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Iran defends barring of candidates as low-key campaign ends

Issued on: 19/02/2020 – 13:18Modified: 19/02/2020 – 13:17 Tehran (AFP) Iran’s electoral watchdog on Wednesday defended its decision to disqualify thousands of candidates for a crucial parliamentary election in two days, as a lacklustre campaign neared its end. Conservatives are expected to make an overwhelming resurgence in Friday’s election, which comes after months of steeply […]

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UAE loads fuel rods at Arab world’s first nuclear plant

Issued on: 19/02/2020 – 11:14Modified: 19/02/2020 – 11:13 Abu Dhabi (AFP) The United Arab Emirates has started loading fuel rods into the first reactor at its Barakah nuclear plant, operators said Wednesday, two days after regulators gave the green light. On Monday, the national nuclear regulator announced it has issued the operating license for the […]

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Traffic is closed on more than 50 road sections

Photo: Kazpravda.kz/ Talgat Akhanov Due to worsening weather conditions (blizzard, ice, poor visibility), traffic has been closed on 52 sections of national roads, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the RK MIA CoES. In Nur-Sultan, traffic is closed for all types of vehicles in 4 directions: Nur-Sultan-Pavlodar, Nur-Sultan-Karaganda, Nur-Sultan-Schuchinsk, Nur-Sultan-Atbasar. The Committee […]

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Kazakhstanis from Diamond Princess returning home soon

Photo: Kazpravda.kz/Adilbek Tauekelov Kazakhstan nationals on the Diamond Princess liner off the coast of Japan, who are not infected with coronavirus are to return to their home country in the near future. This was stated in an interview in Majilis by the Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Mukhtar Tleuberdi, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. “Firstly, our citizens, thank […]

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Large batch of drugs seized from Ekibastuz resident

A 34-year-old resident of Ekibastuz was detained on suspicion of drug trafficking, Kazpravda.kz refers to Polisia.kz reporting. “During the search of the apartment, a bag containing a gray-green substance of plant origin was seized, which, according to the expert opinion, is dried marijuana drug weighing 16,400 grams. In addition, about two kilograms of a powdered […]

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Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan workers’ rights will be mutually protected

Photo: Kazpravda.kz/ Talgat Akhanov The rights of working citizens of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will be mutually protected in the host countries. Ratification of the relevant Agreement between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan on labor activities and protection of migrant workers’ rights was approved at the plenary session in Majilis, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. As noted in the conclusion […]

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Armenia joining procedure for introducing uniform vehicle passport

Photo: Kazpravda.kz/Adilbek Tauekelov Armenia will join the procedure of introducing single forms of a vehicle passport. Ratification of the relevant Protocol on accession of the Republic of Armenia to the Agreement on introduction of uniform forms of a vehicle passport (vehicle chassis passport) and a self-propelled vehicle passport, as well as other types of equipment […]

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Mets told about weather in Kazakhstan next three days

Photo: Kazpravda.kz/ Talgat Akhanov Kazhydromet RSE presented the weather forecast in Kazakhstan for the next three days, February 20-22, Kazpravda.kz reports. According to the weather service, light snow is expected only in certain areas of the republic. “Warm atmospheric fronts associated with the Atlantic cyclone, moving through the northern half of Kazakhstan, caused snowfalls and […]

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Costs of seminars, conferences, purchase of vehicles and furniture to be reduced

At the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov reported on measures taken to reduce non-priority budget expenditures. On Jan. 24, the president instructed to continue work to reduce unproductive expenditures of the public and quasi-public sector. In the implementation of this order, work […]

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About the working visit of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Republic of South Africa to Cape Town

About the working visit of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Republic of South Africa to Cape Town On 12-15 February 2020 H.E. Mr. Kanat Tumysh, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to South Africa, paid a working visit to Cape Town. His main goal was to participate in the third State of the Nation Address made by […]

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The 1150th Anniversary of al-Farabi celebrated in India

On February 17, 2020 on the occasion of the 1150th anniversary of the outstanding thinker of the East Abu Nasr al-Farabi the Jawaharlal Nehru University hosted a Round Table in New Delhi supported by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in India. Kazakh Ambassador to India Yerlan Alimbayev in his welcoming remarks stressed that the anniversary of […]

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President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the headquarters of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the headquarters of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces Kassym-Jomart Tokayev heard a report on existing threats in crisis regions of the world, as well as got acquainted with modern models of weapons and military equipment that are equipped with GRU units. The Head of State gave a positive […]

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Dual training issues have been discussed

The Senate deputies Rashit Akimov and Nurtore Zhussip participated in the roundtable on “Professional competence – the core quality of modern specialist” organized by the Higher College of Economics and Trade of Kazpotrebsoyuz. The roundtable participants discussed the issues of developing dual training as an effective factor in the formation of a competent specialist in […]

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