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- Kazakhstan budgetary review to reduce Ministry of Defense programsReview of Kazakhstan budget will mostly reduce the Ministry of Defense programs on purchase of military technology. The Minister of Economics and Budgetary Planning Bakhyt Sultanov informed upon completion of the government session on Friday.
- Main cause of world food crisis - speculation - NazarbayevThe President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev considers that the main cause of world food crisis is speculation. The President stated his opinion at the event taken place on Sunday within World Economic Forum for the Middle East in the Egyptian city Sharm El Sheikh, the agency reports referring to president's press service. "Climate changes or manufacture of bio ethanol are named as the reasons of those cataclysms. But the main cause, in my opinion, is widespread speculation," N. Nazarbayev stated.
- Nazarbayev to take part in work of World Economic Forum on Middle East in EgyptThe President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will take part in the work of the World Economic Forum on the Middle East in the Egyptian city Sharm El Sheikh. The press secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Ilyas Omarov informed at the briefing on Saturday, the agency reports.
- Kazakhstan supports unification of efforts of Europe and Asia in steady development - UNKazakhstan takes steps towards rapprochement of the European and Asian processes of transition to steady development with the purpose of their unification into uniform Eurasian process. The chairman of Environmental Protection Committee of Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Yerlan Nigmatulin stated in the UN headquarters in New York in the high level segment of Sustainable Development Commission on Friday, the agency reports referring to the UN news center.