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Military exercises "Interaction. Search. Echelon" of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization began in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Defense Ministry.
Attending a solemn opening of the drills were CSTO Deputy Secretary General Takhir Khairulloyev, Chief of the CSTO Joint Staff colonel-general Anatoly Sidorov, and armed forces officials of the CSTO member countries.
The first defense minister – chief of the Kazakh Armed Forces’ general staff, lieutenant-general Marat Zhussainov, emphasized the role of the Organization in ensuring the stability and security in the region and increasing professionalism of the military personnel of the CSTO States.
The CSTO military drills’ active stage is to run until October 7, 2022.
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Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Majilis Speaker Yerlan Koshanov, the Akorda press service reports.
The latter reported on the current lawmaking activities of the Kazakh Majilis. In particular, Majilis deputies considered and submitted the draft laws On Ombudsman, On constitutional court and On prosecutor general’s office, also amendments to some constitutional and other laws to the Senate.
During the talks, the Speaker told the President about participation of Kazakh sportsmen in solemn opening of the IV World Nomad Games in Türkiye. The Turkic community unanimously supported Kazakhstan’s bid to hold the next V World Nomad Games min 2024.
Observers from the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly (CIS IPA) have been invited to monitor snap presidential election in the Republic of Kazakhstan, BelTA learned from the press service of the Secretariat of the CIS IPA Council.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi has sent a letter to the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States addressed to Chair of the CIS IPA Council Valentina Matviyenko to invite international observers from the CIS IPA to monitor the upcoming early presidential election in Kazakhstan," the press service informed.
Kazakhstan will undertake every effort to make sure that the election is transparent and complies with national legislation and international standards," the letter reads.
Parliaments that make part of the CIS IPA will delegate their representatives to the observation mission that will be sent to the Republic of Kazakhstan to monitor the election. The international observers will visit polling stations, assess their accessibility and equipment, monitor the voting process, vote counting and tabulation.
On 21 September President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a decree to call an early presidential election for 20 November 2022. He promised to put out soon his election platform that will outline new initiatives aimed at achieving social and economic progress.
Earlier, Kazakhstan's parliament members unanimously supported the bill extending presidential mandates to a seven-year term and barring any president from running for a second term in office.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a meeting with Chioda Technol Corp President Ataru Inoue, Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) leading researcher Valery Nesvizhevskiy, Director General of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (Russia) Grigory Trubnikov, Kazinform cites Akorda.
The meeting focused on the prospects for the development of nuclear science in Kazakhstan. The foreign scientific organizations’ heads expressed interest in close cooperation with the Kazakh side.
The Kazakh President noted that the country supports the idea of exclusively peaceful use of atomic energy. According to him, Kazakhstan is ranked first in the world in production of natural uranium and has its own production of nuclear fuel components. The country has scientific facilities and infrastructure to provide scientific and technological support for the nuclear sector.
During the talk, an exchange of views on the issues of development of atomic energy in Kazakhstan, the use of modern nuclear technologies, practical training of domestic qualified personnel took place.
At today’s meeting with the public in Abai region the Head of State, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, took the clear stance of Kazakhstan on the current international situation, the official Telegram Channel of the Kazakh President’s press service reports.
Located in the heart of the Eurasian continent I would like once again define the country’s clear stance on the current international situation. The world observes unprecedented geopolitical escalation now, tension reached its highest point. Politicians and experts all over the world intensely debate the risk of the use of nuclear weapons. Almost 33 years passed since the last explosion at the Semipalatinsk testing ground. The people of the region experienced all the severities of the thoughtless nuclear arms race of the Cold War-era," the Head of State said.
He noted that Kazakhstan consistently maintains its attitude that the energy of atom should work exclusively for the benefit of people. "Kazakhstan unalterably offers constructive foreign policy agenda aimed at seeking compromise solutions, strengthening security and trust, achieving global progress," the President said.
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Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich. Opening the meeting Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated him on his reelection as the FIDE President, the Akorda press service reports.
Arkady Dvorkovich told the President about holding the 1st stage of the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix which brought together 12 strongest female chess players in Astana. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted such events make a great contribution to the development of chess in Kazakhstan.
The Head of State said there are more than 7,000 chess sections in Kazakhstan and their number should double at least. More than 200,000 people are engaged in chess so far. The chess development roadmap was developed, it is planned to launch the Chess at school large-scale project.
In his turn, Arkady Dvorkovich expressed gratitude to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for his personal support and promotion of chess in Kazakhstan and declared FIDE’s readiness to share successful international practices for introducing chess into school curricula.
The sides shared views on long-term cooperation between Kazakhstan and FIDE and discussed prospects for holding large international tournaments in Kazakhstan.
‘Green corridors’ will be opened for Kazakhstan’s nationals trapped on the Kazakh-Russian border, as thousands of Russian citizens are fleeing conscription. Minister of Trade and Integration Serik Zhumangarin said it on the sidelines of the Senate’s plenary session today, Kazinform reports.
In his words, the Russian side has already issued an appropriate resolution, and today the two countries’ border guard services will negotiate this issue.
We will open ‘green corridors’ for our citizens and trucks with food," Serik Zhumangarin noted.
The ‘green corridors’ will be organized at the border checkpoints from September 29 to 30.
The Kazakh Science and Higher Education Ministry and Huawei Technologies Kazakhstan signed a memo of understanding within the International Digital Forum in Astana.
It aims at creating conditions for multilateral scientific research and academic partnership, introducing digital innovations in the sphere of education, to bridge the digital divide and create Kazakhstani ecosystem of talents in the sphere of information communication technologies to contribute to development of digital literacy and skills.
The signatories will exchange research findings and practical information and skills, to create conditions for training highly skilled young specialists. The students will have an opportunity to train and get certified in the sphere of ICT, participate in special educational contests and get assistance in employment. Teachers will also take part in the educational process and get an opportunity to participate in professional development programs organized by Huawei.
The Huawei Technologies Kazakhstan entered Kazakhstan 20 years ago, 14 ICT academies were opened countrywide.
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