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Bakhyt Sultanov appointed Astana's mayor

Bakhyt Sultanov has been named as the new akim (mayor) of Astana city in accordance with the presidential decree, Kazinform reported citing the Akorda's Twitter account.  The former Minister of Finance Sultanov …

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Astana has built a financial field of dreams

In the twenty-first century, countries that traditionally added value by extracting natural resources are doing their best to diversify their sources of income. Financial services are becoming one of the alternatives to oil and gas. As …

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Putin and Nazarbayev discuss Astana Caspian summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the upcoming fifth Caspian summit on the phone with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kremlin press service said. The Caspian summit will take place on …

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New meeting on Syria to be held in Astana this year

There is no exact date of the next meeting on Syria in Astana, official representative of Kazakh Foreign Ministry Aybek Smadiyarov said. "We hope that the negotiations (on Syria in Astana) will be held by the end …

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Islamic Economy Forum opens in Astana

The Islamic Economy Forum opened in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, today within the Astana Finance Days. The main goal of the forum is to conduct a comprehensive and representative discussion on the economic and geopolitical growth …

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Astana-Vienna flights may be resumed

Kazakhstan and Austria may resume direct regular flights between Astana and Vienna, the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan said. This issue was discussed during …

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Nargiz Pashayeva awarded "Stars of Commonwealth"

The Council for awarding the CIS Commonwealth Star Award for outstanding achievements in art, science and education named the laureates of 2017, the press service of the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation of the CIS member states …

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One of richest Kazakh businessman arrested

The former chairman of commerce of Tsentrkazenergomontazh JSC Yerkin Amirkhanov has been arrested in Astana, the Kazak National Security Committee said. One of the richest Kazakh businessmen was arrested on suspicion of …

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