- Archive 11.03.2017
ASTANA. KAZINFORM On 13 March 2017, the 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) will open at the United Nations Office in Vienna. Taking part in this anniversary session will be delegations from UN member states, international and regional organisations, as well as experts. The Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Rashid Alimov shared his perspective on SCO's cooperation with the UN in fighting illicit drug trafficking in an interview with TASS News Agency in Beijing. The interview was published on the official website of the SCO.
UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Just back from Kenya, Yemen, South Sudan and Somalia - countries that are facing or are at risk of famine - the top United Nations humanitarian official today urged the international community for comprehensive action to save people from simply "starving to death."
ASTANA. KAZINFORM EXPO 2017 Commissioner Rapil Zhoshybayev met with Principal Secretary for the Kenyan State Department of Trade in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Co-operatives - National Commissioner Christopher Kiptoo, Kazinform correspondent reports.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM A delegation of Kazakhstan paid a working visit to Israel on March 8 - 10, 2017. The delegation was headed by Minister of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov, who is also the co-chairman of Kazakhstan-Israel Joint Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation, Kazinform learnt from the PM's website.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The exchange of customs information can help speed up customs clearance for goods delivered from Vietnam to the Eurasian Economic Union countries and back. The first round of talks between the representatives of Vietnam and EAEU customs authorities took place in Hanoi where the sides discussed the principles of such exchange.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM "Democracy is a force of a nation. The country which enhances the role of the Parliament and increases responsibility of the executive branch of power will progress and develop towards building a democratic society," Advisor to the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for Fight with Corruption Nader Mohseni said it commenting on the constitutional reform in Kazakhstan.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstani boxer Bakhtiyar Eyubov (11-0-0, 10КО) had a fight vs. U.S. Gilbert Venegas (15-26-5, 8КО) in Detroit, Michigan, the U.S., Sports.kz reported.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Astana is planning to join the Earth Hour traditional international ecological campaign to be held this year on March 25. All the large cities of the country will turn off external lighting of their main architectural sites. In Astana, these will be Baiterek Monument, Akorda Presidential Palace, Holy Dormition Cathedral, the building of the Government and many other sites.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM The MIA Emergencies Committee has announced weather forecast for March 11 on its website.