- Archive 10.05.2017
ROME. KAZINFORM - The mayor of a remote mountain village in Italy is offering to pay €2,000 (£1,700) to anyone who moves there, in an attempt to save it from becoming a ghost town.
MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The Permanent Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) held a meeting in Moscow on 10 May. The meeting was chaired by Plenipotentiary Representative of the Republic of Belarus in the CSTO, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Igor Petrishenko, BelTA learned from CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A presentation of a book "Ne khochu teryat nadezhdu" (Don't want to lose hope) penned by Kazakh writer Nemat Kelimbetov was held at the Kazakhstani Literature and Culture Center under the Hungarian National Library named after István Széchenyi, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
MADRID. KAZINFORM Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who was seeded 10, retired on Wednesday from the Madrid Open due to a problem in his shoulder, meaning his opponent, Spain's David Ferrer, passes directly to the round of 16, EFE reports.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with Chairman of the Board of "National Managing Holding "Baiterek" JSC Mr. Yerbolat Dossayev in the Akorda presidential residence today, Kazinform has learned from the president's press service.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The EBRD is joining a strategic programme to significantly upgrade irrigation systems in Kazakhstan with a US$ 180 million financing package. Loan agreements were signed during the Bank's Annual Meeting in Cyprus by EBRD First Vice President, Phil Bennett, and the Minister of Economic Affairs and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan, Bakhyt Sultanov, Kazinform has learned from ebrd.com.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Decree of the Head of State approved the Rules for the formation of the National Report on the status of Civil Service in the Republic of Kazakhstan and its submission for approval to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Akorda press service reports.
WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has welcomed Russian FM Sergei Lavrov to the Department of State in Washington, DC to discuss a broad range of issues, Sputnik reports.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM According to the Akorda press service, by the decree of the Head of State, Barlybaev Tolezhan has been appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Croatia.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The Head of State sent a telegram of congratulations to Moon Jae-in on his election as the President of the Republic of Korea, the Akorda press service reports.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan George A. Krol shared his thoughts on the possibility of expanding bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and his country, Kazinform correspondent reports.
MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia has increased spending on preparations for hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup by 4.7 billion rubles ($81 million), according to a government resolution posted on the government's legal information web portal on Wednesday.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM An observation deck equipped with panoramic binoculars was opened at the Mangilik Yel triumphal arch in Astana, Kazinform correspondent reports.