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Kazakhstan will mark its Constitution Day on Saturday, August 30.
In pursuance of the decisions made at the XXI session of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan, August 26 London will hold the opening ceremony of the Kazakhstan Center for Peace and Accord, the press service of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan informs.
According to the results of the study carried out by “Great Value Colleges” international organization, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has entered the Top 50 most technologically advanced universities in the world, the press service of the university informs.
Festive bike ride timed to Constitution Day will take place on 24 August.
In an interview with The Astana Times, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Egypt and Morocco Berik Aryn, who also serves as the country’s representative to the African Union, spoke about Kazakhstan’s expanding ties with the continent.
Sales between Kazakhstan and the Customs Union states over January-June 2014 downed to $ 9 billion, the chairman of the Statistics Committee of Kazakhstan’s National Economy Ministry Alikhan Smailov told a briefing in the Central Communications Service.
International Rating Agency Fitch Ratings has upgraded Kazakhstan-based BTA Bank’s Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to ‘B-’ from ‘CCC’ and maintained them on Rating Watch Positive (RWP), Fitch reported on August 18. The agency has also affirmed Kazakh Kazkommertsbank’s (KKB) Long-term IDRs at ‘B’ with a Stable Outlook.
“Expert RA Kazakhstan” rating agency (RAEX) confirmed the credit rating of BTA Bank JSC at B+ level and reliability of the bonds at B+ level19 Aug 2014
“Expert RA Kazakhstan” rating agency (RAEX) confirmed the credit rating of BTA Bank JSC at B+ level (sufficient level of creditworthiness) and reliability of its bonds (ISIN – XS0867573890/XS0867478124) at B+ level (sufficient level of reliability).
From the year-start, Kazakh border servicemen detained 11,532 offenders and seized over 900 tons of drugs.
As September, the month of festivities is approaching, Almaty is preparing for a month long celebration of the City Day.
Kazakhstan develops cooperation with the World Bank in modernizing its staff training system. The Government studies situation and possible risks for Kazakhstan due to western sanctions against Russia.