Kazakhstan rolls out 3-tier national system to better meet demand for personnel 24 June 2019 14:29 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population has embarked on implementing the First Kazakh President’s tasks to revise and increase amounts of address social assistance, salaries as well as pensions. For the time being, positive changes have been showing up, including the increase in address social assistance, benefits for multi-children or low-paid families, salaries of staff from civil service sectors. Read the article below for more.
Kazakhstan is attracting most investors in CA 21 June 2019 16:43 Investments are key to developing the economy of Kazakhstan, with the country making efforts to enhance its business climate and mechanisms for interacting with investors. With over 320 billion dollars of investments been drawn in the country’s economy since independence, Kazakhstan is seen as a regional leader in attracting foreign investments.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev approved implementation plan for his election platform 21 June 2019 08:39 President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, inked a Decree approving the Action Plan for the implementation of his election platform, “Wellbeing for all! Continuity. Justice. Progress” and proposals received from the Kazakh citizens during the national action “Bіrge”, the press service of Akorda informed.
Nur-Sultan – Istanbul flights to increase to 7 times a week 20 June 2019 14:38 Commencing from 1 July 2019, the number of the Nur-Sultan – Istanbul flights will increase to seven times a week. This is due to the official opening of İstanbul Airport on October 29, 2018 in the city of Istanbul. Read more about this in the review by the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Our daily choices matter: Turn the tide on plastic 20 June 2019 09:50 Plastic is so prevalent in our lives that we don’t even notice it anymore. It is convenient. It is cheap. It is ubiquitous. The unfortunate truth is that more than 70 percent of the plastic we use does not get recycled, and much of this plastic trash gets swept into our oceans from beaches or gets washed into rivers from our streets. An estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic currently float in our oceans. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has proposed 5 ways to cut our dependence on plastic. Read more on the website of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Kazakhstan is Central Asian leader to fight TB 19 June 2019 16:20 Kazakhstan is a leader in tuberculosis control among other Central Asian countries. The country is open to every international organization dealing with TB. Since 2002, the tuberculosis rate had stood at 65.1 per 100 thousand persons, stably declining over the subsequent years. The 2018 tuberculosis rate was 48.2 per 100 thousand persons. The nationwide efficiency of treating the disease is 89.2 and that of treating drug resistant TB is 79.9, Malik Adenov, Director of Kazakhstan’s National Scientific Center of Phthisiopulmonology said.
Tokayev: Aibyn is the unique platform for young people 19 June 2019 15:07 The President of Kazakhstan - the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces took part in the opening of the 5th Republican Military-Patriotic Youth Assembly “Aibyn”, the press service of Akorda reported.
President Tokayev receives Nur-Sultan’s Mayor 18 June 2019 15:50 Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received newly appointed Mayor of Nur-Sultan Altay Kulginov, the Akorda press service informs.
Kazakhstan seeks new health care approaches 18 June 2019 12:49 The country has seen a 2.5-time rise in the major chronical non-infectious illnesses largely attributing it to better diagnostics and the global spread of lifestyle-caused diseases. A new model of a guaranteed amount of free medical care and a package of medical care within the obligatory social health insurance system were developed, which, according to Healthcare Minister Yelzhan Birtanov, will be fully implemented by 2020. Read more about these approaches in the review by the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Kazakhstan founds two new ministries 17 June 2019 17:05 In an effort to further enhance the public administration system of Kazakhstan, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev closed the decree to set up two new ministries.