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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – A proposal to build power transmission lines near Shoshkaly Lake in 2020 was recently submitted to the Department of Economics and Budget Planning of the East Kazakhstan Region, Akim (Mayor) of the Beskaragai District Daulet Batyrbayev said Oct. 16 at the Regional Communications Service of the East Kazakhstan Region.  Local government officials are… The post Officials consider installing transmission lines near Shoshkaly Lake, focus on boosting tourism  appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh athletes won two bronze medals Oct. 12 at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women’s World Boxing Championship 2019 in Ulan-Ude, Russia, reported Olympic.kz. “We can’t say that we are satisfied with the performance of the girls, because at the world championship we could not win the gold medals. The team that performed… The post Kazakh athletes win two medals at AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The last joint of the Saryarqa pipeline outside the capital, also called the “golden joint,” was ceremoniously welded Oct. 9, signifying completion of the first stage to provide gas there and to other Kazakh cities, reported inform.kz. The 1,061-kilometre pipeline stretches from Kyzylorda through Zhezkazgan, Karaganda and Temirtau, ending at the capital. Construction… The post Saryarqa pipeline finishes, completing first stage of providing Kazakh cities with gas appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh singer Daneliya Tuleshova has been named one of the nation’s United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Club ambassadors. She received a badge and certificate to verify her status during the Kazakhstan National Federation of UNESCO Clubs reporting conference, noted inform.kz Oct. 9. “I was surprised when I found out about… The post Daneliya Tuleshova becomes Kazakhstan UNESCO Club ambassador  appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Almaty Akim (Mayor) Bakytzhan Sagintayev recently presented the city development strategy through 2050 to an audience of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University students. “On instructions of Elbasy (First President Nursultan Nazarbayev), we’ve already finished the long-term city strategy called Almaty 2050. I want to share my vision on our city development, counting on your… The post Almaty Mayor presents city development strategy through 2050 appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Omani low-cost carrier Salam Air plans to open Almaty-Muscat direct flights with a frequency of seven flights per week in March 2020 and Nur-Sultan-Muscat in autumn 2020. Kazakh and Omani aviation authorities inked a memorandum of understanding Oct. 8 that gives the right for air carriers of both countries to operate 14 passenger… The post Salam Air to open direct flights between Omani capital and Almaty, Nur-Sultan appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – Uzbekistan joined the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (CCTS or Turkic Council) Oct. 15 during its seventh summit in Baku, Azerbaijan. The summit also featured the award ceremony to present Kazakhstan’s First President Nursultan Nazarbayev with the newly established Higher Order of the Turkic World. Uzbekistan approached CCTS regarding membership in April… The post Turkic Council approves Uzbekistan’s membership, awards Nazarbayev Higher Order of Turkic World appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Low-Enriched-Uranium (LEU) Fuel Bank in Kazakhstan received Oct. 17 its first shipment of low-enriched uranium. The LEU Bank is meant to be a supply source of last resort for IAEA member states who have had a disruption in their access to fuel. “With the arrival of the… The post IAEA LEU Bank in Kazakhstan receives first shipment, becomes operational appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – French company SUEZ and Kazakh Keremet Projects are planning to build two solid waste landfills near Almaty and in the Almaty region, reported the Almaty region administration press service. Keremet will oversee all stages of the project, including constructing the landfills. SUEZ, represented in 80 countries, operates 100 municipal solid waste landfills globally.… The post French company SUEZ set to build two landfills in Almaty Region appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. NUR-SULTAN – The capital akimat (administration) offers rehabilitation, specific social services, free use of public transportation and the possibility of employment to its 25,715 residents with disabilities, reported its press service Oct. 19 to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Approximately 2,689 individuals are classified in the first group of those with disabilities,… The post Capital authorities offer support to people with disabilities appeared first on The Astana Times.