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Akkol town to become youth resort: Sustainable Development Earth Foundation

The Earth Foundation plans to make Akkol town in Kazakhstan a resort for young people by 2017.

Akkol town to become youth resort: Sustainable Development Earth Foundation
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Turks teach Astana hotel personnel nuances of Eastern hospitality for EXPO-2017

Astana hospitality business workers were trained by Turkish experts for the EXPO-2017.

Turks teach Astana hotel personnel nuances of Eastern hospitality for EXPO-2017
Central Bank Governor on prices for real estate at the threshold of EXPO-2017

According to the Central Bank Governor, about 15% of those taking mortgages are insolvent.

Central Bank Governor on prices for real estate at the threshold of EXPO-2017
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How much is EXPO-2017 in Astana?

Hosting EXPO-2017 in Astana will cost $3 billion.

How much is EXPO-2017 in Astana?
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. ©Tengrinews
'Battle-proven' companies to build EXPO-2017: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev entrusted construction of EXPO-2017 facilities to 'battle-proven' companies.

'Battle-proven' companies to build EXPO-2017: Nazarbayev
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Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister visits France

Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has arrived in France.

Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister visits France
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Former convicts to build EXPO-2017 facilities in Kazakhstan

Press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Astana informed that former convicts will build the facilities for EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan.

Former convicts to build EXPO-2017 facilities in Kazakhstan
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EXPO-2017 venues to be ready by December 2016

Construction of EXPO-2017 venues in Astana is expected to be completed by December 2016.

EXPO-2017 venues to be ready by December 2016
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Astana to take after Singapore and Canadian cities: Nazarbayev

President Nazarbayev has opened the traditional conference on the Astana’s development,

Astana to take after Singapore and Canadian cities: Nazarbayev
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Nazarbayev kickstarts construction of EXPO-2017 venue

President Nazarbayev has given a start to construction of the main EXPO-2017 exhibition venue near the Nazarbayev University in Astana.

Nazarbayev kickstarts construction of EXPO-2017 venue
Ruins of the citadel. Photo from the Turkestan Album of 1871-1872.
Archeological park to be built in Taraz: 2000 years of history

An archeological park will be constructed around a medieval tower in Kazakhstan's southern city of Taraz by 2017.

Archeological park to be built in Taraz: 2000 years of history
Kazakhstan Minister of Foreign Affairs meets US Assistant Secretary of State
Kazakhstan Minister of Foreign Affairs meets US Assistant Secretary of State

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Idrissov met with US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs.

Kazakhstan Minister of Foreign Affairs meets US Assistant Secretary of State
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About 20 000 jobs to be created to cater to EXPO-2017

We are having a feasibility study completed. Within two weeks we will get the findings, including cost estimates: Head of Astana Expo-2017 National Company.

About 20 000 jobs to be created to cater to EXPO-2017
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Solar energy based building to be constructed for EXPO 2017

President Nazarbayev attended the presentation of Astana EXPO-2017 architectural project.

Solar energy based building to be constructed for EXPO 2017
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Building online presence of EXPO-2017 in Astana: promotion strategy offered

The organizers of the EXPO-2017 have presented a plan for the online marketing strategy of the upcoming exhibition in Astana.

Building online presence of EXPO-2017 in Astana: promotion strategy offered
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No general contractor for EXPO-2017 yet

No general contractor has been selected for Astana's EXPO-2017 so far.

No general contractor for EXPO-2017 yet
Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales. Photo courtesy of ekburg.tv
Vicente Loscertales advises Kazakhstan to have good cultural show for EXPO

General Secretary of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Loscertales advises Kazakhstan to have a good cultural show for the EXPO.

Vicente Loscertales advises Kazakhstan to have good cultural show for EXPO
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Decision to name EXPO sphere after Nazarbayev not taken yet

The large spherical facility that is the main venue of the EXPO-2017 complex in Astana has still not been named.

Decision to name EXPO sphere after Nazarbayev not taken yet
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Lots of 'green' housing to be constructed before and after EXPO-2017 in Astana

Hundreds square meters of housing estate are to be constructed on the territory of holding EXPO-2017.

Lots of 'green' housing to be constructed before and after EXPO-2017 in Astana
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New security measures discussed in Astana

A Security Council meeting took place in the President’s residence Akorda in Astana to discuss security measures for the upcoming EXPO-2017.

New security measures discussed in Astana