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Astana to reinvent transport infrastructure by 2017

In three years, a new train station and two bus stations will be completed and put into service in Astana.

Astana to reinvent transport infrastructure by 2017
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan. ©Marat Abilov
Nazarbayev wants more Kazakh content in EXPO-2017 venues construction

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed to attract more Kazakhstan-based companies to construction of EXPO-2017 venues.

Nazarbayev wants more Kazakh content in EXPO-2017 venues construction
More Islamic investments to Kazakhstan

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) is going to invest into 4 new projects in Kazakhstan in 2014.

More Islamic investments to Kazakhstan
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Astana is tapping into security before EXPO 2017

2.5 thousand additional surveillance cameras will be installed in the streets Astana to upgrade security for EXPO 2017.

Astana is tapping into security before EXPO 2017
EXPO-2017. ©Tengrinews.kz
38 hotels to be built in Astana for EXPO 2017

38 hotels will be built in Astana by 2017.

38 hotels to be built in Astana for EXPO 2017
Sapar Iskakov. Personal archive photo
Kazakhstan traveler to carry EXPO-2017 flag around the world

Kazakhstan traveler Sapar Iskakov, 73, will carry an EXPO-2017 flag around the world.

Kazakhstan traveler to carry EXPO-2017 flag around the world
Talgat Yermegiyayev. Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz
Yermegiyayev speaks of Bus Rapid Transit cost

The head of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company Talgat Yermegiyayev has commented on the cost of Bus Rapid Transit for Astana.

Yermegiyayev speaks of Bus Rapid Transit cost
Teatro alla Scala and Covent Garden to come to Astana during EXPO-2017
Teatro alla Scala and Covent Garden to come to Astana during EXPO-2017

Teatro alla Scala and royal Covent Garden will come to Astana during the international exhibition EXPO-2017.

Teatro alla Scala and Covent Garden to come to Astana during EXPO-2017
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When traditions meet innovations: Kazakhstan to show falconry at EXPO 2017

Visitors to the 2017 EXPO will be shown falconry, traditional hunting with trained Golden Eagles.

When traditions meet innovations: Kazakhstan to show falconry at EXPO 2017
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Astana to see new tourism facilities worth $250 million for EXPO-2017

December 20 Astana would be hosting a conference focused on specific suggestions to develop tourism in Astana as part of preparation for EXPO-2017.

Astana to see new tourism facilities worth $250 million for EXPO-2017
Nursultan Nazarbayev at the meeting with Filippo Lombardi. Photo ©akorda.kz
Swiss lawmakers support EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan

Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received Filippo Lombardi, President of the Council of States of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland.

Swiss lawmakers support EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan
The Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Kazakhstan Yerbolat Dosayev.  ©Press-service of the Ministry
EXPO-2017 facilities to be exempt from taxes

EXPO-2017 facilities will be exempt from taxes. Kazakhstan's Tax Code, Budget Code and Special Economic Zones Law will be amended.

EXPO-2017 facilities to be exempt from taxes
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Kazakhstan to lift foreign workforce restrictions to be ready for EXPO-2017 in time

Kazakhstan is planing to legal create conditions to bring in experienced guest workers to construct the EXPO-2017 facilities.

Kazakhstan to lift foreign workforce restrictions to be ready for EXPO-2017 in time
Economic Minister assures investments into EXPO-2017 will be recouped

8 national laws are going to be amended to facilitate the EXPO-2017. They seek to simplify the construction processes.

Economic Minister assures investments into EXPO-2017 will be recouped
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Kazakhstan may lack professionals to man EXPO 2017 facilities

Kazakhstan is not sure it will have enough professionals to man all the EXPO 2017 facilities.

Kazakhstan may lack professionals to man EXPO 2017 facilities
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov met with BIE Secretary General Vicente Loscertales. ©primeminister.kz
Astana to submit EXPO-2017 registration file in December

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister has met with the Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau during his visit to France.

Astana to submit EXPO-2017 registration file in December
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Author of Kazakhstan's cote of arms presents design for EXPO-2017

The author of Kazakhstan’s coat of arms, research fellow of Gumilyov National University Zhandarbek Malibekov, has developed a design for the international exhibition EXPO-2017.

Author of Kazakhstan's cote of arms presents design for EXPO-2017
One of the designs of EXPO-2017 exhibition complex. Photo by Marat Abilov©
Author of best EXPO-2017 design to receive $150 thousand

The contest in Kazakhstan is participated by around 50 architects from around the world.

Author of best EXPO-2017 design to receive $150 thousand
Tengrinews.kz file photo
5 million Chinese tourists to visit Kazakhstan during EXPO-2017

Kazakhstan is expecting 5 million tourists from China during the international exhibition EXPO-2017.

5 million Chinese tourists to visit Kazakhstan during EXPO-2017
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales, Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions

We must make sure the infrastructure is put to use following the EXPO events to benefit the capital city and the people: President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales, Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions