Kazakhstan

Jack Ma, Alibaba ship medical equipment to Kazakhstan to battle coronavirus

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NARGIZ SADIKHOVA

Chinese business magnate Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma sent medical protective equipment to Kazakhstan to help the country battle coronavirus pandemic, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The ministry said that cargo from Jack Ma and Alibaba funds arrived in Kazakhstan’s Almaty city from China’s Shijiazhuang city on Apr. 10, 2020.

Supervision of Kazakhstan’s industrial objects suspended due to emergency state

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NARGIZ SADIKHOVA

Supervisory activities in the form of visiting dangerous production facilities have been suspended In Kazakhstan for the period of the state of emergency, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development.

The exception is the investigation of an accident, and permit inspection prior to issuing a permit through a visit to the subject at the request of the licensor, and unscheduled inspections on the grounds of Kazakhstan’s Entrepreneurial Code.

Kazakhstan’s Aktau port maintains its operations amid coronavirus spread

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NARGIZ SADIKHOVA

Kazakhstan’s Aktau Sea Port in country’s Mangystau region continues handing of general cargo notwithstanding coronavirus spread fears, reports the port’s press office.

The port said that transportation of passengers by Aktau port has been suspended over the period from Apr. 3 to Apr. 15, 2020. This excludes those transporting cargo, food items and medicine.

The report also said that passengers transportation suspension did not affect ports activities on general cargo handling.

Turkmenistan remains China's most important gas supplier

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HUSEYN HASANOV, TREND.AZ

From December 2009 to December 2019, from Central Asia, mainly from Turkmenistan, to China were delivered 294.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas, “Trend.az” reports, citing an information of the “Xinhua” news agency from the 6-th of January, 2020.

The “Xinhua” news agency cites data from the “PetroChina West Pipeline Company”. Turkmen gas operations have benefited more than 500 million people in 27 provincial-level administrative units, as well as in the Special Administrative Region of Xianggang, the release said.

Turkmenistan mulls prospects for co-op with SCO

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HUSEYN HASANOV, TREND.AZ

Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Vladimir Norov met with Turkmen Ambassador to China Parahat Durdyev in Beijing, “Trend.az” reports with reference to the SCO website.

The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation in the field of innovations, digitalization and electronic commerce. The meeting participants also noted the role of SCO in regional and international initiatives and the organization's economic, transport and logistics potential.

Kazakhstan, UAE eye international motor vehicle communication cooperation

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Nargiz Sadikhova, Trend.az

Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates may sign an agreement on cooperation in the field of international motor vehicle communication, “Trend.az” reports with reference to the press office of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.

This issue was discussed during a meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UAE Madiyar Menilbekov with Director General of the UAE Federal Transport Authority H.E.Eng. Ahmed Al Khouri.

“Saryarka” main pipeline put into operation in Kazakhstan

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NARGIZ SADIKHOVA, TREND.AZ

Construction of Kazakhstan’s “Saryarka” main pipeline is completed and the pipeline was put into operation, “Trend.az” reports with reference to the press office of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy.

According to the ministry, the pipeline was put into operation of Dec. 27, 2019.

The pipeline, which starts in country’s Kyzylorda region, will supply gas to country’s capital, as well as central and northern regions.

Ashgabat hosts multilateral consultations on UN special program on Aral Sea

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HUSEYN HASANOV, TREND.AZ

Ashgabat city hosted multilateral consultations on the development of a UN Special Program for the Aral Sea Basin (UN SPAS), Trend reports Dec. 19 with reference to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry.

The event was held in accordance with the resolution of the UN General Assembly 73/297 dated May 28, 2019, as well as in accordance with the decisions of the Council of Heads of the Founding States of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) dated Aug. 24, 2018.