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August 2015

"Kazatomprom" has Adopted a New Development Strategy

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:31

The Kazakh national company "Kazatomprom" adopted a new strategy of development for the next decade (2015-25 years), as it was reported to the media in the press service of the company. In addition, another document was adopted - a new organizational structure of the central office. These documents we considered at the meeting of the Board of Directors of the leading company working in the nuclear industry of the country. The new development strategy was presented by Askar Zhumagaliyev, the Chairman of "Kazatomprom".


A new High-Voltage PTL Launched in Kyrgyzstan

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:20

On Friday, August 28, Kyrgyzstan held an official ceremony of commissioning a high voltage power line (PTL) "Datca-Kemin" and substation "Kemin". This event was attended by the President of the Republic Almazbek Atambayev, who said that in the country its own power ring had been set up, which would allow to ensure its energy security and independence. "In 2013, the substation "Datca" was commissioned, and last year construction of one more substation - "Kemin" was completed.

Presentation of the First Kazakh Electric Vehicle to Take Place in October

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:05

Presentation of the first national electric vehicle is scheduled for October of this year in Kazakhstan. The news was told by the developer of the first Kazakh e-vehicle, the head of the project "Electrocar-Prototype" Tahir Balbaev. He also stated that the car was already on the move, but overall it was still "raw". "Yes, we actually have done most of the work, have built the frame and connected electronics. Nevertheless, it is still just a working model" - T.Balbaev said.


China will Provide a Grant of One Billion Yuan to Kyrgyzstan

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 21:50

The Chinese government is going to allocate to Kyrgyzstan a grant in the amount of one billion yuan to be spent on the project of road construction and rehabilitation in the capital Bishkek. The news was told reporters at the press conference held on Thursday, August 28, by the deputy head of the presidential administration Sapar Isakov. According to him, these funds will be allocated in part, during three years.


A Law on Mutual Funds and Investment Funds is Adopted in Uzbekistan

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:53

On August 25, the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed the previously adopted by Parliament Law "On mutual and investment funds." On June 29th, 2015, the document was approved by the lower (legislative) Chamber of the Republic, and the upper chamber (the Senate) approved a law on August 6 this year. Now the document will come into effect from July 1, 2017.

Tajikistan will Develop Import Substitution

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:26

Tajikistan is planning to launch a program for the development of production in own plants, which is necessary to neutralize the negative impact of external factors on the national economy. This was stated by the Prime Minister Kohir Rasulzoda last Wednesday, August 26, during a meeting of the government, which was dedicated to the development of import-substituting products in Tajikistan, as well as organization of the export of locally produced goods. According to the press service of the government, the meeting involved ministers relating to economic block.


New Agricultural Technologies are Introduced in Kyrgyzstan

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 16:46

On Tuesday, August25, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Temir Sariev took part in a national seminar themed "Implementation of various drip irrigation systems in the agricultural cooperative "Tim-Agro" on the terms of public-private partnership. During the event the latest technology of rainwater irrigation, equipment for cleaning of seeds, as well as the new standard silos that are used in JSC "Atalyk groups El-Dan" (Issyk-Ata district, Chui region) were presented.

Facebook and YouTube has been Blocked Again in Tajikistan

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 15:53

Access of Internet users to the popular video hosting service YouTube and social network Facebook in Tajikistan has been blocked. Mobile operators and Internet service providers of the republic have done it in accordance with the decision of the Communication Service at the government of the country, as it was reported to journalists on Tuesday, 25 of August. At the same time, the Communication Service does not comment on its disposal, which had traditionally been received by providers orally.


Uzbekistan will Allocate $ 700 Million the Development of Solar Energy

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 17:10

Uzbekistan may allocate more than 700 million dollars to the construction of three large solar photovoltaic plants. This was reported in the state-owned company JSC "Uzbekenergo", which had previously announced its intention to build several solar photoelectric power plants with installed capacity of 100 MW in Namangan, Surkhandarya and Samarkand regions. Recall that last year a tender for the construction of the first station in Samarkand region was announced. It will cost 274 million dollars. The winner of the tender will be announced before the end of this year.

Depositors of Kazakhstan will Be Compensated Losses from the Devaluation of the Tenge

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 16:44

The National Bank of Kazakhstan has started development of a mechanism of compensation of losses caused by currency depreciation to depositors of commercial banks. This was told reporters in the press service of the financial regulator, where it was also noted that this applied to those who had a deposit residue in the amount of up to one million tenge, or about 4 million dollars at the rate. "Compensation will be made to individuals on term deposits opened in tenge, and, as of August 18 this year, the sum of account balances may not exceed one million tenge.