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16:46 China's Yunnan province interested in cooperation with Kazakhstan
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to China Nurlan Ermekbayev paid working trip to Yunnan province in China where he met with local administration, the press service of the Embassy reported.
Russia-Ukraine Crisis Alarms Central Asian Strongmen
Following the sudden collapse of the Ukrainian government, Russia seized strategic points throughout the Crimean Peninsula, including military installations and the regional parliament.
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The number of foreign tourists visiting Armenia this year expected to surge by 10%
YEREVAN, February 12. / ARKA /. Armenian authorities expect the number of foreign tourists to visit the country this year to surge by 10%, according to Mekhak Apresyan, head of an economy ministry division in charge of tourism, who spoke today at a video conference between Kiev , Yerevan, Astana and Chisinau .
Kazakh Almaty intends to develop tourism
Deputy of the Prime Minister and the minister of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan, Aset Isekeshev and Khakim of Almaty, Akhmetzhan Yesimov signed a memorandum about cooperation in the sphere of tourism between the Ministry and the Akimat on Feb. 10. Within the framework of the memorandum, the sides agreed to cooperate on popularization ... (more)
Familiarity with Kazakhstan's new name needs time
It will take a long time for Kazakhstan to get rid of the 'stan' prefix, according to Kazakh political analyst Eduard Poletaev.