSCE Secretary General
ASTANA. September 13. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has met with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier.

"Kazakhstan plays a significant...


14 September 2012
13 September 2012, 17:02 Kazakhstan and S Korea signed mining exploration memo
ASTANA. September 13. KAZINFORM Chairman of JSC "Kazgeologiya" Bulat Uzhkenov and President of "Korea Resources Corporation" (KORES) Kim Sin-jong signed a memorandum of cooperation...


14 September 2012
13 September 2012, 15:28 Kazakhstan, Korea to open scientific cluster in Astana
ASTANA. September 13. KAZINFORM "Kazakh-Korean technological cooperation centre will help set up a scientific and technical cluster under the Nazarbayev University," President of South...


14 September 2012
12 September 2012, 17:19 CICA became stable factor of regional policy in security - Y. Kazykhanov
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM An anniversary session and the 4th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia dedicated...


14 September 2012
12 September 2012, 16:13 International coop in combating terrorism discussed in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM Today Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judicial System and Law bodies of the Kazakh Senate Serik Akylbai met with Coordinator...


14 September 2012
12 September 2012, 11:17 President Nazarbayev calls on parties to Syrian conflict to sit down to talk
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM At today's CICA jubilee session in Astana President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged the parties to the Syrian conflict to sit down...


14 September 2012
12 September 2012, 10:00 Nursultan Nazarbayev opened CICA jubilee session and 4th CICA foreign ministers' meeting
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM "The CICA has turned into an efficient forum of multilateral diplomacy and united 24 countries occupying above 90% of the territory of the Asian...


14 September 2012
11 September 2012, 20:02 Kazakhstan to enter top 30 countries of the world - Ex Austrian Chancellor
ASTANA. September 11. KAZINFORM The World Economic Forum ranked Kazakhstan 51st in the global competitiveness ranking.

This is a big progress taking into account that...


14 September 2012
11 September 2012, 15:01 Kazakh and Palestinian FMs debated CICA jubilee meeting issues
ASTANA. September 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met today in Astana with his Palestinian counterpart Riyad al-Maliki.

As Riyad al-Maliki...


14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 19:08 Kazakh President met with CSTO Secretary General
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha, the Presidential press service reported.

Issues...


14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 15:17 Customs Union, Vietnam to create free trade zone: President
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM The presidents of the two countries agreed it was necessary to make an agreement on creation of a free trade zone between the Customs Union and Vietnam.

14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 14:49 Kazakhstan, Vietnam signed bilateral documents on cooperation
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM Bilateral intergovernmental documents were signed in follow up of the meeting between President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vietnamese leader...


14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 14:23 We appreciate Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Vietnam: Truong Tan Sang
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM "The visit to Kazakhstan will give a chance to check the implementation of the agreements reached between Kazakhstan and Vietnam," the Vietnamese leader...


14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 13:46 Kazakh-Vietnamese economic cooperation has great potential: Kazakh Leader
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM "Economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Vietnam is in the initial phase, however, during the last years we have seen an upward trend," Head of State...


14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 13:04 Kazakhstan eyes Vietnam as a strategic partner: Nazarbayev
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan eyes Vietnam as its critical strategic partner in South-East Asia," Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev told his Vietnamese...


14 September 2012
10 September 2012, 12:00 Kazakh Leader in talks with President of Vietnam
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev is in talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang, according to Akorda's Twitter account.

08 September 2012
07 September 2012, 21:23 Kazakh companies playing more active role at South African market
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with South African Ambassador to Kazakhstan Maneklal...


08 September 2012
07 September 2012, 15:21 Nazarbayev and Karimov discussed combating transnational threats coop
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan intend to expand cooperation in combating transnational threats and challenges," President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev...


08 September 2012
07 September 2012, 12:30 Kazakhstan considers Uzbekistan as strategic partner in C Asia - Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov in Akorda.

Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated...


08 September 2012
07 September 2012, 12:00 Kazakhstan and Finland discussed human rights'cooperation issues
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM Commissioner for human rights of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov met with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Finland to Kazakhstan Mikko Kinnunen,...


08 September 2012
06 September 2012, 20:53 Kazakh and Uzbek FMs signed coop program for 2012-2014
ASTANA. September 6. KAZINFORM Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov and Abdulaziz Kamilov met today in Astana as part of the official visit of President of Uzbekistan...


08 September 2012
06 September 2012, 20:16 Kazakhstan - important partner for Estonia and EU - M.Hirvoja
ASTANA. September 6. KAZINFORM Estonia and the European Union in whole are interested in Kazakhstan as an important strategic partner, Member of the Board of the Enterprise Estonia...


08 September 2012
06 September 2012, 16:57 Estonia sees Kazakhstan as the closest partner in CA: PM
ASTANA. September 6. KAZINFORM "I would like to introduce Estonian entrepreneurs to Kazakhstani partners today in order to boost the bilateral relations.

Kazakhstan is...


08 September 2012
06 September 2012, 15:31 Nazarbayev invites Estonian companies to cooperate with Kazakh business
ASTANA. September 6. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip on Thursday (September 6), the President's press...


08 September 2012
06 September 2012, 12:13 Kazakhstan and Human Rights Watch Co. discussed social labor relations
ASTANA. September 6. KAZINFORM Commissioner for human rights of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov met with Director, Europe & Central Asia Division, Human Rights Watch Hugh Williamson.


08 September 2012
05 September 2012, 09:52 Kazakhstan and Austria agreed on trade and economic cooperation
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Aleksey Volkov and Deputy Federal Minister of Economy, Family and Youth of Austria Bernadette Gierlinger signed the fourth...


08 September 2012
04 September 2012, 20:34 Kazakhstan and Austria agree on commercial coop in various sectors
ASTANA. September 4. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Austria signed the protocol of the 4th session of the Intergovernmental Commission on Commercial and Economic Cooperation on Tuesday (September...


08 September 2012
04 September 2012, 13:10 Kazakh Senate speaker met with NATO PA President
ASTANA. September 4. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Chairman Kairat Mami met with the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Karl Lamers, the press service of the Senate reported.

08 September 2012
03 September 2012, 20:56 Kazakh MFA launches new website
ASTANA. September 3. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry has launched a new website www.mfa.kz on September 1.

Leading technological innovations, experience...


08 September 2012
03 September 2012, 20:23 Kazakh FM met with President of Iran in Tehran
ASTANA. September 3. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad within the Non-Aligned Movement Summit on August 31 in...


08 September 2012
03 September 2012, 19:11 CICA to celebrate its 20th anniversary of establishment
ASTANA. September 3. KAZINFORM This year marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Conference of Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia, an initiative of...


31 August 2012
30 August 2012, 16:06 Kazakhstan reached economic success and stability in the region - Gianni Buquicchio
ASTANA. August 30. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has attended the international conference devoted to Kazakhstan's Constitution Day, the Presidential press...


31 August 2012
29 August 2012, 16:58 Nazarbayev and Putin discussed preparation for IX Forum of Interregional Cooperation
ASTANA. August 29. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone talk with President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the Presidential press service informed.


31 August 2012
29 August 2012, 15:25 Nazarbayev, Westerwelle discussed cooperation development
ASTANA. August 29. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Foreign Affairs Minister of Germany Guido Westerwelle, the Presidential press service reported.

31 August 2012
29 August 2012, 15:07 Kazakh President met with Russian Federation Council Chairwoman
ASTANA. August 29. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina...


31 August 2012
29 August 2012, 12:15 Kazakhstan is on the way of impressive development: Guido Westerwelle
ASTANA. August 29. KAZINFORM Germany and Kazakhstan are closely connected by multifaceted cooperation in many spheres. 200 000 people of German parentage, residing in Kazakhstan, bridge...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 16:00 Kazakh President to visit Romania next year
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM In 2013, the President of Kazakhstan will visit Romania, newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Kazakhstan Nikolai Ureki...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 15:19 President Nazarbayev plans to visit Turkey this year
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM Next year Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev plans to visit Turkey.

The news came at the credentials receiving ceremony at...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 15:00 Vietnam President expected to pay state visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Kazakhstan Nguyễn Văn Hòa has delivered today credentials to President...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 14:06 Spanish PM Rajoy to visit Kazakhstan in 2013
STANA. August 28. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received credentials from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to Kazakhstan...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 13:15 Kazakh Leader receives Georgia's ambassador Mumladze
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received credentials from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia in Kazakhstan David Mumladze...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 12:30 Kazakh Leader to visit Austria in October
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM This October Kazakhstan's President is expected with an official in Austria.

President Nazarbayev announced the news at the credentials...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 12:13 President Nazarbayev receives credentials from Austrian envoy
ASTANA. August 28. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev received letters of credential from a newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the...


31 August 2012
28 August 2012, 08:58 Kazakhstan - Germany's largest trade partner in Central Asia
BRUSSELS. August 28. KAZINFORM Sales turnover between Kazakhstan and Germany makes up to 85 per cent of the latter's foreign trade volume with the Central Asian countries.


31 August 2012
27 August 2012, 20:00 German Foreign Minister makes first official visit to Astana
ASTANA. August 27. KAZINFORM German Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle will pay his first official visit to Astana on August 29, Kazakh Foreign Ministry spokesman Altay Abibullayev...


26 August 2012
25 August 2012, 16:47 Astana to host International Anti-Nuclear Conference
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM International conference "From the nuclear test ban to a world free of nuclear weapon" will be held on August 27-30 in Astana.

Jordanian...


26 August 2012
Speech of the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan E.Kazykhanov at the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Bishkek, August 22, 2012)
First of all, we express our deep condolences to our brother Mister Ahmet Davutoglu in communication with the death of tukish citizens and numerous victims in the result of terroristic...


26 August 2012
22 August 2012, 13:27 Nazarbayev and Atambayev held talks
BISHKEK. August 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev paid a state visit to the Kyrgyz Republic for the first time for 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations...


26 August 2012
22 August 2012, 13:27 Nazarbayev and Atambayev held talks
BISHKEK. August 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev paid a state visit to the Kyrgyz Republic for the first time for 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations...


26 August 2012
22 August 2012, 12:26 President Nazarbayev arrives in Kyrgyzstan for official visit
ASTANA. August 22. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Bishkek for a stat visit today.

The President is expected to have talks with...


20 August 2012
20 August 2012, 11:40 236 types of public services provided through e-government portal
ASTANA. August 20. KAZINFORM The citizens of the country will be able to use 236 interactive and transactional services within the projects of electronic government. 108 of them are...


20 August 2012
19 August 2012, 15:52 Korgalzhin is accepted by the world
ASTANA. August 19. KAZINFORM Korgalzhin is the first Kazakhstani biosphere reserve accepted to the World Network of biosphere reserves.

The decision was made by the International...


20 August 2012
17 August 2012, 20:28 WEEKLY REVIEW. Kazakh Government to strengthen fight against alcohol, drug and tobacco abuse
ASTANA. August 17. KAZINFORM The Government of Kazakhstan is developing measures to strengthen the fight against alcoholism, drug abuse and smoking, completing work on inventory of...


20 August 2012
16 August 2012, 16:49 Kazakh Foreign Minister urges OIC countries to support Astana's candidacy to hold EXPO 2017
ASTANA. August 16. KAZINFORM Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the OIC Foreign Ministers' Council Yerzhan Kazykhanov attended the IV Extraordinary Summit of the Organization...


20 August 2012
16 August 2012, 09:38 UAE media interested both in Kazakhstan's economic, political events and its Olympic triumphs
ABU DHABI. August 16. KAZINFORM A press conference with participation of Kazakh Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Askar Mussinov took place in Abu Dhabi to commemorate the...


15 August 2012
15 August 2012, 18:27 President of Vietnam to visit Kazakhstan in September
HANOI. August 15. KAZINFORM President of Vietnam Truong Tan Sang will pay his first official visit to Kazakhstan in September 2012, according to the Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign...


15 August 2012
15 August 2012, 11:50 Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan interested in deepening multilateral dialogue and increasing trade
TASHKENT. August 15. KAZINFORM /Kurmat Samarkhan/ On August 13-14 delegations of the foreign ministries of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan met in Tashkent to hold consultations, the Uzbek...


15 August 2012
14 August 2012, 16:58 Kazykhanov urges OIC FMs to support Nazarbayev's proposal on food safety system formation
ASTANA. August 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has taken part in the OIC foreign ministers' meeting, which was held on the threshold of the...


14 August 2012
13 August 2012, 19:22 President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to pay a visit to Astana
ASTANA. August 13. KAZINFORM Preparation for the upcoming visit of President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to Astana is being discussed in Tashkent with the participation of the Kazakh...


14 August 2012
13 August 2012, 17:29 President Nazarbayev to visit Kyrgyzstan on Aug 22
ASTANA. August 13. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a state visit to the Kyrgyz Republic on August 22 on the invitation of his counterpart Almazbek Atambayev.

10 August 2012
10 August 2012, 15:00 Economic cooperation of Turkic speaking countries to be discussed in Baku
BAKU. August 10. KAZINFORM August 14, Baku will host the meeting of Economic Ministers' of Turkish Speaking Countries' Cooperation Council.

The purpose is to...


10 August 2012
06 August 2012, 16:14 Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns over Syria
ASTANA. August 6. KAZINFORM Amid unstable situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kazakhstan highly recommends all citizens of the country to refrain...


10 August 2012
06 August 2012, 13:56 Arab League Secretary General confirmed interest in deepening relations with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. August 6. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador Berik Aryn met with Secretary General of the League of Arab States Nabil El-Arabi in Cairo, press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign...


05 August 2012
05 August 2012, 02:15 Kazakhstan is 8th in medal table of 2012 Olympics
ASTANA-LONDON. August 5. Kazakhstan proudly takes the 8th spot in medal standings after Day 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London thanks to superb victory by Kazakh weightlifter...


05 August 2012
04 August 2012, 13:46 Negotiations on Kazakhstan's WTO accession to complete by late 2012
ASTANA. August 4. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's accession to the World Trade Organization is one of the most important priorities of our country. The main bilateral negotiations with...


02 August 2012
30 July 2012, 20:27 Kazakhstan entered into diplomatic relations with Tuvalu
ASTANA. July 30. KAZINFORM In New York Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Byrganym Aitimova and Permanent Representative of Tuvalu to the United Nations H.E....


30 July 2012
28 July 2012, 14:49 Kazakhstan and Switzerland discussed bilateral relations
LONDON. July 28. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of Swiss Confederation Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf in London, the press service of the Kazakh President...


30 July 2012
28 July 2012, 01:32 Nursultan Nazarbayev holds talks with British PM David Cameron
LONDON. July 28. KAZINFORM The Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron prior to attending a reception hosted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth...


30 July 2012
28 July 2012, 01:18 President Nazarbayev meets Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
ASTANA. July 28. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, President's press service reports.


26 July 2012
26 July 2012, 16:54 President Nazarbayev meets with Tony Blair in London
LONDON. July 26. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in the course of his working trip to Great Britain.


26 July 2012
26 July 2012, 12:13 CSTO to hold “Unshakable brotherhood -2012” exercise in Kazakhstan
ALMATY. July 26. KAZINFORM TODAY IN Almaty was signed a protocol of the second administrative talks on preparation and holding of a joint peacekeeping exercise of the Collective...


26 July 2012
24 July 2012, 19:41 Kazakh ambassadors to Brazil, Vietnam named
ASTANA. July 24. KAZINFORM By presidential decree Bakytzhan Ordabayev was appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Brazil;


24 July 2012
24 July 2012, 12:38 Kazakhstan and China discussed trade cooperation
ASTANA. July 24. KAZINFORM Astana hosted the 6th meeting of Trade and Economic Cooperation Sub-Committee of the Kazakh-Chinese Cooperation Committee.

The sides exchanged...


22 July 2012
19 July 2012, 16:34 Kazakhstan and Australia mark 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations
ASTANA. July 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Singapore concurrently accredited to Australia Yerlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev and Australian Ambassador to Singapore Doug Chester organized...


22 July 2012
17 July 2012, 12:58 Kazakh, French defense ministers discussed cooperation development
ASTANA. July 17. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Defence Adilbek Dzhaksybekov met with his French colleague Jean-Yves Le Drian, the Ministry's press service said.

The...


22 July 2012
16 July 2012, 18:52 Kazakhstan and Spain to develop roadmap of investment cooperation
ASTANA. July 16. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev paid a working visit to Spain, press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said.


13 July 2012
13 July 2012, 16:35 U.S. Congressional delegation visited Kazakhstan
ASTANA. July 13. KAZINFORM A U.S. Congressional delegation led by Representative Dan Burton (Republican-Indiana) and Representative Greg Meeks (Democrat-New York) visited Kazakhstan...


13 July 2012
13 July 2012, 15:18 Kazakhstan to increase military cooperation with Poland and Japan
ASTANA. July 13. KAZINFORM The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan received Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Poland Tomasz Siemoniak. The two sides signed...


13 July 2012
12 July 2012, 13:20 Kazakhstan an active player in Central Asian energy arena
BEIJING. July 12. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan as an important SCO member state plays an active role in energy security development and economic cooperation in Central Asia," Party Chief of...


13 July 2012
12 July 2012, 09:05 Turkey ready to develop cultural cooperation with Kazakhstan
ISTANBUL. July 12. KAZINFORM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Turkey Zhanseit Tuimebayev met with Lokman Ozden, Mayor of the Administration of Cubuk district,...


13 July 2012
11 July 2012, 13:17 UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visited Almaty
ALMATY. July 11. KAZINFORM Today the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay has arrived in Kazakhstan for a two-day working visit, the UN mission in Kazakhstan...


13 July 2012
11 July 2012, 13:00 Kazakh-Polish defense cooperation has good prospects
ASTANA. July 11. KAZINFORM Polish delegation headed by Minister of National Defence Tomasz Siemoniak visited Kazakhstan's national company JSC Kazakhstan Engineering.


11 July 2012
10 July 2012, 16:50 Switzerland, Kazakhstan eye investments into railway industry
ASTANA. July 10. KAZINFORM The Kazakh-Swiss business forum on railway engineering took place on Tuesday (July 10) in Astana.

The event was organized by Ministry of...


11 July 2012
10 July 2012, 11:42 Kazakhstan and Poland discussed investment cooperation
ASTANA. July 10. KAZINFORM Perspectives of Kazakh-Polish investment cooperation were discussed at the meeting of Kazakh Ambassador to Warsaw Yerik Utembayev and President of the Polish...


11 July 2012
09 July 2012, 20:10 Kazakhstan and Poland to develop defence coop
ASTANA. July 9. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Poland intend to tune up defence cooperation. The governments will sign the corresponding agreement during the official visit of the Polish...


11 July 2012
09 July 2012, 17:56 Kazakh MFA urges citizens to be cautious abroad
ASTANA. July 9. KAZINFORM Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan urges citizens of the country to be cautious on vacation abroad.

"In the height of holiday season...


11 July 2012
09 July 2012, 16:54 Kazakhstan, Italy discuss legal coop
ASTANA. July 9. KAZINFORM First Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Johann Merkel met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to Kazakhstan Alberto Pieri on Monday...


11 July 2012
09 July 2012, 11:59 Kazakhstan and Austria discussed cooperation
ASTANA. July 9. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Austria Kairat Abdrakhmanov had a working visit to Styria, Austria, the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed.

11 July 2012
08 July 2012, 04:03 The Lord Mayor enjoyed a successful visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. July 8. KAZINFORM The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman David Wootton visited Kazakhstan from 26-30 June.

The Lord Mayor enjoyed a successful...


07 July 2012
07 July 2012, 11:33 Russian, Kazakh Presidents had a telephone conversation
ASTANA. July 7. KAZINFORM President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Russian President's...


07 July 2012
05 July 2012, 20:01 Nazarbayev and Atambayev discussed bilateral cooperation
ASTANA. July 5. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, who arrived in Astana for a working visit.


07 July 2012
02 July 2012, 20:50 Kazakh President received U.S. Congressmen
ASTANA. July 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received U.S. Congressmen Dan Burton and Gregory Meeks to discuss a wide array of topics concerning trade-economic and...


07 July 2012
02 July 2012, 16:35 We strive to continue consistent development of Kazakh-U.S. relations - Dan Burton
ASTANA. July 2. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh Senate Speaker Kairat Mami met with delegation of the U.S. Congress headed by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia of the U.S. House...


07 July 2012
02 July 2012, 14:52 Kazakhstan and Macedonia signed several documents
ASTANA. July 2. KAZINFORM Following the results of the meeting of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov the parties signed several documents,...


07 July 2012
02 July 2012, 14:00 Macedonian leader invited President Nazarbayev to his country
ASTANA. July 2. KAZINFORM President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov invited Nursultan Nazarbayev to pay a visit to his country during the top-level meeting at the Presidential Residence...


07 July 2012
02 July 2012, 12:55 Nursultan Nazarbayev received President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov
ASTANA. July 2. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received President of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov who is paying his first state visit to Kazakhstan.

Nursultan...


07 July 2012
02 July 2012, 10:41 New York Times' special section introduces Kazakhstan worldwide
WASHINGTON. July 2. KAZINFORM A June 15 special edition of the New York Times on Kazakhstan presents timely stories and in-depth analyses of Kazakhstan's growing role in the international...


07 July 2012
30 June 2012, 01:45 Lord Mayor of London comes to Nazarbayev University
ASTANA. June 30. KAZINFORM Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman David Wootton paid a visit to Nazarbayev University on Friday (June 29) in Astana.

He took part in...


07 July 2012
29 June 2012, 17:39 Kazakhstan keen to ease visa regime with Portugal
ASTANA. June 29. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Portugal plan to explore new vectors of cooperation.

Minister of State, Minister for Foreign Affairs Paulo Portas of Portugal...


07 July 2012
29 June 2012, 12:53 Kazakhstan regularly talks with EU on visa requirements
ASTANA. June 29. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan regularly talks with the European Union concerning visa issues," Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Rapil Zhoshybayev said at...


28 June 2012
27 June 2012, 18:09 Kazakh President charged to enhance KazMunaiGas analytical activities
Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev received chairman of the board of KazMunaiGas National Company Lyazzat Kiinov.

The President noted that global economic situation...


22 June 2012
21 June 2012, 12:39 Astana proposes new initiatives in Jeddah for OIC's better tomorrow
ASTANA. June 21. KAZINFORM The Islamic Commission for Economic, Cultural and Social Affairs (ICECS) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has begun its 35th session in Jeddah,...


20 June 2012
19 June 2012, 16:28 11 soldiers of Tersairyk frontier post found
ASTANA. June 19. KAZINFORM Eleven conscripts of "Tersairyk" frontier post of Zaisan border detachment were found June 19 at 1:40 pm 18 kilometers from Tersairyk near the village Zhanatalap,...


20 June 2012
19 June 2012, 20:53 Astana becomes CIS Cultural Capital City for 2012
ASTANA. June 19. KAZINFORM On June 15-16, Astana hosted an international forum titled Eurasian Culture in the New World held for the purpose of strengthening cultural and humanitarian...


13 June 2012
11 June 2012, 18:17 Nazarbayev inks law on transport control on Customs Union border
ASTANA. June 11. KAZINFORM The Head of State inked the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the Agreement on transport control on the external border of the Customs...


13 June 2012
11 June 2012, 19:43 Kazakhstan example of peaceful co-existence of religions, Patriarch Kirill
ASTANA. June 11. KAZINFORM His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia sent a letter to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

In the letter Patriarch...


07 June 2012
07 June 2012, 09:31 President Nazarbayev takes part in Beijing Summit
EIJING. June 7. KAZINFORM The 12th Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in expanded format is on in Beijing.

The SCO leaders, heads of observer countries and...


04 June 2012
04 June 2012, 16:38 Kazakh President's visit to give impulse to bilateral relations development - Chinese MFA
BEIJING. June 4. KAZINFORM According to China's Foreign Ministry statement, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will participate in the Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization...


04 June 2012
04 June 2012, 16:15 Kazakhstan declares national mourning over death of border guards
ASTANA. June 4. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has declared June 5 a day of national mourning in connection with the death of border guards at Arkankergen border...


03 June 2012
01 June 2012, 11:00 Majilis to consider reports of Government, Accounts Committee on implementation of 2011 national budget
ASTANA. June 1. KAZINFORM The Bureau of the Majilis held a meeting under the chairmanship of Speaker of the Majilis Nurlan Nigmatulin on Friday, according to the Lower House's...


03 June 2012
01 June 2012, 14:25 Astana celebrates International Children's Day
ASTANA. June 1. KAZINFORM Festivities devoted to the International Children's Day are being held in Astana.
More than 2000 children took part in the large scale holiday...


31 May 2012
31 May 2012, 15:34 Kazakhstan, Indonesia cement transport coop
ASTANA. May 31. KAZINFORM JSC "Kaztransservice" and the Association of Transport and Logistics companies of Indonesia signed a memorandum of cooperation and interaction in Astana.

31 May 2012
30 May 2012, 21:37 Kazakhstan may ease visa requirements
...


31 May 2012
30 May 2012, 17:55 N. Nazarbayev received Secretary General of the Muslim World League
ASTANA. May 30. KAZINFORM Today President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Secretary General of the Muslim World League Abdullah Bin Abdul Mohsin Al-Turki on the sidelines of the IV Congress...


31 May 2012
30 May 2012, 14:28 Constructive religious dialogue important for ensuring freedom of people - Canada's ex-PM
ASTANA. May 30. KAZINFORM Speaking at a plenary sitting of the IV Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana former Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien expressed...


30 May 2012
29 May 2012, 19:35 Kazakh FM, UNESCO Director General debated coop issues
ASTANA. May 29. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met in Astana with visiting UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova.

The parties debated Kazakhstan-UNESCO...


30 May 2012
29 May 2012, 17:55 President Nazarbayev receives ex-Canadian PM
ASTANA. May 29. KAZINFORM The Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received former Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien who arrived in Astana to participate in the 4th World and...


30 May 2012
29 May 2012, 14:15 Kazakh Prime Minister meets Russian counterpart
ASTANA. May 29. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister met with Head of the Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday in Astana.

Massimov expressed appreciation to Dmitry...


30 May 2012
29 May 2012, 13:26 We have not only good relations, but special strategic partnership with Kazakhstan - Dmitry Medvedev
ASTANA. May 29. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who arrived in Kazakhstan for a working visit. The sides discussed...


30 May 2012
29 May 2012, 12:54 Vladimir Putin to pay state visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 29. KAZINFORM At the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on June 7, 2012,...


30 May 2012
28 May 2012, 18:40 UNESCO Director-General to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 28. KAZINFORM UNESCO "UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will meet on May 28-31 in Astana with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Senate Speaker Kairat Mami,...


30 May 2012
25 May 2012, 19:50 UNWTO Secretariate plans close cooperation with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Spain Bakhyt Dussenbayev met with Secretary General of UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai.

30 May 2012
25 May 2012, 11:02 Kazakhstan, Norway discuss human rights
ASTANA. May 25. KAZINFORM Gunnar Ekeløve-Slydal, Deputy Secretary General of the Norwegian Helsinki Committee (NHC) and NHC regional representative in Central Asia Ivar Dale paid a...


30 May 2012
25 May 2012, 10:35 Kazakhstan reaffirms commitment to support Afghanistan's peaceful development
ASTANA. May 25. KAZINFORM On May 21, the Kazakhstan delegation led by the Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov took part in NATO meeting on Afghanistan held within the Organisation's...


30 May 2012
24 May 2012, 18:42 Sri Lanka Foreign Minister arrived in Astana for official visit
ASTANA. May 24. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met with Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka Gamini Lakshman Peiris, who arrived for...


30 May 2012
24 May 2012, 18:01 Majilis Speaker, Turkish Prime Minister discussed bilateral relations
ASTANA. May 24. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin met with Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who came to Kazakhstan for an official...


30 May 2012
24 May 2012, 16:50 Kazakh President backs idea on establishing AEF Secretariat suggested by Nobel Prize winners
ASTANA. May 24. KAZINFORM Today, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a working lunch with the Nobel Prize winners Robert Mundell, Edward Prescott, John Nash, Eric Maskin,...


30 May 2012
24 May 2012, 15:34 Kazakhstan can become South Africa's stable partner - Ambassador Shirish Soni
ASTANA. May 24. KAZINFORM Receiving credentials from Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa in April 2012 Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev said that South Africa...


30 May 2012
24 May 2012, 09:52 Kazakhstan, EU discuss expanded partnership
BRUSSELS. May 24. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and the European Union are to negotiate the new agreement on expanded partnership and cooperation in Brussels today.

The Kazakhstani...


23 May 2012
23 May 2012, 16:15 Kazakhstan attaches great importance to cooperation with WIPO - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Francis Gurry during the V Astana Economic...


23 May 2012
23 May 2012, 15:50 Nazarbayev met with reps of int'l organizations during AEF
ASTANA. May 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with representatives of international organizations during the V Astana Economic Forum, the Presidential press...


23 May 2012
23 May 2012, 12:00 International relations system needs to be changed, President Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 23. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev told the 5th Astana Economic Forum that it was important to shake up the system of international relations....


23 May 2012
22 May 2012, 14:52 EBRD to finance projects worth Euro 450 mln in Kazakhstan in 2012
ASTANA. May 22. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a meeting with the EBRD President Thomas Mirow within the 25th plenary FIC session in Astana.

In...


23 May 2012
21 May 2012, 20:43 Kazakh Foreign Minister met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State
ASTANA. May 21. KAZINFORM Yesterday Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov arrived in Chicago to participate in a meeting on Afghanistan during the NATO summit of heads...


23 May 2012
21 May 2012, 18:34 Kazakhstan and Turkey to sign bilateral agreements
ASTANA. May 21. KAZINFORM "Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Kazakhstan on May 22-24," the Kazakh Foreign Ministry's official representative Altay...


23 May 2012
21 May 2012, 17:22 Priorities of Kazakhstan actively realized within the CSTO - Sec-Gen Nikolai Bordyuzha
MOSCOW. May 21. KAZINFORM "The CSTO has formed a legal base allowing to act within the law and according to the tasks outlined before the presidents of the member states," CSTO Secretary...


23 May 2012
18 May 2012, 15:36 Kazakh President, Iranian Vice President debated bilateral relations aspects
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Vice President of Iran Mohammad Javad Mohammadizadeh.

The Head of State noted,...


23 May 2012
18 May 2012, 13:45 Kazakhstan can become a model of effective state formation, Kazakhstan's Permanent Representative to OIC B. Batyrshayev
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM In his speeches President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev reiterated Kazakhstan's wish to expand cooperation with the Islamic world. In his Address...


23 May 2012
18 May 2012, 11:55 Nazarbayev: WMD nonproliferation “key idea” of Kazakh-US partnership
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan and the US: 20 Years of Partnership for the Sake of Security and Development" international conference is held today at Nazarbayev Center in Astana.

23 May 2012
17 May 2012, 09:28 Austria, Kazakhstan to develop coop in tourism
ASTANA. May 17. KAZINFORM Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Austria Kairat Abdrakhmanov paid a visit to the federal state of Salzburg, press service of the Kazakh Foreign...


16 May 2012
16 May 2012, 15:37 Kazakhstan and the US: 20 Years of Partnership for the Sake of Security and Development conf to take place May 18
ASTANA. May 16. KAZINFORM An international conference called "Kazakhstan and the U.S. Twenty Years of Partnership for the Sake of Security and Development" will be held in Astana on...


16 May 2012
16 May 2012, 07:59 President Nazarbayev invites V. Putin to Kazakhstan
MOSCOW. May 16. KAZINFORM In the course of a bilateral meeting in Kremlin on May 15 the Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev invited President of Russia Vladimir Putin to pay an official...


16 May 2012
15 May 2012, 22:50 Kazakh President to attend informal meeting of CIS Council of Heads of State
MOSCOW. May 15. KAZINFORM The informal meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the CIS member countries is to take place today in Moscow.

The presidents are expected...


16 May 2012
15 May 2012, 22:32 Kazakhstan-Russian relations serve as an example of cooperation in the former USSR, Nursultan Nazarbayev
MOSCOW. May 15. KAZINFORM Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vladimir Putin had bilateral talks today on the sidelines of the informal meeting of the CIS Leadership.

16 May 2012
14 May 2012, 21:04 Nursultan Nazarbayev arrives in Moscow for a working visit
MOSCOW. May 14. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Moscow for a working visit.

Tomorrow, May 15, President Nazarbayev is expected to...


16 May 2012
14 May 2012, 17:30 Presidents of Kazakhstan and Belarus signed joint statement
MINSK. May 14. KAZINFORM Today following the results of the official visit of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Belarus, Heads of State of Kazakhstan and Belarus signed the joint...


16 May 2012
11 May 2012, 15:13 President of Turkmenistan received Kazakh FM
ASTANA. May 11. KAZINFORM The first visit of Yerzhan Kazykhanov in the capacity of Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan took place on May 9-10.

According...


16 May 2012
11 May 2012, 12:08 Chinese, Kazakh FMs meet on advancing ties
BEIJING. May 11. KAZINFORM Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and his Kazakhstan counterpart Yerzhan Kazykhanov met here Friday morning as the two sides voiced readiness to advance...


16 May 2012
11 May 2012, 10:04 Astana to host V Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers
ASTANA. May 11. KAZINFORM Astana will play a host to the V Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers under the aegis of the ISESCO on May 17-18, the Kazakh Environment Ministry'...


16 May 2012
11 May 2012, 08:00 Kazykhanov to attend SCO Foreign Ministers' Council
BEIJING. May 11. KAZINFORM Foreign Affairs Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov arrived today in Beijing to attend the meeting of the SCO Foreign Ministers' Council.


16 May 2012
10 May 2012, 16:11 Kazakhstan, China discuss development of economic coop
BEIJING. May 10. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov is in Beijing for a working visit, Kazinform has learnt from Kazakh Embassy's press service in...


16 May 2012
10 May 2012, 15:08 Kazakhstan invested USD 1 bln into Kyrgyz economy
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan agreed to boost mutually profitable cooperation in the sphere of energy, agriculture, transport and communications, mining and processing...


16 May 2012
10 May 2012, 14:00 We regard Kyrgyzstan as an ally and important strategic partner in CA, Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM "We regard Kyrgyzstan as an ally and important strategic partner in Central Asia," President Nursultan Nazarbayev told his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev...


16 May 2012
10 May 2012, 03:22 Astana to host International Anti-Nuclear Conference in August
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM Twenty years ago, Kazakhstan impressed the world with its decision to close down the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site and remove all the nuclear weapons. To...


16 May 2012
07 May 2012, 20:35 President Nazarbayev says 'thank you' to Nicolas Sarkozy
ASTANA. May 7. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram to his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy today, President's press service reports.

16 May 2012
07 May 2012, 19:29 Kazakh Ambassador to Kuwait, Bahrain appointed
ASTANA. May 7. KAZINFORM By decree of President Nazarbayev Bakhtiyar Tassymov was designated Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Kuwait with concurrent accreditation to Bahrain, presidential...


16 May 2012
07 May 2012, 14:27 Kazakhstan to attend meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers' Council in Beijing
BEIJING. May 7. KAZINFORM Beijing will host on May 10-11 the meeting of the SCO Foreign Ministers' Council to debate preparations for the top-level meeting, prospects for the SCO...


16 May 2012
04 May 2012, 19:50 WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan expands trade-economic coop with largest countries
ASTANA. May 4. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan expands trade-economic cooperation with industrialized countries, improves conditions for the development of Kazakhstan's content in the large...


16 May 2012
04 May 2012, 15:51 Estonia supports Kazakhstan's WTO accession, FM
ASTANA. May 4. KAZINFORM "Estonia favours Kazakhstan's accession to the World Trade Organization," Estonian FM Urmas Paet told after the talks with his Kazakh counterpart in Astana.

16 May 2012
04 May 2012, 13:29 Kazakhstan and Hungary signed a range of documents
ASTANA. May 4. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov and Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban signed a joint declaration.

Agreement on exchange of tax...


16 May 2012
03 May 2012, 19:50 Ukraine, Kazakhstan sign $150 mln armored vehicle deal
KIEV. May 3. KAZINFORM Ukraine and Kazakhstan are to jointly produce the Ukrainian BTR-4 armored personnel carrier in a $150-million deal signed on Thursday at the Kadex 2012 defense...


16 May 2012
03 May 2012, 12:26 RSA President invited Nursultan Nazarbayev to South Africa
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM "The President of the Republic of South Africa Jacob Zuma has invited President Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit his country," Minister of Foreign Affairs...


16 May 2012
02 May 2012, 08:56 Cooperation betweem Kazakhstan and Japan to be fruitful, Minister Yukio Edano
ASTANA. May 1. KAZINFROM. "Cooperation with Kazakhstan in the sphere of industry will be fruitful," announced Japan Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yukio Edano, leading the...


16 May 2012
01 May 2012, 18:35 Kazakhstan expects to create joint technology projects with Japanese companies - A.Issekeshev
ASTANA. May 1. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan plans to create joint technology projects with Japanese companies and wants to support investors in the new industrial policy," said Kazakh Minister...


27 April 2012
27 April 2012, 11:00 CSTO Security Council Secretaries debate joint efforts to counter threats in Astana
ASTANA. April 27. KAZINFORM Kazakh President's Aide - Secretary of Kazakh Security Council Marat Tazhin chairs the meeting of the Committee of the Secretaries of the Security Council...


27 April 2012
26 April 2012, 16:52 OECD Report hails Kazakhstan's economic reforms
ASTANA. April 26. KAZINFORM On March 15, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) praised economic reforms that contributed to Kazakhstan's sustained economic...


27 April 2012
26 April 2012, 13:57 EU and Kazakhstan discussed economic and political cooperation
ASTANA. April 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minster Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with the EU Ambassador to Kazakhstan Aurelia Bouchez.

According to A. Bouchez, a wide range...


27 April 2012
26 April 2012, 09:03 Kazakhstan and Germany discussed economic, trade and investment cooperation
BERLIN -BRUSSELS. April 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh First Vice Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov met with Foreign Policy Speaker of the CDU / CSU Coalition in the Bundestag Philip Misfelder, members...


27 April 2012
26 April 2012, 08:53 Kazakhstan has a significantly larger role in German raw materials' security
BERLIN-BRUSSELS. April 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation chaired by Kazakh First Vice Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov took part in the 3rd German Congress on raw materials in Berlin.

27 April 2012
25 April 2012, 21:21 Nazarbayev: Single Economic Space of Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus is an equal union
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM Establishment of Single Economic Space of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Russia should be conducted without haste for all to see that this is an equal union, President...


27 April 2012
25 April 2012, 19:15 Kazakh President appoints ambassadors to Ukraine, Russia, Israel
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed Wednesday new ambassadors of Kazakhstan to Ukraine, Russia and Israel, according to the Presidential press...


27 April 2012
25 April 2012, 15:00 Kazakh President invited to visit Greece
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received an invitation to pay an official visit to Greece.

Greek Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary...


27 April 2012
25 April 2012, 14:26 The key is to sign a new EU - Kazakhstan partnership agreement, Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM "The key issue for Kazakhstan is the signing of a new agreement on partnership with the European Union," Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the ceremony of presentation...


27 April 2012
25 April 2012, 13:00 Kazakh President plans to visit Republic of South Africa
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev will probably pay a state visit to the Republic of South Africa.

The Leader of the Nation told that at...


27 April 2012
25 April 2012, 12:49 Kazakh President received foreign ambassadors' credentials
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM The EU Ambassador to Kazakhstan Aurelia Bouchez, Greek Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Efthymious Pantzopoulos, South African Extraordinary...


27 April 2012
24 April 2012, 18:45 Iran intends to continue expanding relations with Kazakhstan - Vice FM Seyed Abbas Araghchi
ASTANA. April 24. KAZINFORM Iran intends to continue expanding relations with Kazakhstan, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia, Oceania and CIS Seyed Abbas Araghchi said Tuesday...


27 April 2012
24 April 2012, 14:56 Spain and Qatar offer Kazakhstan to form food security union
ASTANA. April 24. KAZINFORM "Spain and Qatar offer Kazakhstan to form a food security union," former Spanish Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Qatar Food Program Counselor Angel Moratinos...


27 April 2012
24 April 2012, 11:14 Astana to hold CSTO Security Council Secretaries meeting
MOSCOW April 24. KAZINFORM A meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization Security Council Secretaries' Committee (CSTO CSSC) chaired by Secretary of Kazakh Security...


27 April 2012
23 April 2012, 12:09 Kazakhstan supports continuation of dialogue between 6 negotiating countries and Iran
ASTANA. April 23. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan supports continuation of the dialogue between the six negotiating countries and Iran," Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov told...


27 April 2012
23 April 2012, 11:54 Kazakh MFA invites parliamentarians to take part in the Foreign Policy Council work
ASTANA. April 23. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry invites chairmen and secretaries of the committees for international affairs, defense and security of both Parliament...


27 April 2012
21 April 2012, 12:09 Kazakh Minister of Defense to meet with the Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanle
BEIJING. April 21. KAZINFORM The meeting of Ministers of Defense of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states will be held on April 23-25 in Beijing.

Kazakh...


22 April 2012
20 April 2012, 20:29 WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan and OECD successfully implement joint projects
ASTANA. April 20. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan improves health services and works on energy saving and raising energy efficiency. Kazakh athletes strive to achieve good results at the London...


22 April 2012
20 April 2012, 16:46 Nursultan Nazarbayev thanked Kazakh diplomats for good work
ASTANA. April 20. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev thanked Kazakh diplomats for good work addressing the enlarged board sitting of the Kazakh MFA.

The President...


22 April 2012
19 April 2012, 17:07 Malaysia, Kazakhstan to tap potential for more cooperation
KUALA LUMPUR. April 19. KAZINFORM The leaders of Malaysia and Kazakhstan said here Wednesday that the two countries are looking at some key areas to boost bilateral trade and cooperation.

18 April 2012
18 April 2012, 16:57 Kazakh President visited leading Malaysian companies' exhibition
KUALA LUMPUR. April 18. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev who is on a state visit to Malaysia has visited today an exhibition showcasing the leading Malaysian companies...


18 April 2012
18 April 2012, 13:24 Kazakh President met with PM of Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR. April 18. KAZINFORM "Malaysia is the key Kazakhstan's partner in the Southeast Asia," said Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev at a press conference following...


18 April 2012
18 April 2012, 13:04 Malaysia hopes to expand trade and economic relations with Kazakhstan
KUALA LUMPUR. April 18. KAZINFORM Malaysia hopes to expand trade and economic relations with Kazakhstan, Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Tun Razak said after talks with President Nursultan...


18 April 2012
17 April 2012, 19:27 Malaysia is one of the key Kazakhstan's partners in Southeast Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA- KUALA LUMPUR. April 17. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has had today an informal meeting with former Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad.

The...


18 April 2012
17 April 2012, 16:57 Kazakh President arrived in Kuala Lumpur
ASTANA. April 17. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev ahs arrived today in Malaysia for a state visit.

Upon arrival the President met with Malaysian...


18 April 2012
17 April 2012, 14:20 OIC highly estimated Kazakhstan's contribution to tackling Islamic world issues
JEDDAH. April 17. KAZINFORM Kazakh permanent representative of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Bakhyt Batyrshayev met with OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu in...


18 April 2012
17 April 2012, 10:12 Kazakhstan and Brazil discussed bilateral cooperation
ASTANA. April 17. KAZINFORM Itamaraty Palace, headquarter of the Brazil Ministry of External Relations hosted regular political consultations on the issues on bilateral cooperation...


18 April 2012
17 April 2012, 08:49 Kazakh President starts visit to Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR. April 17. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev starts his official visit to Malaysia.

He is expected to meet with Malaysian Prime Minister...


18 April 2012
16 April 2012, 16:01 Kazakhstan Foreign Minister to visit Malaysia for two days
KUALA LUMPUR. April 16. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov will make his first official visit to Malaysia, lasting two days, beginning tomorrow.

While...


18 April 2012
13 April 2012, 17:55 Necessary to expand and deepen economic relations between Kazakhstan and Indonesia - Yudhoyono
JAKARTA. April 13. KAZINFORM In the coming years it is necessary to expand and deepen economic relations between Kazakhstan and Indonesia, President of the Republic of Indonesia Susilo...


18 April 2012
13 April 2012, 17:42 Kazakhstan, Indonesia sign intergovernmental agreements
JAKARTA. April 13. KAZINFORM Two intergovernmental agreements have been signed during the state visit of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Indonesia.

The signing...


18 April 2012
13 April 2012, 17:15 Kazakhstan proposes Indonesia to become full member of CICA
JAKARTA. April 13. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan proposes to Indonesia to become a full member of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia. This was stated by Kazakh...


18 April 2012
13 April 2012, 16:58 Rapid economic growth in Kazakhstan, Indonesia create favorable conditions for boosting trade-economic coop - Nazarbayev
JAKARTA. April 13. KAZINFORM Rapid economic growth in Kazakhstan and Indonesia create favorable conditions for boosting trade and economic cooperation. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


18 April 2012
13 April 2012, 15:46 Jakarta hosts Kazakhstan - Indonesian talks
JAKARTA. April 13. KAZINFORM Palace of the Indonesian President "Istana Merdeka" hosts the welcoming ceremony of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who arrived yesterday in Indonesia...


18 April 2012
13 April 2012, 09:26 Kazakhstan and Indonesia signed commercial agreements
JAKARTA. April 13. KAZINFORM Two commercial agreements were signed during the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Indonesia.

Samruk Kazyna Fund JSC...


12 April 2012
12 April 2012, 10:10 Nazarbayev leaves for state visit to Indonesia
ASTANA. April 12. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has left for an official visit to Indonesia.

Nazarbayev is expected to have talks with President of...


12 April 2012
11 April 2012, 19:41 Kazakh Foreign Minister met with Latvian Foreign Ministry Secretary of State
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov received Latvian Foreign Ministry Secretary of State Andris Teikmanis on Wednesday in Astana.

The...


12 April 2012
11 April 2012, 18:37 Nazarbayev to make official visit to Malaysia
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit to Malaysia on April 17-18 at the invitation of Malaysia's Supreme Head of State, Kazakh...


12 April 2012
11 April 2012, 18:05 Kazakh President to pay first formal visit to Indonesia
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay his first ever official visit to Indonesia, Kazakh Foreign Ministry's official spokesman Altay Abibullayev...


12 April 2012
10 April 2012, 18:51 Sarsenbayev concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Lebanon, Palestine
ASTANA. April 10. KAZINFORM By the Decree of the Kazakh President, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Bulat Sarsenbayev has...


12 April 2012
09 April 2012, 15:07 Australia to support Kazakhstan's bid to host Expo 2017, Peter Slipper
ASTANA. April 9. KAZINFORM "Government of Australia will soon give its official answer concerning Kazakhstan's application to host Expo 2017 in Astana," Speaker of the House of...


12 April 2012
09 April 2012, 14:58 Kazakh FM , Speaker of Australian House of Representatives met
ASTANA. April 9. KAZINFORM Today in Astana Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov has held talks with Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives Peter Slipper. ...


12 April 2012
09 April 2012, 10:54 Kazakh-US commission to hold first meeting in Washington
WASHINGTON. April 9. KAZINFORM The first meeting of the Kazakh-US commission for strategic partnership will open in the US capital on Monday.

The bilateral commission...


12 April 2012
09 April 2012, 10:38 2012 to witness consulate of Kazakhstan in Palestine
RAMALLAH. April 9. KAZINFORM The non-resident Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Palestinian Authority, Bulat Sarsenbayev, told WAFA on Sunday that in 2012 a Consulate...


12 April 2012
08 April 2012, 12:49 Kazakhstan's chairmanship always to be a very important stage in the CSTO development
ASTANA. April 8. KAZINFORM CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha has commented on the adoption of the statement to establish cooperation between the CSTO and NATO at a press conference...


12 April 2012
07 April 2012, 14:08 Astana and Mary announced as 2012 CIS cultural capitals
ASTANA. April 7. KAZINFORM On April 6, Astana hosted the regular meeting of the CIS Council of Foreign Ministers which gathered the representatives of eleven member states of the Commonwealth.

12 April 2012
06 April 2012, 19:16 Weekly Review: Kazakhstan streamlines housing and utilities modernization, introduces int'l statistics standards
ASTANA. April 6. KAZXINFORM Kazakhstan improves statistical recording, introduces international standards and new statistical monitoring, also starts online data collection. The Government...


12 April 2012
06 April 2012, 17:51 U.S. CENTCOM Commander visits Kazakhstan
ASTANA. April 6. KAZINFORM General James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, visited Kazakhstan from 4-5 April 2012 as part of the United States' continued engagement in...


12 April 2012
06 April 2012, 16:09 Meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers' Council kicked off in Astana
ASTANA. April 6. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan is ready for compromises and a constructive dialogue to adopt mutual beneficial and concerted decisions following the results of the Council of...


12 April 2012
06 April 2012, 14:37 Kazakhstan and Georgia discuss energy cooperation
TBILISI. April 6. KAZINFORM The issues of transit of Kazakh hydrocarbons through Georgia, as well as the work of "KazTransGas-Tbilisi" company were discussed in Tbilisi between Charge...


12 April 2012
06 April 2012, 11:05 Council of CSTO Foreign Ministers opens session in Astana
ASTANA. April 6. KAZINFORM Astana hosts a session of the CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers chaired by Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov. CSTO Secretary General Nikolay...


12 April 2012
05 April 2012, 17:33 N. Nazarbayev and V. Putin debated integration processes within SES
ASTANA. April 5. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a telephone conversation with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

The parties focused...


12 April 2012
03 April 2012, 19:29 CIS FMs to debate pressing issues of int'l agenda, Kazakh MFA
ASTANA. April 3. KAZINFORM "The Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS member states will focus on the pressing issues of the international agenda," official spokesman of the Kazakh...


02 April 2012
02 April 2012, 16:43 Nursultan Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan as the Great Connector
ASTANA. April 2. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev's article "Kazakhstan as the Great Connector" has been published in the inaugural publication of the BRICS summit, which...


02 April 2012
02 April 2012, 14:01 President of Cyprus to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. April 2. KAZINFORM This year Cyprus President Demetris Christofias will make an official visit to Kazakhstan, Cyprus Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou Marcoullis said at the meeting...


02 April 2012
30 March 2012, 09:31 Astana to host extraordinary meeting of CSTO Council of Foreign Ministers
BAKU. March 30. KAZINFORM Kazakh city of Astana will host the extraordinary meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization's Council of Foreign Ministers on April 6, the...


02 April 2012
29 March 2012, 13:31 2nd Kazakh-British Oil and Gas Forum held in Astana
ASTANA. March 29. KAZINFORM Astana hosted the second Kazakh-British Forum on partnership development among suppliers in the oil and gas industry service sector on March 27. About 80...


02 April 2012
29 March 2012, 09:32 Kazakhstan President to visit Belarus this year
MINSK. March 29. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev plans to visit Belarus this year, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Yergali...


02 April 2012
28 March 2012, 15:08 Kazakh PM to visit China
ASTANA. March 28. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Massimov will visit China from March 30 to April 2 at the invitation of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, Foreign Ministry...


02 April 2012
27 March 2012, 16:06 Kazakh President invited Prime Minister of Spain to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. March 27. KAZINFORM. Within the Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy, Kazakh President's...


02 April 2012
27 March 2012, 14:27 Presidents of Kazakhstan and Finland debated bilateral coop issues
ASTANA. March 27. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with President of Finland Sauli Niinistö within the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit, the Kazakh...


02 April 2012
27 March 2012, 09:42 Nursultan Nazarbayev suggested holding nuclear security summit in Astana
SEOUL. March 27. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan suggested holding nuclear security summits every two years and hosting one of the summits.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev put...


02 April 2012
26 March 2012, 17:44 Kazakh President, Turkish Prime Minister discuss bilateral relations
ASTANA. March 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the second Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul,...


02 April 2012
26 March 2012, 16:34 Kazakh PM and Ukrainian President discuss trade and economic cooperation
ASTANA. March 26. KAZINFORM President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych met with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov on Monday, according to Ukrinform.

The sides discussed...


02 April 2012
26 March 2012, 15:47 Nazarbayev calls on countries aspiring to have nuclear weapons to follow the example of Kazakhstan
SEOUL. March 26. KAZINFORM Today, ahead of the bilateral meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Seoul, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev once again called on countries...


02 April 2012
26 March 2012, 14:06 Barack Obama thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for his leading role in nuclear disarmament
SEOUL. March 26. KAZINFORM "20 years ago Kazakhstan took a decision to get rid of nuclear weapons that led to economic growth and the country's prosperity," US President Barack...


26 March 2012
26 March 2012, 11:56 S Korea to support Kazakhstan to host EXPO 2017
SEOUL. March 26. KAZINFORM South Korea announced its intention to render all necessary support to host an international exhibition EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan.

President...


26 March 2012
26 March 2012, 11:06 Kazakhstan and Korea embarked on a strategic partnership, Nursultan Nazarbayev
SEOUL. March 26. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan and Korea have embarked on a strategic partnership, the sales volume grew 16% last year to reach about USD 1 bln," Kazakh President Nursultan...


26 March 2012
26 March 2012, 08:42 Nursultan Nazarbayev and Lee Myung-bak met in Seoul
SEOUL. March 26. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Korea Lee Myung-bak have had bilateral talks during the working lunch in Seoul.


26 March 2012
26 March 2012, 07:50 Presidents of Kazakhstan, Korea and the US to meet in Seoul
SEOUL. March 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Seoul for a working visit to attend the second Nuclear Security Summit to be held on March 27.


26 March 2012
25 March 2012, 11:00 Kazakh President heads to Korea to attend 2nd Nuclear Security Summit
ASTANA. March 25. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has left for Korea to attend the second Nuclear Security Summit to run in Seoul March 25-27.

As...


26 March 2012
25 March 2012, 09:36 Kazakhstan leader says nuclear summit is timely
ALMATY. March 25. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev said it is very timely that global leaders hold a summit on strengthening nuclear security.

South...


26 March 2012
20 March 2012, 08:46 Nazarbayev signs decrees on opening of embassies in Finland, Brazil
ASTANA. March 20. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed decrees on opening of the embassies of Kazakhstan in Finland, Brazil and raising the diplomatic mission in Norway...


26 March 2012
19 March 2012, 16:51 President Nazarbayev attends EurAsEC Interstate Council and Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meetings
ASTANA. March 19. KAZINFORM "President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev takes part in the meetings of the EurAsEC Interstate Council and Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and holds...


26 March 2012
19 March 2012, 14:16 Kazakh FM meets Mayors for Peace representatives
ASTANA. March 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with the representatives of the European delegation of the international organization Mayors for Peace led...


26 March 2012
18 March 2012, 11:54 Kazakh President to participate in EurAsEC summit in Moscow
ASTANA. March 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will participate in the meeting of the Interstate Council of the Eurasian Economic Community and the Supreme Eurasian...


26 March 2012
16 March 2012, 10:06 Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan arrived in Brussels
BRUSSELS. March 16. KAZINFORM Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Aleksey Volkov has arrived in Brussels to participate in the regular meeting of the national coordinators of Central...


26 March 2012
15 March 2012, 16:00 URGENT: Kazakhstan becomes full-fledged member of European Commission for Democracy through Law
STRASBOURG -BRUSSELS. March 15. KAZINFORM On March 13, 2012 Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Decree № 283 "On the membership of Kazakhstan in the European Commission...


26 March 2012
15 March 2012, 10:05 President decreed reorganization of Kazakh diplomatic mission to Rumania
ASTANA. March 15. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the decree to raise the Diplomatic Mission of Kazakhstan to Rumania to the embassy rank.

The...


26 March 2012
13 March 2012, 16:46 Kazakhstan seeks to become consistent supporter and active conductor of UN goals - FM
ASTANA. March 13. KAZINFORM 20 years since Kazakhstan's accession to the United Nations were filled with fruitful cooperation reflecting the desire of our country to become a responsible...


26 March 2012
13 March 2012, 13:50 Kazakhstan aims to establish security in the Caspian Sea region
ALMATY. March 13. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan has a great aim to establish security in the region," the EU expert on security issues Jorg-Dietrich Nakmayer told at the international conference...


26 March 2012
12 March 2012, 20:12 Regional security and conflict prevention discussed in Akorda
ASTANA. March 12. KAZINFORM Kazakh President's Aide - Secretary of the Security Council Marat Tazhin met Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Head of the Regional...


26 March 2012
12 March 2012, 17:57 NATO considers Kazakhstan a key partner in Central Asia
BRUSSELS. March 12. KAZINFORM Head of Kazakhstan's Mission to the NATO, Ambassador Yerik Utembayev met NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the South Caucasus...


26 March 2012
12 March 2012, 16:31 Kazakhstan has advantage to win the right to host EXPO-2017 - BIE Secretary General
ASTANA. March 12. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan has an advantage for holding the exhibition EXPO-2017, since it was first to file an application from the Central Asian region, Secretary General...


26 March 2012
11 March 2012, 13:02 Kazakhstan progressed in developing its statehood - German Political Director of Foreign Affairs Ministry H.D. Lucas
ASTANA. March 11. KAZINFORM Conference "Water Diplomacy in Central Asia" was held on Thursday in Berlin, the press service of Kazakhstan Foreign Affairs Ministry informs.


26 March 2012
07 March 2012, 09:21 Kazakhstan's model of development can serve as a model for other CA countries, MEP Metin Kazak
BRUSSELS. March 7. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's model of development can serve as a model for other Central Asian countries, Mr. Metin Kazak MEP, Vice-Chair of the Subcommittee on Human...


06 March 2012
06 March 2012, 09:02 Kazakh, European MPs discuss relationship development
BRUSSELS. March 6. KAZINFORM Kazakh parliamentary delegation headed by Deputy Chairman of the Majilis, Co-Chairman of the Parliamentary Cooperation Committee "Kazakhstan - EU" Sergey...


06 March 2012
05 March 2012, 19:09 N. Nazarbayev invites V. Putin to pay an official visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. March 5. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a telephone conversation with President-elect of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Presidential...


06 March 2012
05 March 2012, 14:45 Djibouti interested in transit of Kazakh goods - FM Kazykhanov
ASTANA. March 5. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met Djibouti Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Yousef on Monday.

The sides discussed the issues of cooperation...


06 March 2012
05 March 2012, 14:08 Negotiations on Kazakhstan's accession to WTO held in Geneva
ASTANA. March 5. KAZINFORM Negotiations on Kazakhstan's accession to WTO has been held in Geneva today, the press service of Kazakh Ministry on Economic Integration said.


06 March 2012
02 March 2012, 13:09 We expect our economic projects will arouse foreign business interest, N. Nazarbayev
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM "We expect that our economic projects, including infrastructure ones, will stir interest among the foreign business," Nursultan Nazarbayev told today addressing...


06 March 2012
27 February 2012, 09:49 Kazakhstan's honorary consulate opened in Turkish Bursa Province
ISTANBUL. February 27. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Turkey Zhanseit Tuimebayev has made a working visit to Bursa Province, Turkey. The visit is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of...


06 March 2012
25 February 2012, 12:16 Saudi King invited to visit Kazakhstan
RIYADH. February 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Chairman Kairat Mami met with Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Consultative Council Abdullah Al-Sheikh. On behalf of Kazakh President Nursultan...


06 March 2012
25 February 2012, 10:02 Kazakh Senate Speaker met with Chairman of Saudi Arabian Consultative Council
VIENNA. February 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Chairman Kairat Mami, who arrived yesterday in Saudi Arabia for a working visit, has already met with Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Consultative...


06 March 2012
24 February 2012, 18:11 Council of Europe to open its office in Kazakhstan
BRUSSELS. February 24. KAZINFORM "The Council of Europe considers a possibility of opening its office in Kazakhstan," Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belgium...


06 March 2012
23 February 2012, 19:29 Kazakhstan joined the G8 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
ASTANA. February 23. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan has become the 24th member of the G8 Global Partnership Against the Spread of Nuclear Weapons, the Kazakh MFA's press service reports.

06 March 2012
23 February 2012, 12:10 Kazakhstan offers big opportunities to Austrian business
VIENNA. February 23. KAZINFORM "There are big opportunities for Austrian business in Kazakhstan", Chairman of the Senate Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security...


06 March 2012
23 February 2012, 10:58 Kazakh National Bank joins Islamic Financial Services Board
ALMATY. February 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh National Bank joins as associated member the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB). The accession process has been fully completed, the Bank's...


06 March 2012
22 February 2012, 19:33 United States and Kazakhstan cooperate against nuclear smuggling
ASTANA. February 22. KAZINFORM Cooperation to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons is an integral part of the strategic partnership between the United States and Kazakhstan.


06 March 2012
21 February 2012, 15:51 Kyrgyz PM arrived in Astana for a two-day visit
ASTANA. February 21. KAZINFORM "Kyrgyz Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov has arrived today in Astana for a two-day visit," official spokesman for the Kazakh MFA Altai Abibullayev told...


06 March 2012
20 February 2012, 19:34 Tony Blair reported to Nursultan Nazarbayev on results of the expert group activity
ASTANA. February 20. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the President's press service reports.

Tony...


06 March 2012
20 February 2012, 18:36 Thanks to concerted efforts of Presidents, Kazakh-China relations keep positive trend of stable development, Chinese FM Yang Jiechi
BEIJING. February 20. KAZINFORM On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and China, Foreign Affairs Minister of China Yang Jiechi gave...


19 February 2012
18 February 2012, 09:38 AmCham Executive Director hails Kazakhstan's cooperation with investors
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM In a modern world facing economic challenges, attraction and effective use of foreign investment is one of the main trends in mutually beneficial trade...


19 February 2012
17 February 2012, 15:31 Kazakh President gives instructions concerning foreign policy priorities
ASTANA. February 17. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov today, according to the Presidential press service.


19 February 2012
17 February 2012, 13:35 Kazakh PM, French Secretary of State for Transport met
ASTANA. February 17. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov met with Thierry Mariani, Minister for Transport within the Department of Ecology, Sustainable Development,...


19 February 2012
16 February 2012, 17:51 King Juan Carlos praises economic relations with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 16. KAZINFORM In connection with the completion of his diplomatic mission to Spain Kazakh Ambassador Yergali Bulegenov met with King of Spain Juan Carlos I on Wednesday...


19 February 2012
16 February 2012, 14:34 Kazakh Minister met with large French business delegation
ASTANA. February 16. KAZINFORM Kazakh Industry and Trade Minister Asset Issekeshev met today with a large French business delegation which participated in the Kazakh-French Business...


16 February 2012
15 February 2012, 10:57 EU highly appreciates Kazakhstan's OIC chairmanship contribution to solving Iran's problems
BRUSSELS. February 15. KAZINFORM "The European Union highly appreciates Kazakhstan's contribution as OIC chair country to resolution of the Iran's problems," Ambassador Pierre...


16 February 2012
14 February 2012, 19:54 Kazakhstan successfully completed its mission in OSCE Troika - Foreign Ministry
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met with Head of OSCE Center in Astana Natalia Zarudnaya on Tuesday, says Kazakh MFA's press service.

16 February 2012
13 February 2012, 19:58 Nazarbayev met with UAE President
ASTANA. February 13. KAZINFORM Today within a working visit to the United Arab Emirates Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al...


16 February 2012
10 February 2012, 15:57 Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev met with UAE Vice PM
ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM Today President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates HH Sheikh Mansour...


16 February 2012
10 February 2012, 15:33 President arrived in UAE for short working visit
ABU DHABI-ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in the United Arab Emirates for a short working...


16 February 2012
Kazakhstan and Germany signed about fifty commercial contracts worth several billion euros - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. February 9. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev held a briefing for journalists dedicated to the achievements in developing Kazakh-German cooperation, according...


16 February 2012
Nazarbayev, Merkel discussed topical issues of bilateral coop and int'l policy
BERLIN. February 8. KAZINFORM /Marlan Zhiembay/ During the meeting President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel have discussed all topical issues of...


16 February 2012
08 February 2012, 15:23 President Nazarbayev attends presentation of economic projects of German companies in Berlin
BERLIN. February 8. KAZINFORM /Marlan Zhiembay/ Within his visit to the Federal Republic of Germany President Nursultan Nazarbayev is attending a presentation of economic projects of...


16 February 2012
Kazakh President's visit to Germany indicates an entirely new level of partnership - German FM
ASTANA. February 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Guido Westerwelle, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany, the Presidential press service told...


16 February 2012
Nazarbayev: Conceptual framework of Kazakhstan's foreign policy - its balance and consistency
BERLIN. February 8. KAZINFORM /Marlan Zhiembay/ The conceptual framework of Kazakhstan's foreign policy is its balance and consistency.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


16 February 2012
08 February 2012, 00:45 Deepening of integration in Eurasia may become effective way to confront new threats - President
BERLIN. February 8. KAZINFORM /Marlan Zhiembay/ Deepening of integration in the Eurasian continent could become an effective way to confront new threats. President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


16 February 2012
07 February 2012, 22:09 President Nazarbayev's two-day visit to Germany started
BERLIN. February 7. KAZINFORM /Marlan Zhiembay/ Today President Nursultan Nazarbayev has started his two-day visit to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Within the framework...


16 February 2012
06 February 2012, 17:48 More than 40 commercial documents totaling over EUR 2 bln to be signed during Nazarbayev's visit to Germany
ASTANA. February 6. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Official Representative of Kazakh Foreign Ministry Altay Abibullayev told a briefing about the purpose of the Kazakh President Nursultan...


16 February 2012
06 February 2012, 16:30 Nazarbayev left for working visit to Germany
ALMATY. February 6. KAZINFORM /Marlan Zhiembay/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev has left for a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Within the official visit...


05 February 2012
03.02.2012 / 18:52 Queen Margrethe II of Denmark conveys best wishes to Kazakh President
COPENHAGEN-BRUSSELS. February 3. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakh Ambassador Nurlan Onzhanov paid a working visit to Denmark to meet with Danish foreign officials and attend a celebratory...


05 February 2012
03.02.2012 / 15:13 Kazakh FM's visit to the US further strengthen bilateral dialogue
WASHINGTON. February 3. At a meeting on February 1, 2012 Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov and Secretary Hillary Clinton expressed satisfaction with the progress Kazakhstan and the United...


05 February 2012
03.02.2012 / 11:35 General Knud Bartels: Kazakhstan - important and stable partner for NATO in Central Asia
BRUSSELS. February 3. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Head of Kazakhstan's Mission to the NATO, Ambassador Yerik Utembayev has held a meeting with Chairman of the NATO Military Committee,...


05 February 2012
03.02.2012 / 10:12 EU backs Kazakhstan in its development - Kazykhanov
BRUSSELS. February 3. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The European Union fully supports Kazakhstan in its development. Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has announced...


05 February 2012
03.02.2012 / 09:50 Kazakhstan - important partner of EU in Central Asian region, Catherine Ashton
BRUSSELS. February 3. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has held talks with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...


05 February 2012
03.02.2012 / 09:03 Kazakh FM met with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton in Brussels
BRUSSELS. February 3. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ In 2011 the foreign trade turnover between the European Union and Kazakhstan has reached USD 50 billion.

Kazakh Minister...


05 February 2012
02.02.2012 / 11:32 Kazakh FM meets with US senators, congressmen
ASTANA. February 2. KAZINFORM During his first official visit to the United States, Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov held meetings with senators and congressmen, according...


05 February 2012
02.02.2012 / 10:26 Kazakh President sends letter to his US counterpart
ASTANA. February 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov held bilateral talks with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to discuss issues of strategic partnership...


05 February 2012
02.02.2012 / 10:08 Kazykhanov and Clinton discuss Kazakh democratic development
ASTANA. February 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton exchanged views on the process of democratic development in Kazakhstan....


05 February 2012
01.02.2012 / 19:54 Kazakh Ombudsman visits OIC Headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
ASTANA. February 1. KAZINFORM At the invitation of the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Kazakh Commissioner for Human Rights Askar Shakirov visited...


05 February 2012
31.01.2012 / 19:06 Astana to host summit of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in March
ASTANA. January 31. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ In March 2012 Astana will host a summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council with participation of the presidents of the three countries,...


05 February 2012
31.01.2012 / 09:36 Signing of economic documents within Kazakh President's visit to Germany to strengthen relations between countries
BERLIN-BRUSSELS. January 31. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakh Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Germany Nurlan Onzhanov has held a meeting with Philipp Rösler, the...


05 February 2012
30.01.2012 / 20:33 Kazakh President invites King of Jordan to participate in Congress of World and Traditional Religions
ASTANA. January 30. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein of Jordan, the President's press service...


29 January 2012
28.01.2012 / 09:51 Kazakh FM to pay his first official visit to the United States of America
ASTANA. January 28. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov will pay his first official visit to the United States of America on Jan. 30-Feb. 1. Kazykhanov...


29 January 2012
27.01.2012 / 15:18 In 2012, Astana is the cultural capital of CIS and Turkic world - President
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM In 2012, Astana is the cultural capital of the CIS and the Turkic world. It is necessary to properly carry out these activities, Kazakh President Nursultan...


29 January 2012
27.01.2012 / 14:57 Nazarbayev: We will continue our balanced foreign policy
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM We will continue our balanced foreign policy cooperating not only with the West, but also with the Asian countries, said Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


29 January 2012
27.01.2012 / 11:01 Kazakh Minister to chair 5th meeting of OIC Steering Committee on Health
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM Healthcare Minister of Kazakhstan Salidat Kairbekova will chair the 5th meeting of the Steering Committee on Health of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation...


29 January 2012
26.01.2012 / 16:30 Kazakhstan seeks closer ties with EU: FM
ALMATY. January 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov said Wednesday that seeking a new expanded partnership agreement with the European Union is a priority for Kazakhstan,...


29 January 2012
25.01.2012 / 19:36 Nursultan Nazarbayev appoints some ministers
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev decreed to appoint Yergali Bulegenov as Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belarus, Permanent Representative to CIS charter...


29 January 2012
25.01.2012 / 18:36 Japan highly appreciates Kazakhstan's efforts as a leader in the world dialogue on implementation of Nuclear-Free World initiative, Foreign Minister Kōichirō Gemba
BEIJING. January 25. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ The Japanese-Kazakh relations in the economic sphere are rapidly developing in recent years. Kazakhstan ranks first among the countries...


29 January 2012
25.01.2012 / 13:29 Kazakh FM met with EU Special Representative for Central Asia
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has received Pierre Morel, EU Special Representative for Central Asia.


29 January 2012
23.01.2012 / 13:32 Emir of Qatar confirmed his participation in IV Congress of World and Traditional Religions
ASTANA. January 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation led by Kazakh presidential aide Nurlan Yermekbayev met with Emir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Kazakh...


29 January 2012
23.01.2012 / 11:50 Kazakhstan moves up 11 positions in Doing Business rating
ASTANA. January 23. KAZINFORM In 2011 Kazakhstan moved up 11 places to 47th position in the «Doing Business» rating of the World Bank. Prime Minister Karim Massimov has posted this...


29 January 2012
23.01.2012 / 11:12 Standard&Poor's and Fitch improved sovereign ratings of Kazakhstan in 2011
ASTANA. January 23. KAZINFORM The positive tendencies in the economy, macroeconomic stability allowed to improve sovereign ratings of Kazakhstan by international agencies Standard&Poor's...


29 January 2012
18.01.2012 / 16:00 Kazakh Senate ratifies OIC charter
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM Senate (upper house) of the Kazakh Parliament in its plenary session adopted a law "On ratification of the Charter of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation"...


29 January 2012
18.01.2012 / 12:15 OIC Sec Gen congratulates Kazakhstanis on successful holding of early parliamentary elections
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM At the invitation of the Kazakh Central Election Commission a delegation of observes from the General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Conference...


29 January 2012
17.01.2012 / 13:55 Kazakhstan attends World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
ASTANA. January 17. KAZINFORM The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is being held within the framework of the international energy week in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi on January 16-19....


29 January 2012
16.01.2012 / 21:30 US observer: Kazakhstan - key player in field of international security
ASTANA. January 16. KAZINFORM International observers have given their estimation to yesterday's parliamentary elections. They outline excellent preparation of polling stations....


29 January 2012
16.01.2012 / 20:15 New Zealand's observers: Elections in Kazakhstan fair, open and democratic
ASTANA. January 16. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ The elections in Kazakhstan comply with democratic norms and the country's election law. Alyn Ware, international observer from New...


29 January 2012
16.01.2012 / 18:34 Kazakhstan made one more confident step towards democratic development - Great Britain's MP
ASTANA. January 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan has made one more confident step towards democracy. International observer of the elections in Kazakhstan, member of the...


29 January 2012
16.01.2012 / 09:34 Kazakh parliamentary elections conclude in order
ASTANA. January 16. KAZINFORM Early parliamentary elections concluded in Kazakhstan on Sunday, with a voter turnout of 75.07 percent, up from some 64 percent in the last elections in...


29 January 2012
16.01.2012 / 09:10 Kazakhstan takes successive steps to develop its democracy, US observer
KARAGANDA. January 16. KAZINFORM /Olga Petrenko/ "The snap elections to the Kazakh Majilis (lower chamber) and maslikhats (local representative bodies) held on Sunday demonstrated that...


29 January 2012
15.01.2012 / 20:46 No violations in elections in Kazakhstan - Great Britain's observer
ASTANA. January 15. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The elections in Kazakhstan are being held without violations. Siddharth Saxena, Chairperson of the Cambridge Central Asian Forum has announced...


29 January 2012
15.01.2012 / 14:49 European observers find no election violations
ASTANA. January 15. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ European observers found no significant violations of election laws during the parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan, member of the European...


29 January 2012
15.01.2012 / 11:31 Kazakh Foreign Minister, US Secretary of State talked over phone
ASTANA. January 15. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked over the phone on Saturday, Kazakh MFA's press service...


29 January 2012
13.01.2012 / 21:05 Kazakh President received head of OSCE Observer Mission
ASTANA. January 13. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Joao Soares, head of OSCE PA Observation Mission on Friday in Astana; Kazinform refers to the Presidential...


29 January 2012
13.01.2012 / 16:00 New Oil and Gas Vice Minister of Kazakhstan named
ASTANA. January 13. KAZINFORM Bolat Akchulakov has been appointed by the Government decree as Oil and Gas Vice Minister of Kazakhstan, the Ministry's press service said.


29 January 2012
12.01.2012 / 19:51 Kazakh Honorable Consulate opened in Turkey's Adana
ISTANBUL. January 12. KAZINFORM An Honorable Consulate of Kazakhstan opened in Adana city of Turkey.

As part of the events devoted to the 20th anniversary of establishment...


29 January 2012
12.01.2012 / 17:30 Kazakhstan invited to join the Council of Europe
ASTANA. January 12. KAZINFORM Visiting head of the PACE Mission for observation of parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan Elsa Papadimitriou said, Kazakhstan has all premises to become...


29 January 2012
12.01.2012 / 17:02 Kazakhstan - leader in democratic progress, Head of PACE Observation Mission Elsa Papadimitriou
ASTANA. January 12. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakhstan is among the countries that have declared sovereign development in the 1990s of last century, is a leader not only in the socio-economic...


29 January 2012
12.01.2012 / 15:38 Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Russia to establish single Islamic bank in CIS
BAKU. January 12. KAZINFORM /Berik Khamidov/ The International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA) and Russia's VTB Bank plan to attract one of the leading banks of Kazakhstan for establishment...


29 January 2012
11.01.2012 / 08:38 Kazakh-Slovak coop issues debated in Bratislava
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Bratislava Anarbek Karashev participated in an annual meeting of President of Slovak Republic Ivan Gašparovič with a diplomatic...


29 January 2012
09.01.2012 / 14:50 Kazakhstan among top 50 well-being countries - Mami
ASTANA. January 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan is among the top 50 countries in the well-being rating. Chairman of the Kazakh Senate Kairat Mami has announced at a meting...


29 January 2012
09.01.2012 / 13:01 Kazakhstan-China cooperation based on mutual trust - Senate Speaker
ASTANA. January 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Cooperation between Kazakhstan and China is based on mutual trust and support for mutual interests, Kairat Mami, Chairman of Senate...


05 January 2012
04.01.2012 / 18:57 Over 20 years Kazakhstan and China have been enjoying a positive trend of rapid development of bilateral ties, Hu Jintao
ASTANA. January 4. KAZINFORM President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao sent a telegram of congratulations to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion...


05 January 2012
04.01.2012 / 17:55 OSCE/ODIHR to present interim report on preparations for parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. January 4. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Tomorrow the OSCE/ODIHR mission will present an interim report on preparations for early parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan. Miklos...


05 January 2012
04.01.2012 / 16:56 Marubeni awarded contract for refinery modernization project in Kazakhstan
TOKYO. January 4. KAZINFORM Marubeni Corp. has been awarded a contract for the Atyrau Refinery Modernization Project Phase 3 in Kazakhstan as part of a consortium with SINOPEC Engineering...


05 January 2012
04.01.2012 / 10:16 Kazakhstan takes over chair of CSTO
ASTANA. January 4. KAZINFORM This year Belarus has completed its chairmanship of the Organization of Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and transferred this function to...


05 January 2012
03.01.2012 / 11:35 Single Economic Space becomes operational 1 January 2012
MINSK. January 3. KAZINFORM The Single Economic Space (SES) became operational on 1 January 2012, BelTA reports. The SES has been formed by the three countries of the Customs Union,...


05 January 2012
30.12.2011 / 20:14 Russia's Medvedev congratulates Nazarbayev on New Year
MOSCOW-ASTANA. December 30. KAZINFORM President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev has sent congratulatory messages to heads of state and government of foreign countries on New...


05 January 2012
30.12.2011 / 10:35 YEARENDER: Top 20 memorable Kazakhstan's events of 2011
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM This year has been very important for Kazakhstan. It marked the 20th anniversary of independence and summed up the work over this period. Our country...


29 December 2011
29.12.2011 / 18:58 Kazakhstan has become a strong nation with a unique model of development - Prince Hassan of Jordan
ASTANA. December 29. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador in Amman Bulat Sarsenbayev met with His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on Thursday, Kazakh...


29 December 2011
29.12.2011 / 15:09 For the past 5 years Kazakhstan rendered USD 56 mln in humanitarian aid
ASTANA. December 29. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "For the past five years Kazakhstan rendered USD 56 mln in humanitarian aid," official spokesman of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry...


29 December 2011
28.12.2011 / 19:25 New Kazakh ambassadors to Saudi Arabia and Egypt named
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan decreed appointments of a number of ambassadors of Kazakhstan.

Bakhtiyar Tassymov is appointed Extraordinary and...


29 December 2011
28.12.2011 / 08:32 Azerbaijani political figures awarded medals of Kazakh President
BAKU. December 28. KAZINFORM /Berik Khamidov/ Pursuant to Kazakhstan Presidential Decree and on behalf of Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary...


29 December 2011
27.12.2011 / 21:11 Muslim World League Sec Gen highly appraised policy of peaceful coexistence of numerous ethnic groups in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. December 27. KAZINFORM Chargé d'Affaires of Kazakhstan Serik Zhumabekov on behalf of the country's leadership has handed over a jubilee medal "20th anniversary of...


29 December 2011
27.12.2011 / 11:34 CIS observers to monitor extraordinary parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. December 27. KAZINFORM Observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will monitor extraordinary parliamentary elections in all regions of Kazakhstan.


29 December 2011
26.12.2011 / 08:59 Karl-Ernst Brauner: Kazakhstan - the most important political and economic partner of Germany in Central Asia
BERLIN-BRUSSELS. December 26. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Coordinator of EXPO-2017 Project Rapil Zhoshybayev...


25 December 2011
23.12.2011 / 20:34 Speaker of Consultative Assembly of Saudi Arabia awarded 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence medal
ASTANA. December 23. KAZINFORM Charge d'Affaires of Kazakhstan Serik Zhumabekov met with Speaker of the Consultative Assembly of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh...


25 December 2011
23.12.2011 / 20:05 Kazakhstan meets the 20th anniversary of its independence with the large-scale achievements, EurAsEC sec gen
ASTANA. December 23. KAZINFORM EurAsEC Secretary General Tair Mansurov noted in his telegram of congratulations," as the acknowledge Leader of the Nation who created modern Kazakhstan,...


25 December 2011
23.12.2011 / 19:53 Weekly review: Kazakhstan boosts government support for business and its growth
ASTANA. December 23. KAZINFORM /Meiram Baigarin/ Last week the Government had to take the top-priority measures to stabilize situation in the town of Zhanaozen of Mangustay region....


25 December 2011
23.12.2011 / 18:09 Mami elected as EurAsEC IPA chair
SAINT PETERSBURG. December 23. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The 13th session of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Eurasian Economic Community has started its work today in Saint...


25 December 2011
22.12.2011 / 17:52 Kazakhstan and its President - recognized international leaders in promotion of ideas of nuclear-weapons-free world, experts
ASTANA. December 22. KAZINFORM A photo exhibition "Kazakhstan: 20 years of independence - on the way of creation of the nuclear-weapons-free world" devoted to the anniversary of independence...


25 December 2011
21.12.2011 / 18:53 Kazakhstan interested in attracting Chinese investment in high-tech industries - Senate Speaker
ASTANA. December 21. KAZINFORM Kairat Mami, Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament, has received Chairman of the National Political Consultative Council of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous...


25 December 2011
20.12.2011 / 19:49 President Nazarbayev defined priorities of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in CSTO in 2012
MOSCOW. December 20. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Today Kazakhstan has taken over presidency of the CSTO at a session of the CSTO Collective Security Council.

President...


25 December 2011
20.12.2011 / 15:14 Kazakh president says trade with Russia reaches record $20 bln
MOSCOW. December 20. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev praised on Monday his country's relations with Russia, saying that bilateral trade has reached $20 billion.

25 December 2011
20.12.2011 / 08:56 Nazarbayev: Russia and Kazakhstan - locomotives of regional integration associations
MOSCOW. December 20. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Kazakh and Russian Presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev and Dmitry Medvedev discussed the prospects of bilateral relations on the sidelines...


25 December 2011
19.12.2011 / 20:54 Eurasian Economic Committee to make key economic decisions for Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia
MOSCOW. December 20. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) will make decisions that will touch upon key aspects of the operation of the economies of Belarus, Kazakhstan and...


25 December 2011
19.12.2011 / 17:58 Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus signed documents on establishment of Eurasian Economic Commission
MOSCOW. December 19. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Isamgulov/ Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus signed a package of documents following the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic...


25 December 2011
19.12.2011 / 14:27 Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Moscow for a working visit
ASTANA. December 19. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived today in Moscow for a working visit, the President's press service reports.

The President...


25 December 2011
16.12.2011 / 10:53 We are proud of the historic ties between our nations, King of Jordan Abdullah II
ASTANA. December 16. KAZINFORM King of Jordan Abdullah II sent his congratulations to Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan.

25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 21:37 King of Saudi Arabia congratulated Kazakhstan on Independence Day
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud sent a telegram of congratulations to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the people...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 21:08 Astana - futuristic symbol of Kazakhstan's outstanding achievements, Nicolas Sarkozy
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM "Astana is a futuristic symbol of outstanding achievements of Kazakhstan," the telegram of congratulations of President of France Nicolas Sarkozy addressed...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 20:46 Lebanese President congratulated N. Nazarbayev on 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM President of the Lebanese Republic Najib Mikati congratulated Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev and the people of Kazakhstan on the 20th anniversary...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 18:39 EU is Kazakhstan's friend and partner: European Commission's Barroso
BRUSSELS. December 15. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission has sent a letter of congratulations on the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 16:48 Germany will always be reliable partner of Kazakhstan, President Christian Wulff
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM "Germany will always be a reliable partner of your country," the telegram of congratulations of Germany's President Christian Wulff to Head of State...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 16:09 Kazakhstan's significant gains achieved under the leadership of N. Nazarbayev evidences wise state policy, V. Yanukovich
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM "Significant gains achieved by Kazakhstan under the leadership of President Nursultan Nazarbayev are the bright evidence of the wise state policy," the...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 15:56 Kazakh successive reforms to have positive impact on Russian-Kazakh strategic partnership - Medvedev
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM Successive reforms in Kazakhstan have a positive impact on the high dynamics of Russian-Kazakh strategic partnership, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev...


25 December 2011
15.12.2011 / 15:31 Swiss President congratulates Kazakhstan on Independence Day
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM President of Switzerland Micheline Calmy-Rey has sent a letter of congratulations to Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of the 20th...


25 December 2011
14.12.2011 / 12:08 Kazakhstan to allot KPO 500,000 tons per year quota in CPC
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "Kazakhstan will allocate the Karachaganak project a quota of 500,00 tons per year in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), which...


25 December 2011
14.12.2011 / 11:54 KMG to borrow USD1 bln from KPO to pay for stake in Karachaganak project
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev told journalists shortly after the signing ceremony that National Company KazMunaiGas JSC would borrow USD1...


14 December 2011
14.12.2011 / 11:34 Uzbekistan President congratulated Kazakhstan on Independence Day
TASHKENT. December 14. KAZINFORM /Kurmat Samarkhan/ President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov congratulated Kazakh Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev on the national holiday - the Independence...


14 December 2011
13.12.2011 / 14:07 Nursultan Nazarbayev to visit Germany Feb 2012
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakh Secretary of State Kanat Saudabayev has received German Ambassador to Kazakhstan Guido Hertz to discuss the issues of cooperation.

14 December 2011
13.12.2011 / 12:21 Kazakh FM: Kazakhstan likely to join WTO next year
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM There are reasons to believe that next year Kazakhstan will accede to the WTO, Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov said during his Tuesday meeting...


14 December 2011
13.12.2011 / 11:59 Customs Union member states to sign 55 int'l agreements - Kazakh FM
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov held a meeting with heads of foreign institutions in Kazakhstan on Tuesday in Astana.


14 December 2011
12.12.2011 / 18:38 Kazakh ambassadors to convene in Astana
ASTANA. December 12. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "On December 13-14 heads of all the diplomatic missions of Kazakhstan abroad will convene in Astana," official spokesman for the Kazakh...


14 December 2011
12.12.2011 / 17:33 Kazakh President to attend informal summit of CIS Heads of State
ASTANA. December 12.KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will attend the informal summit of the Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent...


14 December 2011
12.12.2011 / 13:34 Kazakh President receives CSTO Secretary General
ASTANA. December 12. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Nikolay Bordyuzha, Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on Monday; Kazinform...


14 December 2011
12.12.2011 / 11:54 Kazakh Senate Speaker held bilateral meetings in Doha, Qatar
ASTANA. December 12. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Chairman- head of the Secretariat of the Congress of leaders of world and traditional religions Kairat Mami, who arrived in Doha (The State...


14 December 2011
09.12.2011 / 15:36 OECD highly appraised Kazakh Government's efforts on favorable investment climate creation
PARIS. December 9. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ A Kazakh governmental delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Yerbol Orynbayev has participated in the work of Investment Committee...


14 December 2011
08.12.2011 / 10:06 Over 20 years of independence Kazakhstan has become a developed country, Azerbaijani FM
BRUSSELS. December 8. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Over 20 years of independence Kazakhstan has become a developed country, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedyarov said in an interview...


14 December 2011
07.12.2011 / 20:52 Kashagan commercial crude production set for Dec 2012- Jun 2013, Kiinov
ASTANA. December 7. KAZINFORM "The expected beginning of the Kashagan commercial oil extraction is set for December 2012- June 2013," Kazakh Oil and Gas Vice Minister Lyazzat Kiinov...


14 December 2011
07.12.2011 / 16:46 Kazakh Foreign Minister held meetings in Vilnius
ASTANA. December 7. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with Special Representative of UN Secretary General to Afghanistan Jan Kubis to discuss the current situation...


14 December 2011
07.12.2011 / 11:13 Economic coop with Kazakhstan is of great importance for Georgia - PM Nika Gilauri
ASTANA. December 7. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Economic cooperation with Kazakhstan is very important for Georgia.

Prime Minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri has announced...


14 December 2011
06.12.2011 / 15:09 Kazakhstan ready to guarantee delivery of specific volumes of grain and fuel to Afghanistan upon condition of safe transit - Kazykhanov
ASTANA. December 6. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is ready to guarantee supply of specific volumes of grain and fuel provided free and safe transit to Afghanistan.

Kazakh Minister...


14 December 2011
06.12.2011 / 14:33 Y.Kazykhanov's meetings in Bonn - bilateral cooperation, prospects of stabilization of Afghanistan
ASTANA. December 6. KAZINFORM Within the International Conference on Afghanistan in Bonn Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has held a number of meetings with his...


14 December 2011
05.12.2011 / 19:31 Kazakh FM attends int'l conference on Afghanistan in Bonn
ASTANA. December 5. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov is taking part in an international conference on Afghanistan in Bonn, Germany....


14 December 2011
05.12.2011 / 16:53 President Nazarbayev sent telegram of congratulations to Russia's Dmitry Medvedev
ASTANA. December 5. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of congratulations to President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev in connection with a convincing...


14 December 2011
05.12.2011 / 12:33 Palestine seeks multi-faceted cooperation with Kazakhstan - FM Riyad Al-Maliki
ASTANA. December 5. KAZINFORM Kazakh Embassy in Jordan organized an official reception to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence in Ramallah on December 3.

14 December 2011
05.12.2011 / 12:11 U.S., Kazakhstan expand nuclear safeguards and security cooperation
ASTANA. December 5. KAZINFORM The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced the signing of an Implementing Arrangement with the Government of Kazakhstan's Ministry...


14 December 2011
02.12.2011 / 19:53 Weekly Review: Kazakhstan set to raise economic energy efficiency
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM /Meyram Baigarin/ Kazakhstan's macroeconomic indicators bespeak the country's embarking on a new phase of sustainable growth. It is first of...


14 December 2011
02.12.2011 / 17:12 EBRD and Kazakhstan to work together for small businesses
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the government of Kazakhstan are working together to extend business advisory services...


14 December 2011
01.12.2011 / 08:53 Head of State signed law ratifying Convention on privileges of CICA Secretariat
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law "On ratification of the Convention on Privileges and Immunities of the Secretariat, its Personnel...


14 December 2011
30.11.2011 / 13:50 Kazakh President receives Sec-Gen of International Exhibitions Bureau
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Vicente Gonzales Lossertales, Secretary General of International Exhibitions Bureau; the presidential...


14 December 2011
29.11.2011 / 19:53 Head of State signed law ratifying loan agr't between Kazakhstan and ADB
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the loan agreement for CAREC transport corridor 1 [Zhambyl...


14 December 2011
29.11.2011 / 10:15 Kazakh Senate Speaker met with Ankara mayor
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM Within an official visit to Turkey Kazakh Senate Chairman Kairat Mami has met with mayor of Ankara Melih Gökçek; the Chamber's press service reports.

14 December 2011
28.11.2011 / 19:30 Kazakhstan ends work in OSCE Troika
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov will attend the 18th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization...


14 December 2011
28.11.2011 / 18:02 Kazakhstan to continue dialogue on revival of Afghanistan at Bonn conference
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan will continue the dialogue on the revival of Afghanistan at the international conference in Bonn, Germany, official spokesman...


14 December 2011
28.11.2011 / 13:08 Korean-Kazakh Technological Cooperation Center opened in Korea
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM Today the Korean-Kazakh Technological Cooperation Center has been opened in the Korea Innovation Cluster Foundation (Daejeon, South Korea); the press...


14 December 2011
26.11.2011 / 13:28 Kazakh FM, Head of EU Delegation to Kazakhstan met in Astana
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM Today in Astana Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov has received Ambassador Norbert Jousten, the Head of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan,...


14 December 2011
25.11.2011 / 19:59 WEEKLY REVIEW: We invest in constructing diversified and innovative economy - PM
ASTANA. November 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan successfully introduces 'e-government', reforms the system of education. The number of projects included in...


25 November 2011
24.11.2011 / 14:56 Kazakh foreign trade turnover with EU made $ 26bln in H1
ASTANA. November 24. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Foreign trade turnover of Kazakhstan with the European Union only in the first half of this year totaled USD 26 billion, Kazakh Minister...


25 November 2011
23.11.2011 / 19:51 Kazakh Premier met with ex-Foreign Minister of France
ASTANA. November 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov met with former Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Roland Dumas; Kazinform has learned form the Premier's...


23 November 2011
23.11.2011 / 15:31 President Nazarbayev received former British PM Tony Blair in Astana
ASTANA. November 23. KAZINFORM Today President Nazarbayev has received former Prime Minister of Great Britain Tony Blair at Akorda; the President's press service reports.


23 November 2011
23.11.2011 / 08:54 OECD membership to benefit Kazakhstan economy
PARIS. November 23. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Karim Massimov of Kazakhstan addressed representatives of the 34 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...


23 November 2011
22.11.2011 / 19:54 Average economic growth of Kazakhstan makes 8% per year - Massimov
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM Today within a working visit to Paris Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has participated in a session of the Council of the Organization for Economic...


23 November 2011
22.11.2011 / 16:03 Growth potential of Islamic investments in Kazakhstan to make USD 30 bln in the coming years
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The growth potential of Islamic investments in Kazakhstan in the coming years will make up USD 30 bln.

Acting President...


23 November 2011
22.11.2011 / 12:16 Caspian Sea status regulation - strategically key issue for Kazakhstan, FM
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Regulation of the Caspian Sea status and establishment of the legal regime of international, political, economic and cultural cooperation...


23 November 2011
21.11.2011 / 19:49 Ukraine's PM to pay 1st official visit to Kazakhstan this Nov
ASTANA. November 21. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Prime Minister of Ukraine Nikolai Azarov will pay the first official visit to Kazakhstan on November 23-24," official spokesperson of...


23 November 2011
21.11.2011 / 16:55 Kazakh, Russian FMs signed action plan for 2012
MOSCOW. November 21. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Issmagulov/ Today as a part of the first official visit of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov to Russia an action plan for...


23 November 2011
21.11.2011 / 16:43 Kazakhstan and France invest $ 200mln in uranium processing plant
ASTANA. November 21. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan and France invest USD 100 million each in the construction of uranium processing plant. Chairman of the Board of Kazatomprom...


23 November 2011
21.11.2011 / 11:57 Premier Massimov left for working visit to France
ASTANA. November 21. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Prime Minister Karim Massimov has left for a two-day working visit to the French Republic.

The Premier will take part...


23 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 19:58 Economic integration between Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus to facilitate accession to WTO - Nazarbayev
MOSCOW. November 18. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Establishing a full-fledged Eurasian Economic Union will be possible in case of successful coordination of macroeconomic indicators...


23 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 17:09 Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus signed documents on Eurasian Economic Union establishment
MOSCOW. November 18. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus Nursultan Nazarbayev, Dmitry Medvedev and Alexander Lukashenko have signed a number...


23 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 16:55 Kazakh Prime Minister met with Serbian FM
ASTANA. November 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov met with Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vuk Jeremic; Kazinform has learnt from the Premier's official website.

18 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 16:03 Nazarbayev, Medvedev held bilateral talks in Moscow
MOSCOW. November 18. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev held bilateral meeting in the Moscow's Kremlin.

18 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 15:50 Kazakhstan is one of the fastest developing countries in the world - Vuk Jeremić
ASTANA. November 18. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakhstan is one of the fastest developing countries in the world. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Vuk Jeremić has told a briefing...


18 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 11:04 Today's Kazakhstan is stable and prosperous country, French Ambassador to Kazakhstan Jean-Charles Berthonnet
PARIS. November 18. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ "Today's Kazakhstan is stable and prosperous country that is essential for French companies working in Kazakhstan and investing...


18 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 08:53 France highly appreciates Kazakhstan's achievements over the years of independence
PARIS. November 18. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ An international colloquium themed "1991-2011: France and Central Asia countries, 20 years since gaining independence" took place at...


18 November 2011
18.11.2011 / 08:33 Dialogue with the West a must, Kazakh FM
ASTANA. November 18. KAZINFORM Kazinform Agency offers its readers an article by Foreign Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov published on www.arabnews.com.

18 November 2011
17.11.2011 / 20:12 President Nazarbayev arrived in Moscow for working visit
MOSCOW. November 17. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Moscow for a working visit.

Within the visit the Kazakh Head of State...


18 November 2011
17.11.2011 / 14:30 61st session of CIS Defense Ministers' Council convened in Almaty
ALMATY. November 17. KAZINFORM /Berik Bekmurzayev/ "Activity of the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS member countries contributed to successful formation of national armed forces,...


18 November 2011
17.11.2011 / 12:29 Pakistan's delegation to visit Kazakhstan for boosting trade
ISLAMABAD. November 17. KAZINFORM A delegation of Pakistan business community would visit Kazakhstan soon to enhance bilateral trade. Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and...


18 November 2011
17.11.2011 / 12:08 Kazakhstan moves up one position in 2011 UNDP Human Development report
ASTANA. November 17. KAZINFORM In the annual, 21st issue of Human Development report of the United Nations Development Programme Kazakhstan has gone up for one position in comparison...


18 November 2011
16.11.2011 / 16:51 Kazakh delegation participated in Doha Gas Summit
ASTANA. November 16. KAZINFORM The 1st Gas Summit took place in the capital of Qatar, Doha. The Gas Exporting Countries Forum that brought together on November 15 representatives from...


18 November 2011
15.11.2011 / 20:16 International Contact Group on Afghanistan held meeting of unprecedented level - Kazakh FM
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Today the XII session of the International Contact Group on Afghanistan reached important agreements that will form the basis for the...


18 November 2011
15.11.2011 / 17:58 U.S. Ambassador congratulates Kazakhstan on independence jubilee
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM First Deputy Chairman of "Nur Otan" Party Nurlan Nigmatulin met with U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kenneth Fairfax to discuss topical issues of cooperation.

18 November 2011
15.11.2011 / 14:38 Eurasian Investment Summit kicked off in Astana
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Eurasian Investment Summit ISSMAT 2011 has started its work today in Astana. Its main goal is to let foreign investors learn more...


18 November 2011
15.11.2011 / 08:33 Astana to host CIS-SCO forum
MINSK. November 15. KAZINFORM The 7th international forum "The Dialogue between Languages and Cultures of the CIS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the 21st century" is expected...


18 November 2011
14.11.2011 / 20:47 FM Y.Kazykhanov to visit Russia Nov 21
ASTANA. November 14. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov will pay the first official visit to the Russian Federation on November 21. Kazakh...


18 November 2011
14.11.2011 / 20:34 Kazakhstan calls Syrian Government to take measures on situation normalization - MFA
ASTANA. November 14. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses concern at recent reports of attacks on the embassies of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, as well as other diplomatic...


18 November 2011
14.11.2011 / 19:59 Kazakh, Afghan FMs met in Astana
ASTANA. November 14. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Today Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Zalmai Rassoul, who...


18 November 2011
14.11.2011 / 18:33 President Nazarbayev to pay working visit to Moscow
ASTANA. November 14. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a working visit to Moscow for participation in the negotiations of heads of state of the Customs...


14 November 2011
14.11.2011 / 15:31 Presidents of Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan to meet in Moscow 18 November
MINSK. November 14. KAZINFORM The Presidents of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan are expected to meet in Moscow on 18 November, BelTA learnt from the presidential press service.


14 November 2011
12.11.2011 / 10:30 Kazakh President ratifies amendments to Kazakh-U.S. agr't on special cargo transit to Afghanistan
ASTANA. November 12. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law "On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan...


14 November 2011
11.11.2011 / 20:06 Kazakh FM, sec gen of Economic Cooperation Organization had talks
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM Today in Astana Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with visiting secretary general of the Economic Cooperation Organization Mohammed...


14 November 2011
11.11.2011 / 14:12 Kazakhstan can help OSCE play more important role in Central Asia - Knut Vollebaek
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan can help OSCE play more important role in the Central Asian region, OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Knut...


14 November 2011
11.11.2011 / 13:52 Kazakh Foreign Minister met with OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov received OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Knut Vollebaek on Friday in Astana.

14 November 2011
10.11.2011 / 17:26 Russia is our first and main trading partner in world - Kazakh Economic Integration Minister
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Our first and main trading partner in the world is Russia. Kazakh Minister for Economic Integration Zhanar Aitzhanova said it on Thursday...


14 November 2011
10.11.2011 / 14:59 Kazakhstan-ADB Loan Agr't ratified
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Kazakh Senate has adopted the Law "On ratification of the Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) (CAREC Transport Corridor 1 [part...


14 November 2011
10.11.2011 / 12:47 Kazakhstan and S Korea to mark 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations establishment in 2012
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Next year Kazakhstan and South Korea will mark the 20th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations. Chairman of the Board of...


14 November 2011
10.11.2011 / 11:06 Kazakh President to visit S Korea next March
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "A delegation of Kazakhstan, led by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, will visit the Republic of Korea next March," Extraordinary...


14 November 2011
09.11.2011 / 20:15 Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to consult Kazakh MFA on integration into Europe
ASTANA. November 9. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Former Prime Minister of Great Britain Tony Blair is to be an adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan on the "Path to...


14 November 2011
07.11.2011 / 19:51 OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 7. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Knut Vollebaek will pay a regular visit to Kazakhstan on November 10-11, Kazakh MFA's...


14 November 2011
07.11.2011 / 19:31 Kazakhstan offers to hold SCO agriculture ministers' meeting in Astana next year
ST PETERSBURG. November 7. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan offers to hold a meeting of agriculture ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in the first half of next...


07 November 2011
07.11.2011 / 12:33 Wen Jiabao congratulates Kazakhstan's on 20th anniversary of independence
SAINT PETERSBURG. November 7. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ As a part of his working visit to Saint Petersburg Kazakh PM Karim Massimov met with Chairman of the State Council of the...


07 November 2011
06.11.2011 / 13:00 Kazakh Prime Minister left for working visit to Russia
ASTANA. November 6. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has left for a working visit to the Russian Federation.

Massimov is expected to...


07 November 2011
05.11.2011 / 11:49 Kazakhstan, France to start nuclear fuel plant construction mid 2012
ASTANA. November 5. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "Kazakhstan and France will build a nuclear fuel plant," visiting French Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy Eric Besson...


07 November 2011
04.11.2011 / 18:36 Kazakhstan and Czechia to deepen coop in tourism
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM Minister of Tourism and Sport Talgat Yermegiyayev has visited the Czech Republic on November 3-4.

As the press release of the Kazakh Embassy...


07 November 2011
04.11.2011 / 17:52 Kazakh Premier met with France's Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Karim Massimov has held a meeting with France's Minister of Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy Éric Besson; the Premier's...


07 November 2011
04.11.2011 / 14:31 Kazakhstan ranks 68th in UN Human Development Index 2011
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan moved up one position in the UN Human Development Index, Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov wrote on his Twitter page.


04 November 2011
03.11.2011 / 20:31 Kazakh President, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces had talks
ASTANA. November 3. KAZINFORM Today as a part of his working visit to the United Arab Emirates President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed...


04 November 2011
03.11.2011 / 17:57 Kazakhstan ratifies treaty for Customs Union in int'l trade system
ASTANA. November 3. KAZINFORM The Senate (the upper house) of Kazakhstan's parliament ratified an agreement for the Customs Union states to operate in the multilateral trading...


04 November 2011
03.11.2011 / 10:31 Turkish Foreign Minister thanked Kazakhstan for help to earthquake victims
ASTANA-ISTANBUL. November 3. KAZINFORM Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoğlu has thanked Kazakhstan for assistance to the victims of the earthquake in southeastern Turkey's...


04 November 2011
02.11.2011 / 20:31 Kazakhstan to continue humanitarian aid to Afghanistan - FM
ASTANA-ISTANBUL. November 2. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is ready to continue to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov told the Istanbul Conference...


04 November 2011
02.11.2011 / 19:19 Nazarbayev congratulates newly elected Kyrgyzstan President
ASTANA. November 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Almazbek Atambayev, the newly elected president of Kyrgyzstan; Kazinform refers to the presidential...


04 November 2011
02.11.2011 / 16:01 Almaty hosted roundtable "Kazakhstan and UN: stages of cooperation"
ALMATY. November 2. KAZINFORM /Berik Bekmurzayev/ A roundtable entitled "Kazakhstan and UN: stages of cooperation" has been held in the National Library of Kazakhstan within the 20th...


04 November 2011
02.11.2011 / 15:50 President Nazarbayev arrived in UAE for working visit
ASTANA. November 2. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in the United Arab Emirates for a working visit; the President's press service reports.

The...


04 November 2011
01.11.2011 / 19:13 W Kazakhstan maintains economic relations with more than 100 countries of the world
URALSK. November 1. KAZINFORM /Yelzhan Yeraly/ West Kazakhstan region maintains economic relations with more than 100 countries of the world.

According to the data of...


04 November 2011
31.10.2011 / 19:03 Kazykhanov to attend Istanbul Conference on Afghanistan
ASTANA. October 31. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov will attend Conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul on November 2; Kazinform refers to the MFA's press service.

04 November 2011
31.10.2011 / 11:57 Several documents inked within President's visit to Vietnam
HANOI. October 31. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Some bilateral documents have been signed within the framework of President Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Vietnam.


04 November 2011
31.10.2011 / 10:41 N.Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan and Vietnam - states developing with great success
HANOI. October 31. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Within an official visit of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam there have been started...


04 November 2011
31.10.2011 / 08:31 Nazarbayev to hold meeting with President of Vietnam
HANOI. October 31. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Today within the framework of an official visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is planned...


04 November 2011
30.10.2011 / 16:46 President Nazarbayev arrived in Hanoi for official visit
HANOI. October 30. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ A plane of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who arrived for the first official visit to Vietnam, has landed at Noi Bai International...


28 October 2011
28.10.2011 / 18:01 Nazarbayev's speech at 66th session of UN General Assembly got positive response from int'l community
ASTANA. October 28. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, UN Under-Secretary-General, Director-General of the United Nations Office...


28 October 2011
28.10.2011 / 17:30 School of Economics to be established in Astana
ASTANA. October 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ A School of Economics is to be established in Astana, where Nobel Prize laureates will read lectures. Academic Adviser of the "Eurasian...


28 October 2011
28.10.2011 / 14:53 President Nazarbayev welcomed participants of II Turkic Media Forum
BAKU. October 28. KAZINFORM /Berik Hamidov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent greetings to the participants of the II Turkic Media Forum in Baku.

General...


28 October 2011
27.10.2011 / 15:28 Kazakh Ombudsman took part in 66th session of UN General Assembly
ASTANA. October 27. KAZINFORM Kazakh Human Rights Commissioner Askar Shakirov took part in the 66th session of the UN General Assembly within the framework of its Third Committee; Kazinform...


28 October 2011
27.10.2011 / 11:36 Kazakh President's special envoy paid homage to Crown Prince Sultan
ASTANA. October 27. KAZINFORM On October 26 Riyadh bade farewell to the late Crown Prince Sultan, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and Aviation.

Special representative...


28 October 2011
27.10.2011 / 08:33 Kazakhstan-UN cooperation set to expand
ASTANA. October 27. KAZINFORM On October 24, Kazakhstan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a roundtable devoted to the United Nations Day and the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's...


28 October 2011
26.10.2011 / 17:42 Nazarbayev, Medvedev talked over phone
ASTANA. October 26. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev; the Kazakh President's...


28 October 2011
26.10.2011 / 17:22 Kazakhstan provides humanitarian aid to Turkey
ASTANA. October 26. KAZINFORM On the instruction of President Nursultan and in accordance with the Government resolution, Kazakhstan will provide humanitarian assistance to Turkey in...


28 October 2011
26.10.2011 / 14:31 Majilis approved ratification of Convention on CICA Secretariat and staff immunities
ASTANA. October 26. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ At today's plenary session the Kazakh Majilis has approved the draft law "On the ratification of the Convention on immunities...


28 October 2011
26.10.2011 / 14:06 China plays key role in UN, Tokayev
BEIJING. October 26. KAZINFORM /Russlan Suleimenov/ "China's accession to the UN 40 years ago has made the organization more representative," Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director-General,...


26 October 2011
25.10.2011 / 15:12 President Nazarbayev sent telegram of condolences to King of Saudi Arabia
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to King of Saudi Arabia Abdul-Aziz bin Saud over the death of Crown Prince of Saudi...


26 October 2011
25.10.2011 / 13:25 New ambassadors of Brazil, Germany, U.S. presented credentials to Kazakh President
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The ceremony of presenting credentials by the new ambassadors to Kazakh President Nursultan was held on Tuesday in Astana.


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 20:06 Kazakh delegation attends Marrakech Conference of States Parties to UN Convention against Corruption
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM Fourth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption chaired by UN Under-Secretary-General Yury Fedotov...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 19:08 Kazakh-Indonesian relations development discussed in Astana
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM Today Senate Chairman Kairat Mami has received Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Indonesia Mohammad Mahfud; the House's press...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 18:16 President Nazarbayev to pay official visit to Vietnam
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ At the invitation of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay an official visit...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 17:56 Kazakh, Turkish presidents talked over phone
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM Today President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a telephone conversation with President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gül; the Kazakh President's...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 16:01 Kazakh MFA marks United Nations Day
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM /Askar Buimendin/ Today the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds a roundtable devoted to the United Nations Day and the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 15:01 Kazakhstan to increase grain export to Azerbaijan
BAKU. October 24. KAZINFORM /Berik Khamidov/ Kazakhstan plans to export more than 1 million tons of grain to Azerbaijan this year. Kazakh Ambassador Serik Primbetov announced it at...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 12:56 Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan to sign MoU
BAKU. October 24. KAZINFORM Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) and JSC "National Agency for Export and Investment KAZNEX INVEST are expected today to sign...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 11:54 Kazakh FM offers condolences to Turkey following recent quake
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ At today's roundtable at the Kazakh Foreign Ministry devoted to the UN Day, Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov has...


26 October 2011
24.10.2011 / 08:24 Kazakh, Russian Presidents debated economic coop issues
ASTANA. October 24. KAZINFORM On October 22 Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, the Kazakh President's...


26 October 2011
22.10.2011 / 11:50 Kazakhstan expects to complete WTO talks until the end of next year
LONDON. October 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Gabbassov/ Kazakhstan expects to end talks on accession to the World Trade Organization till the end of the next year. Kazakh Minister for Economic...


26 October 2011
22.10.2011 / 10:42 Kazakhstan 'plays an important role in Central Asian food market' - Business Forum in London
LONDON. October 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Gabbassov/ Kazakhstan plays an important role in the food market of Central Asia. Kazakh Minister for Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov made it...


26 October 2011
21.10.2011 / 20:46 Association to promote energy-efficient technology established in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM UNDP/GEF projects on energy efficiency supported the establishment of the Association to promote and popularize the ideas and new technology on energy-efficiency...


26 October 2011
21.10.2011 / 19:53 EU is largest trading partner of Kazakhstan, Zhigalov
LONDON. October 21. KAZINFORM /Russlan Gapbassov/ "The European Union has been the largest trading partner of Kazakhstan for 16 years," Kazakh Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Konstantin...


21 October 2011
21.10.2011 / 19:11 Weekly Review: Kazakhstan deepens coop with neighboring countries, improves business climate
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan extends its ties with non-CIS states and furthers cooperation within the CIS, EurAsEC and Customs Union. The country improves...


21 October 2011
21.10.2011 / 16:33 Fact Sheet: U.S. - Kazakhstan cooperation on nuclear security and nonproliferation
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM Kazinform Agency offers its readers the fact sheet by the the US Diplomatic Mission to Kazakhstan about the US-Kazakh relations. The United States of America...


21 October 2011
21.10.2011 / 15:08 Head of State signed Law on ratification of protocol to Agr't on checkpoints on Kazakh-Uzbek state border
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the Зrotocol to the Agreement between the Governments...


21 October 2011
21.10.2011 / 12:33 Nazarbayev called Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan to join Turkic Council
ALMATY. October 21. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev has called Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan to join the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States.

21 October 2011
20.10.2011 / 20:32 Kazakhstan can easily overcome a new wave of crisis, EBRD expert
LONDON. October 20. KAZINFORM /Russlan Gapbassov/ "Kazakhstan can easily overcome a new wave of crisis," Senior Regional Economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...


21 October 2011
20.10.2011 / 15:37 60 bilateral documents between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan form legal basis for cooperation
ALMATY. October 20. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ All the documents signed between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan prove that our cooperation develops dynamically and steadily, Kazakh President...


21 October 2011
20.10.2011 / 14:35 Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have good prospects for cooperation in transport field - Nazarbayev
ALMATY. October 20. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ Our contacts in the fields of energy, oil transportation, use of the Caspian Sea as a transport artery for Kazakhstan to the Black...


21 October 2011
20.10.2011 / 14:08 Kazakhstan considers Azerbaijan 'key partner in the Caucasus region' - Nazarbayev
ALMATY. October 20. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ We consider Azerbaijan key economic and strategic partner in the Caucasus region, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said during...


21 October 2011
20.10.2011 / 10:31 Kazakhstan ready to be mediator in mending relations between West and Islamic world - Bobrov
BRUSSELS. October 20. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan is ready to be a mediator in mending relations between the West and the Islamic world.

Deputy Chairman of...


21 October 2011
20.10.2011 / 09:33 Kazakhstan is the most stable state in Central Asia - Cezary Bardzinski
BRUSSELS. October 20. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan is the most stable state in Central Asia, and it should become a model for other countries of the region. Cezary Bardzinski,...


21 October 2011
19.10.2011 / 21:31 Kazakhstan Business Forum in London to mull cooperation with investors
ASTANA. October 19. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Business Forum 2011, organized by the Kazakh-British Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade...


21 October 2011
19.10.2011 / 15:07 Azerbaijan President heads to Kazakhstan
BAKU. October 19. KAZINFORM /Berik Khamidov/ President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has left Baku today to pay an official visit to Kazakhstan at the invitation of Kazakh Leader Nursultan...


21 October 2011
18.10.2011 / 23:33 CIS Prime Ministers agreed on free trade zone treaty
SAINT PETERSBURG. October 18. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "Heads of Governments of the CIS member countries agreed on signing the treaty on free trade zone," Chairman of the Russian...


18 October 2011
18.10.2011 / 20:33 Ural Mukhamedzhanov, Jean-René Germanier debated interparliamentary coop issues
ASTANA. October 18. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Chairman of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Ural Mukhamedzhanov met with President of the National Council of the Parliament...


18 October 2011
18.10.2011 / 10:28 Kazakh Prime Minister leaves for St. Petersburg
ASTANA. October 18. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has left for St. Petersburg to attend the meetings of CIS Heads of Government Council, EurAsEC...


18 October 2011
17.10.2011 / 20:11 Kazakhstanis live in the safest country of the world, Iosif Kobzon
ASTANA. October 17. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Today in Astana People's Artist of USSR Iosif Kobzon told about the goals and tasks of the World Forum of Spiritual Culture.


18 October 2011
17.10.2011 / 17:55 Turkish PM to arrive in Kazakhstan for working trip
ASTANA. October 17. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will arrive in Kazakhstan on October 20-21 for a working visit, official spokesman for...


18 October 2011
17.10.2011 / 17:32 Azerbaijani President expected in Kazakhstan Oct 19-20
ASTANA. October 17. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will pay an official visit to Almaty on October 19-20 at the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan...


18 October 2011
17.10.2011 / 13:10 Vietnam considers Kazakhstan important partner in Central Asia - President Truong Tan Sang
HANOI. October 17. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ On the threshold of the state visit of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Vietnam Kazinform had an exclusive interview with President...


16 October 2011
15.10.2011 / 10:56 Turkic Council economy ministers convened in Astana
ASTANA. October 15. KAZINFORM "The First Meeting of Ministers in charge of Economy of the Turkic Council", which is the first official ministerial meeting of the Turkic Council, was...


16 October 2011
14.10.2011 / 11:36 Kazakhstan's foreign policy to comply with UN Charter
ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "The content and orientation of Kazakhstan's foreign policy are fully consistent with the goals and principles of the Charter...


16 October 2011
14.10.2011 / 09:07 Khalifa, Kazakh President hold talks
SHYMKENT, SOUTH KAZAKHSTAN. October 14. KAZINFORM The President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan met, on Thursday, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the...


16 October 2011
13.10.2011 / 18:31 Kazakh, UAE presidents discuss 'Abu Dhabi Plaza' joint project
ASTANA. October 13. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of the United Arab Emirates, Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Kazinform...


16 October 2011
13.10.2011 / 17:31 Kazakhstan - example for nuclear nonproliferation: MFA
SEMEY. October 13. KAZINFORM /Lyudmila Malko/ Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov says the first visit of the Director General of IAEA Yukiya Amano to the "Ground Zero" of the...


16 October 2011
13.10.2011 / 09:53 Kazakhstan has been a longtime leader in nonproliferation and nuclear security, President Obama
ASTANA. October 13. KAZINFORM As earlier reported, Nuclear Weapons-Free Forum, devoted to the 20th year of the shutdown of the Semipalatinsk nuclear tests site, is taking place these...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 20:01 Declaration on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World adopted in Astana
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM Astana International Forum for a Nuclear-Weapon- Free World adopted declaration on Wednesday.

Expressing gratitude to the Government of...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 16:31 Kazakhstan invited to participate in World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM Within the European Future Energy Forum (EFEF), which is being held in Geneva, Switzerland, a Kazakh delegation has met with Managing Director and Chief...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 13:51 Kazakh President had bilateral meetings on the sidelines of For a Nuclear Weapons Free World int'l conf
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had several meetings on the sidelines of the international conference "For a Nuclear Weapons Free...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 12:32 Kazakhstan in the forefront of global anti-nuclear movement, N.Nazarbayev
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ "Kazakhstan is in the forefront of global anti-nuclear movement," Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev said at today's international...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 11:36 Nazarbayev says Kazakhstan chose nuclear-free history of country and world
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Askar BImendin/ "Kazakh people decided on the nuclear-free history of the country and the whole world," Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said addressing...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 11:18 1.5 mln suffered from Semipalatinsk nuclear tests, President
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Above one and a half million people have suffered from the Semipalatinsk nuclear tests," Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev told...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 10:57 Astana forum, important step to joining efforts of politicians and general public, N. Nazarbayev
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Astana forum is an important step to joining together efforts of politicians and the general public on a wide range of nuclear security...


16 October 2011
12.10.2011 / 10:36 For a Nuclear Weapons Free World int'l conference kicked off in Astana
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ An international conference themed "For a Nuclear Weapons Free World" with the participation of Kazakh Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 18:57 Kazakh President received Secretary General of the Council of Europe
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland on Tuesday; Kazinform refers to the presidential...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 17:58 World crisis did not affect Kazakh-Austrian economic relations - B.Prammer
VIENNA. October 11. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ Kazakh Senate Chairman Kairat Mami has met with President of the Austrian National Council Barbara Prammer in Vienna within a working...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 17:30 Kazakhstan and Council of Europe to expand cooperation
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov and Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland have adopted a joint statement...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 15:33 Kazakh-Moroccan inter-foreign ministry consultations held in Rabat
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh-Moroccan inter-foreign ministry consultations were held on October 6-8 in Rabat; Kazakh MFA's press service told Kazinform.

Kazakh...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 11:05 Kazakhstan to bid for Venice commission full membership
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ In a meeting with Secretary-General of the Council of Europe Turbjern Yagland Kazakh FM Yerzhan Kazykhanov handed him over Kazakhstan's...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 10:18 NTI honours Nazarbayev for contribution to reducing nuclear threats
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), a non-governmental organization led by Ted Turner and Sam Nunn, has celebrated its 10th anniversary this week with...


16 October 2011
11.10.2011 / 08:20 Tehran-Astana ties should be cemented: Ahmadinejad
TEHRAN. October 11. KAZINFORM With regard to global developments Iran and Kazakhstan should make efforts to promote mutual cooperation at regional and international levels, President...


16 October 2011
10.10.2011 / 20:35 Austria is one of Kazakhstan's most important political and economic partners in Europe - Mami
VIENNA. October 10. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ Austria is one of the most important political and economic partners of Kazakhstan in Europe. We are interested in deepening cooperation...


16 October 2011
10.10.2011 / 18:56 FM Kazykhanov to attend opening of exhibition dedicated to history of Kazakhstan's diplomacy
ASTANA. October 10. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov will open an exhibition of the history of Kazakhstan's diplomacy on October 14.

16 October 2011
10.10.2011 / 14:42 Iranian speaker urges expansion of cooperation with Kazakhstan
TEHRAN. October 10. KAZINFORM Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called for the further expansion of friendly ties and cooperation with Kazakhstan in all the various grounds.

16 October 2011
10.10.2011 / 10:56 Kazakhstan to host Nuclear Weapons Free World Forum
ASTANA. October 10. KAZINFORM On October 12-13, 2011 to mark the historic 20th Anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site and to continue its efforts aimed at...


16 October 2011
10.10.2011 / 09:33 Astana to host 11th meeting of Kazakhstan - EU Cooperation Committee
ASTANA. October 10. KAZINFORM On October 11-12 Astana will host the 11th meeting of Committee for Kazakhstan - EU Cooperation and the first round of talks on a new agreement on advanced...


16 October 2011
07.10.2011 / 19:33 Weekly Review: Kazakhstan improves investment climate and its social policy
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM/Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan keeps on improving its social policy. In the context of realization of the economic diversification and industrial and innovation...


16 October 2011
07.10.2011 / 17:36 Kazakhstan aims at more oil, gas production
ALMATY. October 7. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan plans to produce 130 million tons of oil and gas condensate in 2020, Vice Minister of Oil and Gas Lyazzat Kiinov said Thursday.

Speaking...


16 October 2011
07.10.2011 / 16:10 Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated Vladimir Putin on his birthday
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation with Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. ...


16 October 2011
07.10.2011 / 12:57 Norway and Kazakhstan have common vision of oil industry development - Statoil rep Hege Marie Norheim
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM Within the VI Eurasian Forum KAZENERGY, which was held in Astana on October 5-6, Hege Marie Norheim, Senior Vice President, Corporate Climate at Statoil...


16 October 2011
06.10.2011 / 13:48 Kazakhstan to complete reconstruction of six int'l auto corridors by 2015
ASTANA. October 6. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan will complete reconstruction of six international auto corridors by 2015. Kazakh Minister of transport and Communications Berik...


16 October 2011
06.10.2011 / 13:01 Lithuania is Kazakhstan's priority partner in Baltic region - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. October 6. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Lithuania is a priority partner of Kazakhstan in the Baltic region, said Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev during the talks with...


16 October 2011
06.10.2011 / 10:37 Kazakhstan and South Korea interested in activating bilateral coop in healthcare sphere
ASTANA. October 6. KAZINFORM Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Ministry of Healthcare Serikbol Mussinov has met with a delegation of South Korea; the Ministry's press service reports.

06 October 2011
05.10.2011 / 22:20 Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani arrived in Astana
ASTANA. October 5. KAZINFORM His Highness Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has arrived in Astana for a visit.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has...


06 October 2011
04.10.2011 / 16:53 Kazakhstan and Europe intend to deepen and expand oil partnership - MFA
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met with EU Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger.

The sides...


06 October 2011
04.10.2011 / 14:03 Kazakh PM held meetings on sidelines of KAZENERGY Forum
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov held a number of meetings on the sidelines of VI Eurasian Forum KAZENERGY on Tuesday in Astana.

"Received...


06 October 2011
03.10.2011 / 18:06 Kazakh FM to visit Iran Oct 8-9
ASTANA. October 3. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ On October 8-9 Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanv will pay a working visit to Tehran at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart...


06 October 2011
03.10.2011 / 17:34 3rd Islamic ministerial conference to establish Health Implementation Unit at the OIC General Secretariat
ASTANA. October 3. KAZINFORM The Third Islamic Conference of Health Ministers (ICHM) concluded on 1st October 2011 with the adoption of a number of important resolutions covering a...


06 October 2011
01.10.2011 / 15:30 Third Islamic Conference of Health Ministers adopted Astana Declaration and six resolutions
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Third Islamic Conference of Health Ministers concluded on Saturday with the adoption of the Astana Declaration and a number of important...


06 October 2011
01.10.2011 / 13:39 European Union interested in attracting Kazakh investments
BRUSSELS. October 1. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Issues of cooperation in confronting the global financial and economic challenges have become the main theme of the meeting of Kazakh...


30 September 2011
30.09.2011 / 12:10 China, Kazakhstan - good neighbors and strategic partners
ALMATY. September 30. KAZINFORM /Sara Mustafina/ China and Kazakhstan are good neighbors and strategic partners, China's Consul General in Almaty Dui Dewen told the reception on...


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 18:29 Kazatomprom and Toshiba to jointly produce rare metals
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM Kazatomprom JSC and Japan's Toshiba Corporation have established a joint venture to conduct researches and develop, produce, and sell rare-metal...


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 17:53 Kazakh MFA prepares program of Kazakhstan's Asian vector of development
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ "With a view to the growing authority of the Asian continent the Kazakh Foreign Ministry is preparing a new program "Kazakhstan's...


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 17:29 Kazakhstan established diplomatic relations with 138 states - FM
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Today the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has held a visiting session of the Senate's Committee on Foreign Affairs, defense and Security....


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 14:10 Kazakh Oil & Gas Minister left for Azerbaijan
BAKU. September 29. KAZINFORM /Berik Khamidov/ Kazakh delegation headed by Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev will take part in a regular sitting of Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan Intergovernmental...


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 13:49 Independence of Kazakhstan's judiciary recognized by int'l community - Supreme Court judge
WARSAW. September 29. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ The independence of Kazakhstan's judiciary is now recognized by the international community.

Our country has...


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 11:59 Health matters 'a priority' on international agenda - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ As reported earlier today, the III Islamic Conference of Health Minister has started its work in Astana.

Kazakh Secretary...


30 September 2011
29.09.2011 / 10:54 Third Islamic Conference of Health Ministers kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ III Conference of OIC Health Ministers began its work at the Astana Palace of Independence on Thursday.

The event is...


30 September 2011
28.09.2011 / 13:00 Kazakh Language Education Center opens in the U.S.
WASHINGTON. September 28. KAZINFORM In an effort to help provide Kazakh language training for corporate executives, officials and students interested in working in Kazakhstan, a new...


30 September 2011
28.09.2011 / 09:22 China's top legislator, Kazakh President agree on practical cooperation
ASTANA. September 28. KAZINFORM China's top legislator Wu Bangguo and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday reached comprehensive consensus on issues of bilateral relations...


30 September 2011
27.09.2011 / 18:54 President of Lithuania to visit Kazakhstan Oct 5-7
ASTANA. September 27. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh Minister of Transport and Communications of the republic of Kazakhstan Berik Kamaliyev has held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary...


30 September 2011
27.09.2011 / 12:39 Nursultan Nazarbayev, Wu Bangguo had talks
ASTANA. September 27. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met today with visiting chairman of the NPC Standing Committee Wu Bangguo in Astana.

30 September 2011
26.09.2011 / 09:08 Kazakhstan keen to expand UAE trade ties
DUBAI. September 26. KAZINFORM The UAE and Kazakhstan have enjoyed fruitful bilateral ties in recent years, and the Turkic state is keen to continue this with more investments and cooperation...


25 September 2011
24.09.2011 / 15:29 Kazakh FM had talks in New York
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Yerzhan Kazykhanov, the Kazakh FM, held bilateral talks with foreign ministers of a series of countries and heads of international organizations in New...


25 September 2011
24.09.2011 / 13:59 Kazakhstan invites to attend For a Nuclear-Free World Forum in Astana
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Addressing on September 23 the Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Minister of Foreign Affairs...


25 September 2011
24.09.2011 / 10:12 Second Islamic Finance Forum in Astana raises business awareness
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM The development of the Islamic finance in Kazakhstan will be one of the strategic tasks supported by the Government within the Islamic finance development...


25 September 2011
23.09.2011 / 12:34 US, Kazakhstan sign protocol on completion of WTO talks
ASTANA. September 23. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation headed by Minister for Economic Integration of Kazakhstan Zhanar Aitzhanova visited Washington as part of the negotiations on Kazakhstan's...


25 September 2011
23.09.2011 / 11:34 Lighting system of Astana to be based on “green” technologies – Massimov
ASTANA. September 23. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Astana constructs the lighting system, which will be based on "green" technologies. Prime Minister Karim Massimov has announced at...


25 September 2011
23.09.2011 / 11:10 Countries must unite efforts to tackle environmental problems - Kazakh PM
ASTANA. September 23. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Countries should unite efforts to tackle environmental problems, Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said at his Friday meeting with...


25 September 2011
22.09.2011 / 20:26 Kazakh Leader took part in High-level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security
NEW YORK. September 22. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev participated in the High-level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security held at the UN headquarters in New...


25 September 2011
22.09.2011 / 20:02 Nursultan Nazarbayev met in New York with heads of state
NEW YORK-ASTANA. September 22. KAZINFORM On the sidelines of the 66th session of the UN General Assembly Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of the United States...


25 September 2011
22.09.2011 / 03:04 Kazakhstan readies to mark 20th anniversary of its accession to the UN
NEW YORK. September 22. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ ЭKazakhstan is getting ready to mark the 20th anniversary of its accession to the United Nations Organization,Э President Nursultan...


25 September 2011
22.09.2011 / 01:14 Kazakh President had bilateral talks on the sidelines of the UNGA session
ASTANA. September 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev had a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the UNGA session. Head of State has met with President of Austria...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 23:25 At UN, Kazakhstan calls for global cybersecurity treaty to deter hackers
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM A global pact on information and cybersecurity is vital to deter the increasingly frequent attacks by hackers against governments, businesses and...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 23:01 UN should work closer with regional security structures, N. Nazarbayev
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "The United Nations Organization should work closer with the regional security structures," Kazakh Leader Nursultan Nazarbayev...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 22:24 Kazakhstan demonstrates commitment to UN Millennium Development Goals
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM "Kazakhstan demonstrates its commitment to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals," said Nursultan Nazarbayev addressing today the 66th session...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 22:17 Kazakhstan offers to hold Congresses of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions under the auspices of the United Nations
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Kazakhstan offers to hold Congresses of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions under the auspices of the United Nations,"...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 16:41 Kazakhstan plans to introduce European standards of recycling water supply
ASTANA. September 21.KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan plans to introduce the European standards of recycling water supply.

Minister of Environmental Protection...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 09:53 President to attend 66th session of UN General Assembly
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Today the 66th session of the UN General Assembly will start its work in New York City.President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 09:45 We are pleased with Kazakhstan's investment climate - Rex Tillerson
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who is paying a working visit to the USA, has received Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 09:27 President met with Chairman of Board and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation
NEW YORK-ASTANA. September 21. KAZINFORM Within a working visit to New York City Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 09:20 Nazarbayev meets with President of Cyprus Dimitris Christofias in NYC
NEW YORK-ASTANA. September 21. KAZINFORM Within a working visit to New York City Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a number of bilateral meetings.

As the President's...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 08:47 Nazarbayev to hold bilateral meetings with heads of state and int'l organizations in NYC
NEW YORK-ASTANA. September 21. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev will participate in the 66th session of UN General Assembly, High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security...


25 September 2011
21.09.2011 / 08:32 President Nazarbayev arrived in NYC for participation in UN General Assembly
NEW YORK. September 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in the USA from Paris. The Head of State will attend the 66th session of the UN General...


25 September 2011
20.09.2011 / 20:41 Kazakh delegation begins participation in UN General Assembly
ASTANA. September 20. KAZINFORM On September 20 through 23 President Nursultan Nazarbayev will head the Kazakh delegation for the 66th annual session of United Nations General Assembly...


25 September 2011
20.09.2011 / 16:35 TURKSOY sec gen reelected
ASTANA. September 20. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Dyusen Kasseinov has been reelected secretary general of the international organization for the joint development of culture and arts...


20 September 2011
20.09.2011 / 10:53 29th meeting of Standing Council of Ministers of Culture TURKSOY held in Astana
ASTANA. September 20. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The 29th meeting of the Standing Council of Ministers of Culture of the Joint Administration of Turkish Culture and Arts (TURKSOY)...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 23:01 N. Sarkozy congratulated N. Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan's chairmanship of OIC CFM
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM President of France Nicolas Sarkozy congratulated President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the OIC Foreign Ministers'...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 22:50 Presidents highlighted historic importance of Astana OSCE Summit
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM Presidents of Kazakhstan and France have highlighted historic importance of the OSCE Summit held last December under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan and...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 22:34 Kazakh, French Presidents adopted Joint Declaration
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Joint Declaration was adopted at the end of the meeting of Presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev and Nicolas Sarkozy held at the Elysee...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 21:25 Nursultan Nazarbayev and Nicolas Sarkozy start talks at Elysee Palace
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of the French Republic Nicolas Sarkozy have started talks at the Elysee...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 21:01 Nursultan Nazarbayev met with heads of large French companies
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Today Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Alstom Company CEO Patrick Kron, Aubert and Duval President Georges Duval...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 20:51 Kazakhstan and France signed agreements on joint ventures
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ As a part of the working trip of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to France the countries signed agreements on establishment...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 19:55 Islamic Finance Forum convenes Sept 20 in Astana
ASTANA. September 19. KAZINFORM The Second Annual Islamic Finance Forum will bring tomorrow investors, borrowers and regulators together under one roof to achieve a better understanding...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 15:23 Expo 2017: Global showcase for culture, technology, arts
ASTANA. September 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Ministry's Executive Secretary who is also National Coordinator of Astana's Expo 2017 project Rapil Zhoshybayev took part in...


20 September 2011
19.09.2011 / 13:39 Kazakh, French presidents to meet in Paris
PARIS. September 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will meet with President of France Nicolas Sarkozy.

The meeting...


20 September 2011
17.09.2011 / 13:22 Japan ready to deepen interaction with Kazakhstan in education and science
ASTANA. September 17. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Tokyo Akylbek Kamaldinov has held negotiations with newly-appointed Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology...


20 September 2011
17.09.2011 / 12:16 President Nazarbayev left for France
ATYRAU. September 17. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev has left for France from the airport of Atyrau.

A program of the working visit foresees...


20 September 2011
16.09.2011 / 16:18 Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have clear directions of bilateral activity for benefit of two countries' peoples - PM
BISHKEK. September 16. KAZINFORM /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ Today Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has arrived in Bishkek for a working visit, where he will take part in the II Intergovernmental...


20 September 2011
15.09.2011 / 22:10 Kazakhstan, Russia agreed on deepening of innovation coop, Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTRAKHAN. September 15. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ At today's interregional cooperation forum held in Astrakhan Kazakhstan and Russia agreed on deepening of cooperation between...


20 September 2011
15.09.2011 / 21:55 Russia to build up interregional cross-border coop with Kazakhstan, D. Medvedev
ASTRAKHAN. September 15. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ "Russia supports the Kazakh President's proposal to hold commemorative events to mark the 20th anniversary of the agreement...


20 September 2011
15.09.2011 / 21:18 Kazakhstan, Russia signed a set of agreements, Astrakhan forum
ASTRAKHAN. September 15. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Following the results of the VIII interregional cooperation forum in Astrakhan heads of executive authorities of Kazakhstan and...


20 September 2011
15.09.2011 / 18:20 Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia met in Astrakhan
ASTRAKHAN. September 15. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia Nursultan Nazarbayev and Dmitry Medvedev had a meeting just before the beginning of the plenary...


20 September 2011
14.09.2011 / 17:04 Iran to open its general consulate in Almaty, Kazakhstan
ALMATY. September 14. KAZINFORM Today Almaty Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov has met with Iranian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Gorban Seifi, the Mayor's office reports.

The...


20 September 2011
13.09.2011 / 15:21 Astana considers Berlin as key political and economic partner in Europe - Kazykhanov
ASTANA. September 13. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Today Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has held a meeting with Philip Missfelder, German Bundestag deputy, in Astana.

20 September 2011
12.09.2011 / 15:50 Nursultan Nazarbayev and John Ordway debated bilateral coop issues
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Charge D'Affaires of the United States to Kazakhstan John Ordway, the President's press...


20 September 2011
12.09.2011 / 14:09 Nazarbayev receives credentials from newly-appointed foreign ambassadors
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received credentials from newly-appointed ambassadors of several foreign countries to Kazakhstan.

The...


20 September 2011
12.09.2011 / 11:50 G.Abdykalikova meets with UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan Jun Kukita
ASTANA. September 12. KAZINFORM Minister of Labor and Social Protection Gulshara Abdykalikova has met with Jun Kukita, new Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund...


20 September 2011
10.09.2011 / 11:59 OSCE roundtable meeting focused on electoral reform in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. September 10. KAZINFORM Electoral reform and OSCE commitments for democratic elections were the topics of a roundtable meeting organized on Friday in Astana by the OSCE Centre...


20 September 2011
10.09.2011 / 10:16 SCO is vital for Kazakhstan's foreign policy strategy: FM
BEIJING. September 10. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov said on Friday that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is vital for Kazakhstan's foreign...


20 September 2011
09.09.2011 / 13:21 Kazakhstan regards China as the leading foreign policy partner, FM
BEIJING. September 9. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ "We meet today on the even of the significant milestone in bilateral relations between our countries. Early next year Kazakhstan...


20 September 2011
08.09.2011 / 18:08 Kazakh-Chinese relations have great achievements, but it's crucial to move forward - Y.Kazykhanov
BEIJING. September 8. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ China holds leading positions in the global economy and policy and is an important participant of the urgent issues of the global...


20 September 2011
08.09.2011 / 12:16 2nd Islamic Finance Forum to convene in Astana Sept 20
ASTANA. September 8. KAZINFORM The Second Annual Islamic Finance Forum will bring investors, borrowers and regulators together under one roof to achieve a better understanding of existing...


20 September 2011
08.09.2011 / 10:51 Kazakh, China's FMs begin talks
BEIJING. September 8. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ A meeting of Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov with China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has started in Beijing.

20 September 2011
07.09.2011 / 19:53 Kazakh FM arrives in Beijing for an official visit
BEIJING. September 7. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/Kazakh Foreign Affairs Minster Yerzhan Kazykhanov is expected to arrive in Beijing on Wed at 10 pm by the local time. Extraordinary...


20 September 2011
07.09.2011 / 16:10 Stronger cooperation within OIC critical for tackling urgent problems
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has begun this summer with the urgent task of stemming starvation in Somalia.

20 September 2011
07.09.2011 / 12:45 President Nazarbayev meets with Pakistani PM in Astana
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev is holding a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani in the narrow format at Akorda residence in...


20 September 2011
07.09.2011 / 12:26 Pakistan ready to provide Kazakhstan with its ports for trade
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Pakistan is ready to provide Kazakhstan with its ports for using in the trade issues. Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani...


20 September 2011
07.09.2011 / 12:13 Pakistan shares Kazakhstan's position on many issues - Pakistani PM
ASTANA. September 7. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today Prime Minister Karim Massimov has met with Pakistani colleague Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani.

"We suggest that now it...


20 September 2011
06.09.2011 / 15:45 Kazakh FM to meet with China's leadership and to hold talks with Chinese colleague
BEIJING. September 6. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Within the first official visit to the People's Republic of China on September 7-9 Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan...


20 September 2011
06.09.2011 / 08:44 Kazakhstan studied Luxembourg trade, financial and innovation opportunities
LUXEMBOURG. September 6. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Yerik Utembayev...


20 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 21:29 OIC Health Ministers to convene in Astana
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM As a chair country of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Kazakhstan will hold the 3rd session of the Ministers of Healthcare of the OIC member...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 20:05 Kazakhstan, Lithuania have the potential to step up fruitful coop, MFA
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Today the VII meeting of the Kazakh-Lithuanian intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation convened in Astana.

05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 19:07 Pakistani Prime Minister expected in Kazakhstan on Sep 6-7
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousuf Raza Gillani will pay an official visit to Astana on September 6-7. During the visit, the honourable guest is expected...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 18:49 Kazakhstan ready to mobilize OIC resources to settle Libyan situation
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Kazakhstan is ready to mobilize all resources of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to help settle situation and humanitarian crisis...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 18:33 Kazakhstan recognizes National Transitional Council of Libya as acting government
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Sarybai has received Charge d'Affaires of Libya to Kazakhstan Ahmed ad-Diba. ...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 17:07 Kazakhstan, world marked International Day against Nuclear Tests
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM On August 29, the people of Kazakhstan marked both a sad and joyful day-the day when the first Soviet nuclear bomb blasted in Kazakhstan 62 years ago...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 13:55 Kazakhstan progressively proves its adherence to UNESCO ideals - Kazykhanov
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Cooperation of our country with UNESCO occupies an important place in priority directions of international interaction of Kazakhstan.

05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 13:33 Kazakh FM to pay official visit to China
BEIJING. September 5. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ At the invitation of head of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 13:08 Government highly appraises activity of Kazakhstani National Commission for UNESCO - Kazykhanov
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Kazakhstan's Government highly appraises activity of the National Commission for UNESCO under leadership of its Chairman Imangali...


05 September 2011
05.09.2011 / 11:59 Astana hosts regional sitting of UNESCO National Commissions of CA countries
ASTANA. September 5. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ A regional sitting of the National Commissions for UNESCO of the Central Asian countries has started its work today in Astana.


05 September 2011
03.09.2011 / 14:34 D.Medvedev backs N.Nazarbayev's opinion on CIS development
DUSHANBE. September 3. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ Delivering a speech at an enlarged session of a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe, President of Russia...


05 September 2011
03.09.2011 / 13:44 New relations established thanks to CIS - Kazakh President
DUSHANBE. September 3. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ Delivering a speech at an enlarged session of a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe, President Nursultan...


05 September 2011
03.09.2011 / 13:23 Nursultan Nazarbayev: this year is special one for CIS
DUSHANBE. September 3. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ The CIS Summit participants have moved to a big hall of a state residence Kohi Somon, where their meeting in the enlarged format...


05 September 2011
03.09.2011 / 11:57 Nazarbayev held meeting with Acting President of Moldova Marian Lupu
DUSHANBE. September 3. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with Acting President of Moldova Marian Lupu in a state residence of...


05 September 2011
03.09.2011 / 11:34 Nazarbayev arrives in Dushanbe for CIS Summit
DUSHANBE. September 3. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ The plane of President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived at the airport in Dushanbe, where a meeting of the CIS Council of Heads...


05 September 2011
02.09.2011 / 19:34 Kazakhstan, Guatemala established diplomatic relations
MOSCOW. September 2. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Today in Moscow Republic of Kazakhstan and Republic of Guatemala signed a joint communiqué on establishment of diplomatic relations.

05 September 2011
02.09.2011 / 18:30 Weekly Review: Kazakhstan stands actively for complete prohibition of nuclear weapons tests
ASTANA. September 2. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ In 1991 President Nursultan Nazarbayev decreed to shut the Semipalatinsk nuclear testing site down. In July 2009, addressing the...


05 September 2011
02.09.2011 / 12:42 Kazakhstan rendered USD 500 thousand as humanitarian aid to Somalia - MFA
ASTANA. September 2. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan has provided Somalia with USD 500 thousand to combat the humanitarian crisis.

Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov...


05 September 2011
31.08.2011 / 12:16 New UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. August 31. KAZINFORM Jun Kukita has been appointed a new representative of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Kazakhstan. He replaced Ms. Hanaa Singer.

Before...


05 September 2011
30.08.2011 / 16:37 Kazakh Secretary of State, Senate Vice Speaker of the Netherlands had talks
THE HAGUE. August 30. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ On the first day of his trip to the Netherlands Kazakh Secretary of State Kanat Saudabayev met with the Vice Chairman of the country's...


05 September 2011
30.08.2011 / 10:57 Kazakhstan to participate in int'l conference "Nuclear Dilemmas: Present and Future"
ASTANA. August 30. KAZINFORM Today, August 30, in the Hague the Kazakh Foreign Ministry jointly with the Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands under the auspices of the TMC Asser Institute...


05 September 2011
27.08.2011 / 17:19 Kazakhstan plays leading role in world nuclear non-proliferation, Ypres Mayor Luc Dehaene
BRUSSELS. August 27. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ As is known, Kazakhstan is one of the leaders in the global process of non-proliferation. Our country has voluntarily abandoned the...


05 September 2011
27.08.2011 / 12:29 Kazakh FM held meeting with Diplomatic Corps from OIC member states
ASTANA. August 27. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has held the meeting with Diplomatic Corps from the OIC Member States.


05 September 2011
26.08.2011 / 18:01 Kazakhstan's contribution to nuclear non-proliferation debated in Brussels
BRUSSELS. August 26. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan's Embassy to the Kingdom of Brussels organized a roundtable devoted to the International Day against Nuclear Tests....


26 August 2011
26.08.2011 / 15:31 Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan enjoy positive dynamics of trading relations
BAKU. August 26. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ As earlier reported, today Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Azerbaijan Serik Primbetov held a briefing...


26 August 2011
26.08.2011 / 15:09 Azerbaijan President to visit Kazakhstan this October, Ambassador
BAKU. August 26. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ "President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan this October 19-20," Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 20:33 Kazakh, S Korean FMs met in Astana
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Kim Sung-hwan on Thursday in Astana.

Kazykhanov...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 15:46 Nazarbayev accepts Lee Myung-bak's invitation to participate in nuclear security forum
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev accepted an invitation of his South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak to participate in the forum on...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 14:58 Within Kazakh-Korean business forum in Astana 12 agreements planned to be signed
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today during the Kazakh-Korean business forum in Astana it is planned to sign 12 agreements. Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has made...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 14:27 Kazakhstan and South Korea sign agr'ts amounting to USD 8 bln
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today following results of a meeting of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak there has been signed...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 14:16 Kazakhstan and South Korea inked contract on construction of gas chemical complex in Atyrau
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today following results of a meeting of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak a contract on construction...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 14:08 South Korea to actively participate in Kazakhstan's industrialization - Lee Myung-bak
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ South Korea will actively participate in industrialization of Kazakhstan. South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak has made it public...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 13:58 This year Kazakhstan plans to increase trade turnover with South Korea to USD 900 mln - Head of State
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ This year Kazakhstan plans to bring the level of economic cooperation and the volume of trade with South Korea to USD 900 mln. President...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 13:11 South Korea is among the first investors in Kazakhstan - President
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ South Korea is among the first investors in Kazakhstan. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has announced it during a meeting with South...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 12:42 2010 trade turnover between Kazakhstan and South Korea increased by 50% - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The trade turnover between Kazakhstan and South Korea over 2010 has increased by 50 percent and reached USD mln this year. President...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 11:16 PM Massimov had talks with South Korea's President
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Karim Massimov has held negotiations with President of South Korea Lee Myung-bak. The Premier has posted this on his Twitter page.


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 09:20 A.Smirnov: Today Kazakhstan is economically strong and dynamically developing democratic state
MINSK. August 25. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ Adoption of the main political-legal document of the country was a significant event in Kazakhstan's history which marked the beginning...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 08:47 Kazakhstan to partake in World Police & Fire Games in NYC
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM /Galimzhan Khassenov/ The XIV World Police and Fire Games with participation of employees of the Kazakh Ministry of Internal Affairs will start today in...


26 August 2011
25.08.2011 / 08:31 Astana to hold bilateral meeting of presidents of Kazakhstan and South Korea
ASTANA. August 25. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh and South Korean presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev and Lee Myung-bak will hold a bilateral meeting at Akorda.

Moreover, within...


26 August 2011
24.08.2011 / 18:01 Lee Myung-bak arrives in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. August 24. KAZINFORM President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung-bak has arrived in Kazakhstan for a two-day official visit.

Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister - Minister...


26 August 2011
23.08.2011 / 15:12 Astana hosts II Kazakh-Korean Interparty Forum
ASTANA. August 23. KAZINFORM /Olzhas Askarov/ II Kazakh-Korean Interparty Forum is held in Astana on the threshold of the official visit of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak to Kazakhstan.

21 August 2011
20.08.2011 / 12:32 Senate elections were transparent and confirmed process of strengthening democracy in Kazakhstan - S.Lebedev
ASTANA. August 20. KAZINFORM /Olzhas Askarov/ The CIS Observer Mission has come to a definite conclusion: the Senate elections have been held in accordance with the country's legislation,...


21 August 2011
19.08.2011 / 20:24 Kazakh Ambassador presents credentials to Tajik President
ASTANA. August 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador Agybay Smagulov has presented credentials to President of Tajikistan Emomalii Rahmon; the Kazakh MFA's press service reports.

21 August 2011
19.08.2011 / 19:02 PM Massimov met with Russian Minister of Industry and Trade
ASTANA. August 19. KAZINFORM Prime Minister Karim Massimov has held a meeting with Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Khristenko. The issues of the Single...


21 August 2011
18.08.2011 / 15:49 K.Saudabayev to attend int'l conference “Nuclear Dilemmas: present and future” in The Hague
BRUSSELS. August 18. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakh Secretary of State Kanat Saudabayev will take part in the 4th Annual International Conference "Nuclear Dilemmas: present and...


21 August 2011
15.08.2011 / 18:53 Kazakhstan one of the most prosperous countries in post-soviet space - Bordyuzha
ASTANA. August 15. KAZINFORM /Olzhas Askarov/ Extremist and terrorist organizations have no future in Kazakhstan, says CSTO Secretary General Nikolai Bordyuzha.

"There...


21 August 2011
12.08.2011 / 17:50 CSTO heads of state discuss global and regional security
ASTANA. August 12. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Informal summit of the CSTO heads of state is taking place in the Astana Rixos hotel.

Opening the meeting President of...


21 August 2011
12.08.2011 / 17:20 Informal meeting of CSTO heads of state starts in Astana
ASTANA. August 12. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Informal meeting of the CSTO heads of state started in the Astana Rixos hotel.

Presidents of Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan,...


11 August 2011
11.08.2011 / 15:40 Kazakhstan is the largest trading partner of Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia - Roza Otunbayeva
BISHKEK. August 11. KAZINFORM /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ Central Asian Trade Forum with participation of Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbayeva has started in Bishkek today.

The representatives...


11 August 2011
10.08.2011 / 19:13 Nazarbayev, Yanukovych discuss boosting economic ties
ASTANA. August 10. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych have talked over the phone today; Kazinform refers to the presidential...


11 August 2011
08.08.2011 / 18:40 Kazakh Foreign Minister received Korean parliamentary delegations
ASTANA. August 8. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov has received South Korean parliamentary delegation on Monday.

During the meeting...


05 August 2011
04.08.2011 / 16:41 Kazakhstan plans to extend its diplomatic presence in world
ASTANA. August 4. KAZINFORM On July 29, during the visiting meeting in the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov announced the...


02 August 2011
01.08.2011 / 19:19 Kazakh Foreign Minister to pay official visit to Turkey this week
ASTANA. August 1. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov will pay official visit to Turkey on August 3. Kazakh Foreign Ministry's...


02 August 2011
01.08.2011 / 11:19 Kazakhstan poses no terrorist threat - US Special Envoy Marc Grossman
ASTANA. August 1. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan poses no terrorist threat, Marc Grossman, United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan said at a briefing after...


02 August 2011
26.07.2011 / 13:58 K. Saudabayev visited Embassy of Norway in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. July 26. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Kazakh Secretary of State Kanat Saudabayev has visited the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway in Kazakhstan to express condolences to the people...


02 August 2011
25.07.2011 / 19:33 Kazakh Foreign Minister extends condolences to Norway over attacks
ASTANA. July 25. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov sent a telegram of condolence to Foreign Minister of Norway Jonas Gahr Store in connection with...


02 August 2011
25.07.2011 / 18:26 Nazarbayev sets tasks concerning foreign policy priorities
ASTANA. July 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov on Monday; Kazinform has learnt from the presidential press service.

02 August 2011
22.07.2011 / 12:10 N. Nazarbayev to participate in UN Nuclear Security Summit in New York
ASTANA. July 22. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev will participate in the UN Nuclear Security Summit in New York. The event is to take place in September...


02 August 2011
22.07.2011 / 11:51 Y. Kazykhanov received M. Jenca
ASTANA. July 22. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met today with Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Head of the UN Regional...


02 August 2011
21.07.2011 / 19:02 Kazakh, German Foreign Ministers met
ASTANA. July 21. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affaires of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany Guido...


02 August 2011
21.07.2011 / 08:46 John Deere considering opening assembly of agricultural machinery in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. July 21. KAZINFORM John Deere, the leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery in the world is studying the opportunities of opening an assembly of agricultural machinery...


20 July 2011
20.07.2011 / 19:15 Kazakhstan, Germany reached high level of mutual understanding and share similar positions on current int’l issues - Y. Kazykhanov
ASTANA. July 20. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has visited Belgium, Great Britain and Germany on July 18-20.

Today, the Foreign...


20 July 2011
20.07.2011 / 09:34 Kazakh Foreign Minister in UK on European tour
ASTANA. July 20. KAZINFORM During his European tour Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov held talks with his British counterpart William Hague in London on July 19. The parties...


20 July 2011
19.07.2011 / 11:30 OSCE Centre helps promote integrated water resource management in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. July 19. KAZINFORM Representatives of the OSCE Centre in Astana, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan, the Presidential Administration, state agencies, international...


20 July 2011
19.07.2011 / 09:04 Kazakh FM attended OSCE Troika ministerial meeting
BRUSSELS. July 19. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Within the framework of his visit to Brussels Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov took part in the OSCE Troika annual ministerial...


20 July 2011
18.07.2011 / 18:20 Y. Kazykhanov to have number of bilateral meetings in Brussels
ASTANA. July 18. KAZINFORM The ministerial meetings of the EU - OSCE Troika will be held today in Brussels. The participation of High Representative of the European Union for Foreign...


20 July 2011
18.07.2011 / 18:00 Kazakh FM to leave on a European tour
ASTANA. July 18. KAZINDFORM On July 18-20 Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov is expected to pay visits to the Kingdom of Belgium, United Kingdom of Great Britain and...


20 July 2011
18.07.2011 / 09:36 Samruk-Kazyna reps visited France to study experience in renewable energy technologies
PARIS. July 18. KAZINFORM Delegation of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund headed by Chairman of the Board Timur Kulibayev visited France to study French experience in the field of...


17 July 2011
16.07.2011 / 10:56 Russia and Kazakhstan sign agr't on KAZSAT-2 development and launch
BAIKONYR. July 16. KAZINFORM Russia and Kazakhstan have signed a Cooperation Agreement between the Governments of the two countries on KAZSAT-2 development and launch.

The...


17 July 2011
15.07.2011 / 16:02 Kazakhstan recognizes South Sudan - Foreign Ministry
ASTANA. July 15. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan announces its official recognition of the Republic of South Sudan as a sovereign and independent state, Kazakh Foreign Minister made this statement...


17 July 2011
15.07.2011 / 15:32 Kazakhstan entered final stage of WTO accession - Massimov
ASTANA. July 15. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Kazakhstan has reached the final stage of accession process to the World Trade Organization. Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov said it...


17 July 2011
15.07.2011 / 14:17 Customs Union to benefit Kazakhstan's business, Massimov
ASTANA. July 15. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "The Customs Union will benefit the country's business," Karim Massimov said during the online conference in Astana.

"To...


17 July 2011
14.07.2011 / 12:36 Vietnam interested in attracting Kazakh investments into oil and gas exploration and production
ASTANA. July 14. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Vietnam is interested in attracting Kazakhstani investments into the oil and gas exploration and production as well, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary...


17 July 2011
14.07.2011 / 12:10 Kazakh President to pay first official visit to Vietnam this year
ASTANA. July 14. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The first official visit of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is planned for this year. Extraordinary...


17 July 2011
13.07.2011 / 12:49 N. Nazarbayev to present Astana Green Bridge Initiative at World Summit on Sustainable Development
ASTANA. July 13. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will present the Astana Green Bridge Initiative at the World Summit on Sustainable Development...


17 July 2011
13.07.2011 / 10:05 Putin calls for Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan free trade talks with EU
MOSCOW. July 13. KAZINFORM Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, which have recently formed a common economic space (CES), should start talks to create a free trade zone with the European...


17 July 2011
12.07.2011 / 20:05 Customs Union countries should prepare for Single Economic Space establishment - Massimov
MOSCOW. July 12. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ The Customs Union countries should prepare for establishment of the Single Economic Space from January 1, 2012.

Prime...


17 July 2011
12.07.2011 / 14:33 Head of State sends telegram of condolence to Russian President
ASTANA. July 12. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolence to President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev, the Presidential press service...


17 July 2011
12.07.2011 / 12:05 Astana's presidency in OSCE, SCO and OIC speaks volumes about authority of Kazakhstan in world
BAKU. July 12. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ Kazakhstan's role in the international arena grows every year, and the country's presidency in such authoritative organizations...


17 July 2011
12.07.2011 / 10:40 Kazakhstan's Diplomacy: Nineteen years in service of national interests
ASTANA. July 12. KAZINFORM On July 2, Kazakhstan's diplomats both at home and in overseas missions marked the Day of the Diplomatic Service. The date when President Nazarbayev...


17 July 2011
09.07.2011 / 11:16 N. Nazarbayev's personal contribution to making independent state received well-deserved assessment of Kazakhstani people - opinions of foreign leaders
ASTANA. July 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ This year we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the country's independence - it is a very important milestone in the history...


17 July 2011
08.07.2011 / 18:32 Ambassador to Oman appointed
ASTANA. July 8. KAZINFORM By the Kazakh President's Decree Yerlan Abildayev has been appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Sultanate...


06 July 2011
06.07.2011 / 14:46 Russia's Medvedev sent congratulatory message to Nursultan Nazarbayev
MOSCOW-ASTANA. July 6. KAZINFORM Russia's Dmitry Medvedev has sent a congratulatory message to Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev; the Russian President's official site...


06 July 2011
05.07.2011 / 10:44 Astana - city born thanks to bold and brilliant idea - Silvio Berlusconi
ASTANA. July 5. KAZINFORM We have to feel the spirits of Astana and Kazakhstan. Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi said it at the OSCE Sum mit on December 1, 2010 in Astana.

06 July 2011
04.07.2011 / 11:43 The US appreciates Kazakhstan's role and its influence in CA, Hillary Clinton
ASTANA. July 4. KAZINFORM "The US appreciates Kazakhstan's role and its influence in Central Asia," Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State, told a special briefing at the OSCE...


06 July 2011
03.07.2011 / 08:33 Historic OIC CFM in Astana concludes with Important decisions
ASTANA. July 3. KAZINFORM The 38th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the renewed Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), historic both for Kazakhstan and for the group...


06 July 2011
01.07.2011 / 19:32 WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan improves business climate, expands fruitful cooperation with West and East
ASTANA. July 1. KAZINFORM /Meiram Baigarin/ Succeeding the strategic course under leadership of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan constantly expands cooperation with both the...


06 July 2011
30.06.2011 / 19:08 Participants of 38th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers adopted Astana Declaration
ASTANA. June 30. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Participants of the 38th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers have adopted the Astana Declaration. OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin...


06 July 2011
30.06.2011 / 18:37 Kazakh FM named priorities of further OIC activity
ASTANA. June 30. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Today the 38th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has ended its work in Astana.


06 July 2011
30.06.2011 / 16:56 We should give new breath of life to OIC - Y.Kazykhanov
ASTANA. June 30. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ We should give a new breath of life to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has...


06 July 2011
30.06.2011 / 15:56 EU considers Kazakhstan as reliable place for its investments
BRUSSELS. June 30. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ On the initiative of the European Commission there has been held a meeting of Kazakh Vice Minister of Oil and Gas Berik Tolumbayev with...


06 July 2011
29.06.2011 / 11:05 Kazakhstan leader pushes for progress, urges OIC states to rethink priorities, Arab News
ASTANA. June 29. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev called on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to become the United Nations of the Muslim world, reminding member...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 20:50 Kazakh FM held some bilateral meetings within 38th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM Today within the 38th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov has held a number of bilateral...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 12:50 Necessary to establish open, honest dialogue between Muslim world and West - President
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "It is necessary to establish an open, honest dialogue between the Muslim world and the West," President Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 12:26 OIC is renamed
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his confidence that the 38th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers would...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 12:02 N. Nazarbayev proposes to launch new web site 'e-islam'
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev proposed to launch a new web site - e-islam. He said it today during the 38th session of...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 11:52 President proposed to consider participation of OIC in G20 Summit
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev proposes to consider the participation of the OIC representatives in the G20 Summit.


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 11:48 Nursultan Nazarbayev says OIC chairmanship is of historic meaning for Kazakhstan
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "OIC chairmanship is of historic meaning for Kazakhstan which marks this year the 20th anniversary of it independence," Kazakh President...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 11:48 Nursultan Nazarbayev says OIC chairmanship is of historic meaning for Kazakhstan
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "OIC chairmanship is of historic meaning for Kazakhstan which marks this year the 20th anniversary of it independence," Kazakh President...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 11:32 Kazakhstan ready to lead the Ummah, OIC Sec-Gen
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "Kazakhstan is ready to take the lead in the Ummah," Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, the OIC Secretary General, believes so.

"Thanks...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 09:58 38th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers commenced
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ The 38th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers has begun its work today at the Palace of Independence in Astana.

The...


06 July 2011
28.06.2011 / 08:34 38th session of OIC Council of Foreign Ministers begins its work today
ASTANA. June 28. KAZINFORM The 38th session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers begins its work today at the Palace of Independence in Astana.

Nursultan Nazarbayev...


06 July 2011
27.06.2011 / 18:53 OIC Foreign Ministers' Council expected to adopt Astana declaration
ASTANA. June 27. KAZINFORM Astana declaration and over a hundred resolutions covering a wide range of issues are expected to be signed within the 38thsession of the Council of Foreign...


06 July 2011
27.06.2011 / 15:29 OIC to change name on June 28 in Astana
ASTANA. June 27. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The Organization of Islamic Conference is to consider the issue of changing the name of the Organization and its symbol on the 38th session...


06 July 2011
27.06.2011 / 11:03 Kazakhstan's OIC presidency: Consolidation of Islamic world may help overcome challenges
BRUSSELS. June 23. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ In a couple of days Kazakhstan will assume chairmanship of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference....


06 July 2011
27.06.2011 / 09:05 Kazakhstan ready to host OIC meeting, ARAB NEWS
ASTANA. June 27. KAZINFORM Kazinform agency offers its readers an article by SIRAJ WAHAB for ARAB NEWS.

As Kazakhstan prepares to host the 38th session of the Organization...


06 July 2011
20.06.2011 / 08:35 Nazarbayev held meetings in St. Petersburg
ASTANA - ST. PETERSBURG. June 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev held a number of meetings on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Saturday;...


06 July 2011
17.06.2011 / 08:00 SCO Astana summit sums up achievements, looks to future
ASTANA. June 17. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) celebrated its 10th anniversary here Wednesday by summing up its achievements and outlining its future direction.

06 July 2011
15.06.2011 / 19:52 Nazarbayev, Medvedev, Ahmadinejad discussed nuclear nonproliferation
ASTANA. June 15. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh, Russian and Iranian presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev, Dmitry Medvedev and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have held a tripartite meeting on the SCO summit...


06 July 2011
15.06.2011 / 15:47 SCO heads of state signed Astana Declaration
ASTANA. June 15. KAZINFORM /Sandugash Duissenova/ Today the heads of state of the SCO countries have signed the Astana Declaration of the 10th anniversary of the Shanghai Cooperation...


06 July 2011
15.06.2011 / 11:51 10th SCO Summit started its work in Astana
ASTANA. June 15. KAZINFORM /Sandugash Duissenova/ The 10th jubilee Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization has started its work in Astana.

Kazakh President Nursultan...


06 July 2011
13.06.2011 / 18:54 Under N.Nazarbayev's leadership Kazakhstan will reach more significant success - Hu Jintao
ASTANA. June 13. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Under the leadership of Nursultan Nazarbayev Kazakhstan will reach more outstanding success. President of the People's Republic of...


06 July 2011
13.06.2011 / 16:54 N.Nazarbayev and Hu Jintao begin talks in Astana
ASTANA. June 13. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ At the moment Presidents of Kazakhstan and People's Republic of China Nursultan Nazarbayev and Hu Jintao have started bilateral negotiations...


06 July 2011
10.06.2011 / 17:46 Kazykhanov says Kazakhstan, UN relations advanced in recent years
ASTANA. June 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov states that the relations between Kazakhstan and the UN have advanced over the last years....


06 July 2011
10.06.2011 / 15:30 President sees results of 7th World Islamic Economic Forum as successful
ASTANA. June 10. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev sees the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum held in Astana on June 7-9 as successful.


06 July 2011
09.06.2011 / 13:38 Kazakhstan suggests establishing OIC Council of Scientists for Halal industry
ASTANA. June 9. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan suggests establishing on the basis of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Council of Scientists who will offer consultations...


06 July 2011
08.06.2011 / 10:10 President participates in Muslim Davos in Astana
ASTANA. June 8. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ The World Islamic Economic Forum continues its work with participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Palace of Independence in...


06 July 2011
07.06.2011 / 08:50 WIEF to start its work in Astana
ASTANA. June 7. KAZINFORM The VII World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) will start its work in Astana on June 7-9.

The 7th WIEF theme is titled "Globalizing Growth: Connect,...


06 July 2011
06.06.2011 / 18:39 Kazakhstan to bid for EXPO in 2017
ASTANA. June 6. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ On June 10 in Paris Kazakhstan will submit an official application to host an international specialized exhibition EXPO in Astana in 2017,...


06 July 2011
06.06.2011 / 16:20 Malaysia ready to cooperate with Kazakhstan in sphere of Islamic financing
ASTANA. June 6. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Malaysia is ready to cooperate with Kazakhstan in the sphere of Islamic financing. Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak made it public...


06 July 2011
06.06.2011 / 15:22 Kazakhstan interested in Malaysia's participation in industrial development programs, Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA. June 6. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Kazakhstan is interested in participation of the Malaysian business in realization of the country's industrial programs," President...


06 July 2011
06.06.2011 / 09:58 Malaysian Prime Minister arrives in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. June 6. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak has arrived in Kazakhstan for state visit.

He is expected to meet with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


06 July 2011
02.06.2011 / 18:32 Over 2, 000 delegates to attend 7th WIEF in Astana
ASTANA. June 2. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Over 2,000 delegates are going to take part in the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum in Astana, WIEF Foundation Managing Director Syed...


06 July 2011
02.06.2011 / 13:58 Achievements of Kazakhstan highly appraised in Turkey
ISTANBUL. June 2. KAZINFORM /Irina Dynnikova/ The conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh-Turkish relations was held in Istanbul. The...


06 July 2011
01.06.2011 / 16:18 Kazakhstan's OIC chairmanship priorities discussed in Vienna
VIENNA. June 1. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ A "roundtable meeting" devoted to discussion of the priorities of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Organization of the Islamic Conference...


06 July 2011
31.05.2011 / 15:20 Kazakhstan always stood for security and stability in Eurasia - FM
MINSK. May 31. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ Kazakhstan has always stood for creation of favorable conditions in order to ensure stability and security both in Central Asia and in the...


06 July 2011
30.05.2011 / 15:22 Kazykhanov says four Kazakh officers in Kabul to help stabilization effort
ASTANA. may 30. KAZINFORM The four officers that Kazakhstan is to send to Kabul to work in the ISAF headquarters will help in the international UN-sanctioned efforts to stabilize this...


06 July 2011
27.05.2011 / 15:46 Foreign direct investment inflow from Italy to Kazakhstan's economy made USD 5.3 billion since 1994
ASTANA. May 27. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow from Italy to the economy of Kazakhstan has made USD 5.3 billion since 1994. These figures were...


06 July 2011
27.05.2011 / 09:49 Kazakhstan delivered humanitarian aid to Tajikistan
ASTANA. May 27. KAZINFORM A ceremony of humanitarian aid delivery from the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Tajikistan has been held in Dushanbe on May 26.

The...


06 July 2011
27.05.2011 / 09:28 Kazakhstan has a unique opportunity to strengthen Muslim-West dialogue - Bangladesh FM Moni
ASTANA. May 27. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador Bakhitbek Shabarbayev met with Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dipu Moni on May 25 in Dhaka, Kazakh MFA's press service told Kazinform.

06 July 2011
27.05.2011 / 08:57 Kassym-Jomart Tokayev officially assumes office as Secretary-General of Conference on Disarmament
ASTANA. May 27. KAZINFORM This week UN Under-Secretary General, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva Kassym-Jomart Tokayev officially took office as Secretary-General...


06 July 2011
25.05.2011 / 14:08 2,500 businessmen to attend WIEF in Astana
ASTANA. May 25. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ 2.5 thousand businessmen will participate in the VII World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) in Astana.

Chairman of the Association...


06 July 2011
24.05.2011 / 18:36 Belarus President notes positive dynamics in development of Astana
ASTANA. May 24. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko notes positive dynamics in development of the Kazakh capital city - Astana.

06 July 2011
24.05.2011 / 18:24 Kazakhstan backs Belarus' approaches to CSTO chairmanship - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 24. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan backs the approaches of Belarus to its chairmanship in the Collective Security Treaty Organization. President Nursultan...


06 July 2011
24.05.2011 / 09:02 Belarus President’s official three-day visit to Kazakhstan begins
MINSK. May 24. KAZINFORM An official visit of President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko to Kazakhstan has begun. An aircraft with the Belarusian head of state on board has landed at...


06 July 2011
23.05.2011 / 16:04 OIC ?Bound to benefit from Kazakhstan’s dynamic political weight’ - SG
ASTANA. May 23. KAZINFORM In the run-up to the OIC's Astana Ministerial in late June, Kazakhstan has chaired a Senior Officials Meeting in Jeddah, the Organization's political...


06 July 2011
21.05.2011 / 14:58 Kazakhstan, Bosnia and Herzegovina foreign ministers signed agr't on visa-free regime for diplomatic passports holders
ASTANA. May 21. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met today with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sven Alkalaj who arrived...


06 July 2011
20.05.2011 / 15:20 EBRD invested in Kazakhstan over USD 5 bln - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 20. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has totally invested more than USD 5 bln in Kazakhstan. President Nursultan...


06 July 2011
20.05.2011 / 10:56 EBRD finances retail operators in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 20. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has provided Metro Group Kazakhstan with a loan to expand retail facilities and raise the quality of the...


06 July 2011
19.05.2011 / 15:32 Kazakh President received Malaysian Foreign Minister
ASTANA. May 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Foreign Minister of Malaysia Anifah Aman on Thursday; Kazinform refers to the Presidential press service.

06 July 2011
19.05.2011 / 08:45 Nazarbayev expects Kazakhstan to become major global trade hub
ASTANA. May 19. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Wednesday that Kazakhstan will become a major world trade and logistics hub by 2016.


"Kazakhstan...


06 July 2011
18.05.2011 / 13:33 President invited foreign investors to celebrations dedicated to 20th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev invited members of the Foreign Investors' Council to take part in the celebrations dedicated...


06 July 2011
18.05.2011 / 11:24 USD 3 bln be channeled for updating of 3 Kazakh refineries
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ "Modernization of three largest refineries by 2015 will let achieve flow of output meeting Euro-5 standards," Vice Premier - Minister of Industry...


06 July 2011
18.05.2011 / 11:11 Kazakhstan-EBRD cooperation open and constructive, Nazarbayev
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "Kazakhstan and EBRD enjoy open and constructive cooperation," head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a plenary sitting of the Foreign...


06 July 2011
18.05.2011 / 08:26 Astana SCO Summit to elevate cooperation to a new level
ASTANA. May 18. KAZINFORM As the current rotating chair of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Kazakhstan hosted on Saturday the meeting of the Council of SCO Ministers of Foreign...


06 July 2011
17.05.2011 / 09:27 World Islamic Economic Forum to develop coop of small and medium businesses of our states, Syed Abu Bakar Almodzar
ASTANA. May 17. KAZINFORM /Meiram Baigarin/ As the international authority of Kazakhstan grows our capital plays a host to international top-level events. On June 7-9 this year the...


06 July 2011
17.05.2011 / 09:04 Kazakhstan confidently advances itself into world political and economic arena - Dionisio García
ASTANA. May 17. KAZINFORM The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Madrid held the third meeting of the club 'Friends of Kazakhstan' members on May 11. Famous Spanish scientists, politicians,...


06 July 2011
16.05.2011 / 19:20 Kazakhstan registered over 400 Russian enterprises within last months of 2010 - Aitzhanova
ASTANA. May 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ More than 400 Russian enterprises have been registered in Kazakhstan within last months of 2010. Minister for Economic Integration Zhanar...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 14:46 I'm convinced Kazakhstan's chairmanship made serious contribution to SCO development - SCO Sec Gen
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilinskaya/ The SCO welcomes its 10th anniversary as a dynamically developing, authoritative international organization.

SCO Secretary...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 14:24 Several documents inked within meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers Council
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ A number of important documents has been signed within a regular session of the SCO Foreign Ministers Council in Almaty.

Decision...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 13:23 Issues of security in CA should remain in SCO attention field - Kazakh MFA
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ The issues of security in Central Asia should remain in the attention field of the SCO.

Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 12:26 SCO Foreign Ministers Council kicks off in Almaty
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ Within Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) a regular session of the Council of Foreign Ministers...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 12:21 Kazakh and Tajik FMs discuss prospects of bilateral coop
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ Today Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Kazykhanov and his Tajik colleague Hamrokhon Zarifi have discussed the relevant issues...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 12:12 Kazakh, Chinese FMs discuss int'l and regional coop
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilinskaya/ President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao will visit our country at the invitation of the Kazakh President for participation...


14 May 2011
14.05.2011 / 10:14 Almaty to host meeting of SCO Foreign Ministers Council
ALMATY. May 14. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ A regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states is to be held...


14 May 2011
13.05.2011 / 20:00 N. Nazarbayev received SCO Foreign Ministers
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev received the Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Presidential press service informs.


14 May 2011
13.05.2011 / 16:43 Kazakh, Russian FMs met in Almaty
ALMATY. May 13. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met today with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov who arrived in our...


14 May 2011
13.05.2011 / 16:30 UNDP Administrator Ms.Helen Clark to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM On 18-19 May, 2011 UNDP Administrator Ms.Helen Clark will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan as a part of the planned tour to the Central Asia on the issues...


14 May 2011
13.05.2011 / 15:15 NATO, Kazakhstan can activate joint efforts on Afghanistan stabilization - J. Appathurai
ASTANA. May 13. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ NATO and Kazakhstan can activate joint efforts on stabilization of the situation in Afghanistan, NATO Secretary General's Special Representative...


14 May 2011
13.05.2011 / 11:50 Conference devoted to SCO 10th anniversary held in Shanghai
BEIJING. May 13. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Conference devoted to the 10th anniversary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization took place in Shanghai on Thursday.

In...


14 May 2011
12.05.2011 / 11:56 ADB $ 500-million loan to support SMEs in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 12. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh Minister of Economic Development and Trade Kairat Kelimbetov, Chief of Entrepreneurship Development Fund 'Damu' Lyazzat...


14 May 2011
11.05.2011 / 17:58 Saudi businessmen's participation in 7th WIEF discussed in Riyadh
ASTANA. May 11. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia Kairat Lama Sharif met with Secretary General the Council for Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry Dr. Fahad S....


14 May 2011
11.05.2011 / 17:44 Oman stands for deepening coop with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. May 11. KAZINFORM Today in Muscat Charge d'Affaires of Kazakhstan Almas Abdramanov met with Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman Yusuf bin...


14 May 2011
10.05.2011 / 20:01 SCO FM's Council to gather in Almaty
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM A regular session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will take place on May 14 in Almaty within the Kazakhstan's...


14 May 2011
10.05.2011 / 17:51 Russian FM expected in Kazakhstan on May 13-14
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ "Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov is expected to pay a working visit to Kazakhstan and meet with President...


14 May 2011
10.05.2011 / 17:18 Astana remembers Azerbaijan's national leader Heydar Aliyev
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ Today in Astana the Embassy of Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan jointly with the Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU) hold a roundtable devoted...


14 May 2011
10.05.2011 / 16:00 Kazakh Honorable Consulate opened in Brest
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM The Honorable Consulate of Kazakhstan in Brest, Grodno and Gomel oblasts opened its doors on May 6 in Brest, BelTA reports.

According to Kazakh...


14 May 2011
10.05.2011 / 12:52 Gross agricultural production in 2011-2015 should grow by 4-5% annually - Kazakh Economy Minister
ASTANA. May 10. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The volume of gross agricultural production in 2011-2015 should grow by an average of 4-5% annually. Kazakh Minister of Economic Development...


14 May 2011
09.05.2011 / 15:11 Kazakhstan embraces non-traditional financial instruments
ASTANA. May 9. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev, in his 2010 address to the nation, "A new decade - a new economic growth - new opportunities for Kazakhstan," highlighted the...


14 May 2011
09.05.2011 / 13:07 Russian President congratulates Kazakhstan, other CIS countries on 66th victory in WWII
ASTANA. May 9. KAZINFORM President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev congratulated heads of state and people of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Abkhazia and South Ossetia and the people...


14 May 2011
06.05.2011 / 10:16 Kazakhstan's economy to grow by 6.2% in 2011: UN agency
ALMATY. May 6. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's GDP will grow by 6.2 percent in 2011, according to a forecast of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

14 May 2011
05.05.2011 / 18:56 Nazarbayev holds session on preparation for anniversary SCO Summit in Astana
ASTANA. May 5. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a sitting on the issues of preparation for the anniversary SCO Summit in Astana.

As the President's...


14 May 2011
05.05.2011 / 14:33 Partners say Kazakhstan's SCO presidency active and dynamic
ASTANA. May 5. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ SCO partners note that Kazakhstan's SCO presidency is active and dynamic, Shakhrat Nuryshev, the national coordinator of Kazakhstan for...


14 May 2011
05.05.2011 / 13:35 KZT 1 bln budgeted for holding EBRD meeting, Finance Ministry
ASTANA. May 5. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "2011 EBRD Annual Meeting will bring together about 1,200 participants on May 20-21 in Astana," Kazakh Finance Minister Bolat Zhamishev said....


14 May 2011
05.05.2011 / 12:02 Kazakhstan's economic growth to make 6.2% in 2011, UNESCAP
ASTANA. May 5. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ According to the forecast of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), the economic growth of Kazakhstan...


14 May 2011
05.05.2011 / 11:36 Saudi Arabia interested in solution of Kazakh farm produce shipment issues
ASTANA. May 5. KAZINFORM Minister of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan Berik Kamaliyev met with Abdullah bin Ahmad Ali Reza Zainel, Minister for Commerce & Industry, the Ministry's...


14 May 2011
05.05.2011 / 11:14 Foreign Investors' Council to gather in Astana
ASTANA. May 5. KAZINFORM The 24th plenary meeting of the Foreign Investors' Council (FIC) chaired by President Nazarbayev will take place in Astana on May 18.

The...


14 May 2011
04.05.2011 / 19:11 Kazakhstan to expand coop with ESCAP in all directions - FM
ASTANA. May 4. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has met today with Noeleen Heyzer, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary...


14 May 2011
04.05.2011 / 08:01 Kazakh MFA presented official logo of the 38th Session of the Council of OIC Foreign Ministers
The Kazakh Foreign Ministry presented the official logo of the 38th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC), which will take place...


14 May 2011
03.05.2011 / 16:49 2011 EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum to start May 20 in Astana
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM This year, the EBRD will bring its Annual Meeting and Business Forum to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, to assess the latest political, economic and social...


14 May 2011
03.05.2011 / 13:44 N. Nazarbayev proposes to develop Road Map program on transition to new world currency
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ 'I propose to develop a Road Map program on transition to new world currency,' President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev...


14 May 2011
03.05.2011 / 13:12 N. Nazarbayev proposes to sign pact on global regulation of world economy
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev proposes to sign a pact on global regulation of world economy.

'I think,...


14 May 2011
03.05.2011 / 12:36 We can't have formula 'Develop now and take care of environment later' - President
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The mankind needs a plan on ensuring environmentally safe conditions of the planet. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said...


14 May 2011
03.05.2011 / 12:06 Necessary to support food security at regional and global levels - President
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ It is necessary to support food security at regional and global levels. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said it during the...


14 May 2011
03.05.2011 / 11:25 IV Astana Economic Forum began its work
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The plenary session of the 4th Astana Economic Forum 'New Decade: Challenges and Prospects' with the participation of President...


14 May 2011
01.05.2011 / 10:36 Kazakh, U.S. Presidents talked over phone
ASTANA. May 1. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama on the initiative of the American side.

As...


14 May 2011
29.04.2011 / 20:42 Kazakh, Qatari Vice FMs met in Doha
ASTANA. April 29. KAZINFORM On April 28 Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Umarov had a meeting with the his Qatari counterpart Mohammed Abdullah Al-Rumaihi in Doha,...


14 May 2011
29.04.2011 / 13:51 Kazakh Senate Speaker met TURKPA Secretary General
ASTANA. April 29. KAZINFORM Senate Speaker Kairat Mami has met with Secretary General of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries Ramil Hasanov; the press service of...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 19:13 K. Umarov held talks with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Umarov met with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Nizar Madani in Riyadh,...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 18:01 President of China Hu Jintao to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ President of China Hu Jintao will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan in June of this year. Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 17:30 Economic relations between Kazakhstan and China on rise - M. Tazhin
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Assistant to the Kazakh President-Secretary of the Security Council Marat Tazhin has held a meeting with Minister of Public Security of...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 15:44 K. Massimov met with Minister of Public Security of China
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov held talks with Minister of Public Security of China Meng Jianzhu.

'Met with Minister of...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 12:00 Kazakhstan emphasizes strengthening of mutual cooperation of Turkic-speaking countries, Nazarbayev
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Kazakhstan places special emphasis on strengthening of mutual cooperation between the Turkic-speaking countries, revival of the common...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 11:25 SCO interior and public security ministers convened in Astana
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The 2nd meeting of the ministers of the interior and public security of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states under the...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 11:08 Kazakh Senate Speaker elected member of TURKPA Council
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakh Senate Speaker Kairat Mami has been elected member of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries...


14 May 2011
28.04.2011 / 10:36 TURKPA plenary sitting kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. April 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The second plenary sitting of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries (TURKPA) has been opened at the Palace of Peace...


14 May 2011
27.04.2011 / 19:51 Protocol of amendments to Istanbul Declaration signed in Astana
ASTANA. April 27. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ As earlier reported, Astana hosted today the II plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Turkic-Speaking Countries. After...


14 May 2011
27.04.2011 / 19:22 Kazakhstan assumed office of TURKPA presiding country
ASTANA. April 27. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan has assumed the office of the TURKPA presiding country today.

Chairman of the Milli Majlis of Azerbaijan...


14 May 2011
27.04.2011 / 18:31 Kazakhstan - one of leading countries amongst Turkic-speaking states - Mehmet Ali Şahin
ASTANA. April 27. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakhstan is the most important strategic and trade partner of Turkey in Asia. Chairman of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mehmet...


14 May 2011
27.04.2011 / 16:45 N. Nazarbayev had telephone conversation with King of Jordan
ASTANA. April 27. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II, the Presidential press service...


14 May 2011
26.04.2011 / 20:49 OIC Commission for economic, social and cultural affairs held meeting in Jeddah - MFA
ASTANA. April 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Umarov chaired the 34th session of the OIC Commission for Economic, Social and Cultural Affairs which was...


14 May 2011
26.04.2011 / 14:25 Astana hosts conference on death penalty abolition in Central Asia
ASTANA. April 26. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ A regional conference "From the moratorium to abolition of death penalty in Central Asia: challenges of transition period" is held in the...


26 April 2011
25.04.2011 / 18:08 SCO Internal Affairs Ministers to meet in Astana
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The second meeting of the Ministers of Internal Affairs and Public Security of the SCO member states will be held on April 28 in Astana....


26 April 2011
25.04.2011 / 11:42 Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee Zhasuzakov met with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping
BEIJING. April 25. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakh military delegation headed by Saken Zhasuzakov, chief of the staff of Kazakhstan' s Armed Forces took part in the ceremony...


26 April 2011
25.04.2011 / 08:42 Astana Economic Forum in May to feature first Eurasian Business Congress
ASTANA. April 25. KAZINFORM The fourth annual Astana Economic Forum early next month will have a new facet this year - the First Eurasian Business Congress (EBC) meeting, organized...


26 April 2011
22.04.2011 / 17:32 Kazakhstan attracts French technologies and direct investments into its innovation projects
PARIS-BRUSSELS. April 22. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Strategic partnership between Kazakhstan and France acquires more content for Kazakhstan attracts the leading French technologies...


26 April 2011
22.04.2011 / 16:07 KZT 200 mln for student exchange program, Education Minister
ALMATY. April 22. KAZINFORM /Aigul Turysbekova/ "Kazakhstan for the first time sets to support publicly the basic world higher education trend - academic mobility. KZT 200 mln will...


26 April 2011
22.04.2011 / 09:10 EU and Kazakhstan must develop cooperation in energy and agricultural spheres - European Parliament Deputy J. Wojciechowski
BRUSSELS. April 22. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan and the European Union have to develop cooperation in energy sphere and agriculture.

Deputy of the European...


26 April 2011
21.04.2011 / 08:22 Kazakhstan ready to learn Estonian experience in providing electronic public services - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. April 21. KAZINFORM During his state visit to Estonia Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Prime Minister of Estonia Andrus Ansip on Wednesday; Kazinform refers to...


26 April 2011
20.04.2011 / 20:48 7 Nobel laureates to take part in IV Astana Economic Forum
ASTANA. April 20. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Seven Novel Prize winners will attend IV Astana Economic Forum scheduled for May 3-4 in Astana.

Above 3,500 people have...


26 April 2011
20.04.2011 / 18:43 Estonia to support Kazakhstan in talks on WTO accession, President
TALLINN. April 20. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Estonia will support Kazakhstan in negotiations on accession to the World Trade Organization," Estonian President Thomas Hendrik...


26 April 2011
20.04.2011 / 15:42 Official welcome ceremony for Nursultan Nazarbayev started at the Kadriorg Palace
TALLINN. April 20. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ An official welcome ceremony for President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev who is on a state visit to Estonia is taking place at...


26 April 2011
20.04.2011 / 15:08 Kazakh President arrived in Tallinn
TALLINN. April 20. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived with an official visit to the capital of Estonia, Tallinn.

Today...


26 April 2011
19.04.2011 / 21:42 Kazakh President, UN Sec Gen met on the sidelines of Kiev Nuclear Safety Summit
KIEV. April 19. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the Nuclear Safety Summit in...


26 April 2011
19.04.2011 / 21:19 Nursultan Nazarbayev, Jose Manuel Barroso had talks on the sidelines of the Kiev Summit
KIEV. April 19. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso on the sidelines of the Kiev Summit, the Presidential...


26 April 2011
19.04.2011 / 19:06 N. Nazarbayev confirms Kazakhstan's readiness to host int'l uranium fuel bank
KIEV. April 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has confirmed Kazakhstan's readiness to store the international law-enriched uranium...


26 April 2011
19.04.2011 / 18:58 Kazakhstan to hold international forum for nuclear free world
KIEV. April 19. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ In October 2011 Kazakhstan will hold an international forum for nuclear weapons free world dedicated to the 20th anniversary of closure...


26 April 2011
19.04.2011 / 16:55 Kazakh Permanent Representative to UNWTO participated in its 52 session
ASTANA. April 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Permanent Representative to UNWTO, Ambassador to Spain Yergali Bulegenov took part in the 52nd session of the UNWTO Regional Commission for Europe...


26 April 2011
19.04.2011 / 16:34 Bahrain planning to intensify full cooperation with Kazakhstan within OIC
ASTANA. April 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador Kairat Lama Sharif held meetings with the leadership of Bahrain in Manama; Kazakh Foreign Ministry's press service told Kazinform.

26 April 2011
18.04.2011 / 20:55 Kazakhstan plans to deploy two Earth monitoring satellites into orbit
ASTANA. April 18. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan plans to deploy two Earth monitoring satellites into orbit within three years, Director of the Main Centre for Ground-based Systems of the National...


26 April 2011
18.04.2011 / 20:00 N. Nazarbayev to pay state visit to Estonia, MFA
ASTANA. April 18. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ On April 20-21 President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a state visit to Estonia, Kazakh MFA's official spokesman Askar...


26 April 2011
18.04.2011 / 19:50 Kazakh President to attend Kiev nuclear safety summit
ASTANA. April 18. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the summit on safe and innovative use of nuclear power in Kiev on April 19. Official...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 18:34 Kazakh, Indian prime ministers held meeting
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ A number of documents was signed as a result of the meeting of Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov and his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 15:02 Kazakhstan to supply over 2,000 tons of uranium to India till 2014
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan will supply more than 2,000 tons of uranium to India until 2014. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said it at a press conference...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 14:54 Kazakhstan interested in extending cooperation with India in all directions - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan is interested in extending cooperation with India in all directions. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said it at a press...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 14:43 India suggests establishing IT center in Astana
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ India suggests establishing an information technology center in Astana. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said it at a briefing after the...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 14:31 Kazakhstan can play key role in Central Asia development - Indian PM
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan can play an important role in the development of Central Asia. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said it at a briefing...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 14:21 India supported Kazakhstan's candidacy for non-permanent membership in UN Security Council
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ India has supported Kazakhstan's candidacy for non-permanent membership in the UN Security Council for the period of 2017-2018....


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 14:05 Indian-Kazakh cooperation to promote security and stability in the world - Singh
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Cooperation between India and Kazakhstan will promote strengthening of security and stability in the world. Prime Minister of India...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 13:50 Kazakhstan to transfer 25% stake in Satpayev oil field to Indian company
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ A package of documents on the deal on the transfer of a 25 per cent stake in the project "Satpayev" to Indian company ONGC Videsh Limited...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 12:55 Indian companies to take part in Kazakhstan's industrialization - Nazarbayev
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh agreed on participation of Indian companies in implementation...


17 April 2011
16.04.2011 / 12:10 Kazakhstan and India to adopt Road Map on strategic partnership development
ASTANA. April 16. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan and India will adopt a Road Map on development of strategic partnership. President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced about it...


17 April 2011
15.04.2011 / 17:50 Nobel prize winners expected to participate in Astana Economic Forum - President
ASTANA. April 15. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Six or seven Nobel prize winners are expected to participate in the Astana Economic Forum. Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it...


17 April 2011
15.04.2011 / 12:13 Kazakhstan's OIC agenda should include education issues, view
ASTANA. April 15. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "Education development issue should be placed on the agenda of Kazakhstan's OIC chairmanship," president of Al Shams Capital Bank,...


17 April 2011
14.04.2011 / 13:12 Soros Foundation Kazakhstan invested about $20 mln in Kazakh education development
ASTANA. April 14. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Over 15 years of its work the non-governmental non-profit organization Soros Foundation Kazakhstan invested about USD 20 million in development...


17 April 2011
14.04.2011 / 10:03 India wants to be partner of Kazakhstan in implementation of national economic programs
SANYA. April 14. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ At the invitation of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan...


17 April 2011
ASTANA. April 14. KAZINFORM Tigers could roam again in Central Asia under a new plan by the Kazakhstan Government to reintroduce them in part of the country where they went extinct decades ago. WWF-Russia, together with the Government and experts
ASTANA. April 14. KAZINFORM Tigers could roam again in Central Asia under a new plan by the Kazakhstan Government to reintroduce them in part of the country where they went extinct...


17 April 2011
13.04.2011 / 16:09 7th World Islamic Economic Forum in Astana to greatly benefit Muslim world
MOSCOW. April 13. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ The 7th World Islamic Economic Forum in Astana will greatly benefit the Muslim world and a dialogue that is held outside the Islamic...


17 April 2011
13.04.2011 / 11:39 Brazil's Petrobras ready to enter Kazakhstan's market
SANYA. April 13. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ "Kazakhstan is the large crude oil producer of the world. We have had some business meetings with the KazMunayGas executives to discuss...


17 April 2011
12.04.2011 / 18:50 Formation of Single Economic Space to lead to new life standard - T. Mansurov
ASTANA. April 12. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The formation of the Single Economic Space along with the Customs Union will lead to a new life standard. Secretary General of the...


17 April 2011
12.04.2011 / 16:30 D. Medvedev to award Kazakhstani cosmonauts for space exploration
ASTANA. April 12. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev will award Kazakhstan's cosmonauts Tokhtar Aubakirov and Talgat Mussabayev with states prizes -...


17 April 2011
12.04.2011 / 15:51 Kazakh FM condoles with families and relatives of victims of Minsk metro station blast
ASTANA. April 12. KAZINFORM Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov has sent a telegram of condolences to his Belarusian counterpart Sergei Martynov upon the...


17 April 2011
12.04.2011 / 12:00 Experience and political wisdom of N. Nazarbayev strongly sought for in the society, view
BAKU. April 12. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ On the eve the Palace of Independence held a solemn inauguration ceremony of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.


17 April 2011
11.04.2011 / 18:42 Kazakhstan made financial contribution to International foundation for humanitarian assistance to Libya
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan has made a financial contribution to the International foundation for humanitarian assistance to Libya, Official Spokesperson...


17 April 2011
11.04.2011 / 18:11 Indian Prime Minister to visit Astana - MFA
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh will pay an official visit to Astana on April 15-16 on the invitation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev....


17 April 2011
11.04.2011 / 17:56 Kazakhstan renders financial and humanitarian aid to Japan - MFA
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan renders financial and humanitarian aid to Japan. Official Spokesperson of the Kazakh MFA Askar Abdrakhmanov has informed...


17 April 2011
11.04.2011 / 13:27 Nazarbayev's initiative to convene CICA was timely and viable - Cinar Aldemir
ASTANA. April 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh President received a telegram of congratulations on his reelection from Cınar Aldemir, Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat; Kazinform refers...


17 April 2011
11.04.2011 / 07:53 Kazakhstan,Vietnam discussed int'l and regional issues of common concern
ASTANA. Aprill 11. KAZINFORM Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Kazykhanov paid an official visit to Vietnam on April 6-7. During the visit, Kazykhanov met Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen...


10 April 2011
08.04.2011 / 21:00 Vice FM Sarybai took part in meeting of Council of CIS Foreign Ministers
ASTANA. April 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Sarybai has taken part in a regular meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CIS member-states;...


10 April 2011
08.04.2011 / 18:40 Conference on renewable energy development in Central Asia and CIS to start May 12
ASTANA. April 8. KAZINFORM - The regional conference on renewable energy development in the countries of Central Asia and CIS is organized by the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies,...


10 April 2011
06.04.2011 / 19:27 Emir of Qatar congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on election win
ASTANA. April 6. KAZINFORM Emir of the State of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani congratulated Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev on convincing victory in the presidential elections,...


05 April 2011
05.04.2011 / 09:03 Successful presidential elections will strengthen international image of Kazakhstan and its President in world
BRUSSELS. April 5. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Successful presidential elections will strengthen and promote the international image of Kazakhstan and its President at the world arena....


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 21:56 Korean President congratulated N. Nazarbayev on landslide victory
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM President of Korea Lee Myung-bak congratulated Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev on landslide victory in the presidential elections, the Presidential press...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 21:25 Kazakhstan has all conditions for holding free, competitive elections, US observers
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ "The victory of the incumbent President of Kazakhstan in the elections indicates Kazakhstan has all the necessary conditions in order to...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 20:43 These elections let Kazakhstan rank among world-acknowledged states, view
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ "These elections and other attainments of Kazakhstan rank Kazakhstan together with a number of states recognized all over the world," adviser...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 20:23 France ready to support new EU-Kazakhstan agreement on advanced partnership - Sarkozy
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM Nursultan Nazarbayev has received a telegram of congratulations on his re-election as President of Kazakhstan from President of France Nicolas Sarkozy; the...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 20:02 Belief of Kazakhstan's people in democratic future is obvious - US observers
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ Democratic basis of Kazakhstan has strengthened due to the presidential elections held yesterday in Kazakhstan.

Representatives...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 19:12 Officials, academics highlight expectations from Kazakh presidency of OIC
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM Astana's upcoming chairmanship of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is set to strengthen mechanisms...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 18:06 Chinese President congratulates Kazakhstan's Nazarbayev on reelection
BEIJING. April 4. KAZINFORM Chinese President Hu Jintao on Monday sent a message to Kazakhstan's incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulating him on his reelection.

05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 15:48 D. Medvedev congratulated N. Nazarbayev on convincing victory in elections
ASTANA-MOSCOW. April 4. KAZINFORM Russian President Dmitry Medvedev had a telephone conversation with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the official site of the Russian...


05 April 2011
04.04.2011 / 14:52 Foreign policy stances of Kazakhstan remain the same, Kazakh President
ASTANA. April 4. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Foreign policy stances of Kazakhstan remain the same," Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev told today foreign and home journalists.


05 April 2011
03.04.2011 / 13:24 Elections in Kazakhstan held at high level - Council of Europe PA observation mission
ASTANA. April 3. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Elections in Kazakhstan are held at high level. This statement was made by the head of the observation mission of the Parliamentary...


05 April 2011
03.04.2011 / 12:50 OIC: Vote conducted freely, transparently, no violations
ASTANA. April 3. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Observers from the Organization of the Islamic Conference noted free and transparent atmosphere during voting at polling stations in Astana,...


05 April 2011
02.04.2011 / 18:26 Kazakhstan condemns attack on UN office in Mazar-e Sharif
ASTANA. April 2. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan strongly condemns the attack on the UN office in Mazar-e Sharif which lead to death and injury of the UN mission...


05 April 2011
01.04.2011 / 09:52 Luxembourg keen on development of Kazakhstan's financial opportunities
LUXEMBOURG-BRUSSELS. April 1. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Luxembourg and Belgium, Head of the RK Mission to the EU and the NATO Yerik Utembayev met...


05 April 2011
31.03.2011 / 17:10 K. Saudabayev met with OSCE PA Secretary General S. Oliver
ASTANA. March 31. KAZINFORM Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has met with Secretary General of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Spencer...


05 April 2011
31.03.2011 / 15:30 Kazakhstan takes unprecedented measures for holding elections in transparent and open atmosphere - K. Tokayev
ASTANA. March 31. KAZINFORM Senate Speaker Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has received Tonino Picula, Special Coordinator of the OSCE Election Observation Mission and head of observation delegation...


05 April 2011
31.03.2011 / 11:57 Senate ratified Kazakhstan-Italy strategic partnership agreement
ASTANA. March 31. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Senate of the Kazakhstan Parliament adopted the Law "On ratification of the agreement on strategic partnership between Kazakhstan...


05 April 2011
30.03.2011 / 15:08 Abai Centre to open in Azerbaijan
BAKU. March 30. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ "The Abai Centre under the Baku State University is expected to open its door in April in Baku," Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador...


05 April 2011
30.03.2011 / 14:25 Kazakhstan provided all necessary conditions for international observers - Saudabayev
ASTANA. March 30. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev met with Tonino Picula, Special Coordinator of the OSCE Election Observation...


05 April 2011
29.03.2011 / 15:16 EBRD finances two district heating networks in Kazakhstan
LONDON. March 29. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing JSC Central-Asian Electric Power Corporation (CAEPCO) with a facility which will...


05 April 2011
29.03.2011 / 11:12 Over 20 years Kazakhstan stays reliable 'bridge' at crossroads of world cultures and civilizations - European experts' opinion
VIENNA. March 29. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ Historically located at the crossroads of world cultures and civilizations, over 20 years Kazakhstan has been successfully withstanding...


05 April 2011
28.03.2011 / 18:57 SCO heads of counternarcotics agencies to meet in Astana
ASTANA. March 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ A meeting of heads of counternarcotics agencies of the SCO member states will be held in Astana on March 30. Official representative of...


05 April 2011
25.03.2011 / 19:34 Kazakh Prime Minister met with WIEF Chairman
ASTANA. March 25. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov met with Chairman of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Tun Musa Hitam at Ukimet Uyi on Friday; the Prime Minister's...


05 April 2011
24.03.2011 / 20:08 Presidential elections to open new stage in Kazakhstan's institutional and political life - P.Morel
ASTANA. March 24. KAZINFORM Today Kazakh Senate Chairman Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received Special Representative of the European Union for Central Asia Pierre Morel.

At...


05 April 2011
24.03.2011 / 18:18 EBRD finances oil field services company in Kazakhstan
LONDON. March 24. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the modernisation of oil drilling services in southern Kazakhstan with a US$ 10...


05 April 2011
24.03.2011 / 09:39 President received Head of OSCE ODIHR election observation mission Daan Everts
ASTANA. March 24. KAZINFORM Kazakh Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev received Head of the OSCE ODIHR election observation mission Daan Everts in Akorda on March 23, the Presidential...


05 April 2011
22.03.2011 / 12:52 IDB to partake in Astana WIEF as main sponsor - IDB President
ASTANA. March 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Kairat Lama Sharif has met with President of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al-Madani in its...


05 April 2011
19.03.2011 / 10:26 Kazakhstan is leader in CA in implementation of economic reforms and foreign policy priorities - ICG Vice President Alain Délétroz
BRUSSELS. March 19. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan is a leader in Central Asia in the issues regarding realization of economic reforms and foreign policy priorities. Vice President...


18 March 2011
18.03.2011 / 19:02 CEC accredited 229 more election observers
ASTANA. March 18. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Kazakh Central Election Commission has accredited 229 more election observers from international organizations and foreign states today.

18 March 2011
18.03.2011 / 15:20 Kazakhstan overcome global financial crisis quickly and without major losses: Vache Gabrielyan
ASTANA. March 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Armenia Aimdos Bozzhigitov met with Armenian Minister of Finance Vache Gabrielyan in Erevan on March 17.

The Kazakh Ambassador...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 23:32 Russia and Kazakhstan confirm '50/50' principle in north Caspian Sea fields development
MOSCOW. March 17. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Russia and Kazakhstan confirm a '50/50' principle in development of fields in the northern Caspian Sea. Russian Prime Minister...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 18:41 Kazakh, Russian Presidents discussed realization prospects of Joint Action Plan for 2011-2012
MOSCOW. March 17. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ The Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia have discussed the prospects of realization of the Joint Action Plan of Kazakhstan and Russia...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 18:25 Nazarbayev, Medvedev discussed energy and innovative cooperation
MOSCOW. March 17. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Heads of Kazakhstan and Russia N.Nazarbayev and D.Medvedev have discussed the state and prospects for cooperation in key directions...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 17:55 Nazarbayev: relations of Kazakhstan and Russia - example of cooperation of two partners
MOSCOW. March 17. KAZINORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ The interstate bilateral relations of Kazakhstan and Russia are an example of effective cooperation for the benefit of the two countries....


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 17:38 Work in CU opens way to post-crisis period: N.Nazarbayev
MOSCOW. March 17. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ "The work within the Customs Union opens a way to post-crisis period fro countries," President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 16:20 Japan hopes for big supplies of Kazakhstan's uranium
ASTANA. March 17. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Japan hopes for big supplies of uranium from Kazakhstan. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Kazakhstan Yuzo Harada...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 16:07 Tokyo thanks Astana for help in overcoming earthquake and tsunami consequences
ASTANA. March 17. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Tokyo is grateful to Astana for its readiness to render assistance in overcoming the consequences of the earthquake and tsunami. Ambassador...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 14:14 K.Tokayev showed himself as staunch supporter of multilateral diplomacy - OSCE PA Sec Gen
ASTANA. March 17. KAZINFORM Vice President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Kassym-Jomart Tokayev from Kazakhstan has been appointed Director-General of the United Nations Office...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 11:46 Meeting of SCO defense ministers kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. March 17. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ A sitting of the SCO defense ministers under the chairmanship of Kazakh Defense Minister Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has started in Astana today.

18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 11:31 K.Tokayev: My assignment - demonstration of President's authority on international arena
ASTANA. March 17. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ My appointment is demonstration of great authority of our President on the international arena, Chairman of the Kazakh Senate Kassym-Jomart...


18 March 2011
17.03.2011 / 08:35 N. Nazarbayev arrived in Moscow for working visit
MOSCOW. March 17. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Moscow today for a working visit.

The Head of State is expected...


18 March 2011
16.03.2011 / 19:49 Kazakh, Chinese Defense Ministers held meeting
ASTANA. March 16. KAZINFORM Delegations of the SCO member states arrive in Astana for participation in the meeting of the Defense Ministers, the press service of the Kazakh Defense...


18 March 2011
16.03.2011 / 17:52 Otunbayeva thanked Kazakhstan for evacuation of Kyrgyz citizens from Japan
ASTANA. March 16. KAZINFORM President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva has thanked Kazakhstan for evacuation of Kyrgyz citizens from Japan today during a telephone conversation with Kazakh...


18 March 2011
16.03.2011 / 13:19 Kazakhstan-UN cooperation prospects discussed in Astana
ASTANA. March 16. KAZINFORM Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has received today Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General, Head of the...


18 March 2011
16.03.2011 / 08:01 Tragic world events require greater consolidation of all economies - PM Massimov
MINSK. March 16. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin, Kanat Kulshmanov/ The tragic events in the world will require greater consolidation of all national economies. Kazakh Prime Minister Karim...


18 March 2011
15.03.2011 / 18:50 Ministry of Economy and Planning of Saudi Arabia ready to develop relations with Kazakhstan in many spheres
ASTANA. March 15. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia Kairat Lama Sharif met with Minister for Economy and Planning of Saudi Arabia Khaled Al-Kuseybi. The sides discussed...


18 March 2011
15.03.2011 / 17:30 Kazakh, Ukrainian Foreign Ministers discussed coop development
ASTANA. March 15. KAZINFORM Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has had a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine...


18 March 2011
15.03.2011 / 15:28 Kazakhstan - our strategic partner - PM of Belarus
MINSK. March 15. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan is not just a partner within the Customs Union and the CIS for us but a strategic partner.

Prime Minister of...


18 March 2011
15.03.2011 / 13:30 PM Massimov arrives in Belarus for working visit
MINSK. March 15. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Prime Minister Karim Massimov has arrived in the Republic of Belarus for a working visit.

It is expected that in the first...


18 March 2011
15.03.2011 / 09:28 Kazakhstan took part in ITB Berlin 2011 international travel show
ASTANA. March 15. KAZINFORM Kazakh delegation took part in the annual 45th international tourism exhibition ITB Berlin 2011 on March 9-13 in Berlin; Kazinform refers to the Kazakh MFA's...


18 March 2011
14.03.2011 / 19:46 Kazakh economy needs Islamic investments: B.Amreyev
ASTANA. March 14. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ As the OIC chairman Kazakhstan will pay special attention to the development of investment cooperation with Islamic countries this year.

18 March 2011
14.03.2011 / 19:01 Kazakhstan - one of main partners of International Organization for Migration
ASTANA. March 14. KAZINFORM Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received the delegation of the International Organization for Migration headed by IOM Deputy Director General Laura...


18 March 2011
14.03.2011 / 14:54 Kazakhstan sent plane for evacuation of its citizens from quake-hit Japan
ASTANA. March 14. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan has sent a plane for evacuation of its citizens from quake-hit Japan.

As the press service of the Kazakh Emergencies...


13 March 2011
12.03.2011 / 12:34 President invited UN Sec-Gen to conference devoted to 20th anniversary of closure of Semipalatinsk test site
ASTANA. March 12. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev invited the UN Secretary-General to take part in the international conference devoted to the 20th anniversary of the...


13 March 2011
12.03.2011 / 12:10 UN to appoint K. Tokayev Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
ASTANA. March 12. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talked over the phone; Kazinform has learnt from the presidential press service.

13 March 2011
11.03.2011 / 17:45 PACE sends observers to monitor presidential elections in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. March 11. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev has talked to President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Mevlut...


13 March 2011
11.03.2011 / 11:42 Conference 'Modernization of Industry of Kazakhstan' held in Astana
ASTANA. March 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The scientific-practical conference 'Modernization of Industry of Kazakhstan' with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister...


13 March 2011
11.03.2011 / 11:22 Kazakh Emergency Ministry to send humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
UST-KAMENOGORSK. March 11. KAZINFORM /Lyudmila Malko/ The Committee on State Material Reserves of the Kazakh Emergency Ministry located in Ust-Kamenogorsk started rice loading on trains...


13 March 2011
11.03.2011 / 09:09 Kazakhstan hosts international anti-corruption conference
ALMATY. March 11. KAZINFORM A three-day international conference aimed at battling corruption has opened in Almaty.

The conference began on March 9 and will last three...


13 March 2011
10.03.2011 / 13:08 Al Hilal Bank plans to start retail business financing in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. March 10. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ To date the principal borrower of Al Hilal Bank in Kazakhstan is corporate clients. Financial director, member of the board of the Bank Aidyn...


13 March 2011
10.03.2011 / 08:31 Luxembourg delegation to OSCE PA to observe elections in Kazakhstan
LUXEMBOURG-BRUSSELS. March 10. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Members of the Luxembourg delegation in the OSCE PA - deputies of the Chamber of Luxembourg will observe the early presidential...


13 March 2011
09.03.2011 / 17:22 SCO defense ministers to discuss regional security in Astana
ASTANA. March 9. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Defense ministers of the SCO member states will meet in Astana on March 17 within the framework of Kazakhstan's SCO chairmanship....


13 March 2011
09.03.2011 / 16:20 President Nazarbayev to pay working visit to Moscow
ASTANA. March 9. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev will make a working visit to Moscow on March 17.

Spokesman of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign...


13 March 2011
09.03.2011 / 14:01 Samruk-Kazyna to play key role in cooperation between Kazakhstan and China, Kelimbetov
BEIJING. March 9. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakh President's visit to China was a significant milestone in further development of the Kazakh-Chinese strategic partnership....


13 March 2011
08.03.2011 / 13:28 Saudi Arabia offers Kazakhstan experience exchange in environmental issues
ASTANA. March 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Kairat Lama Sharif met with representative of the Meteorology and Environmental Protection Administration of Saudi Arabia...


13 March 2011
08.03.2011 / 13:07 East Kazakhstan delegation to partake in Jeddah Economic Forum
ASTANA. March 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Kairat Lama Sharif met with first Vice-President of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Muhammad Mazen Baterdzhi...


13 March 2011
04.03.2011 / 18:23 Senate Speaker K. Tokayev received Richard Jones
ASTANA. March 4. KAZINFORM Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Deputy Executive Director of the International Energy Agency Richard Jones, the press service of the House informs.

13 March 2011
04.03.2011 / 16:57 74 observers accredited to monitor presidential elections in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. March 4. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Kazakh Central Election Commission has accredited 15 election observers to monitor the early presidential elections.

"We...


13 March 2011
04.03.2011 / 09:09 Saudabayev had several meetings in Geneva
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM Yesterday in Geneva Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev had bilateral meetings with the United Nations' High Commissioner for...


13 March 2011
03.03.2011 / 20:07 Z.Tuimebayev concurrently appointed ambassador to Albania
ASTANA. March 3. KAZINFORM By the Decree of the President Kazakh Ambassador to Turkey Zhanseit Tuimebayev was appointed Ambassador with concurrent accreditation to Albania, the Presidential...


13 March 2011
03.03.2011 / 18:50 Saudabayev, Kazakh ambassadors discussed coop with Europe
ASTANA. March 3. KAZINFORM Chairman of the State Commission on celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence, Secretary of State - Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan...


13 March 2011
03.03.2011 / 17:20 Kazakh CEC accredited first CIS mission observers
ASTANA. March 3. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ "The Kazakh Central Election Commission accredited the first CIS mission observers," member of the Kazakh CEC Tatiana Okhlopkova told at...


13 March 2011
03.03.2011 / 14:18 Nazarbayev, Medvedev discussed holding CIS jubilee summit
ASTANA. March 3. KAZINFORM The issues of holding a summit dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the CIS were discussed during Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev's telephone...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 20:10 Saudabayev held several bilateral meetings in Geneva
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev held bilateral meeting with United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 19:06 Kazakhstan and UN, a long-term dynamic and fruitful cooperation
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM Since the early days of its independence, Kazakhstan has been actively participating in the work of the United Nations and its specialised agencies. The country...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 18:33 Preparation for PA of Turkic-speaking states discussed in Astana
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Chairman of the Majilis Committee on International Affairs, Defense and Security of Amzebek Zholshybekov and Ambassador Extraordinary...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 18:17 Kazakh commitments being fulfilled, UN Human Rights Council assured
GENEVA. March 2. KAZINFORM As part of his working visit to Geneva from March 1 to 3 Kazakhstan's Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev today delivered...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 18:04 Saudabayev met with Macedonian, Slovenian, Thai, Czech FMs
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM Issues of extension of cooperation in political, trade and economic spheres were discussed at meetings of Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 17:20 Evacuation of Kazakhstan citizens from Libya completed
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan took all necessary measures to organize evacuation of its citizens from Libya which suffered from instability and crisis, the press service of...


13 March 2011
02.03.2011 / 16:16 Cooperation between Kazakhstan and EBRD discussed
ASTANA. March 2. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov has met with Managing Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Turkey, Eastern Europe,...


13 March 2011
01.03.2011 / 22:33 Both Kazakhstan, Russia interested in WTO accession
URALSK. March 1. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Both Kazakhstan and Russia are interested in sooner WTO accession. First Deputy Prime Ministers of the two states Igor Shuvalov and Umirzak...


13 March 2011
01.03.2011 / 18:56 Kazakh delegation took part in IDEX-2011
ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM A delegation of the Kazakh Defense Ministry and representatives of "Kazakhstan Engineering" National Company, headed by Kazakh Deputy Minister of Defense,...


13 March 2011
01.03.2011 / 16:59 Austrian companies to help develop ski tourism in Kazakhstan ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ Representatives of Austrian companies specializing in ski tourism arrived in Kazakhstan on February 27.
"We have great plans concerning expansion of cooperation in ski tourism as well as while holding large sports events in your country. Therefore, we have organized this visit of Austrian...


13 March 2011
01.03.2011 / 13:26 FM Saudabayev receives Head of OSCE ODIHR mission Daan Everts
ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev has received Head of the OSCE ODIHR Election Observation Mission to Kazakhstan Ambassador...


13 March 2011
01.03.2011 / 08:58 President Nazarbayev: China - one of Kazakhstan's main economic partners
ASTANA. March 1. KAZINFORM China is one of the main economic partners of Kazakhstan and a leading investor into Kazakh economy. Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev said it at a meeting...


13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 18:45 N. Nazarbayev's announcing early elections appraised by world community: D.Everts
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The OSCE will send over 40 experts from 30 Organization member states to Kazakhstan to observe the presidential elections. Head of the...


13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 18:22 OSCE ODIHR to send over 400 election observers to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will send more than 400 observers to Kazakhstan to monitor the presidential...


13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 16:04 Kazakh delegation took part in OSCE PA Winter Session
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Majilis Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security Amzebek Zholshibekov and Deputy Tulebek Kosmambetov being members of a delegation...


13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 15:54 Lithuania interested in fruitful cooperation with Kazakhstan within OSCE Troika - Audronius Ažubalis
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Ažubalis at Akorda today.

13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 14:29 Kazakhstan assures OSCE - presidential elections to be transparent and democratic
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The OSCE Chairperson-in Office welcomes a decision to cancel a referendum. Foreign Minister of Lithuania - OSCE Chairperson-in-Office...


13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 13:50 Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship left mark in history
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM/Serik Sabekov/ "Kazakhstan's OSCE presidency left a mark in history," Foreign Minister of Lithuania - OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Audronius Ažubalis...


13 March 2011
28.02.2011 / 11:31 Almaty int'l conference to address financial risk insurance, reinsurance in local markets
ASTANA. February 28. KAZINFORM The 5th International Conference "Insurance in Central Asia" will be held in Almaty on March 3-4.

The topics to be addressed include the...


13 March 2011
26.02.2011 / 16:10 CEC accredited first international election observers
ASTANA. February 26. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan has accredited the first international observers to monitor the early election in Kazakhstan...


28 February 2011
26.02.2011 / 15:46 OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to visit Kazakhstan
VIENNA-VILNIUS. February 26. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ A two-day visit of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation...


28 February 2011
26.02.2011 / 14:56 Kazakhstan to exert every effort to provide fair elections: K.Tokayev
VIENNA. February 26. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ The OSCE member states as well as the CIS, EU and the USA support the idea of early presidential elections in Kazakhstan. We will...


28 February 2011
25.02.2011 / 14:38 Kazakhstan to develop E-Government, Green Economy innovative programs
ALMATY. February 25. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilinskaya/ The Kazakh Economic University (KazEU) named after T.Ryskulov and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have...


28 February 2011
25.02.2011 / 14:20 Nuclear weapon states should set pace of reduction of weapons of mass destruction - K. Tokayev
VIENNA. February 25. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ Nuclear weapon states should be an example of reduction of weapons of mass destruction. Kazakhstan refused to have all the nuclear...


28 February 2011
25.02.2011 / 13:13 Kazakh economy benefits from CU establishment: T.Suleimenov
ASTANA. February 25. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "The economy of Kazakhstan gets only benefit from the establishment of the Customs Union," Director of the Diplomacy institute of the...


28 February 2011
25.02.2011 / 12:20 Senate ratified coop agr't between Kazakhstan and UNHCR
ASTANA. February 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Law "On ratification of the Agreement on cooperation between the Government of Kazakhstan and the Office of the United Nations...


28 February 2011
25.02.2011 / 12:13 Senate ratified EurAsEC Court's statute
ASTANA. February 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Senate of the Kazakh Parliament adopted the Law "On ratification of the Eurasian Economic Community Court's statute".

28 February 2011
25.02.2011 / 08:27 Kazakh President won Grand Prix of 'Person of Year 2010' Award
MOSCOW. February 25. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev won the grand prix of "Person of the Year 2010" Award. The awarding ceremony was held in Moscow....


24 February 2011
24.02.2011 / 09:56 Kazakhstan's aid to support Kyrgyz farmers
BISHKEK. February 24. KAZINFORM /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ Kyrgyz First Deputy Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov held a working session on preparation to the spring sowing campaign.


24 February 2011
24.02.2011 / 09:04 Kazakh, Czech Foreign Ministries signed several agreements
ASTANA. February 24. KAZINFORM Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Rapil Zhoshybayev and Czech Minister of Internal Affairs Radek Jon signed Readmission Agreement in...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 19:32 Trade-economic coop of Kazakhstan and Finland discussed in Helsinki
ASTANA. February 23. KAZINFORM The Kazakh-Finnish Intergovernmental Commission for trade-economic cooperation has held the 6th session with participation of representatives of the state...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 19:11 Kazakhstan takes efforts to evacuate its citizens from Libya, MFA
ASTANA. February 23. KAZINFORM. In view of riots in Libya the consular service department of Kazakhstan's MFA jointly with the diplomatic mission in Tripoli take all efforts to...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 18:20 Belarus, Kazakhstan to continue active political cooperation
MINSK. February 23. KAZINFORM. Belarus and Kazakhstan have agreed to continue active political all-round dialogue both on a bilateral basis and within multilateral integration forums...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 16:45 China Key driving force of global growth: Kazakh President
BEIJING. February 23. KAZINFORM. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev lauded China's development, saying China's economic success is an important driving force of the global...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 11:52 Kazakh President sums up results of his visit to China
BEIJING-TIANJIN. February 23. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appeared before the media summarizing the results of his visit to China after surveying...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 09:29 Kazakh President arrives in Tianjin
BEIJING-TIANJIN. February 23. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Tianjin city within his official visit to China today.

The...


24 February 2011
23.02.2011 / 09:12 EIB studies financing opportunities in Kazakhstan
BRUSSELS. February 23. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The European Investment Bank is studying an opportunity to finance energy projects in Kazakhstan. President of the Bank Philippe Mayshtadt...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 20:47 Kazakhstan, Austria signed a declaration on priorities of economic coop
ASTANA. February 22. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan's Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev and Austria's Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 20:31 Kazakhstan, Finland to discuss innovations and energy saving issues
ASTANA. February 22. KAZINFORM 6th intergovernmental commission between Kazakhstan and Finland will convene on Feb. 23 this year in Helsinki. Co-chairmen of the commission are Minister...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 20:03 Al Hilal Bank seeks to popularise Islamic banking in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 22. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan is set to become a launch pad for the development of Islamic banking in the entire CIS region. Experts believe over the last few years a lot...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 14:59 Meeting of N. Nazarbayev and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao began
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ The meeting between Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has begun in the 'Zhongnanhai'...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 14:50 Foreign and state-guaranteed debt of Kazakhstan makes USD 4.5 bln: G.Marchenko
ASTANA. February 22. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The foreign and state-guaranteed debt of Kazakhstan is up to USD 4.5 bln. Head of the National Bank Grigori Marchenko has made it public...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 13:53 Kazakhstan creates conditions for business - N. Nazarbayev
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Today's informal meeting with representatives of business community of China allows me to say that our country has all the conditions...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 13:43 Kazakhstan becomes important bridge of Eurasian cooperation: President
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ "Cooperation in the area of transport and communications is an important part of our relations. We know that the European Union is...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 13:28 President: Main issue of energy cooperation between China and Kazakhstan - nuclear energy
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ The main issue of development of energy cooperation between the two countries is nuclear energy. Kazakhstan has signed an agreement...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 11:58 Kazakhstan makes every effort to responsibly and effectively preside over SCO
ALMATY. February 22. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ A two-day international scientific-practical conference "Ten Years along the Path of Security and Cooperation: Success Stories to...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 11:20 China - most important trading partner of Kazakhstan: N.Nazarbayev
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Head of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev takes part in a working breakfast with representatives of the business community of China.

24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 10:11 Project on construction of high-speed railway Astana-Almaty presented in Beijing
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ The presentation of the project on construction of a high-speed railway "Astana-Almaty" has been held today in the Diaoyutai State...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 09:52 Nazarbayev meets with Chairman of NPC Standing Committee in Beijing
BEIJING. February 22. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ A meeting of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress...


24 February 2011
22.02.2011 / 09:29 Several bilateral documents to be signed within N. Nazarbayev's visit to China
BEIJING. February 22. KZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ The official part of the state visit of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to China begins today. In the first half of the day...


24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 19:45 N. Nazarbayev's visit to China to affirm Astana-Beijing strategic partnership
ASTANA. February 21. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a state visit to China on February 21 - 23, in what is going to be the President's first...


24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 17:51 OSCE Chairperson-in-Office to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 21. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Foreign Minister of Lithuania Audronius Azubalis will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on February 28 -...


24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 17:42 Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Hu Jintao in Beijing
BEIJING. February 21. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Chairman of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao at Diaoyutai State...


24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 17:07 Kazakhstanis warned against visiting Libya
ASTANA. February 21. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "21 citizens of Kazakhstan stay in Libya," Kazakh MFA's official spokesperson Askar Abdrakhmanov informed at a briefing in Astana.

24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 14:52 Kazakh President's official visit to China begins
BEIJING. February 21. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has begun his state visit to China.

The Head of State was met by Chinese...


24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 13:55 IAEA to select country to place nuclear fuel bank in autumn
ASTANA. February 21. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The International Atomic Energy Agency will select a country to place the nuclear fuel bank in autumn 2011. Deputy Minister of Industry...


24 February 2011
21.02.2011 / 13:09 President N. Nazarbayev arrives in China with state visit
BEIJING. February 21. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Today starts a three-day state visit of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to China.

According to the trip...


24 February 2011
19.02.2011 / 13:40 China, Kazakhstan tightly connected by both friendship and strong strategic partnership - Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi
BIEJING. February 19. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ As was reported earlier, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit China on February 21 - 23 at the invitation of Chinese...


24 February 2011
18.02.2011 / 17:57 Astana to launch project on tax administration reforming
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ A project on reforming the tax administration will be launched in Astana on Monday, February 21, the press service of the KazakhTax...


18 February 2011
18.02.2011 / 13:52 Massimov: Kazakhstan's growth potential is yet to be realized fully
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM Many international scholars have noted the effectiveness of Kazakhstan's strategy in overcoming the global financial crisis. During the past three...


18 February 2011
18.02.2011 / 12:43 The International Year of Biodiversity closed in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM An official Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan took place in the "Shabyt" Art Palace on Tuesday. The loss of biological...


18 February 2011
18.02.2011 / 11:40 Kazakh delegation to pay visit to Austria
ASTANA. February 18. KAZINFORM. Kazakh delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Aset Issekeshev will pay an official visit to Austria on February 21-23.

During the...


18 February 2011
18.02.2011 / 11:28 Kazakhstan contributes a lot to SCO development - SCO Deputy Sec-Gen M. Konarovsky
BEIJING. February 18. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakhstan, as one of the founders and most active members of the SCO, has contributed a lot to the organization's consistent...


18 February 2011
17.02.2011 / 18:59 Qatar keen to participate in Iran-Turkmenistan-Kazakhstan railway
TEHRAN. February 17. KAZINFORM. Qatar is highly eager to partner with Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan in the implementation of a major railway project which will connect the Central...


18 February 2011
17.02.2011 / 18:09 Astana hosts VIII International Exhibition
ASTANA. February 17. KAZINFORM VIII International Exhibition "Education and Science of 21 century - 2011" takes place in "Korme" Exhibition Complex in Astana.

The Exhibition...


18 February 2011
17.02.2011 / 17:55 Kazakh, Belarusian Foreign Ministries to sign coop plan for 2011-2012
ASTANA. February 17. KAZINFORM The Foreign Ministries of Kazakhstan and Belarus plan to sign the Cooperation Plan for 2011-2012. The document is expected to be signed at the Kazakh-Belarusian...


18 February 2011
17.02.2011 / 16:02 Kazakh-Chinese relations on peak of their development - Ikram Adyrbekov
BEIJING. February 17. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ As was informed before, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is to visit China on February 21. On the threshold of this event...


18 February 2011
17.02.2011 / 15:47 2011 EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum to convene in Astana
ASTANA. February 17. KAZINFORM. The Annual Meeting brings together the EBRD's Board of Governors, namely the government ministers and other senior officials who represent the Bank's...


18 February 2011
17.02.2011 / 10:22 MEPs highly appraise Kazakhstan's adherence to democratic principles and compliance with int'l obligations
BRUSSELS. February 17. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ MEPs highly appraise Kazakhstan's adherence to democratic principles and compliance with international obligations.


18 February 2011
16.02.2011 / 19:35 Kazakhstan - important and biggest partner of Japan in Central Asia - Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara
BEIJING - TOKYO. February 16. KAZINFORM /Ulan Abayev/ Kazakhstan is an important partner country for Japan in the Central Asian region as in terms of both the amount of trade with Japan...


18 February 2011
16.02.2011 / 17:08 Kazakhstan's international reserves increased
ASTANA. February 16. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ As of February 14 the international reserves of the country exceeded USD 63 bln. Chairman of the National Bank Grigori Marchenko has made...


18 February 2011
16.02.2011 / 14:40 Nazarbayev's visit to China to contribute to development of Kazakh-Chinese strategic partnership
BEIJING. February 16. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ At the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a state visit to the People's...


18 February 2011
16.02.2011 / 09:51 Sino-Kazakh relations - perfect example of strategic cooperation, China's Ambassador to Kazakhstan
BEIJING-ASTANA. February 16. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/As earlier reported, President of China Hu Jintao invited Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to pay a visit to China on...


18 February 2011
15.02.2011 / 19:31 Tengizchevroil extracted 25.9 mln tons of crude oil in Kazakhstan in 2010
ATYRAU. February 15. KAZINFORM /Andrey Sokolov/ "Tengizchevroil" LLC developing Tengiz and Korolev fields in Atyrau region extracted 25.9 mln tons of crude oil - 207 mln barrels in...


18 February 2011
15.02.2011 / 15:57 President of Olympic Council of Asia thanked Almaty Mayor for 2011 Asian Games
ALMATY. February 5. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ President of the Olympic Council of Asia Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah sent a letter of gratitude to Almaty Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov...


18 February 2011
15.02.2011 / 13:14 President Nazarbayev to visit Estonia soon
ASTANA. February 15. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a visit to Estonia soon. Kazakh MFA's Executive Secretary Rapil Zhoshybayev...


18 February 2011
15.02.2011 / 09:09 Logistics leaders promote transit corridor to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 15. KAZINFORM. Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications Juhan Parts, speaking at an Estonia-Kazakhstan business forum in Astana on February 14, emphasized Estonia's...


18 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 19:56 Kazakhstan, Estonia have great coop prospects: B.Kaliyev
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/Kazakhstan and Estonia have great prospects for bilateral cooperation development. Vice President of the Kazakh Chamber of Commerce and...


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 18:24 International conference dedicated to SCO 10th anniversary to be held in Almaty
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ International scientific-practical conference on the successful experience in combating new challenges and treats in the SCO space...


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 18:04 Kazakhstan, Estonia discuss coop issues
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM The Kazakh-Estonian Intergovernmental Commission on economic, scientific and technical cooperation holds its second session in Astana. The session is...


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 17:56 Astana to hold anniversary SCO Summit
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has chaired a session of the Organizing Committee on preparation and holding...


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 17:07 Kazakh President to pay visit to China next week
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to pay an official visit to the People's Republic of China on February 21-23....


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 15:50 Senate Speaker, U.S. Special Envoy to OIC met
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM Speaker of the Kazakh Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met with U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Rashad Hussain...


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 13:06 Kazakhstan's OIC presidency may bridge West and East, US President's Special Envoy to OIC
ASTANA. February 14. KAZINFORM." As the OIC chairman Kazakhstan may bridge the West and East," the US President's Special Envoy to OIC Rashad Hussain told a briefing following...


14 February 2011
14.02.2011 / 08:53 Kazakh-Tajik Investment Fund presentation held in Dushanbe
DUSHANBE. February 14. KAZINFORM. A presentation of the Kazakh-Tajik Investment Fund took place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on February 10.

According to the Chairman of...


14 February 2011
11.02.2011 / 20:02 Saudabayev and Spindelegger discussed Kazakh-Austrian coop over phone
ASTANA. February 11. KAZINFORM Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has talked over phone with Michael Spindelegger, Austrian Federal Minister...


14 February 2011
11.02.2011 / 12:32 Kazakhstan, China support each other in issues of key concern, Hu Jintao
ASTANA. February 11. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Nur Otan Party, led by Nursultan Nazarbayev, has become a mainspring of Kazakhstan's socio-economic development," the deputy head...


14 February 2011
11.02.2011 / 12:05 Nur Otan Party congress to help in further effective development of Kazakhstan - V. Putin
ASTANA. February 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The 13th congress of Nur Otan Party which is held now in Astana will definitely be a historic stage in the Party history and help in...


14 February 2011
11.02.2011 / 08:29 Kazakhstan's sustainable economic development became possible due to prudent policy of N.Nazarbayev: EP Vice President
BRUSSELS. February 11. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Sustainable economic development and achievements of Kazakhstan became possible due to the forward-looking and prudent policy of Kazakh...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 14:23 Islamic world has great expectations from Kazakhstan's OIC presidency: K.Saudabayev
ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Today Kazakh State Secretary - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev has hold talks with Senegalese Foreign Minister Madike Niang paying...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 14:05 Future of OIC and Kazakhstan, Frontier Post
ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM. Kazinform agency offers its readers a commentary by Saima Kamal for Frontier Post. Our world is passing through the most turbulent period ever since...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 11:22 Kazakhstan renders humanitarian aid to Pakistan
ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM By the Resolution of the Kazakh Government as of February 10, 2011 the aviation of the Kazakh Ministry of Emergencies will send humanitarian aid to Pakistan,...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 10:58 Kyrgyz-Kazakh relations entered brand new level - Kyrgyz Premier
BISHKEK. February 10. KAZINFORM /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ Kazakhstan will grant 500 tons of corn seeds to the peasants of Kyrgyzstan. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev said...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 10:21 Samruk Kazyna’s subsidiaries to issue Initial Public Offerings in March
ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan's Minister of Finance Bolat Zhamishev announced that in March national companies will begin issuing stocks in the domestic market. While...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 08:59 UN to open refugee office in Almaty
ALMATY. February 10. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan will open an office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) in Almaty, Deputy Foreign Minister Kairat Sarybai announced...


11 February 2011
10.02.2011 / 08:30 Kazakhstan leads Central Asia in economic development: Ambassador of Guatemala
ASTANA. February 10. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Russia Zautbek Turisbekov met with Ambassador of Israel to Russia Dorit Golender and Ambassador of Guatemala to Russia Arturo Duarte...


11 February 2011
09.02.2011 / 19:56 Nur Otan Party successfully chaired ICAPP
ASTANA. February 9. KAZINFORM The XIII congress of Nur Otan People's Democratic Party is to be held on February 11. And the first guests have already begun to arrive.


11 February 2011
09.02.2011 / 14:34 Nuclear fuel bank placement issue to be resolved in autumn 2011: D.Turganov
ASTANA. February 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The International Atomic Energy agency will select a country where the nuclear fuel bank is to be located in autumn, 2011. Deputy...


11 February 2011
09.02.2011 / 14:09 Majilis approved ratification of Statute of Court of Eurasian Economic Community
ASTANA. February 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan approved the draft Law 'On ratification of the Statute of the Court of the Eurasian...


11 February 2011
09.02.2011 / 10:05 EP discussed freedom of media and civil society in Kazakhstan
BRUSSELS. February 9. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Conference titled "Kazakhstan: Freedom of the Media and Freedom of Civil Society" organized by "Open Dialogue" Polish foundation in...


11 February 2011
09.02.2011 / 08:59 Kazakh-Belgian Interparliamentary coop discussed in Brussels
BRUSSELS. February 9. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Belgium and Luxemburg, Head of Missions to the European...


11 February 2011
09.02.2011 / 08:46 8th All-Kazakhstan International Education Fair to open Feb 15
ALMATY. February 9. KAZINFORM. Globus Education Agency announces the 8th All-Kazakhstan International Education Fair to be held on February 15 in Almaty, on February 17 in Astana, on...


11 February 2011
08.02.2011 / 15:57 B. Zheksembin: SCO - one of key integration organizations in Eurasia
TASHKENT. February 8. KAZINFORM /Kurmat Samarkhan/ The Shanghai Cooperation Organization gradually turns into the factor of the SCO member states' development. Ambassador Extraordinary...


11 February 2011
08.02.2011 / 15:45 President defined major objectives for Kazakhstan within OSCE Troika for 2011
ASTANA. February 8. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the OSCE Kairat Abdrakhmanov today.

At the meeting...


11 February 2011
08.02.2011 / 13:04 Kazakh, U.S. military coop prospects discussed in Astana
ASTANA. February 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Defense Adilbek Dzhaksybekov met with Chargé d'Affaires of the United States Embassy in Astana John Ordway on Tuesday, the press...


11 February 2011
07.02.2011 / 19:31 Kazakh FM met with CICA Executive Director
ASTANA. February 7. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev met with CICA Executive Director Ambassador Cınar Aldemir on Monday; the Kazakh...


11 February 2011
07.02.2011 / 11:10 Chairing OIC, Kazakhstan will seek dialogue of cultures, social progress
NEW DELHI. February 7. KAZINFORM Although a secular state, Kazakhstan has nevertheless historically considered itself a part of the global Muslim community, the Ummah.

For...


11 February 2011
07.02.2011 / 08:20 Kazakh President's decision on snap presidential election wise and democratic step - OSCE Sec Gen
VIENNA. February 7. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ The decision of the President of Kazakhstan on cancelling the referendum and holding the early presidential election is a wise and...


11 February 2011
06.02.2011 / 19:58 Kazakh-Russian trade turnover grows by about 40 %
ASTANA. February 6. KAZINFORM. The volume of trade between Kazakhstan and Russia over 11 months of 2010 increased by 39.2 percent, the Kazakh Ministry of Economic Development and Trade...


06 February 2011
06.02.2011 / 17:00 Asiad in Astana and Almaty sparks interest across continent and beyond
ASTANA. February 6. KAZINFORM. In recent days and weeks, the Asian countries and sports enthusiasts have directed their attention to the continent's main sporting event of 2011,...


06 February 2011
06.02.2011 / 13:43 Progressive development of Kazakhstan in the Islamic world, Sunday's Zaman
ISTANBUL. February 6. KAZINFORM. Kazinform offers its readers an article by Aslan Ayçiçek for Sunday's Zaman. Starting in June 2011 Kazakhstan will chair the Organization of...


06 February 2011
05.02.2011 / 17:00 Kazakh-Kyrgyz trade-economic coop discussed in Astana
ASTANA. February 5. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov held a meeting with the delegation of Kyrgyzstan headed by Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev on Friday, February 4;...


06 February 2011
05.02.2011 / 10:35 Thorbjørn Jagland: Kazakhstan - reliable partner of Council of Europe and factor of stability in Central Asia
BRUSSELS-STRASBOURG. February 5. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan is a reliable partner of the Council of Europe and a factor of stability in Central Asian region. Secretary General...


06 February 2011
04.02.2011 / 19:59 Kazakhstan joined Charter of Paris against Cancer
ASTANA. February 4. KAZINFORM The World Cancer Day is marked today. Kazakhstan joined the Charter of Paris against Cancer on January 31, 2011, the press service of the Kazakh Healthcare...


06 February 2011
04.02.2011 / 19:02 Kyrgyz PM appraised role of N.Nazarbayev in Kyrgyzstan restoration process
ASTANA. February 4. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev in Akorda today, the Presidential press service reported.

06 February 2011
04.02.2011 / 18:40 Kazakh President demonstrated steps to be taken in democracy issues: W.Augustat
ASTANA. February 4. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan demonstrated the world community what steps should be taken in the issues concerning democracy. President of the European office...


06 February 2011
04.02.2011 / 17:46 Kazakhstan confirms its commitment to OSCE principles in democracy: German Federal Government
ASTANA. February 4. KAZINFORM The Federal Government of Germany welcomes the decision of the Kazakh Constitutional Council on declaring the Law on holding the referendum to extend the...


06 February 2011
04.02.2011 / 12:30 Kazakhstan likely to join WTO in 2012 H1
ASTANA. February 4. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan hopes to join the World Trade Organization in the first half of 2012. Minister of Economic Development and Trade Zhanar Aitzhanova...


06 February 2011
04.02.2011 / 08:47 Kyrgyz Prime Minister expected in Kazakhstan
BISHKEK. February 4. KAZINFORM /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev will pay a visit to Kazakhstan, 1st Vice Premier of Kyrgyzstan Omurbek Babanov made it public...


06 February 2011
03.02.2011 / 17:18 N. Nazarbayev showed himself as wise leader of his nation - W. Schwimmer
ASTANA. February 3. KAZINFORM Former Secretary General of the Council of Europe Walter Schwimmer has made an official statement for the Kazakhstan Embassy in Austria.

"President...


06 February 2011
03.02.2011 / 16:44 President's initiative proves Kazakhstan's commitment to democratic course: D.Lidington
ASTANA. February 3. KAZINFORM "I have closely watched the recent events in Kazakhstan regarding the prolongation of the President's powers till 2020 and canceling the elections",...


06 February 2011
03.02.2011 / 13:10 206 people brought home from Cairo, MFA
ASTANA. February 3. KAZINFORM. Thanks to the joint efforts of the Foreign Affairs and Emergencies Ministries of Kazakhstan on February 1-2 the majority of Kazakhstan people staying...


06 February 2011
03.02.2011 / 10:42 Romania interested in transport cooperation with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. February 3. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Transport and Communications Abelgazy Kussainov met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania Emil Rapcea; the Ministry's...


06 February 2011
03.02.2011 / 09:18 EC hopes for progress in negotiations on conclusion of new EU-Kazakhstan Partnership Agreement in 2011
BRUSSELS. February 3. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The European Commission hopes for progress in the negotiations on conclusion of a new EU-Kazakhstan Partnership Agreement in 2011....


06 February 2011
02.02.2011 / 19:46 88 Kazakhstanis including 10 children coming back to Kazakhstan from Egypt
ASTANA. February 2. KAZINFORM. TYU-154M of the Kazakh Emergencies Ministry has left Egypt for Almaty at 17:53 today.

88 Kazakhstani citizens including 10 children are...


02 February 2011
02.02.2011 / 09:22 EU welcomes President Nazarbayev's decision to cancel referendum
BRUSSELS. February 2. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The European Union welcomes the decision of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to cancel the referendum on extending president's...


02 February 2011
02.02.2011 / 08:58 President's Address demonstrates highest degree of confidence between authorities and people of Kazakhstan - Adviser of CIS Executive Committee
MINSK. February 2. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ The Kazakh Embassy to Belarus receives messages of officials which are connected with the Kazakh President's Address to the Nation;...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 18:10 Bagdad Amreyev appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Iran
ASTANA. February 1. KAZINFORM By the President's Decree Bagdad Kultayevich Amreyev has been appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Islamic...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 17:50 130 Kazakhstanis to be evacuated from Egypt
ASTANA. February 1. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev has charged to provide assistance to the Kazakhstani citizens in Egypt due to the unstable situation in this country, the...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 13:24 USA welcomes Kazakh President's decision not to pursue referendum
ALMATY. February 1. KAZINFORM /Sara Mustafina/ The United States welcomes the decision by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev not to pursue a national referendum that would...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 12:41 A trip to Kazakhstan made a great impression on me, IOC President Jacques Rogge
ALMATY. February 1. KAZINFORM. /Aigul Turysbekova/ "An opening ceremony of the VII Asian Games was an outstanding sporting event," International Olympic Committee President Jacques...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 09:26 SCO Summit in Astana date set for June 2011
ASTANA. February 1. KAZINFORM Regular session of the SCO Council of National Coordinators under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan was held on January 25-28 in Beijing; Kazinform refers...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 08:50 OIC Secretary-General pins great hopes on Kazakhstan's chairmanship
ASTANA. February 1. KAZINFORM. In a telephone conversation with Kazakh Foreign Minister, Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Conference emphasized that he pins great hopes...


02 February 2011
01.02.2011 / 08:33 OSCE welcomes Kazakh President's decision to cancel referendum - Azubalis
VIENNA-VILNIUS. February 1. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ OSCE welcomes the decision of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev to cancel the referendum on prolongation of the President's...


02 February 2011
31.01.2011 / 21:21 Realization of OSCE Astana Declaration to be discussed in Moscow
VIENNA. January 31. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Foreign Minister of Lithuania Audronius Ažubalis will pay a visit to Moscow on February 1-3. Prospects of...


02 February 2011
31.01.2011 / 21:02 Kazakhstan proposed long-term vision of OSCE future
ASTANA. January 31. KAZINFORM Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the OSCE Kairat Abdrakhmanov visited Washington on January 27-29, 2011 to take part in conference "Passing the...


02 February 2011
31.01.2011 / 19:05 Kazakhstan-OIC cooperation discussed
ASTANA. January 31. KAZINFORM Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has had a telephone conversation with Secretary General of the Organization...


02 February 2011
31.01.2011 / 16:52 Foreign Ministry takes measures to ensure Kazakhstanis' security in Egypt
ASTANA. January 31. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan takes every effort to ensure security of the Kazakhstanis in Egypt due to the unstable situation in this...


02 February 2011
31.01.2011 / 11:10 Kazakh-Kyrgyz relations to develop in the spirit of good neighborly relations and unity, President Roza Otunbayeva
BISHKEK. January 30. KAZINFORM. /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ One the eve of her visit to Kazakhstan President of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva gave an interview to Kazinform agency.

02 February 2011
30.01.2011 / 21:49 UNDP launches new project “Climate-risk management in Kazakhstan”
ALMATY. January 30. KAZINFORM. UNDP project "Climate-risk management in Kazakhstan" launches an inception workshop. The main goal of this workshop is to inform key stakeholders on the...


02 February 2011
30.01.2011 / 19:57 Asiad solemn opening ceremony kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. January 30. KAZINFORM. /Muratbek Makulbekov/ A solemn opening ceremony of the VII Asian Games has started at the Astana-Arena stadium.

Kazakh flag is hoisted....


02 February 2011
30.01.2011 / 19:41 N. Nazarbayev and J. Rogge debated opportunity of holding 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. January 30. KAZINFORM. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, the Presidential press service reports.

02 February 2011
30.01.2011 / 19:13 OCA President thanked Head of State for brilliant organization of Asian Games
ASTANA. January 30. KAZINFORM. Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has met today with President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, the President's...


30 January 2011
29.01.2011 / 14:57 U.S. Assistant State Secretary for Oceans, Environment and Science to visit Kazakhstan
ALMATY. January 29. KAZINFORM /Sara Mustafina/ U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Dr. Kerri-Ann Jones will pay a visit...


30 January 2011
29.01.2011 / 13:51 Rules determining list of goods for industrial processing imported form CU approved
ASTANA. January 29. KAZINFORM Rules determining the list of goods for industrial processing imported to Kazakhstan from the Customs Union member states and the list of finished products...


30 January 2011
29.01.2011 / 12:29 Kazakhstan to develop proposals on institutionalization of Single Economic Space bodies
ASTANA. January 29. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ A session of the Customs Union commission was held in Moscow yesterday. Kazakhstan was tasked to develop proposals on institutionalization...


30 January 2011
29.01.2011 / 12:07 Kazakhstan's achievements aroused keen interest in Davos
ASTANA. January 29. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ The achievements of Kazakhstan aroused keen interest of the world community at the Davos Economic Forum. Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov...


30 January 2011
28.01.2011 / 13:41 Nazarbayev suggests UN adopting universal declaration of nuclear-free world
UST-KAMENOGORSK. January 28. KAZINFORM / Lyudmila Malko/ "We take the lead in ensuring the global nuclear security. Kazakhstan offers the UN to adopt the universal declaration of nuclear-free...


30 January 2011
28.01.2011 / 13:02 Kazakhstan's OIC presidency should strengthen Asian sector of our foreign policy - N. Nazarbayev
ASTANA. January 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The presidency over the Organization of Islamic Conference should strengthen the Asian sector of our foreign policy. Nursultan Nazarbayev...


30 January 2011
28.01.2011 / 12:56 Kazakhstan to organize Afghanistan Donor Conference: President
ASTANA. January 28. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ Kazakhstan will continue the work on settlement of conflicts within the OSCE presidency. In this regard, Afghanistan Donor Conference...


30 January 2011
28.01.2011 / 12:30 Kazakhstan suggests adopting Kazakhstan-EU - 2020 energy charter: N.Nazarbayev
ASTANA. January 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "We suggest our European partners jointly to develop and adopt energy charter "Kazakhstan-EU - 2020" in bilateral or multilateral...


30 January 2011
28.01.2011 / 09:04 Kazakhstan-EU coop reached new level
BRUSSELS. January 28. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev met with High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 17:44 U.S. Congress highlights Kazakh President's role in ensuring stability and progress
ASTANA. November 27. KAZINFORM Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has held a number of meetings with the White House representatives and...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 14:58 Kazakhstan able to export 57 commodity groups to China: Kaznex Invest
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ A research of Kaznex Invest Agency of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and New Technologies shows that Kazakhstan produces 57 commodity...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 14:04 Kazakhstan plans to expand export to China - A. Issekeshev
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakhstan plans to expand export to China. It is one of the best markets for selling domestic non-oil products.

Vice Prime...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 13:40 N. Nazarbayev to visit China in February - Asset Issekeshev
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit China in February within a working visit. Vice Prime Minister and Minister of...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 12:33 Kazakh, Chinese Leaders laid foundation for futher economic cooperation: Kelimbetov
BEIJING. January 27. KAZINFORM. /Russlan Suleimenov/ On February 21 President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a visit to the People's Republic of China. The visit programme...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 12:05 Kyrgyz President to visit Kazakhstan
BISHKEK. January 27. KAZINFORM /Arnur Rakhymbekov/ President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on January 30, the press service of the Kyrgyz President...


30 January 2011
27.01.2011 / 11:34 Senate ratified Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
ASTANA. January 27. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Senate of the Kazakh Parliament adopted the Law "On ratification of the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage...


30 January 2011
26.01.2011 / 14:14 K.Saudabayev and H.Clinton confirm mutual intention to strengthen strategic cooperation
ASTANA. January 26. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev held talks with U.S. State Secretary Hillary Clinton on the second day of his visit to the...


30 January 2011
26.01.2011 / 11:21 Kaznex Invest launched Unified Database of Investment Projects and Foreign Investors
ASTANA. January 26. KAZINFORM Under the order of the Kazakh Ministry of Industry and New Technologies National Agency for Export and Investments "Kaznex Invest" has developed the Unified...


30 January 2011
26.01.2011 / 10:31 Amanah Raya to help set up Islamic bank in Kazakhstan
JEDDAH. January 26. KAZINFORM.Kazinform agency offers its readers a commentary by Mushtak Parker, Arab News. Malaysian trustee company Amanah Raya Berhad is joining forces with Fattah...


30 January 2011
25.01.2011 / 18:45 Kazakhstan participated in FITUR-2011 International Tourism and Trade Fair in Madrid
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM During the period from January 19 to January 23, 2011, Madrid held the 31st International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR-2011.

This year the...


30 January 2011
25.01.2011 / 16:30 Kazakh Foreign Minister's visit to Washington begins with meetings with veterans of American diplomacy
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM A visit of Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev to Washington has begun with meetings with veterans of the American diplomacy...


30 January 2011
25.01.2011 / 16:18 Kazakh delegation participated in V Global Competitiveness Forum
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM On January 22-25 Riyadh hosted the V Global Competitiveness Forum held under the patronage of King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz.


30 January 2011
25.01.2011 / 13:35 Kazakh delegation took part in 3rd session of OIC Steering Committee on Health
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM OIC Steering Committee on Health held third session in Jeddah. A delegation of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry and the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to...


30 January 2011
25.01.2011 / 08:42 Belarus interested in coop with Kazakhstan in agriculture
MINSK. January 25. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ A delegation from North Kazakhstan region held talks in the Belarusian Ministry of Agriculture and Foodstuffs.

"Belarus is...


30 January 2011
25.01.2011 / 08:26 Kazakhstan ratifies agreement with IBRD on borrowing $17 mln for reform
ASTANA. January 25. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan has ratified an agreement with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) on the borrowing of 17 million U.S. dollar...


24 January 2011
24.01.2011 / 20:19 Saudi Arabia considers Kazakhstan as reliable partner in Central Asia - Prine Nayef
ASTANA. January 24. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Kairat Lama Sharif met yesterday with Second Vice Prime Minister-Minister of Foreign Affairs...


24 January 2011
24.01.2011 / 18:36 Kazakh Foreign Minister to visit EU headquarters in Brussels
ASTANA. January 24. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev will pay a visit to the headquarters of the European Union in Brussels...


24 January 2011
24.01.2011 / 18:22 7th World Islamic Economic Forum to promote coop between OIC member states
ASTANA. January 24. KAZINFORM Issues of further development of the interparliamentary dialogue were discussed at the 13 session of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC member states (PUOICM)...


24 January 2011
24.01.2011 / 18:01 FM K.Saudabayev to visit U.S.A. Jan 24-26
ASTANA. January 24. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev will visit the U.S.A. on January 24-26.

Official...


24 January 2011
20.01.2011 / 19:11 ENRC development program in Kazakhstan estimated to be worth USD 7 bln: Felix Vulis
KARAGANDA. January 20. KAZINFORM /Valentina Yelizarova/ The Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) estimated its development program in Kazakhstan worth USD 7 bln. Chief Executive...


24 January 2011
20.01.2011 / 17:08 Asian Games attracts attention - tickets for opening and closing ceremonies sold out
ALMATY. January 20. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilinskaya/ The tickets for opening and closing ceremonies of the 7th Asian Games that will take place in Astana and Almaty are sold out. The JSC...


24 January 2011
20.01.2011 / 16:51 Kazakhstan - one of few countries of the world where foreign investments protected: V.Alekperov
ASTANA. January 20. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received President of LUKOIL Company Vagit Alekperov today, the Presidential press service reported.


24 January 2011
20.01.2011 / 16:25 Kazakh delegation took part in 4th annual Asian Financial Forum
ASTANA. January 20. KAZINFORM The 4th annual Asian Financial Forum on "Asia: the formation of a new development model" took place in Hong Kong on January 17-18, the press service of...


24 January 2011
19.01.2011 / 16:55 Kazakhstan, France to produce military equipment together
ASTANA. January 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Defense Adilbek Dzhaksybekov met with President of "Sagem Defense Security" Company Jean-Lin Fournereaux on Wednesday, the press service...


24 January 2011
18.01.2011 / 20:16 Kazakh, Malaysian FMs discussed bilateral cooperation
ASTANA. January 148. KAZINFORM Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has had a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Dato'...


24 January 2011
18.01.2011 / 15:21 Astana, Vilnius agreed on closer cooperation
ASTANA. January 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev held a telephone conversation with OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister of Foreign...


24 January 2011
17.01.2011 / 10:38 Kazakhstan may become a repository country for the INFB
ASTANA. January 17. KAZINFORM. Kazakhstan has every chance to become a repository country for the International Nuclear Fuel Bank. Very soon, the International Atomic Energy Agency...


24 January 2011
17.01.2011 / 10:08 Kazakhstan to pass law to allow company sukuk sales
ASTANA. January 17. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's government expects to pass legislation within the next two months that would enable companies to sell Islamic bonds, said Deputy Prime...


24 January 2011
17.01.2011 / 08:42 French experts want to create technology park on basis of Nazarbayev University
ALMATY. January 17. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ We would like to create a technology park as well as a technology network on the basis of the Nazarbayev University, in which the country's...


16 January 2011
14.01.2011 / 19:28 Hungarian Ambassador to Russia: Kazakhstan - our important partner in CA
ASTANA. January 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation Zautbek Turisbekov has received Hungarian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary...


16 January 2011
14.01.2011 / 17:42 French President's Special Envoy Emery de Montesquieu to visit Astana Jan 17-18
ASTANA. January 14. KAZINFORM Special Envoy of the French President, Senator Emery de Montesquieu is to visit Astana on January 17-18, a press release of KAZENERGY Association reads.

16 January 2011
14.01.2011 / 14:00 Kazakhstan's achievements in 2010: “We prevented civil conflict in Kyrgyzstan, performing a mission on behalf of OSCE,” N. Nazarbayev
ASTANA. January 14. KAZINFORM. /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan's OSCE presidency will be remembered for the country's efforts to give a new impulse to this authoritative...


16 January 2011
14.01.2011 / 11:05 Kazakhstan's humanitarian aid to other states totaled USD 15 mln last year
ASTANA. January 14. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan rendered humanitarian assistance amounted to USD 15 mln last year, the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Emergencies...


16 January 2011
14.01.2011 / 09:44 Kazakhstan, UAE discussed coop in sphere of education and science in Abu-Dhabi
ASTANA. January 14. KAZINFORM Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Zhumagulov held a number of meetings in the United Arab Emirates, the press service of the Embassy...


16 January 2011
13.01.2011 / 16:04 KazNex Invest earns contracts with leading international industrial firms
ASTANA. January 13. KAZINFORM During the last few days of 2010, Kazakhstan signed several notable agreements with a number of Western industrial companies thanks to the work by the...


16 January 2011
13.01.2011 / 15:45 EBRD allocated EUR 220,000 for establishment of Housing and Utilities Development Fund in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. January 13. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has allocated EUR 220 thousand for establishment of the Housing and...


12 January 2011
12.01.2011 / 08:58 Asian Winter Games' Flame handed over to Kazakh delegation in Al-Kuwait
ASTANA. January 12. KAZINFORM A ceremony of handing over the Asian Winter Games' Flame to the Kazakh delegation was held in Al-Kuwait where the headquarters of the Olympic Council...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 20:59 Slovak President highly appraises organization of Astana OSCE Summit
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Bratislava Anarbek Karashev met yesterday with President of the Slovak Republic Ivan Gašparovič.

As the press...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 19:20 Columbia University reps to analyze effectiveness of measures taken within Program of Forced Industrial-Innovative Development
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The teaching staff of the Academy of Public Administration under the Kazakh President met today with a working group of Columbia University...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 19:11 Flame of 7th Asian Winter Games lit in Al Kuwait
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM The Flame Ignition Ceremony of the 7th Asian Winter Games was held in the city of Al Kuwait today.

As the General Information Partner of...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 18:19 Kazakh, Russian FMs talked over phone
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 17:19 N.Nazarbayev is guarantor of steadily progressive development of Kazakhstan - Russian expert A.Medvedev
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ N.Nazarbayev demonstrates a bond with the nation, being a guarantor of steadily progressive development of the state.


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 16:00 Kazakhstan attends 14th meeting of COMSTECH General Assembly
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM A Kazakh delegation headed by Minister of Education and Science Bakytzhan Zhumagulov is taking part in the 14th meeting of the General Assembly of the...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 12:30 K.Massimov charged to consider establishment of free economic zone in Mangystau region
ASTANA. January 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov charged the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies to consider establishment of free economic...


12 January 2011
11.01.2011 / 08:54 OSCE Summit to become lasting legacy of Kazakhstan's OSCE presidency - congratulations to President
BRUSSELS. January 11. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Congratulations on successful holding of the OSCE Summit in Astana on December 1-2 are still sent to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan...


12 January 2011
10.01.2011 / 13:50 K. Massimov set task to prepare transport and communication complex of Kazakhstan for joining Single Economic Space
ASTANA. January 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov set a task to make the country's transport and communication complex ready to join the Single...


12 January 2011
05.01.2011 / 17:27 Kazakhstan held OSCE Summit with great success - Richard Hoagland
ASTANA. January 5. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan organized and held the OSCE Summit successfully. U.S. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Kazakhstan Richard...


02 January 2011
01.01.2011 / 00:01 We move towards future as strong and respected country. Let well-being come to every family in New Year!
ASTANA. January 1. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated all Kazakhstanis on New Year. Kazinform disseminates the text of the congratulation with...


02 January 2011
28.12.2010 / 19:27 PM Massimov meets Chinese Foreign Minister in Astana
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Yang Jiechi has met with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov Within...


02 January 2011
28.12.2010 / 13:34 Partnership of Kazakhstan and China characterized by trustful and close relations of our Leaders: K.Saudabayev
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ "The partnership of Kazakhstan and China is characterized by trustful and close relations of our Leaders", Kazakh Secretary of State...


02 January 2011
28.12.2010 / 13:01 Congratulations to President
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM Letters of congratulations from the Heads of different countries and governments on the 19th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan are still received...


02 January 2011
28.12.2010 / 12:58 Chinese President invites N.Nazarbayev to pay visit to China in 2011
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ President of the People's Republic of China Hu Jintao invites President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to pay a visit to China...


02 January 2011
28.12.2010 / 12:06 Kazakh, Chinese Foreign Ministers held meeting
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev met with Head of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Yang Jiechi within the...


02 January 2011
28.12.2010 / 10:55 Kazakhstan to synchronize ratification of Single Economic Space forming documents with Russia: Premier
ASTANA. December 28. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan will ratify a package of documents on establishment of the Single Economic Space simultaneously with Russia. Kazakh Prime...


27 December 2010
25.12.2010 / 14:48 President continues receiving congratulations on 19th anniversary of independence
ASTANA. December 25. KAZINFORM President Nursultan Nazarbayev continues to receive congratulatory telegrams on the occasion of the 19th anniversary of the country's independence,...


27 December 2010
24.12.2010 / 21:22 Potential trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Turkey exceeds USD 10 bln: K.Sarybai
ANKARA. December 24. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Potential trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Turkey exeeds USD 10 bln. Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Sarybai said...


24 December 2010
24.12.2010 / 17:56 Kazakhstan to remain in OSCE Troika in 2011 - S. Abdykarimov
ASTANA. December 24. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan will remain in the OSCE Troika next year together with Lithuania and Ireland, Director of the OSCE Department of the Ministry...


24 December 2010
24.12.2010 / 12:53 Astana Declaration to be worthily evaluated, since we could activate OSCE's work - Serzhan Abdykarimov
ASTANA. December 24. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Chairmanship of Kazakhstan in the OSCE has been named as a top rated event of year 2010. Sociologists say Kazakhstanis are pleased that...


24 December 2010
23.12.2010 / 18:02 Kazakh PM suggests ECO states new approach to multilateral agreements' implementation
ISTANBUL. December 23. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Prime Minister Karim Massimov offers the ECO participating states to use a new approach to implementation of multilateral agreements...


24 December 2010
23.12.2010 / 17:10 Presidents of Kazakhstan and Korea talked over phone
ASTANA. December 23. KAZINFORM A telephone conversation of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev with President of South Korea Lee Myung-bak has been held today, the presidential...


24 December 2010
23.12.2010 / 16:00 Kazakh PM takes part in ECO summit in Istanbul
ISTANBUL. December 23. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ 11th summit of Heads of state and government of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states has been opened in Istanbul...


24 December 2010
23.12.2010 / 08:54 Kazakhstan opened its Honorary Consulate in Kyushu region of Japan
ASTANA. December 23. KAZINFORM Yesterday in Fukuoka Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Japan Akylbek Kamaldinov participated in a ceremony of inauguration of the Honorary Consulate of our...


24 December 2010
22.12.2010 / 20:07 ODIHR of OSCE positively appraises presidential and parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. December 22. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights positively appraises presidential and parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan.

24 December 2010
22.12.2010 / 18:40 Kazakh PM left for Istanbul to take part in ECO 11th summit
ASTANA. December 22. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov and an official delegation of Kazakhstan have left for Istanbul to take part in the 11th summit of heads of state...


24 December 2010
22.12.2010 / 14:10 Majilis approved ratification of Kazakh-Russian agr't on cooperation in outer space exploration
ASTANA. December 22. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Draft law "On ratification of the agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and Russia on cooperation in the field of exploration...


24 December 2010
22.12.2010 / 09:30 Results of OSCE chairmanship prove Kazakhstan's big role in international arena - Russian diplomat
BRUSSELS. December 22. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The results of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in OSCE prove that the country plays a big role in the international arena, says Ambassador...


24 December 2010
21.12.2010 / 15:40 Fitch revises Kazakhstan's Outlook to Positive from Stable
ASTANA. December 21. KAZINFORM Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlooks on Kazakhstan's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) to Positive from Stable...


24 December 2010
21.12.2010 / 13:16 Kazakhstan held over 150 events within OSCE presidency - Director of OSCE Department
ASTANA. December 21. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakhstan has done more than planned to implement within the framework of its presidency in the OSCE. Ambassador-at-Large, Director...


24 December 2010
21.12.2010 / 09:14 Turkish companies to sponsor 2011 Asian Winter Games
ASTANA. December 21. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ Representatives of the largest Turkish companies have expressed their interest in partnership and sponsored programs of the upcoming...


20 December 2010
20.12.2010 / 19:41 OSCE took part in 28 elections under Kazakhstan's presidency
ASTANA. December 20. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ The OSCE took part in the 28 elections with Kazakhstan presiding during this year instead of planned 15. Director of the OSCE Department...


20 December 2010
20.12.2010 / 08:55 Senate Speaker holds several meetings in Minsk
MINSK. December 20. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ Within the framework of a mission the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly which participated in monitoring of the presidential elections in Belarus...


20 December 2010
18.12.2010 / 12:47 US Assistant Secretary Blake, Kazakh Secretary of State Saudabayev talked over phone
ASTANA. December 18. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev talked over phone with US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs...


20 December 2010
16.12.2010 / 12:36 Wise policy and international initiatives of N. Nazarbayev led Kazakhstan to its level and to world recognition - M. Mariani
BRUSSELS. December 16. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Wise policy and international initiatives of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev led Kazakhstan to its level and to the recognition...


20 December 2010
15.12.2010 / 13:43 Kazakhstan's OSCE presidency - new stage in history of Organization
MINSK. December 15. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ The Kazakh Embassy in Belarus with the support of the Belarus State University held a scientific-practical conference titled "OSCE in modern...


20 December 2010
15.12.2010 / 11:05 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton congratulates Kazakhstan on Independence Day
ASTANA. December 15. KAZINFORM Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has sent a message of congratulations on Kazakhstan's Independence Day; Kazinform refers to the press service...


20 December 2010
14.12.2010 / 11:18 Kazakhstan's foreign trade turnover increased by 43.1% in January - October, 2010
ASTANA. December 14. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "The foreign trade turnover of Kazakhstan in ten months this year increased by 43.1% and made USD 81 bln", Minister of Economic Development...


20 December 2010
13.12.2010 / 18:10 Kazakhstan to host first historic summit of Turkic Council Oct 2011
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The first historic summit of the Turkic Council will take place in October 2011 in Kazakhstan. Official Spokesperson of the Kazakh Foreign...


20 December 2010
13.12.2010 / 15:09 Kazakhstan profoundly entrenched itself in West - OSCE Sec Gen
ASTANA. December 13. KAZINFORM Following results of the OSCE Summit held in Astana on December 1-2 foreign mass media continue to publish materials on this topic. The online edition...


20 December 2010
10.12.2010 / 18:33 OSCE Summit in Astana demonstrated ability of achieving mutually acceptable solutions: N.Nazarbayev
MOSCOW. December 10. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "The OSCE Summit in Astana demonstrated ability of achieving mutually acceptable solutions", President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev...


09 December 2010
09.12.2010 / 10:30 President to take part in EurAsEC, CIS, CSTO sessions in Moscow
ASTANA. December 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev left for Moscow to take part in the top-level sessions of the EurAsEC, CIS and CSTO.

09 December 2010
08.12.2010 / 15:33 Majilis ratified Kazakh-Russian Agreement on construction of third unit of Ekibastuz GRES-2 power station
ASTANA. December 8. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament approved draft Law "On ratification of the Agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and...


09 December 2010
08.12.2010 / 14:58 Kazakhstan and Russia are strategic partners in fact: U. Mukhamedzhanov
ASTANA. December 8. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan and Russia are strategic partners in fact. Chairman of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Ural Mukhamedzhanov...


09 December 2010
08.12.2010 / 14:05 President Nazarbayev and Chairman of Russia's Federation Council Mironov meet in Astana
ASTANA. December 8. KAZINFORM Today Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Sergey Mironov...


09 December 2010
08.12.2010 / 08:31 Russia and EU discuss results of OSCE Summit in Astana
BRUSSELS. December 8. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The presidents of Russia and the European Union have discussed results of the OSCE Summit in Astana in the course of the Russia-EU...


09 December 2010
06.12.2010 / 08:54 Saudi Arabia pays great significance to deepening interaction with Astana - Justice Minister
ASTANA. December 6. KAZINFORM On the threshold of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Organisation of the Islamic Conference Saudi Arabia pays great significance to deepening interaction...


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 01:21 Astana Charter to be solid foundation for OSCE's further development, hence it reflects position of all member states - President
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ The Astana Charter is to be a solid foundation for further development of the OSCE, hence it reflects position of all member states....


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 01:17 Astana Summit is historic event both for OSCE and Kazakhstan - President
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Arailym Temirgaliyeva/ The first Summit of this millennium is a historic event both for OSCE and Kazakhstan. Today the OSCE is experiencing s a renaissance....


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 01:05 Consensus for 56 member states was difficult to reach - Nursultan Nazarbayev
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The consensus of 56 states on the Astana Declaration of the OSCE Summit was difficult to reach.

Kazakh President Nursultan...


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 00:43 Participating states confirm adherence to UN Charter and all norms taken within OSCE - Saudabayev
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The participating states have confirmed their full adherence to the United Nations Charter and all norms, principles and obligations taken...


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 00:33 EU appraises document adopted at OSCE Summit
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Alexey Kaulko/ The representative of the European Union took the floor after the Astana Declaration was adopted and thanked Kazakhstan for its hard work...


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 00:11 Astana Declaration opens new stage in OSCE life - N.Nazarbayev
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ The Astana Declaration opens new stage in a life of the OSCE. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev considers so.


09 December 2010
03.12.2010 / 00:09 Astana Declaration of OSCE Summit adopted - President N. Nazarbayev
ASTANA. December 3. KAZINFORM /Arailym Temirgaliyeva/ The long-waited two-day Summit of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe came to end. President of the Republic...


09 December 2010
02.12.2010 / 16:41 Kazakhstan has done great work this year, logical conclusion of which is OSCE Summit - foreign analysts' opinions
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM /Zhanna Korkitova/ Kazakhstan has done a great work this year, logical conclusion of which became the OSCE Summit. The U.S. analyst specializing in Central...


09 December 2010
02.12.2010 / 18:56 Senate Speaker K.Tokayev holds meetings within OSCE Summit
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the OSCE Summit in Astana Kazakh Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met with Cardinal Secretary of State of Vatican Tarcisio...


09 December 2010
02.12.2010 / 14:52 Head of State held range of bilateral meetings
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held a range of bilateral meetings within the OSCE summit, the presidential press service reports.


09 December 2010
02.12.2010 / 14:24 Kazakhstan's chairmanship in OIC to promote rapprochement of OIC and OSCE - E. Ihsanoglu
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ Purposes of the Organization of the Islamic Conference in many ways coincide with the OSCE goals. OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin...


09 December 2010
02.12.2010 / 13:48 Negotiations on OSCE Summit's final declaration continues: N.Nazarbayev
ASTANA. December 2. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ OSCE Summit participants continue negotiations on adoption of the Astana Declaration. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has...


09 December 2010
02.12.2010 / 13:12 Kazakhstanis should be proud of what their country achieved during independence period: H.Clinton
ALMATY. December 2. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ The results of the first day of the OSCE Summit in Astana show that it is successful - heads of delegations admit that Kazakhstan today...


09 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 21:04 Nazarbayev discusses agenda of OSCE Summit with heads of state and government
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the OSCE Summit President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with heads of state and government.

The President's...


09 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 19:32 H. Clinton thanked Kazakhstan for support of international mission in Afghanistan
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sihimbayev/ Kazakhstan as the presiding in the OSCE country helped to draw attention to the problems and opportunities of Central Asia.


09 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 19:19 Kazakhstan to promote issues of relations normalization between Muslim and Western worlds as OIC Chairman - K.Saudabayev
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan will promote the issues regarding relations normalization of the Muslim and Western worlds on the post of a chairman of the...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 13:13 Nursultan Nazarbayev proposes to develop joint document 'Towards tolerance in a new decade'
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Valentina Yelizarova/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev proposes to develop joint document 'Towards tolerance in a new decade' to the...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 12:38 D. Medvedev thanked Kazakhstan for excellent organization of Summit
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Delivering a speech at the OSCE high-level Summit President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev thanked Kazakhstan for excellent...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 12:10 In Astana we need to analyze what was done and define what we need to do in future - Angela Merkel
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sihimbayev/ The Summit in Astana helps us to familiarize what is happening in the region. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel said it during the...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 11:53 Astana document is an opportunity to reenergize OSCE - Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Astana document gives an opportunity to reenergize our organization, OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de Brichambaut said at the...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 11:50 OSCE Summit participants can open new page in Organization's history - OSCE Sec Gen Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The participants of the OSCE Summit have a chance to open a new page in history of the Organization. Secretary General of the OSCE...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 11:30 Due to N. Nazarbayev's outstanding leadership Semipalatinsk polygon became symbol of hope - UN Sec Gen
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Due to outstanding and visionary leadership of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Semipalatinsk nuclear testing site has been...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 10:54 Kazakhstan's presidency gave new impetus for strengthening of control over armament
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The presidency of Kazakhstan in the OSCE gave a new impetus for strengthening of control regime over the armament. Secretary of State,...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 10:40 Kazakh President proposes to establish OSCE Security Institute in Astana
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Valentina Yelizarova/ Kazakh President proposed to establish the OSCE Security Institute in Astana. The Head of State said it at the OSCE Summit in Astana.

01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 10:33 Kazakhstan proposes to increase number of baskets and institutes of OSCE - N. Nazarbayev
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sihimbayev/ Kazakhstan proposes to increase the number of baskets and institutions of the OSCE. Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said it...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 08:30 UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon considers Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship as very successful
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM On November 30, 2010 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gave an interview to Kazakhstan's Khabar Agency.

Answering the questions, Head...


01 December 2010
01.12.2010 / 07:40 Astana OSCE Summit: NEW STAGE IN ORGANIZATION'S DEVELOPMENT
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM The top-level Summit of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe starts its work in Astana Palace of Independence today.

38...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 22:29 OSCE can use Kazakhstan's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative as model - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan's Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative can serve as a model for the OSCE states. Secretary of State of...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 18:50 Spain backs Astana's candidacy to host EXPO-2017- Deputy Prime Minister Manuel Chaves González
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the upcoming OSCE Summit Head of State Nursultan Nazarabyev has met with Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Spain Manuel...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 18:37 29 heads of state to arrive in Astana for OSCE Summit
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Valentina Yelizarova/ 29 heads of state will arrive in Astana for participation in the OSCE Summit. Chairman of the International Information Committee...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 18:21 President Nursultan Nazarbayev to open OSCE Summit in Astana Dec 1
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to open the Summit of the OSCE Leaders in Astana tomorrow. OSCE Spokesperson Virginie Coulloudon...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 18:00 K.Vollebaek highly appraises that Kazakhstan preaches ideas of interethnic, interreligious tolerance
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ It is important that the OSCE Summit is being held in Astana - the capital of the post-Soviet republic. It is symbolic for our epoch....


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 16:53 National minorities of Kazakhstan should learn state language - OSCE High Commissioner Knut Vollebaek
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ It is important to learn the state language for national minorities of Kazakhstan. OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Knut...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 15:34 OSCE PA Bureau holds sitting in Astana
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Bureau of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly is holding a session at the Independence Palace in Astana now.

Chairman...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 14:55 I congratulated Kazakh President and expressed admiration for organization level of Summit: Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Cardinal Secretary of State of the Holy See (Vatican) Tarcisio Bertone within the frameworks of the coming...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 14:47 Kazakhstan set a goal of increasing importance of OSCE since first days of its presidency - M. P. de Brichambaut
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakhstan set a goal of increasing the importance of the OSCE since the first days of its presidency. OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 14:37 N.Nazarbayev and Ban Ki-moon discussed wide range of coop issues
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM Within the frameworks of the coming OSCE Summit in Astana President N.Nazarbayev met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the presidential press service...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 14:13 Summit in Astana to be remembered as historic event - M. P. de Brichambaut
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Summit in Astana has special meaning. It is going to be remembered as a historic event, OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de Brichambaut...


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 13:51 It's very important that OSCE Summit held in Astana - M. P. de Brichambaut
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ The OSCE is a unique organization that aims at ensuring peace and stability on the basis of its responsibilities of all three dimensions....


01 December 2010
30.11.2010 / 12:11 Kazakhstan's delegation has always been important part of OSCE PA - P. Efthimiou
ASTANA. November 30. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The delegation of Kazakhstan has always been an important part of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Chairman of the OSCE Parliamentary...


01 December 2010
29.11.2010 / 18:20 Saudi Arabia ready to back Kazakhstan's initiatives during OIC chairmanship
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM Special Envoy of the Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ambassador Baghdad Amreyev met with Minister of State...


01 December 2010
29.11.2010 / 16:48 Upcoming Summit in Astana is very important hence it will increase political dialogue level in OSCE - OSCE PA Chairman Petros Efthimiou
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The upcoming Summit in Astana is very important hence it will increase the level of a political dialogue in the OSCE. Chairman of the...


01 December 2010
29.11.2010 / 13:05 OSCE PA delegation arrives in Astana
ASTANA. November 29. KAZINFORM A delegation of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly headed by Chairman of the Assembly Petros Efthimiou arrived in Astana on Monday for participation in the...


01 December 2010
28.11.2010 / 21:34 Kazakhstan to strive for stronger coop between OSCE and OIC: M.Jarbussynova
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Preparing to the OSCE chairmanship we were simultaneously preparing to the OIC presidency as well", Ambassador at Large for Human Rights...


01 December 2010
28.11.2010 / 17:59 OSCE Civil Society Forum kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Two-day Civil Society Forum of the OSCE takes place in Astana.

Over 120 representatives of non-governmental organizations...


01 December 2010
28.11.2010 / 14:36 Review Conference showed openness in work with NGOs: OSCE Sec Gen
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The OSCE Review conference showed openness in work with NGOs which is a sign of maturity of Kazakhstan's presidency. Secretary General...


01 December 2010
28.11.2010 / 12:23 I hope Astana Summit to mark new historic stage in building of community of truly comprehensive and indivisible security: K.Zhigalov
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ "I hope the Astana Summit will mark a new historic stage in the building of a community of truly comprehensive and indivisible security...


01 December 2010
28.11.2010 / 12:03 Great progress achieved in all spheres during Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship: Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Great progress has been achieved in all spheres during the Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship" OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de...


01 December 2010
28.11.2010 / 10:38 Final OSCE Review Conference to be held in Astana today
ASTANA. November 28. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The OSCE Review Conference will be held in the Palace of Peace and Accord in Astana on Sunday.

The final enlarged...


01 December 2010
27.11.2010 / 17:36 Summit in Astana allows to clearly affirm commitments of OSCE member states in combating human trafficking
ASTANA. November 27. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Summit in Astana allows to clearly affirm commitments of the OSCE participating states in combating human trafficking. On behalf...


26 November 2010
26.11.2010 / 19:30 OSCE rep reported on mass media freedom at NGO forum in Astana
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ OSCE Media Freedom Representative Dunja Mijatovic informed the NGO forum participants taking place in Astana within the OSCE Review...


26 November 2010
26.11.2010 / 12:45 Fact that 11 years later heads of OSCE member states will gather in Astana shows their political will – R.Norkus
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The fact that 11 years later heads of OSCE member states will gather in Astana shows their political will to promote further the Organization's...


26 November 2010
26.11.2010 / 12:10 Astana to carry out major event of 21st century on Dec 1-2 - Adviser to President Y.Yertysbayev
ASTANA. November 26. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Over 19 years of independent development Kazakhstan demonstrated to the whole world a model of the state-political system, in which interethnic...


26 November 2010
25.11.2010 / 19:12 Czech business community pays attention to realization of new industrialization policy of Kazakhstan - M. Hovorka
ASTANA. November 25. KAZINFORM Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan Asset Isekeshev received Czech delegation headed by Deputy Minister of...


26 November 2010
25.11.2010 / 11:15 Kazakhstan - one of perspective states on conservation of wetlands: UNDP
ASTANA. November 25. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ Twelve session of the National Management Committee on project "Integrated Conservation of Priority Globally Significant Wetlands" aimed...


26 November 2010
25.11.2010 / 09:28 Hague holds conference on problems of interethnic and interfaith concord within Kazakhstan's presidency in OSCE
HAGUE. November 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ A conference entitled "Ethno-religious pluralism and problems of integration" has been held in Hague under the auspices of Kazakhstan's...


26 November 2010
25.11.2010 / 09:10 Kazakhstan takes seriously its duties as OSCE chairman: Knut Vollebaek
HAGUE. November 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan took very seriously his duties of the chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, resolving complicated...


26 November 2010
25.11.2010 / 08:32 OSCE Summit in Astana to demonstrate that Kazakhstan becomes world's growing and influential power - C.Veldkamp
HAGUE. November 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The OSCE Summit in Astana will demonstrate that Kazakhstan becomes world's growing and influential power. Caspar Veldkamp, Director...


26 November 2010
24.11.2010 / 18:56 Ukraine to preside in OSCE in 2013
VIENNA. November 24. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ Ukraine will become a presiding in the OSCE country in 2013. The decision was made by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of OSCE member...


26 November 2010
24.11.2010 / 18:35 Kazakhstan has great human resources: Milan Hovorka
ASTANA. November 24. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "Kazakhstan has both resources and human potential", Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Czech Milan Hovorka said at the briefing...


26 November 2010
24.11.2010 / 14:11 Successful chairmanship in OSCE demonstrates significant achievements of Kazakhstan on world arena - Emomalii Rahmon
DUSHANBE. November 24. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Successful chairmanship in the OSCE demonstrates significant achievements of Kazakhstan on the world arena; President of Tajikistan...


26 November 2010
24.11.2010 / 13:04 Tajik PM invites Kazakh investors to take part in hydroelectric power station construction
DUSHANBE. November 24. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Prime Minister of Tajikistan Akil Akilov has invited the Kazakh investors to take part in a hydroelectric power station construction...


26 November 2010
24.11.2010 / 12:33 PM Massimov arrives in Dushanbe with official visit
DUSHANBE. November 24. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ A Kazakh governmental delegation headed by Prime Minister Karim Massimov has arrived in an airport of Dushanbe.

The...


26 November 2010
23.11.2010 / 20:33 Kazakhstan as OSCE presiding country performed huge work - Rokas Bernotas
ASTANA. November 23, KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan as a presiding in the OSCE country has accomplished more than it was expected. Newly appointed Ambassador of Lithuania to...


26 November 2010
23.11.2010 / 19:11 More than 1200 journalists accredited for covering OSCE Summit
ASTANA. November 23. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ More than 1200 journalists from Kazakhstan and foreign countries have been accredited for covering the OSCE Summit in Astana. Chairman...


26 November 2010
23.11.2010 / 18:58 Final part of Review Conference on human dimension of OSCE to be held in Astana
ASTANA. November 23. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ The final part of the segment of the Review Conference on human dimension of the OSCE will be held in Astana from November 26 to 28. Foreign...


26 November 2010
23.11.2010 / 17:47 H.Clinton to head U.S.A. delegation to OSCE Summit in Astana
ASTANA. November 23. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ The official delegation of the U.S.A. to the OSCE Summit in Astana including 200 representatives will be headed by Secretary of...


26 November 2010
22.11.2010 / 17:53 Our country ready to become significant trading partner of Kazakhstan in Europe: Serbian President Boris Tadić
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM /Ilyas Omarov/ President of Serbia Boris Tadić paid official visit to our country in autumn. That visit was the first in the history of Kazakh-Serbian...


26 November 2010
22.11.2010 / 17:29 President signed amendments to Agreement between Kazakhstan and Russia on placement and service of diplomatic mission
ASTANA. November 22. KAZINFORM Head of the State N.Nazarbayev signed the Law "On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and...


26 November 2010
22.11.2010 / 12:24 President N.Nazarbayev's important meetings in Lisbon
ASTANA-LISBON. November 22. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the NATO Summit Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a number of important meetings.

The President's...


26 November 2010
20.11.2010 / 19:24 Kazakhstan was first Central Asian state to join ISAF in Afghanistan - President
LISBON. November 20. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan was the first Central Asian state to join the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, President Nursultan...


26 November 2010
20.11.2010 / 19:04 Kazakh President met with Italian Prime Minister
ASTANA-LISBON. November 20. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi during the NATO Summit in Lisbon; Kazinform refers to...


26 November 2010
20.11.2010 / 16:34 Nazarbayev held top level meetings in Lisbon
LISBON. November 20. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ During the NATO Summit in the capital of Portugal Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with US President Barack Obama, US Secretary...


26 November 2010
20.11.2010 / 12:35 Kazakh President to speak on Afghanistan at NATO Summit
LISBON. November 20. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will speak at the sitting of the NATO Summit on the issues of further settlement of the...


26 November 2010
19.11.2010 / 17:10 President Nazarbayev to attend NATO Summit
ASTANA. November 19. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the NATO Summit. Kazakh MFA's spokesman Ilyas Omarov has announced it today.

26 November 2010
19.11.2010 / 12:56 Kazakh PM arrives in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG. November 19. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ A Kazakh delegation headed by Prime Minister Karim Massimov arrived in St. Petersburg to take part in sessions of the EurAsEC...


26 November 2010
19.11.2010 / 10:03 Poland appreciates efforts of Kazakhstan to ensure peace and stability in world - M. Lapanovsky
ASTANA. November 19. KAZINFORM President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski will take part in the OSCE Summit in Astana, Chargé d'Affaires of Poland in Kazakhstan Mieczyslaw Lapanovsky...


19 November 2010
19.11.2010 / 09:46 Presidents of Kazakhstan and Iran discussed issues of bilateral cooperation
ASTANA-BAKU. November 19. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad within the framework of the Summit of Caspian States, the Presidential...


19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 20:49 Kazakhstan and Russia are strategic partners and allies - Bulat Sultanov
ASTANA. November 18. KAZINFORM "The unipolar structure of the world as well as the previous biopolar system have demonstrated their insolvency", Bulat Sultanov, Director of the Kazakhstan...


19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 19:31 Caspian states have to define legal status of Caspian Sea - N. Nazarbayev
BAKU. November 18. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ 'We have to resolve the issue of legal status of the Caspian Sea for productive cooperation', President of Kazakhstan said...


19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 19:08 Kazakhstan plans to address all problems of Caspian Sea issue - N. Nazarbayev
BAKU. November 18. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ We have this opportunity to discuss relevant issues on cooperation between our states relating to the Caspian Sea at this high level,...


19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 18:30 N. Nazarbayev arrived at ?Ganjlik’ to take part in Summit of Heads of Caspian states
BAKU. November 18. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived at urban residence of the President of Azerbaijan 'Ganjlik' for taking part...


19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 14:24 Nursultan Nazarbayev meets with Ilham Aliyev
BAKU. November 18. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Baku on Thursday.

The...


19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 14:03 Kazakh President arrives in Baku to attend Caspian states' summit
BAKU. November 18. KAZINFORM /Arnur Mukhametkarim/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Baku to take part in a plenary sitting of the III Summit of Caspian states.

19 November 2010
18.11.2010 / 13:20 Kazakhstan made great contribution to OSCE development - workshop in Almaty
ALMATY. November 18. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ Workshop titled "OSCE Summit in Astana - extension of humanitarian cooperation" was held in Almaty on Thursday.

The...


19 November 2010
15.11.2010 / 18:06 About 5,000 foreigners to visit Astana during OSCE Summit - MFA
ASTANA. November 15. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ About 5,000 foreigners will visit Astana in the period of holding the OSCE Summit.

Official representative of the Kazakh...


19 November 2010
13.11.2010 / 10:55 OSCE Summit in Astana is very important - OSCE Secretary General Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
LONDON-ASTANA. November 13. KAZINFORM For the first time in 11 years Astana will host the Summit of the Leaders of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The event...


12 November 2010
12.11.2010 / 14:59 Kazakhstan's OSCE presidency turned out to be extraordinary: J.Kloetzer
ASTANA. November 12. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship turned out to be unusual and extraordinary", Jeannette Kloetzer, Deputy Head of the OSCE Centre in...


12 November 2010
11.11.2010 / 18:14 CSTO Sec-Gen: Holding of OSCE Summit in Astana is a recognition of success of Kazakhstan's chairmanship
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The fact that after 11 years the OSCE Summit will be held in Kazakhstan is a recognition of Kazakhstan's presidency as a very...


12 November 2010
11.11.2010 / 14:34 K. Saudabayev invited Emir of Kuwait to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev invited Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah...


12 November 2010
11.11.2010 / 09:12 Kazakh Commerce and Industry Chamber opened its office in U.S.A
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM A ceremony of presentation of an office of the Kazakh Commerce and Industry Chamber in the U.S.A. took place in New York.

American businessmen...


12 November 2010
11.11.2010 / 08:57 Special Envoy of Kazakh Sec of State-Foreign Minister meets OIC Sec Gen in Jeddah
ASTANA. November 11. KAZINFORM Special Envoy of Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Bagdat Amreyev has met with Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Conference...


12 November 2010
10.11.2010 / 19:10 World Bank impressed with Kazakhstan's reforms to ease doing business during crisis
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ The World Bank is impressed with the reforms to facilitate doing business, conducted by Kazakhstan during the global financial crisis....


12 November 2010
10.11.2010 / 17:59 OSCE Summit in Astana to give impetus to Organization to focus on Eurasian component: A.Keltchewsky
ALMATY. November 10. KAZINFORM /Ekaterina Ionova/ "I wish the OSCE Summit in Astana were productive and useful to the maximum, in this regard, it demands a pragmatic approach. I believe...


12 November 2010
10.11.2010 / 17:28 Kazakh President received CPPCC Chairman
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Chairman of the National Committee of the People's Political Consultative Conference of China...


12 November 2010
10.11.2010 / 14:32 Kazakh MFA urges EU to accelerate talks on simplifying visa procedures for Kazakhstanis
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs urges the EU to facilitate consideration of regime simplification for citizens of Kazakhstan.

12 November 2010
10.11.2010 / 13:08 Development of partnership with EU countries - Kazakhstan's foreign policy priority
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Aituar Mamlin/ The 9th meeting of the Kazakhstan-European Union Public justice and law order subcommittee has been held today in Astana.

First...


12 November 2010
10.11.2010 / 12:33 Kazakhstan satisfied with dynamically developing political contacts with EU - MFA
ASTANA. November 10. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan is satisfied with dynamically developing political contacts with the European Union. Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Ministry...


09 November 2010
09.11.2010 / 19:13 Kazakh-American investment forum takes place in New York
ASTANA. November 9. KAZINFORM Regular Kazakh-American business forum - 2010 devoted to presentation of the Forced Industrial-Innovative Development Program of Kazakhstan for 2010-2014...


09 November 2010
09.11.2010 / 18:57 Kazakhstan plays more important role in international and regional affairs now - Chairman of CPPCC National Committee
ASTANA. November 9. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan plays more important role in international and regional affairs now. Chairman of the National Committee of the People's...


09 November 2010
09.11.2010 / 17:12 Representatives of European mass media familiarize with Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 9. KAZINFORM /Kenzhebolat Zholdybay/ On the threshold of the OSCE Summit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan organized a tour for representatives of the European...


09 November 2010
09.11.2010 / 15:53 Reps of World Bank and Kazakh Commerce Chamber discussed problems and prospects of CU
ALMATY. November 9. KAZINFORM A meeting of World Bank consultant David Tarr and World Bank regional coordinator Ekaterina Vashakmadze with Vice President on strategic development of...


09 November 2010
09.11.2010 / 14:51 Kazakh Leadership in OSCE, OIC to help promote East-West dialogue
LONDON. November 9. KAZINFORM Next year, Kazakhstan will take presidency of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, a major intergovernmental organization, embracing 57 member...


09 November 2010
09.11.2010 / 09:50 Special Envoy of Kazakh FM meets with Egyptian FM in Cairo
ASTANA. November 9. KAZINFORM Special Envoy of the Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Bagdat Amreyev has held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs...


09 November 2010
08.11.2010 / 20:38 Kazakhstan to join world top ten oil exporters in ten years
ASTANA. November 8. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan will join the world top ten oil exporters in 2020. Such forecast was made by the International Energy Agency in its annual report "World Energy...


09 November 2010
08.11.2010 / 19:40 Trade-economic contacts between Kazakhstan and Hungary discussed in Budapest
ASTANA. November 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Hungary Rashid Ibrayev met with newly appointed Minister for Rural Development of Hungary Sándor Fazekas -candidate of Fidesz Party...


09 November 2010
08.11.2010 / 17:50 7th session of World Islamic Economic Forum to be held in Astana
ASTANA. November 8. KAZINFORM Kazakh Ambassador to Malaysia Baibut Atamkulov and Chairman of the World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Tun Musa Hitam held a joint press conference in...


09 November 2010
08.11.2010 / 08:52 China and Kazakhstan are strategic partners and large developing states - CPPCC Chairman Jia Qinglin
BEIJING. November 8. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Traditionally, China and Kazakhstan have always been good neighbors who enjoy long-standing friendly ties. The ancient Silk Road crossing...


09 November 2010
06.11.2010 / 14:25 Medvedev signs law on border cooperation with Kazakhstan
MOSCOW. November 6. KAZINFORM Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed the Federal Law "On ratification of the Agreement between the governments of the Russian Federation and the...


07 November 2010
06.11.2010 / 10:28 Kazakh, Uzbek Deputy Foreign Ministers held consultations
TASHKENT. November 6. KAZINFORM /Kurmat Samarkhan/ Consultations between Kazakh and Uzbek Deputy Foreign Ministers were held in Tashkent on Friday, the Kazakh Embassy in Uzbekistan...


07 November 2010
05.11.2010 / 13:21 Kazakhstan to build its first solar power plant
ASTANA. November 5. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ First ever solar power station will be built in Kazakhstan in Almaty IT zone. First Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies Albert...


07 November 2010
05.11.2010 / 12:40 Kazakhstan ranked 66th in UN Human Development Report
ASTANA. November 5. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan takes 66th place among 169 countries according to the level of human development. The UN Development Program has presented...


07 November 2010
05.11.2010 / 12:12 Kazakhstan sees big potential in coop with Austria in machine-building industry
ASTANA. November 5. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ We see a big potential of cooperation with Austria in the field of machine building. Kazakh First Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies...


07 November 2010
05.11.2010 / 09:11 President ratified Frame Agreement on Activity of European Investment Bank in Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 5. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law "On ratification of the Frame Agreement between Kazakhstan and the European Investment Bank...


07 November 2010
04.11.2010 / 18:48 OSCE Summit - new stage for Kazakhstan at international arena in context of architecting new safe world – A. Severin
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The OSCE Summit is a new stage for Kazakhstan at the international arena in the context of architecting a new, safe world. Member...


07 November 2010
04.11.2010 / 15:12 48 heads of state and government confirm their participation in OSCE Summit in Astana - Kazakh MFA
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ 48 heads of state and government have confirmed their participation in the OSCE Summit which will be held in Astana on December 1-2....


07 November 2010
04.11.2010 / 13:42 European Union - number one trade partner of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ The European Union is number one trade partner of Kazakhstan. Deputy foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Konstantin Zhigalov has made...


07 November 2010
04.11.2010 / 12:47 Kazakhstan moved up 15 places in Doing Business-2011 rating
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakhstan moved up 15 places in rating "Doing Business-2011: Making a difference for Entrepreneurs". Senior private sector development...


07 November 2010
04.11.2010 / 09:15 EBRD ready to finance business in Astana
ASTANA. November 4. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development familiarized Astana businessmen with its financing conditions, the pres service...


07 November 2010
04.11.2010 / 08:55 Days of Kazakh Economy held in Germany
BRUSSELS. November 4. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The Days of the Econom of Kazakhstan were held in German cities Halle and Jena, the Kazakh Embassy in Germany reports.

During...


07 November 2010
03.11.2010 / 19:40 Kazakhstan to develop road map for direct foreign investments attraction
ASTANA. November 3. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakhstan will elaborate a road map for direct foreign investments attraction.

Chairman of the Investment Committee of...


07 November 2010
03.11.2010 / 17:56 PM meets with Russian First Vice PM, Head of Russian Federal Customs Service and Chairman of Belarusian State Customs Committee
ASTANA. November 3. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has met with First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Igor Shuvalov, Head of the Russian Federal Customs Service Andrey...


07 November 2010
03.11.2010 / 12:21 European parliamentarians praised Kazakhstan's policy in field of interethnic concord
ASTANA. November 3. KAZINFORM Kazakh Commissioner on Human Rights Askar Shakirov has met with a delegation of the Social Democratic Party of the European Parliament visiting Kazakhstan...


07 November 2010
02.11.2010 / 19:46 PM met with Singaporean delegation in Ukimet Uiy
ASTANA. November 2. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has met with a delegation of governmental and business circles of Singapore headed by Special Advisor for Economic...


07 November 2010
02.11.2010 / 17:56 OSCE Summit in Astana should be successful
ASTANA. November 2. KAZINFORM On the initiative of the American side OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev has held a telephone...


02 November 2010
02.11.2010 / 10:45 Members of National Center for Human Rights of Kazakhstan visited Hungary and Austria
ASTANA. November 2. KAZINFORM A delegation of the National Center for Human Rights of Kazakhstan paid a reconnaissance visit to Hungary and Austria on October 23-31. The visit was organized...


02 November 2010
01.11.2010 / 20:16 Kazakhstan attends 89th session of UNWTO Executive Council
ASTANA. November 1. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Tourism and Sport Temirkhan Dosmukhanbetov took part in the 89th session of the UNWTO Executive Council. Kazakhstan is its member since...


02 November 2010
01.11.2010 / 14:00 Chairmanship in OSCE and upcoming December Summit in Astana significantly improved image of Kazakhstan in Europe
ASTANA. November 1. KAZINFORM /Meiram Baigarin/ In view of the upcoming OSCE Summit 'Kazinform' National Information Agency disseminates a review of the press with the most...


02 November 2010
01.11.2010 / 10:42 Kazakhstan completed negotiations with EU on WTO accession
ASTANA. November 1. KAZINFORM Bilateral negotiations on Kazakhstan's WTO accession were held in Brussels and Geneva on October 25-30. A Kazakh delegation was headed by Kazakh Minister...


30 October 2010
29.10.2010 / 18:51 Kazakhstan ranks 50th in Prosperity Index-2010
ASTANA. October 29. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan takes the 50th place in the national welfare rating Prosperity Index-2010. Kazakhstan leads among the CIS states, while Belarus takes the 54th...


30 October 2010
29.10.2010 / 16:51 Kazakh, Saudi Vice FMs held talks in Astana
ASTANA. October 29. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Sarybai has met with his Saudi counterpart Prince Khaled bin Saud bin Khaled in Astana...


30 October 2010
29.10.2010 / 12:46 Chairman of CPPCC National Committee to make official visit to Kazakhstan
BEIJING. October 29. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Jia Qinglin will make an...


30 October 2010
28.10.2010 / 18:26 Both visits - to Brussels and Paris - of special importance for Kazakhstan: N.Nazarbayev
PARIS. October 28. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ The President of Kazakhstan accomplished his official visit to France. N.Nazarbayev made a statement to the press upon the results of...


30 October 2010
28.10.2010 / 17:50 Under leadership of N. Nazarbayev we improve work of OSCE and define new principles for further work - Hans-Dietrich Genscher
PARIS. October 28. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Certainly, under leadership of the President of Kazakhstan we will be able to improve the work of the OSCE and define new principles for...


30 October 2010
28.10.2010 / 16:40 President took part in conference on 20th anniversary of Charter of Paris
PARIS. October 28. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has made a speech today at the conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Charter of Paris...


30 October 2010
28.10.2010 / 16:09 Kazakhstan has responsible approach to preparing for holding OSCE Summit - Nazarbayev
PARIS. October 28. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan has a responsible approach to preparing for holding the OSCE Summit in Astana. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has made it public...


30 October 2010
28.10.2010 / 08:29 Kazakh President, French PM discuss new investment projects implementation
ASTANA-PARIS. October 28. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with Prime Minister of France François Fillon in the Hôtel Matignon.

The...


30 October 2010
27.10.2010 / 20:06 Kazakh, French Presidents discussed wide range of issues
ASTANA. October 27. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy today within his visit to France. A wide range...


30 October 2010
27.10.2010 / 17:29 Nazarbayev met with heads of biggest companies in France
ASTANA. October 27. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a number of meetings with heads of the biggest French companies; the Presidential press service told...


30 October 2010
27.10.2010 / 17:07 Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in opening of Kazakh-French business forum in Paris
ASTANA. October 27. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the opening of the Kazakh-French business forum in Paris, the Presidential press service informs.

30 October 2010
27.10.2010 / 12:18 President Nazarbayev starts official visit to France
PARIS. October 27. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ A two-day official visit of Kazak President Nursultan Nazarbayev to France has started.

In the course of the visit the...


30 October 2010
27.10.2010 / 09:10 Kazakh President arrived in France
ASTANA-PARIS. October 27. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived with an official visit to the French Republic, the Presidential press service informs.


30 October 2010
26.10.2010 / 20:34 Kazakh-British coop discussed in Kazakh Senate
ASTANA. October 26. KAZINFORM Speaker of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has met with Ambassador of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Kazakhstan David...


30 October 2010
26.10.2010 / 17:16 Kazakhstan lays great emphasis on coop with EU - President N. Nazarbayev
BRUSSELS. October 26. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan attaches great importance to strategic cooperation with the European Union. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it...


30 October 2010
26.10.2010 / 12:42 Kazakh President met with King Albert II of Belgium
ASTANA-BRUSSELS. October 26. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with Albert II King of the Belgians; Kazinform refers to the Presidential press service.


30 October 2010
26.10.2010 / 09:51 Kazakhstan likely to increase oil supplies to Europe - Nazarbayev
BRUSSELS. October 26. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan plans to increase oil supplies to Europe. President Nursultan Nazarbayev made it public following the meeting with Acting...


30 October 2010
26.10.2010 / 09:33 Kazakhstan wants to see Belgium as leading partner in Europe - Nazarbayev
BRUSSELS. October 26. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakhstan wants to see Belgium as a leading partner of our country in Europe.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev...


30 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 22:08 Kazakhstan - main partner of NATO in Central Asia: Anders Fogh Rasmussen
BRUSSELS. October 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ "Kazakhstan is the main partner of NATO in Central Asia", NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said today upon the results...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 21:37 Head of OSCE Center in Astana met with Kazakh Vice Minister of Justice
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM Head of the OSCE Center in Astana Alexandre Keltchewsky and Kazakh Vice Minister of Justice Daulet Kustavletov discussed the situation in the field of...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 21:21 Undersecretary of Foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia to pay visit to Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ The Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia will pay official visit to Kazakhstan on October 28-30, 2010. Press secretary...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 20:48 Kazakh FM, Saudi Foreign Ministry Undersecretary to discuss cooperation within OIC
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Undersecretary of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Prince Khaled bin Saud bin Khaled and Kazkahstan Secretary of State Kanat Saudabayev...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 20:20 NATO pays much attention to upcoming OSCE Summit in Astana
BRUSSELS. October 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev invited NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to take part in the OSCE Summit in...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 20:04 Kazakh parliamentarians to take part in range of international meetings in St.Petersburg
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ A delegation of the Kazakh Parliament headed by Majilis Speaker Ural Mukhamedzhanov will take part in the CIS, EurAsEC and CSTO Interparliamentary...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 19:52 President of EU Council accepted invitation to OSCE Summit
BRUSSELS. October 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev extended an invitation to President of the EU Council Herman Van Rompuy to the OSCE Summit in...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 19:17 Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of European Council discussed bilateral relations
BRUSSELS. October 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of the European Council Council Herman Van Rompuy discussed the issues on bilateral...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 18:50 Nursultan Nazarbayev to meet with Nicolas Sarkozy within his visit to France
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is expected to be on his working visit to France on October 27-28. The President will meet with...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 13:30 Almaty and Milan ready to cooperate in mutually beneficial spheres
ALMATY. October 25. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina ionova/ Almaty and Milan cities have entered into an Agreement on cooperation in mutually beneficial spheres. It was extended to Mayor of...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 12:40 President Nazarbayev met with Luxembourg PM
ASTANA. October 25. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived with an official visit to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Presidential press service informs.

At...


26 October 2010
25.10.2010 / 08:02 Kazakh President to hold several meetings with Belgian and EU top officials
BRUSSELS. October 25. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ In the course of the first day of an official visit to Belgium President Nursultan Nazarbayev will hold a number of meetings with ...


24 October 2010
23.10.2010 / 15:08 President's official visit to Belgium to be started on Monday
BRUSSELS. October 23. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ President Nursultan Nazarbayev will make an official visit to Belgium on October 25-26.

In the course of the two-day...


24 October 2010
22.10.2010 / 19:47 We always welcome every success of Kazakhstan including on post of OSCE chair country - A.Borghei
ASTANA. October 22. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ We always welcome every success of such fraternal country like Kazakhstan including on the post of the OSCE chair country. Deputy Minister...


24 October 2010
22.10.2010 / 19:20 Kazakh FM, Iranian Vice FM met in Astana
ASTANA. October 22. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakh Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev has met with Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs of Iran Mr.Amir...


24 October 2010
22.10.2010 / 12:52 Trade-economic coop between Iran and Kazakhstan discussed
ASTANA. October 22. KAZINFORM A meeting of Vice President of the Kazakh Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tatyana Zhdanova with First Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Mansour Borghei,...


22 October 2010
22.10.2010 / 12:08 Ireland interested in OSCE Summit in Astana
MOSCOW. October 22. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Kazakh Ambassador to Russia Zautbek Turisbekov held a meeting with Head of the diplomatic mission of Ireland in Russia with concurrent...


22 October 2010
21.10.2010 / 17:33 N. Nazarbayev's forthcoming visit to Brussels to deepen Kazakhstan-Belgium cooperation and to expand Kazakhstan-EU relations - Marc Trenteseau
BRUSSELS. October 21. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ As is known, the Kingdom of Belgium is an administrative and political centre of Europe where the headquarters of the European Union,...


21 October 2010
21.10.2010 / 13:02 Senate ratified Nairobi Treaty on Protection of Olympic Symbol
ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Senate of the Kazakh Parliament adopted the Law "On ratification of the Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol...


21 October 2010
20.10.2010 / 08:58 Kazakhstan to take part in “OSCE and CIS: New Opportunities and Prospects” conference
ST.PETERCBURG. October 20. KAZINFORM /Yelena Myagkova/ Chairman of the Russian Federation Council, Chairman of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth...


21 October 2010
19.10.2010 / 19:29 Every Kazakhstani should be involved in development of Kazakhstan - President
ASTANA. October 19. KAZINFORM Every Kazakhstani should be involved in development of Kazakhstan. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said it at the meeting with Governors of...


21 October 2010
19.10.2010 / 17:48 Summit in Astana to promote OSCE as platform of ensuring Euro-Atlantic and Eurasian security - M. P. de Brichambaut
ASTANA. October 19. KAZINFORM /Meiram Baigarin/ In view of the upcoming OSCE Summit 'Kazinform' National Information Agency has prepared a review of the press with the most...


21 October 2010
19.10.2010 / 13:20 EBRD to increase investments to Kazakhstan in 2011
ASTANA. October 19. KAZINFORM /Gulnara Zhandagulova/ The EBRD will allocate about EUR 600 mln for realization of projects in Kazakhstan in 2011. EBRD Director for Kazakhstan Enzo Quattrociocche...


21 October 2010
19.10.2010 / 08:50 Kazakhstan takes part in Conference of the Parties to UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime
ASTANA. October 19. KAZINFORM The fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN (Palermo) Convention against Transnational Organized Crime has started work in Vienna; Kazinform...


21 October 2010
19.10.2010 / 08:27 OSCE has extensive experience in security provision: Y.Sembayev
VIENNA. October 19. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ "The OSCE has an extensive experience in provision of military-political security", Deputy Head of the OSCE Department of the Kazakh...


21 October 2010
18.10.2010 / 19:47 Kazakhstan as next OIC presiding country to promote strengthening West-Muslim world ties - U.S. Special Envoy
ASTANA. October 18. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Secretary of State-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has received today Chairman of Cordoba Initiative Company,...


21 October 2010
18.10.2010 / 18:05 Head of State to visit Belgium Oct 24-26
ASTANA. October 18. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ During the period from October 24 to October 26 Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev will visit the Kingdom of Belgium within which he...


21 October 2010
18.10.2010 / 11:41 World Forum of Spiritual Culture kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. October 18. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ "Promotion of spiritual principles inherent in multinational Kazakh culture is an important dimension of Kazakhstan's policy", Chairman...


21 October 2010
18.10.2010 / 08:34 Second OSCE Review Conference to focus on military, political, economic and environmental safety
VIENNA. October 18. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ The second Review Conference preceding the Summit of Heads of the OSCE member states starts Monday in Vienna, the OSCE press service...


16 October 2010
16.10.2010 / 09:50 Kazakh, Russian PMs held meeting in Moscow
MOSCOW. October 16. KAZINFORM /Narymbek Ismagulov/ Kazakh and Russian Premiers Karim Massimov and Vladimir Putin held bilateral meeting within the framework of the Customs Union prime...


16 October 2010
15.10.2010 / 16:56 Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship and coming OSCE Summit to contribute to promotion of human rights - S. Elliot
ASTANA. October 15. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's Human Rights Commissioner Askar Shakirov has met with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Susan...


16 October 2010
15.10.2010 / 15:45 Kazakhstan to continue support Kyrgyzstan - OSCE Chairman-in-Office
ASTANA. October 15. KAZINFORM OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Kazakhstan Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev has talked with Kyrgyzstan's President Roza Otunbayeva...


16 October 2010
15.10.2010 / 09:37 Cooperation between OSCE and its Mediterranean partners ensure security and stability in region – K. Abdrakhmanov
VIENNA. October 15. KAZINFORM /Timur Bekturganov/ Exchange of experience and active cooperation between the OSCE and its Mediterranean partners ensure security and stability in the...


16 October 2010
14.10.2010 / 20:07 Head of Government pays official visit to Hong Kong
ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov who pays official visit to Hong Kong has taken part in a meeting with representatives of business community of the...


16 October 2010
14.10.2010 / 16:37 Crown Prince Philip of Belgium visited Almaty
ALMATY. October 14. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ Akim of Almaty Akhmetzhan Yessimov has met with Crown Prince Philip and business delegation from Belgium today; the Akimat's...


16 October 2010
14.10.2010 / 14:10 Kazakh-Turkish relations entered new historical stage – Turkish President Abdullah Gul
ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM President of Turkey Abdullah Gul received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Turkey B. Amreyev on the occasion of the completion...


16 October 2010
14.10.2010 / 11:27 Kazakhstan pays great attention to enhancing OSCE potential in stabilizing conflicts – K. Saudabayev
ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ In regard of prevention of security challenges Kazakhstan pays great attention to enhancing the potential of the OSCE in stabilizing the...


16 October 2010
14.10.2010 / 11:08 OSCE comprehensive concept of security and prevention of terrorism needs specific practical filling - Saudabayev
ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Implementing an effective antiterrorist policy requires use of a set of measures covering military-political, economic-environmental and...


16 October 2010
14.10.2010 / 10:55 Countering terrorism and repelling challenges to security – priorities of Kazakhstan’s presidency in the OSCE
ASTANA. October 14. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Countering terrorism and repelling those challenges to security are the main priorities of the presidency of Kazakhstan in the OSCE. OSCE...


16 October 2010
13.10.2010 / 20:59 Scandinavian legislators highly appraised Kazakhstan's OSCE chairmanship
ASTANA. October 13. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev has held a range of bilateral meetings with top officials of Norway today within his official...


16 October 2010
13.10.2010 / 15:54 Special session on Aral Sea problem held in European Parliament
BRUSSELS. October 13. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Special session devoted to the problem of the Aral Sea organized by Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office for Ecology...


16 October 2010
12.10.2010 / 20:39 Remarks by Kazakh Sec of State & FM Kanat Saudabayev at Int'l Conference "World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Export Control"
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Secretary of State and Foreign Minister has made a speech at the International Conference, "World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Nuclear Disarmament,...


16 October 2010
12.10.2010 / 17:49 Kazakhstan, S Korea likely to establish joint IT-research institute
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakhstan is planning to establish a joint Kazakh-Korean research institute in the field of information and communication technologies.

16 October 2010
12.10.2010 / 15:32 Holding of OSCE Summit in Astana - great success of Kazakhstan: N.Lammert
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev received President of the German Bundestag Norbert Lammert, the Presidential press service reports.

A...


16 October 2010
12.10.2010 / 12:03 Head of State received Prince Philippe of Belgium
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Prince Philippe of Belgium in Akorda.

'A large group of businessmen...


16 October 2010
12.10.2010 / 10:11 Kazakh National Bank Chairman G. Marchenko visited Washington
ASTANA. October 12. KAZINFORM A seminar on 'Overcoming Global Economic Crisis: Kazakhstan's model' was held in Washington. Representatives of the governments, banking...


16 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 19:04 OSCE counter-terrorism conference to be held in Astana
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ "OSCE International Expert Conference on Successful Strategies, Effective Policies and Best Practices to Prevent Terrorism will be held...


16 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 18:51 Kazakh Secretary of State to visit Norway
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev will pay an official visit to Norway. Kazakh...


16 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 17:50 Kazakh Foreign Ministry opens media accreditation for OSCE Summit
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Official representative of Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry Askar Abdrakhmanov has announced the opening of the accreditation procedure...


16 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 14:32 Bureau of OSCE PA to hold session in Astana on threshold of Summit
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM The Standing Committee of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA) has held a session within the framework of the autumn session of the OSCE PA in Palermo....


16 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 13:34 Head of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly highly appraises Kazakhstan’s presidency in OSCE
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM The issues of inter-parliamentary cooperation were discussed at the meeting of the Kazakh delegation, which takes part in the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's...


16 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 12:31 Iranian Parliament Speaker's visit to make great contribution to coop development between Kazakhstan and Iran - K.Tokayev
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The visit of Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Ardashir Larijani will make great contribution to cooperation development between...


11 October 2010
11.10.2010 / 08:50 Kazakh President’s initiative “Green bridge” highly appraised at IV OIC Conference of Environment Ministers
ASTANA. October 11. KAZINFORM IV Conference of the Ministers of Environment of the Organization of Islamic Conference took place in Tunisia October 5-6. Kazakh delegation led by Vice...


11 October 2010
08.10.2010 / 16:52 RK Parliament ready to continue close cooperation with Turkish deputies - K. Tokayev
ASTANA. October 8. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has met today with Chairman of the Grand National Assembly of the Turkish Republic...


11 October 2010
08.10.2010 / 14:46 Kazakh President received Chairman of Turkish Grand National Assembly
ASTANA. October 8. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev has received Chairman of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mehmet Ali Shahin; Kazinform refers to the Presidential...


11 October 2010
08.10.2010 / 11:54 Kyrgyzstan thanks Kazakhstan for assistance
ASTANA. October 8. KAZINFORM The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Bishkek received a letter from the State Directorate of Kyrgyzstan on Rehabilitation and Development of Osh and Jalal-Abad...


11 October 2010
08.10.2010 / 08:34 Coop development between Kazakhstan and Council of Europe discussed in Strasbourg
BRUSSELS. October 8. KAZINFORM /Dimash Syzdykov/ Issues of cooperation development between Kazakhstan and the Council of Europe as well as preparation to the OSCE Summit scheduled for...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 18:52 PM Massimov meets with Serbian President Tadic
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has met with President of Serbia Boris Tadic today; the Premier's press service reports.

The issues...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 14:42 N.Nazarbayev invited Serbian companies to take part in Forced Industrialization Program
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev invited Serbian companies to take part in the realization of the State Program of Forced...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 13:28 Serbian President highly appraises role of Nursultan Nazarbayev in modernization of Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Serbian President Boris Tadic highly appraises the role of Nursultan Nazarbayev in modernization of Kazakhstan. He expressed his view...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 12:26 Serbian President confirmed his participation in OSCE Summit
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ At today's meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev President of Serbia Boris Tadic has confirmed his participation...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 12:08 Kazakhstan appreciates Serbia's support of OSCE presidency: Kazakh President
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan appreciates Serbia's support of the OSCE chairmanship and holding the Summit in Astana. Kazakh President N.Nazarbayev...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 11:08 Kazakh Ombudsman took part in OSCE Human Dimension Review Conference in Warsaw
ASTANA. October 7. KAZINFORM Commissioner for Human Rights in Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov took part in the OSCE Human Dimension Review Conference in Warsaw. He represented a report on...


11 October 2010
07.10.2010 / 10:55 OSCE Summit in Astana - key criterion for evaluating Kazakhstan's OSCE presidency success: R.Burnashev
ALMATY. October 7. KAZINFORM /Yekaterina Ionova/ The agreement of the OSCE member states to hold the Summit of the Organization in December 2010 in Astana was a breakthrough decision....


06 October 2010
06.10.2010 / 13:22 Strengthening partnership with Kazakhstan is one of our strategic priorities - OMV Vice-President P.Seitinger
VIENNA. October 6. KAZINFORM. /Timur Bekturganov/ - OMV - Austria's largest energy holding and one of the leading European energy companies, which successfully operates creating...


06 October 2010
06.10.2010 / 09:33 Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Tajikistan ranked third in CIS on industrial production growth
ST.PETERSBURG. October 6. KAZINFORM /Yelena Myagkova/ Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Tajikistan ranked third in the CIS on industrial production growth rate upon the results of eight months...


06 October 2010
06.10.2010 / 08:53 Chairman of Czech Senate praised efforts of Kazakhstan as OSCE Chair
ASTANA. October 6. KAZINFORM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to the Czech Republic Anarbek Karashev met with Speaker of the Senate of the Czech Parliament...


06 October 2010
06.10.2010 / 08:30 Kazakhstan succeeded in organizing OSCE Summit thanks to authority of Nursultan Nazarbayev - Alfred Gusenbauer
ASTANA. October 6. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received former President of Poland Aleksander Kwaśniewski and former Federal Chancellor of Austria Alfred...


06 October 2010
05.10.2010 / 19:39 Idea to host OSCE Summit in Astana shows Kazakhstan's growing role on int'l arena - Polish ex-President
ASTANA. October 5. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Polish ex-President Aleksander Kwaśniewski considers that holding the OSCE Summit in Astana is a sign of the fact that the political role...


06 October 2010
05.10.2010 / 17:09 Kazakhstan attends int'l conference on security issues in Sochi
ASTANA. October 5. KAZINFORM An international meeting of high representatives supervising security issues is being held in Sochi, the Russian Federation, on October 5-6, 2010.


06 October 2010
05.10.2010 / 13:44 Kazakhstan intends to increase oil export to Europe through CPC twofold in 2011: S.Mynbayev
ASTANA. October 5. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Beginning from the next year the quota of Kazakhstan in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) will be increased twofold - from 27 mln tons...


06 October 2010
05.10.2010 / 11:30 Kazakhstan recognizes OPEC's role in ensuring oil market stability: K.Massimov
ASTANA. October 5. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Kazakhstan recognizes the role of the OPEC in ensuring the stability of the oil market. Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has made it...


06 October 2010
04.10.2010 / 17:47 Kazakh delegation participates in sessions of CICA Special Working Group in Turkey
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ A delegation of Kazakhstan is taking part at present in the sessions of the CICA Special Working Group and the Seniour Officials Committee...


06 October 2010
04.10.2010 / 17:12 Kazakh Parliament expects Speaker of Iranian Majlis with official visit
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran (Majlis) Ali Larijani will make an official visit to the Kazakh Parliament.


06 October 2010
04.10.2010 / 16:57 Serbian President to make state visit to Kazakhstan this week
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM /Damir Baimanov/ Serbian President Boris Tadić will make a state visit to Kazakhstan on October 6-7.

Official Spokesman of the Kazakh Ministry...


06 October 2010
04.10.2010 / 16:28 Turkish Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Shahin to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. October 4. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Chairman of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mehmet Ali Shahin is expected to visit Kazakhstan on October 6, the press service...


06 October 2010
02.10.2010 / 14:14 Kazakhstan - leader in promotion religious tolerance
WARSAW. October 2. KAZINFORM /Kenzhebolat Zholdybai/ The OSCE Review Conference continues its work in Warsaw.

Issues of freedom of religion and believes - the main human...


06 October 2010
02.10.2010 / 11:58 We watch with interest preparation of Kazakhstan to big step - economy modernization: E.Pfister
ALMATY. October 2. KAZINFORM Almaty Mayor Akhmetzhan Esimov held a meeting with German Minister of Economics Ernst Pfister and members of a delegation of businessmen and representatives...


06 October 2010
02.10.2010 / 10:56 OSCE Review Conference addressed democratic elections issues
WARSAW. October 2. KAZINFORM /Kenzhebolat Zholdybai/ First session of the 2010 Review Conference was dedicated to the issues of democratic institutions development in the OSCE member...


06 October 2010
02.10.2010 / 09:50 President ratified Nakhichevan agreement on establishment of Cooperation Council of Turkic States
ASTANA. October 2. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev singed the Law "On ratification of the Nakhichevan agreement on establishment of the Cooperation Council of...


06 October 2010
01.10.2010 / 16:02 OSCE Chairman-in-Office welcomes resumption of Chisinau-Odessa train route via Transnistria
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Secretary of State and Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev has welcomed the resumption of passenger traffic on the...


06 October 2010
01.10.2010 / 11:20 Kazakhstan to intensify efforts to fully implement recommendations of member states of UN Council for Human Rights – K. Umarov
ASTANA. October 1. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ Kazakhstan will continue to implement all the recommendations of the member states of the UN and Non-Governmental Organizations as...


06 October 2010
30.09.2010 / 20:48 China considers Kazakhstan as one of most priority directions in its foreign policy - Chinese Ambassador Zhou Li
ASTANA. September 30. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ China considers Kazakhstan as one of the most priority directions in its foreign policy. Chinese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary...


06 October 2010
30.09.2010 / 16:46 Delegation from Yemen visits Kazakhstan for experience exchange on EITI
ALMATY. September 30. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ Almaty hosts a workshop on implementation of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) organized by the World Bank....


06 October 2010
30.09.2010 / 16:17 We pay great significance to Kazakhstan as economic and business partner - Cyprian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
ALMATY. September 30. KAZINFORM /Yelena Ilyinskaya/ Within the framework of an official visit of Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus Antonis Paschalides there was held...


06 October 2010
30.09.2010 / 15:18 UN Under-Secretary General thanked Kazakhstan for building 'green bridges' between Europe and Asia
ASTANA. September 30. KAZINFORM /Askar Bimendin/ Astana Green Bridge Initiative is a joint attempt to unite Europe and Asia-Pacific region in the issues regarding environmental sustainability.

06 October 2010
30.09.2010 / 09:20 OSCE Human Dimension Review Conference starts in Warsaw
WARSAW. September 30. KAZINFORM /Kenzhebolat Zholdybai/ The first part of a three-part Review Conference ahead of the OSCE Summit in the field of humanitarian dimension has been started...


06 October 2010
29.09.2010 / 20:35 Organizational issues of OSCE Summit discussed in Vienna
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM The Kazakh delegation has organized a presentation on organizational and logistical issues of the upcoming OSCE Summit which is scheduled to be held...


06 October 2010
29.09.2010 / 11:33 Kazakhstan – Russia's strategic partner in uranium industry
ASTANA. September 29. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakhstan is one of our strategic partners in the sphere of uranium industry especially taking into account its comprehensive scientific...


06 October 2010
28.09.2010 / 12:46 Conference on Countering Financing of Nuclear Terrorism kicks off in Astana
ASTANA. September 28. KAZINFORM /Alexey Kaulko/ The Conference on Countering the Financing of Nuclear Terrorism is being held today in Radisson Hotel in Astana.

'This...


06 October 2010
27.09.2010 / 18:51 Kazakhstan to hold political consultations with South Africa
ASTANA. September 27. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeyev/ Bilateral political consultations between Kazakhstan and the South African Republic will take place in Pretoria. Deputy Foreign Minister...


06 October 2010
27.09.2010 / 17:49 Saudabayev informed President about results of participation in UN General Assembly work
ASTANA. September 27. KAZINFORM Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev received Secretary of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev, the Presidential press...


06 October 2010
27.09.2010 / 16:56 UN Special Rapporteur on Torture to visit Kazakhstan
ASTANA. September 27. KAZINFORM UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Manfred Nowak will visit Kazakhstan on September 29-October 1. Official Representative of Kazakh Foreign Ministry Askar...


06 October 2010
25.09.2010 / 13:48 Astana to hold workshop on using renewable energy sources - UNESCO cluster office in Almaty
ALMATY. September 25. KAZINFORM The UNESCO cluster office in Almaty within the frame of work plan for 2010-2011 is implementing a project to promote renewable energy sources (RES) in...


06 October 2010
24.09.2010 / 10:26 OSCE Summit and Kazakhstan's chairmanship in OIC on agenda of Kazakh FM's meetings in New York
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev held a number of meetings in the course of the 65th session of the UN General Assembly...


06 October 2010
24.09.2010 / 09:32 Obama thanked Nazarbayev for invitation to OSCE Summit
NEW YORK-ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the 65th session of the UN General Assembly in New York Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev...


06 October 2010
24.09.2010 / 08:58 President Tarja Halonen to represent Finland at OSCE Summit
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State - Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev met with his colleagues from Finland and Czech Republic Alexander Stubb and Karel Schwarzenberg...


06 October 2010
24.09.2010 / 08:31 British Foreign Secretary praised Kazakhstan's chairmanship in OSCE
ASTANA. September 24. KAZINFORM Within the framework of the 65th session of the UN General Assembly Kazakh Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs Kanat Saudabayev held a...


23 September 2010
23.09.2010 / 15:50 Delegation from Latin America to visit Kazakhstan this month
ASTANA. September 23. KAZINFORM /Murat Zhakeev/ The first international forum 'Week of Latin America in Kazakhstan' will be held in Astana since September 27 to October 1....


23 September 2010
22.09.2010 / 17:17 OSCE Summit in Astana shows world community's recognition of Kazakhstan's int'l authority
ALMATY. September 22. KAZINFORM /Daniyar Sikhimbayev/ Kazakhstanis positively appraised the fact that Kazakhstan presides in the OSCE. The survey on 'Social climate in major cities...


23 September 2010
22.09.2010 / 14:46 Logo for Int'l Parliamentary Conference on Kazakhstan’s presidency in OSCE approved
ASTANA. September 22. KAZINFORM /Muratbek Makulbekov/ The Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan approved the logo of the International Parliamentary Conference on Kazakhstan's...


23 September 2010
22.09.2010 / 12:53 Almaty to host 17th meeting of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of SCO
ALMATY. September 22. KAZINFORM The meeting of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will take place in Almaty on September 22. The topic will...


23 September 2010
22.09.2010 / 10:01 Paris attaches much significance to Kazakh President's visit to France and OSCE Summit in Astana
ASTANA. September 22. KAZINFORM Secretary of State - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev held a number of meetings in New York; Kazinform refers to the Kazakh...


23 September 2010
21.09.2010 / 20:01 Nazarbayev and Medvedev talked over phone
ASTANA. September 21. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a telephone conversation with President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

As the President's...


23 September 2010
21.09.2010 / 13:51 A. Merkel accepts N. Nazarbayev’s invitation to OSCE Summit
ASTANA. September 21. KAZINFORM Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev had a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the 65th Session...


23 September 2010