Search Results for 2003/11/10

Growing International Religious Tensions Reinforce Need for Astana Religious Congress

…that President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s call early in 2003 for an international forum to foster religious understanding and respect should be judged. His appeal came against a background of worsening religious…

Astana Supports Helsinki+40 Initiative at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Istanbul

…economic security), Kazakhstan stands for the need to adapt the Maastricht Document 2003 to modern realities and challenges. The focus of the OSCE should be transport issues, effective governance, the…

Kazakhstan Steppe Eagle Exercise Helps Sustain NATO Ties

The latest Steppe Eagle annual multilateral military exercise in Kazakhstan occurred from August 10-23, at the Illisky Training Centre near Almaty. The exercise, held under NATO auspices, confirms that the…

First Kazakh Armed Forces Military Observer Returns from Western Sahara

…resolution 1509 (2003) on Sept. 19, 2003 to support the implementation of the ceasefire agreement and the peace process; protect UN staff, facilities and civilians and support humanitarian and human…

UNESCO Tackles Earthquake Mitigation, Makes Recommendations for Kazakhstan

ALMATY – For the first time in the history of Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, UNESCO held an international conference on the problem of earthquake mitigation in…

Local Boxers Continue Kazakhtan’s Global Winning Streak

…world champion in 2003 and a finalist in the 2004 Olympic Games. In 2006, he became a professional boxer. He has won all but one of his fights. The victory…

British Telegraph Names 10,000 Tenge Note One of World’s Most Beautiful Bank Notes

ASTANA – The Telegraph has named the 10,000 tenge banknote (2003 series) one of the most beautiful currencies of the world. 10,000 tenge Photo credit: nationalbank.kz “The 10,000 tenge banknote…

Religious Harmony is a National Value, Inspiration to Other Nations

…to play with the minds of unsophisticated people in different parts of the world. In 2003, President Nazarbayev launched an initiative to hold the first Congress of World and Traditional…

Reshuffle in Kazakhstan: New Head of Presidential Administration, Mazhilis Speaker, Minister of Investment and Development, and Astana Mayor

…Issekeshev worked at the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms and the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning early in his career. In 2003, he was appointed deputy minister of…

Curling: A Sport for Everyone and for Life, Says National Association Head

Photo courtesy: Curling Association of Kazakhstan ASTANA – Curling is considered to be an unusual sport for Kazakhstan. It first appeared in the country in 2003, yet the national team…