Kazakhstan expects to get 100 Olympic licenses

February 1. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Murat Zhakeyev

Kazakhstan expects to get 100 Olympic licenses“117 Kazakhstan’s athletes will compete for the London 2012 Olympic Games licenses,” chairman of Kazakhstan’s Sports and Physical Culture Agency Talgat Yermegiyaev told an enlarged broad meeting in Astana.

“Last year Kazakh sportsmen have already obtained 46 Olympic licenses. We plan to win about 100 licenses and show better results at summer Olympic Games in London as compared to the Beijing Olympic Games. In 2011 Kazakhstanis grabbed 527 medals at large, including 164 gold, 159 silver and 198 bronze medals.

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Kazakhstan’s tourism income for 9 months, 2011 reached KZT 82.3 bln

February 1. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Murat Zhakeyev

“Income from tourism industry of Kazakhstan reached KZT 82.3 bln for the past nine months of 2011 against KZT 78.2 bln for the same period of 2010,” chairman of Kazakhstan’s Sports and Physical Culture Agency Talgat Yermegiyaev told an enlarged broad meeting in Astana.

“The data for 12 months of 2011 will be made public this May,” he added.

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