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April 2016

Islamic Bank To Help Improve Water Supply In Rural Areas Of Kazakhstan

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 00:29

Kazakhstan plans to improve the water supply system in rural settlements with the help of the Islamic Development Bank. To this end, the republic's government and the bank signed a number of agreements worth more than $300 million during the inaugural session of the General Assembly of the Islamic Organization for Food Security. These agreements are related to attracting funds from the Islamic Development Bank under the state guarantee for the purpose of implementing two projects in the field of water management.

Uzbekistan Maintains A Positive Attitude Toward The SCO

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 23:59

Most of the citizens of Uzbekistan supports the activities of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization), which, in their opinion, is aimed at ensuring peace, security and sustainable economic development. The Center for the Study of Public Opinion “Ijtimoiy Fikr” stated so based on the results of a survey. The vast majority of citizens of the republic (92.1 percent) believe that the SCO is currently one of the most influential international organizations, the prestige of which increases every year.

Kyrgyzstan To Establish An Institute For Investment Attraction

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 23:46

In Kyrgyzstan, the republic's government plans to create a special structure that will deal with attracting foreign investments and promoting exports with a view to better exploitation of the opportunities offered within the EEU. According to the press service of the Kyrgyz Cabinet of Ministers, Prime Minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov has given orders to hold a business forum that will help identify the problems faced by Kyrgyz businesses in terms of product exports to the Eurasian market.

Turkmenistan To Create A New Lake

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 23:28

The second phase of construction of the Lake “Altyn Asyr” is underway in Turkmenistan's Central Karakum Desert. The project provides for creating a unique hydro-technical complex, a complicated system of various drainage structures designed for collection of mineralized drainage water from the agricultural lands in the territory of all regions of the country. According to local media, this project is unprecedented and of great importance for both Turkmenistan and the entire region of Central Asia.

Brussels Sprouts For Turkmen Consumers

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 21:25

The Western “suppliers” of democracy are stirring up their activities in the direction of Turkmenistan.

 

The Day Of Kazakhstan's Economy In Germany

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:40

On April 25th, the German city of Hanover (Lower Saxony) witnessed the Day of Kazakhstan's economy. This event was devoted to the prospects of further regional cooperation between the two countries in the industrial, raw materials, innovation and technological fields. According to the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, the Day was participated by a delegation from Pavlodar Province headed by Dyusenbayev Turganov, first deputy of its governor.

New Parliament Speaker Elected In Kyrgyzstan

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 02:03

On April 27, a regular meeting of the Kyrgyz parliament elected a new speaker by a majority vote of deputies. The position went to Chynybay Tursunbekov, leader of the Social Democratic Party (the “presidential” party). This election was a result of the secret ballot, in which 88 deputies voted in favor of Tursunbekov. The new speaker has recently turned 55 years old, and he has been twice elected as a deputy of the national parliament. Chynybay Tursunbekov is a candidate of philological sciences; he had previously worked as a journalist.

 

Tajikistan Signs A Customs Agreement With The UN

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 00:33

The Government of Tajikistan has signed an agreement with the UN representative office in the republic to deal with simplification of customs procedures during emergencies. According to PR officer Safarbek Soliyev, the timely and unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid to the affected populations is of vital importance during natural disasters.

 

Knauf To Invests €40 Million In Uzbekistan

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 23:59

The world famous company Knauf, which specializes in manufacture of a variety of building materials, is expanding its presence in Uzbekistan. According to Director General of Knauf Gips Bukhara Dmitry Deripalko, the company plans to re-invest about €40 million in the projects for expansion of production of dry mixes and gypsum boards in the republic. This process will include three stages; the first stage provides for extension of the plant for production of gypsum board, and it's already being implemented.

Conference On The Internet And Libraries In Uzbekistan

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 23:39

On April 21-23, the Uzbek city of Samarkand hosted the 10th international conference “CentralAsia 2016: Information and Library Resources and the Internet in Education, Science, Business and Culture.” It was participated by over 250 representatives of information and library institutions from different regions of Uzbekistan, as well as 8 experts, who arrived from Russia, the UK, South Korea, the USA, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Azerbaijan.