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Conference on Kazakhstan’s Constitution Held at Palace of Independence

ASTANA – The international conference “Constitution: unity, stability and prosperity,” dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of Kazakhstan was held at the Palace of Independence in Astana on Aug. 28, the Akorda press service reported. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the event and noted in his...

Conference on Kazakhstan’s Constitution Held at Palace of Independence

ASTANA – The international conference “Constitution: unity, stability and prosperity,” dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of Kazakhstan was held at the Palace of Independence in Astana on Aug. 28, the Akorda press service reported. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the event and noted in his...

Kazakhstan, IAEA Sign Milestone Agreements for Kazakhstan to Host LEU Bank

ASTANA – Kazakhstan and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) signed three agreements on Aug. 27 in Astana that are expected to advance the international effort to place a low-enriched uranium (LEU) fuel bank in the country. The Kazakh government and the IAEA signed an agreement on placing the...

New Facilities to Increase Storage of Vegetables in Astana by 2016

ASTANA – New greenhouses and vegetable storehouses are being built in Kazakhstan’s capital to ensure food security, according to astana.gov.kz, the city administration’s official website. Tselinselmash and Astana Food Storage, with capacities of 2,500 tonnes each, as well as the new Astyk Logistics Class A warehouse complex, were put...

Air Astana Relaunches Astana-Dubai Route

ASTANA – Air Astana will relaunch direct flights between Astana and Dubai on Oct. 25, the airline announced on Aug. 24. Flights will be operated four times a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, according to Air Astana’s website. Flights had been suspended since October 2010, after the...

Kazakh History to be Presented as Cloud Computing Game

ASTANA – A cloud computing gaming strategy developed in Kazakhstan will present Kazakh history in the form of an interactive game, the 24 KZ television news channel reported on Aug. 13. The Tengrion Сloud Gaming Strategy is scheduled to be released online in 2016. “The youth of today does...

Modern Challenges Highlight Importance of IAEA LEU Bank in Kazakhstan

At a time of increased global uncertainty and tensions – including sadly among the major nuclear powers – it is even more welcome to be able to mark a development to make our world safer and more secure. It is why the ceremony in Astana on Aug. 27 to sign the formal agreement to locate…

FC Astana Progresses to UEFA Champions League Group Stage for First Time

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s Football Club Astana beat Cypriot APOEL on aggregate this month to advance to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League group stage. Astana beat APOEL 1:0 in Astana on Aug. 18 and drew 1:1 in Nicosia, Cyprus on Aug. 26. Thanks to a header...

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