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28.03.2014

пятница

Astana EXPO-2017 supports the Earth Hour campaign

On March 29 at 20.30 people around the world will turn off their lights for one hour to show the need for conjoint action to save the planet. Last year, the campaign was supported by two billion people from 150 countries. Illumination of the most famous buildings is switched off in Earth Hour. 

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28.03.2014

пятница

EXPO-2017 presented in Moscow

These days the 9th International Travel Fair Intourmarket (ITM) 2014 is held in Moscow at Crocus Expo Exhibition Center. At the major event in the tourism industry Kazakhstan is represented by the International Specialized Exhibition Astana EXPO-2017, Almaty city, Almaty and Mangistau regions.

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28.03.2014

пятница

Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau summarized the visit to Astana

Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE), Vicente Gonzalez Lossertales ended his working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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19.02.2014

среда

Kazakhstan ratifies agreement with Vietnam on mutual protection of investments

ASTANA. Feb 18 (Interfax-Kazakhstan) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed Law On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on encouragement and mutual protection of investments, the press office of the head of state said on Tuesday.

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19.02.2014

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Aktau native wins bronze in Sochi

Figure skaters Yelena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov have won a bronze medal in the Figure Skating Ice Dance during the Sochi Olympics, Tengrinews reports citing Vesti.kz.

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19.02.2014

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Head of Baikonur resigns

Evgeniy Anissimov, Head of Baikonur cosmodrome, has resigned, according to Russia’s Kommersant.ru.

According to an unidentified source, Mr. Anissimov was called to Moscow to meet Oleg Ostapenko, Head of Russia’s Roskosmos National Space Agency. He arrived for the appointment; however, there were no actual talks. Reportedly he was suggested to resign.

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15.01.2014

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Official ceremony on handing construction spots for EXPO -2015 held in Milan

On December 16th, 2013 an official lot handover ceremony was held in Milan. Members of 26 countries – from the total number of 139 - EXPO participants of World Exhibition EXPO 2015 Milan - took part at this event. The Kazakh delegation was headed by Mr. Serik Amirov, Commissioner General of the Republic of Kazakhstan at EXPO 2015 Milan.

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15.01.2014

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EXPO 2017 flag will sail round the world for the first time

Kazakhstan traveler Sapar Iskakov will carry flag of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017 around the world.

Start of the expedition is scheduled on January 10, 2014 from the Port of Southampton (England). Travelers will visit more than 20 countries. The around-the-world cruise will be finished in London on May 10, 2014


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18.12.2013

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Voting for the right to hold EXPO-2020 ended by the victory of Dubai!

The fate of EXPO-2020 was decided yesterday at the 154th session of the General Assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE).

According to the results of the third round 116 countries voted for Dubai, 47 countries gave votes for Yekaterinburg.


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18.12.2013

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Ambassador of Belarus visited the National Company “Astana EXPO-2017”

On December 6, 2013 Mr. Talgat Ermegiyaev, the Chairman of the Board of JSC “NC “Astana EXPO-2017”, met with His Excellency Anatoly Nichkasov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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18.12.2013

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Flashmob 1 year after the win

On 23 November 2013 the Trade and Entertainment Centre Khan Shatyr Hosted the dancing flash-mob to commemorate the year since Astana gained the status of the city hosting EXPO.

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20.11.2013

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EXPO-2017 at the World Travel Market in London

From the 4th to the 7th of November London is hosting the leading global event for the travel industry “World Travel Market” (WTM). The event attracts more than 5000 exhibitors representing 184 countries and regions. It creates an opportunity to present diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to 47,776 global travel professionals and introduce to the foreign market the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana.

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20.11.2013

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Legislative support of EXPO 2017

Plenary meeting was held today in the Mazhilis under the chairmanship of speaker of the House Nurlan Nigmatulin. The Mazhilis approved in the first and then in the second reading the amendments to legislation on organization and carrying out of the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana. 

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20.11.2013

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week, GEW will be held in Kazakhstan in November 18–24, 2013. The subject of the Kazakhstan Week this year will be Business Consulting. 

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30.10.2013

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“Formation of a regional network of “green growth” points”

The Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Kazakhstan in cooperation with the Coalition for a “green” economy and G-Global development with the support of Almaty city Akimat, OSCE Centre in Astana, JSC National Company “Astana-Expo-2017”, Institute of Ecology and Sustainable Development and the United Nations Development Program in Kazakhstan holds a Forum “Formation of a regional network of “green growth” points”.

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