Tajikistan is scheduled to launch a new hydroelectric station on November 16 that had been vehemently opposed for years by the late leader of neighboring Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov.
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The Initiative of Kazakhstan at the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit may mitigate world problems, said Director of the Czech Institute of Applied Economics and former Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic Jan Mládek.
Pakistan has requested financial help from its close allies, including China and Saudi Arabia, and a bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help revive its economy and deal with debt and balance-of-payments problems.
Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas paid a Nov.5-6 official visit to Kazakhstan for the first time. He was invited to take part in the Digital Bridge Forum and the presentation of the Astana Hub – International IT and Startup Hub.
Expert of the Institute of World Economy Zhumabek Sarabekov has commented on the meeting of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Kazinform correspondent reports.
It is becoming more obvious every year that the challenges we face are now no longer local but regional and increasingly global. In an ever more complex and interlinked world, the solutions to our problems – whether environmental, economic or human – are seldom contained by national borders.
ussian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to Uzbekistan, on October 19, resulted in more signed agreements, worth larger sums of money, than any other bilateral meeting the Central Asian republic’s President Shavkat Mirziyaev had held to date.
Exclusive: Two days ahead of the Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) which will bring together heads of state and government of 51 European and Asian countries, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev offered his comments on a wide range of issues.
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies Program on Cyber Security led a cybersecurity workshop for Central Asian states, in partnership with the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs Academy in Tbilisi, Georgia from October 15-17, Marshall Center said.
On 15 October in Astana, the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Darius Skusevičius met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov and discussed the intensifying ties between the two countries, prospects for bilateral relations, recent positive developments in Central Asia, and thanked K. Abdrakhmanov for helping participants of the Mission Siberia 2018 in Kazakhstan.