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April 2015

Occurrence Rate of Industrial Injuries in Kazakhstan

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 14:47

Every year more than 2 million accidents at work take place in Kazakhstan, while about 300 of them are fatal. This sad information was reported by the Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development of the republic Daulet Argandykov in his speech at the opening of the exhibition on industrial safety and labor protection in Astana. He added that most of the deaths of workers and their occupational injuries occur in the enterprises of mining and metallurgical complex and the construction sector.

 

Five Fish Hatcheries of Kazakhstan to Be Transferred into Private Hands

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 14:22

In Kazakhstan it is planned to transfer five hatcheries to private ownership, as it was reported on Tuesday, April 28, by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic Erlan Nysanbaev. According to him, this will be done at the initiative of his departments, as part of the second wave of privatization. "Now in our country there is a new wave of privatization, and within its framework we will transfer five hatcheries to the competitive environment.

Virtual Universities Can Appear in Kazakhstan

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 21:28

Over the next five years in Kazakhstan the first virtual universities using the latest technologies of distance learning can appear. The news was reported by the head of methodology and content of higher education of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic B.Narbekova on the sidelines of the meeting of Education Ministers from countries belonging to the Forum "Asia-Europe” (Asia-Europe Meeting) in Riga. "Virtual universities exist in Europe and in America.

The First Artificial Satellite of Turkmenistan is Launched

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 21:11

On Monday, April 27 at 23.03 Universal Time from the spaceport the first artificial satellite of Turkmenistan - a communications satellite «TürkmenÄlem 52 ° E» was launched from Cape Canaveral (Florida, USA). This spacecraft was built by the French company «Thales Alenia Space» by the order of the republic, and the launch itself was made by the American company «SpaceX».

A Number of Projects to Be Implemented in North-Kazakhstan Region

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 21:39

In the short term, a number of investment projects will be implemented in the North-Kazakhstan region, which was announced at a regular meeting of the Coordinating Council for inclusion of various projects in the Industrialization Map within the second five-year plan of the state program of industrial-investment development. The event was chaired by the head of the region Erik Sultanov. In particular, it is planned to build a plant for processing various oil crops in the city of Petropavlovsk, which will cost 1.4 billion tenge.

 

Transport Infrastructure to Be Upgraded in Shymkent

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 17:37

In Shymkent, which is the administrative center of the South Kazakhstan region, capital modernization of transport infrastructure is planned, which will consist of a new international airport terminal, as well as a new railway and bus station construction. This was reported to local media by the Deputy head of the region Saparbek Tuyakbaev, who noted that the corresponding memorandum was signed by a subsidiary of JSC "Kazakhstan Temir Joly" - LLP «AirportManagementGroup» and the government of the South Kazakhstan region.

Kashagan will Give Oil at the End of 2015-Beginning of 2016

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 16:50

Kazakhstan is planning to resume oil production from the Kashagan field at the end of this year or at the beginning of next year. This was stated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the press conference held in Astana. "Currently, the company together with "KazMunaiGas" is working actively, the program has already been compiled, the costs in amount of more than two billion dollars needed to resume the functioning of the field have been defined. And we hope to get oil here at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2016," - the president said.

Nursultan Nazarbayev is Re-Elected to Presidency of Kazakhstan

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 15:27

According to preliminary data of the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan, a resounding triumph in the presidential election held on Sunday, April 26 was won by the incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev. As it is seen from the data published on Monday, April 27, voter turnout was 95.22 per cent of all registered voters, of which 97.7 per cent voted for the obvious leader of the campaign. Recall that apart from Nazarbayev, two other candidates stood in the current elections, as reported by the chairman of the CEC of the country Kuandik Turgankulov.

 

Thanks to EAEC Investment in Kazakhstan is Increasing

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 22:01

Over the time of the Customs Union functioning, the amount of investments in the processing industry of Kazakhstan has increased 2.5-fold. This information was reported last Saturday, April 25 at the briefing in Astana, by the Deputy Minister of National Economy of the Republic Timur Zhaksylykov. According to him, the results of the analysis of the dynamics of investment in the sector revealed that over the past four years the amount of funds invested had increased from 5.7 to 14 billion dollars.

 

The Turkmen-Italian Business Forum was Held in Ashgabat

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 21:37

The Turkmen capital Ashgabat hosted the bilateral Turkmen-Italian business forum, the aim of which was to further intensify and expand economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. The event was organized by the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic, and it was attended by the Italian delegation headed by Minister of Agriculture of the country Maurizio Martin. The delegation also included the heads and representatives of Federunacoma (Italian Federation of Agricultural Machinery), ICE (Italian Foreign Trade Agency), the Association of Assofoodtec.