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Talgat Ermegiyayev  (С). ©Tengrinews
Kazakhstan jails international expo organiser for corruption

Kazakhstan sentenced a former minister to 14 years in prison for embezzling millions while heading Kazakhstan's preparations for EXPO-2017.

Kazakhstan jails international expo organiser for corruption
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Kazakhstan to introduce visa free entry for developed countries

Kazakhstan plans to simplify visa procedures for 34 OECD countries, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Singapore and Monaco.

Kazakhstan to introduce visa free entry for developed countries
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Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy

Anuarbek Musin, Commissioner General for the national section at the EXPO 2015 has received the flag for the upcoming EXPO-2017 that is to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan receives EXPO flag from Italy
The Sphere of EXPO 2017 in Astana. Still frame from the model video
EXPO-2017 Sphere will put Astana on the map: Khuan Chew

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with KCA International and Sembol Construction about EXPO-2017 venues in Astana.

EXPO-2017 Sphere will put Astana on the map: Khuan Chew
Golovkin plans to fight in Kazakhstan before EXPO-2017
Golovkin plans to fight in Kazakhstan before EXPO-2017

The undefeated champion in middleweight division Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan shared his plans for 2017.

Golovkin plans to fight in Kazakhstan before EXPO-2017
The Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 Akhmetzhan Yessimov.
Newly appointed Chairman Yessimov lays off top management of Astana EXPO-2017

Akhmetzhan Yessimov, the newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company, has started restructuring the company.

Newly appointed Chairman Yessimov lays off top management of Astana EXPO-2017
Baurzhan Baibek ©Turar Kazangapov
Mayor of Almaty replaced with fresh face: analysis

Experts discuss the replacement of Akim of Almaty Akhmetzhan Yessimov with a young career official Baurzhan Baibek.

Mayor of Almaty replaced with fresh face: analysis
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo courtesy of Vesti.kz.
Nazarbayev talks about development of Almaty

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited Almaty to discuss new appointments, the city's development and its general role in Kazakhstan's economy.

Nazarbayev talks about development of Almaty
New Akim of Almaty Baurzhan Baibek. Photo courtesy of old.liter.kz
Almaty gets new Mayor from Nur Otan

Baurzhan Baibek has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of Almaty. Former Almaty Mayor Akhtemzhan Yessimov was appointed to lead the Astana EXPO-2017 steering company.

Almaty gets new Mayor from Nur Otan
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Vietnam mulls introducing visa free travel for Kazakhstan citizens

Vietnam mulls introducing a visa free regime for citizens of Kazakhstan.

Vietnam mulls introducing visa free travel for Kazakhstan citizens
Congress hall and hotel model.
Nazarbayev heaps criticism on EXPO-2017 preparations

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev urged to promote the upcoming EXPO-2017with consideration of logistic, security and volunteering aspects

Nazarbayev heaps criticism on EXPO-2017 preparations
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Nazarbayev criticises EXPO-2017 preparations

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has criticized the preparations for the upcoming EXPO-2017 in Astana and urged to draw on the experience of Lisbon and Shanghai.

Nazarbayev criticises EXPO-2017 preparations
Vera Kobalia. Photo courtesy of fashiony.ru
Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Vera Kobalia leaves

Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Vera Kobalia leaves has voluntarily resigns from her position after working for a little over a month.

Deputy chairman of Astana EXPO-2017 Vera Kobalia leaves
Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Tengrinews.kz
All countries need to join efforts to ensure food security: Nazarbayev

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has stressed the importance of all countries joining their efforts to ensure global food security.

All countries need to join efforts to ensure food security: Nazarbayev
Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz
Concept of new railway station in Astana approved

The concept of a new train station in Kazakhstan's Astana has been approved.

Concept of new railway station in Astana approved
Frame from the video.
EXPO-2017 construction site captured from bird's eye view

Astana resident Vitaliy Petrov has captured the construction site of EXPO-2017 in Astana from bird’s eye view.

EXPO-2017 construction site captured from bird's eye view
Adilbek Zhaksybekov. Photo © tengrinews.kz
Astana Mayor appointed Chairman of EXPO-2017 National Company instead of Talgat Yermegiayev

Talgat Yermegiayev has been relieved of his position as Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company in Kazakhstan.

Astana Mayor appointed Chairman of EXPO-2017 National Company instead of Talgat Yermegiayev
Kairat Kelimbetov. Photo © RIA Novosti
Kelimbetov comments on National Bank relocation to Astana

Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Kairat Kelimbetov has commented on relocation of the major financial institution from Almaty to Astana.

Kelimbetov comments on National Bank relocation to Astana
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More than 80 Kazakhstani companies supply construction materials for EXPO-2017

Astana EXPO-2017 designates usage of local content in the construction of exhibition facilities as priority issue.

More than 80 Kazakhstani companies supply construction materials for EXPO-2017
Photo courtesy of liter.kz
Tour packages and tickets for EXPO-2017 to go on sale in 2016

Tickets for the EXPO-2017 and tour packages for the exhibition's guests will go on sale in Kazakhstan starting from 2016.

Tour packages and tickets for EXPO-2017 to go on sale in 2016