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Astana entrepreneurs learning English for EXPO 2017

All Kazakhstan companies are advised to have at least one representative who speaks English for EXPO 2017.

Astana entrepreneurs learning English for EXPO 2017
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First ever high velocity railway link to be completed between Astana and Almaty by 2017

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Railways Operator has signed a contract with Systra to design and construct the railway link.

First ever high velocity railway link to be completed between Astana and Almaty by 2017
A bridge over Ishim river in Astana. Photo courtesy of livejournal.com
French company to build 3 parking lots in Astana

Astana administration and VINCI Construction Grands Projets signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation in parking-construction.

French company to build 3 parking lots in Astana
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Astana to get high-speed buses

This will allow us to transport a good number of passengers and improve organization of road traffic in general: Astana Mayor.

Astana to get high-speed buses
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World-famous hotels to open in Astana before EXPO-2017

Astana Akim Tasmagambetov told about the facilities to be opened in Astana before the EXPO-2017.

World-famous hotels to open in Astana before EXPO-2017
Kairat Kelimbetov. ©pm.kz
Money of single pension fund not for EXPO-2017: Kelimbetov

Kazakhstan Vice-PM Kelimbetov deflated the rumors that the government was planning to use the funds of the coming single pension fund to finance the EXPO.

Money of single pension fund not for EXPO-2017: Kelimbetov
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EXPO-2017 buildings in Astana to serve science

Part of the exhibition facilities and platforms in Astana may be used as scientific laboratories, scientific centers and research institutes after the exhibition is over: Kazakhstan official.

EXPO-2017 buildings in Astana to serve science
Astana to get green city elements by 2017
Astana to get green city elements by 2017

We have quite a clean city, but it is not very green yet and we hope that it will be green enough by that time: expert.

Astana to get green city elements by 2017
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Samruk-Kazyna to spend $101 billion on investment projects

The fund will be taking part in implementation of the industrial program in 2013 in Kazakhstan: chairman.

Samruk-Kazyna to spend $101 billion on investment projects
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Yereymentai Wind Power Station to supply EXPO-2017 with power

Samruk-Energo is planning to start constructing the first stage of Yerementau Wind Power Station with a capacity of 45 megawatt this year.

Yereymentai Wind Power Station to supply EXPO-2017 with power
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All EXPO-2017 facilities to work on renewable energy

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister instructed that all the EXPO-2017 facilities use power generated from alternative energy sources.

All EXPO-2017 facilities to work on renewable energy
Yerlan Idrissov and Guido Westerwelle. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry's press-service
Kazakhstan and Germany to open technologies transfer center for preparation of EXPO

Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov rendered an official visit to Germany.

Kazakhstan and Germany to open technologies transfer center for preparation of EXPO
Astana streets to get London-like video surveillance systems
Astana streets to get London-like video surveillance systems

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed to prepare Astana for hosting EXPO-2017.

Astana streets to get London-like video surveillance systems
Ethnovillage in Ust-Kamenogorsk. Photo courtesy of oskemen.info
Ethno villages to spring around Astana city

Ethnic villages will be built in the residential areas adjusted to Astana city within the radius of 30-50 kilometers before the EXPO-2017.

Ethno villages to spring around Astana city
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Profits from EXPO-2017 may reach $900 million

Kazakhstan experts have calculated that the EXPO-2017 exhibition in Astana may generate from $520 to $910 million in profits.

Profits from EXPO-2017 may reach $900 million
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Astana to get Green Quarter for holding EXPO-2017

Nursultan Nazarbayev instructed to create a “green quarter” pilot project for holding EXPO-2017.

Astana to get Green Quarter for holding EXPO-2017
Nazarbayev invites foreign businesses to contribute to construction of EXPO-2017 facilities

January 18 President met the diplomatic corps and representatives of international organizations in Kazakhstan.

Nazarbayev invites foreign businesses to contribute to construction of EXPO-2017 facilities
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Astana will construct new railroad station for EXPO-2017

Construction of the railroad station will be timed to the international exhibition EXPO-2017.

Astana will construct new railroad station for EXPO-2017
Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Loscertales. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev discussed preparation for EXPO-2017 with BIE Secretary General

Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau Vicente Loscertales.

Nazarbayev discussed preparation for EXPO-2017 with BIE Secretary General
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Holding EXPO-2017 will help transition to third industrial revolution

Holding EXPO-2017 in Astana will become a center for transition to the third industrial revolution.

Holding EXPO-2017 will help transition to third industrial revolution