Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus is interested in state transformation experience of Kazakhstan
Belarus is interested in state transformation experience, which is happening in Kazakhstan. This was stated by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko during a meeting with Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of Majilis Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Both Belarus and Kazakhstan are longstanding strategic partners. Official Astana is at its political reload stage today. After adopting the new version of the Constitution, Kazakh lawmakers will have more powers.
Belarus could help Kazakhstan in third stage of modernization
Belarus could be useful for Kazakhstan in terms of the third stage of the republic's modernization, said the Belarusian Premier on March 16 meeting with Kazakh parliamentarians.
Andrei Kobyakov stressed that Belarusian specialists have good experience in industries such as logistics, high technology, aerospace and mechanical engineering.
Andrei Kobyakov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus:We have good plans for the joint assembly of dump and municipal equipment based on MAZ technologies.
Trade, IT sector and agriculture: Belarusian parliamentarians meet with Kazakh counterparts
Parliamentarians of Belarus and Kazakhstan intend to actively restore goods turnover between the two countries. On March 16, the Belarusian parliamentarians met with Kazakh colleagues in the House of Representatives.
Thus the two sides agreed to step up work on exchange of experience in the legislative sphere. In particular, the guests are interested in Belarusian developments in the agro-industrial complex and IT sector.
However, the main topic of the conversation was trade and economic relations.
Kazakhstani MPs to discuss new projects with Belarus in Minsk
The creation of joint Belarusian-Kazakh industries and new projects in economy will be discussed during the visit of a parliamentary delegation of Kazakhstan to Belarus. The guests have already arrived at Minsk national airport.
The representatives of that Asian country are going to have a busy visit program. First of all they will with Belarusian government officials and counterparts from the parliament of Belarus.
Belarus, Kazakhstan presidents discuss EEU and bilateral cooperation
A telephone conversation between the Presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan was held February 20 at the initiative of the Kazakh side. One of the main topics discussed by Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev were the relations in the Eurasian Economic Union.
The President of Kazakhstan expressed concern about the issues in relations between Russia and Belarus.
At the same time, Mr Nazarbayev is confident that all the existing differences between Minsk and Moscow will be resolved within the union.
EEU prime ministers agree on Customs Code November 16
The prime ministers of the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union on 16 November agreed on a draft of the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).
The meeting of the Intergovernmental Council was held in Gorki near Moscow.
The heads of government of Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Belarus did come to a common denominator. Prior to that, five such meetings were held, with the latter taking place in Minsk.
Belarusian producers strike profitable deals with Kazakhstan
New contracts for the supply of meat and milk products. Belarusian producers have returned from Kazakhstan with orders worth $10 million.
A little more modest are results of the negotiations for the supply of furniture - $2 million.
In addition, Kazakh partners are interested in expanding the assembly production of combine harvesters at a joint venture in the city of Kostanay.
The country already has three dealerships and demand for equipment is growing.
Roman Vasilenko: we think peaceful and safe nuclear power has future
In Kazakhstan, the largest international forum “World without Nuclear Weapons” begins on one of the most important days in the world’s history.
Twenty five years ago, the Semipalatinsk Test Site, which was the largest nuclear test site in the world, was shut down. At that test site, the USSR had its first nuclear explosion in 1949. As many as 456 nuclear tests were conducted at the site.
Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss agricultural cooperation
Cooperation of Eurasian Economic Union partners - Belarus and Kazakhstan - was discussed in Gomel July 21. Despite the recently decreased trade turnover the two states have the necessary potential for restoring the bilateral trade.
Belarus and Kazakhstan open business forum in Minsk
Kazakhstan businesses brought exclusive offers to Minsk. The top 15 exporters of the Asian partner met with Belarusian companions during a bilateral business forum.
At the negotiation table there are not only beautiful booklets, but also real products, which Kazakh companies may start producing in Belarus. Such meetings have been held on a regular basis for more than five years, and the total amount of contracts signed during this time is over $18 million.
Belarus and Kazakhstan will stand firmly together against terrorism, President Lukashenko says
The President of Belarus extended condolences to the President of Kazakhstan in connection with the victims of the terrorist attack in Aktobe.
Alexander Lukashenko noted that Belarus with great sorrow received the news of what had happened.
"Belarus will always be in solidarity with the friendly Kazakhstan in uncompromising fight against terrorism in all its forms," reads the message.
On 9 June, Kazakhstan declared a national mourning, all flags are flying at half-mast, entertainment events are canceled.
Eurasian Economic Union to form single oil market
The heads of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) member states have approved the concept of the formation of common markets of oil and petroleum products. In accordance with the document, the energy companies of the EEU member states get non-discriminatory access to the oil infrastructure of partners, will be able to buy oil and oil products without quantitative restrictions at market price.
Belarus President meets with Nursultan Nazarbayev May 30
The President of Belarus has arrived in Kazakhstan for a working visit on May 30.
From the airport, the motorcade of Alexander Lukashenko went to Nursultan Nazarbayev's residence where the leaders held talks. The heads of state discussed bilateral cooperation.
CIS notes transparency during Kazakhstan parliamentary election
The preliminary results of the early parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan have been announced. With a huge margin leads the ruling party Nur Otan, headed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. It polled more than 82%.
Also in the lower house of the parliament will be the Democratic and the Communist parties, who have approximately 7% of the vote.
The elections were held at a record turnout - it exceeded 77%. The voting process was monitored by about 800 foreign observers. The official results will be declared in about 6 days.
Parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan: turnout already over 60%
Kazakhstan is choosing its MPs. The voting began at 7 am.Nearly 10,000 polling stations opened, at which more than 9 million people can vote.
Observers note high voter turnout. As of 14 pm local time more than 60 percent of the population of Kazakhstan had voted.
Eurasian Economic Union develops preliminary mechanism to monitor Ukrainian transit
Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) members - Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan - have developed a preliminary mechanism to monitor the transit of Ukrainian goods and goods from the European Union.
On 21 December, First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Igor Shuvalov said that the new mechanism will help completely control the flow of goods from Ukraine via Belarus or Russia to Kazakhstan.
CSTO discuss fight against ISIL in Moscow
The fight against the Islamic State and creation of a broad coalition to combat international terrorism were the main topics the summit of the CSTO in Moscow, in which Alexander Lukashenko took part on December 21, 2015. The meeting raised topics of the challenges of our time and, consequently, new approaches to collective security. The Eurasian Economic Union heads of state then met at the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
Moscow to host CSTO, EEU summits December 21
The Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization will meet in Moscow on December 21. The Russian capital will also host the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting on the same day.
The CSTO summit will discuss key issues of strengthening regional security and effective combating of international terrorism. The Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will summarize the first year of the EEU operation.
By tradition, on the sidelines of the summit, the Russian President will hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues.
Kazakhstan marking Independence Day December 16
One of Belarus' strategic partners - Kazakhstan - is marking Independence Day December 16. The nations have made major advances in trade and economic relations: since 2007 the trade turnover has almost doubled.
Alexander Lukashenko congratulated his colleague, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on the holiday. Analysts now note high efficiency of joint interstate projects.
Erlan Alimbaev is a banker who has been studying the specifics of the Belarusian market. The bank he manages supports small and medium-sized businesses.
Kazakhstan gearing up for CIS, EEU summits
On October 16, Kazakhstan will become the center of political life of the countries of the CIS. It will host two large summits - the Council of CIS Heads of State and Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
The leaders really have something to discuss. This includes the fight against crime and international terrorism. Foreign ministers began to prepare the ground for tomorrow's high-level talks today.
Belarus President goes to Astana for two-day working visit
Alexander Lukashenko has gone on a two-day working visit to Kazakhstan. Flight number one took off today from the National Airport Minsk.
Kazakhstan will host the meeting of the Council of Heads of CIS member states and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. The agenda of the forthcoming summit of the CIS includes a dozen questions. Among them is the fight against crime and international terrorism as well as the strengthening of military and border cooperation.
Alexander Lukashenko goes to Kazakhstan for two-day working visit October 15
Tomorrow, 15 October, the Belarus President will travel to Kazakhstan on two-day working visit, reports the press service of the Belarusian leader. It is expected that Alexander Lukashenko will take part in the meetings of the Council of Heads of CIS member states and the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
Belarusian, Kazakhstan presidents discuss current cooperation issues
The Belarusian and Kazakh presidents discussed today on October 12 the upcoming talks in the format of the CIS and Eurasian Economic Union in a telephone conversation. Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated the Belarusian President on his recent victory in presidential election.
Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan presidents meet at Sochi Forum of Regions
The Second Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus has moved to the site of Olympic records - Sochi. It was no longer biathlon and freestyle magicians who caused a furor but Belarusian equipment and food. At the same time, discussions were held between statesmen and businessmen. The presence of presidents Lukashenko and Putin increased the status of the meeting.
The Belarusian delegation included about 150 people - senators, heads of large enterprises and governors.
Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin meet informally in Sochi
The President of Belarus is on a working visit to the Russian Federation. Yesterday President Alexander Lukashenko arrived in Sochi, which will host the second Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus on September 16-17. It will gather in a plenary meeting more than 350 representatives of legislative and executive authorities of the two states, heads of large enterprises and business communities.
Just a few hours after his arrival in Sochi, the Belarusian President participated in an informal trilateral meeting with colleagues from Russia and Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan and Belarus to create new joint venture production in Astana
Kazakhstan and Belarus are creating a new co-production in Astana. The experience in the assembly of tractors in Central Asia shows a high demand for domestic agricultural machinery in the country and the region.
In addition, the Kazakh colleagues would like to draw on Belarus' experience in milk production. This was discussed on July 9 at the meeting of MPs of Belarus' House of Representatives with a delegation from Central Asia.
Belarus, Kazakhstan sign interparliamentary cooperation agreement
The parliaments of Belarus and Kazakhstan would like to develop relations between the two countries. Today, on June 17, an agreement on cooperation between the two lower chambers was signed in Astana.
It will enable closer cooperation in the political, trade and economic fields as well as improve the legal framework and regional cooperation.
Kazakhstan presents WWII book One Victory For All in Minsk
One Victory For All book on WWII was presented by Kazakhstan in Minsk May 20. The publication is dedicated to the people of Kazakhstan who fought on our soil during the Great Patriotic War.
The book provides biographical information and photographic portraits of 83 Heroes of the Soviet Union from Kazakhstan who were awarded the title in the fighting on the territory of Belarus.
Kazakhstan after Nazarbayev's victory - report by TV program "Picture of the World with Yuri Koziyatko"
Not long ago, Nursultan Nazarbayev won the election in Kazakhstan for the fifth time. Mr Nazarbayev has run the country for more than a quarter century. And, as confessed by the woman from our next report, she's ready to vote for him with three hands! Our special correspondent Anastasia Dekhtyar has the report from Kazakhstan.
Munira Satybaldiyeva, entrepreneur:I pray for the president, I want him to be alive and well so everything is stable in Kazakhstan. I am very glad that Allah sent us this president.
Belavia launches new Minsk-Almaty flight
A new flight will connect Minsk with Almaty – Kazakhstan’s economic center. Flights will be carried out just two times a week. Flight duration will be 4.5 hours.
For this, new tariffs have been worked out and the procedure of customs luggage clearance has been simplified.
By the summer, flights will be made daily.
Nursultan Nazarbayev thanks people of Kazakhstan for support
Kazakhstan sums up the outcome of extraordinary presidential elections. The incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev expectedly won. The politician scored a record number of votes and left its competitors far beyond the political ring.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is supported by the vast majority of people in Kazakhstan. And almost one hundred percent result in the elections for anybody did not become a sensation.
President Lukashenko congratulates Nazarbayev on 2015 presidential election victory
On April 27, Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev held a telephone conversation.
The Head of State congratulated his counterpart on a convincing victory in the early presidential elections in Kazakhstan held the other day.
Mr Lukashenko expressed confidence that the strategic partnership between Belarus and Kazakhstan will continue to thrive both in a bilateral format and within the framework of the Eurasian economic integration.
Early presidential elections held in Kazakhstan April 26
Kazakhstan was yesterday deciding who of the three candidates would lead the country after the early presidential elections. A decision was made to hold them early given the difficult economic situation in the world, as well as not to let the presidential election campaign coincide with the parliamentary elections in 2016.
The correspondent of the program Week is now in Kazakhstan.
Yevgeny Gorin, CTV:
It is already late evening there. Polling stations closed, but it is probably too early to talk about particular figures?
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia leaders check whether they are on the same page: next meeting due in Moscow May 8
Three presidents, of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan, met in Astana on Friday. Let me remind you that the summit had been postponed for a week - nothing extraordinary, but nothing reasoned - the real reasons are now known. It is important that the heads of state are in good health, and Nazarbayev, despite the wise age, looked particularly fresh, maybe because the presidential elections in Kazakhstan are due very soon. And, of course, the visit of the leaders of Belarus and Russia is a kind of support for the current leader of Kazakhstan, except the main. And the main agenda included
What unites Belarus and Kazakhstan?
Today, Belarus and Kazakhstan are connected not only by strong economic and political relations. During the years of friendship, both countries have joined numerous projects: in industry, education and science.
Daniyar is a Kazakh student studying in Belarus. In Minsk, he is getting a second degree at the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics. At home, in Kazakhstan, he studied to be an actor, but as the eldest son in the family, he should first think about a stable future.
Alexander Lukashenko believes Belarus and Kazakhstan can expand trade
President Alexander Lukashenko is in Kazakhstan on a working visit. On March 19, he met with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev to discuss a range of bilateral matters.
Alexei Martinyonok, CTV:Belarus and Kazakhstan are strategic partners. Common market and coordinated economic policy is a platform of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). The two nations have common stances in the international arena - in the UN and the OSCE.
Alexander Lukashenko to pay working visit to Kazakhstan March 19-20
Eurasian integration. President Alexander Lukashenko has gone on a working visit to Kazakhstan. Board number 1 took off from National Airport Minsk and headed for Astana.
It is expected that the visit will last two days. The agenda includes the meeting of the leaders of Belarus and Kazakhstan, which will address cooperation issues.
On March 20, Astana will host a trilateral meeting between the presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia. The parties plan to discuss trade and economic issues in the Eurasian Economic Union.
Ambassador of Belarus to Kazakhstan: Meeting of Belarusian, Russian and Kazakh presidents in Astana was not canceled
The presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia did not meet in Astana this week! The summit has been postponed. Allegedly due to Putin's cold. Some say there are other reasons - and there can be a lot of them because the agenda included trade and economic issues, which are quite complicated. And even more difficult Ukrainian topic. We hope to find out details from the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Kazakhstan, Anatoly Nichkasov.
Yuri Koziyatko, host of "Picture of the World":
Mr Nichkasov, hello!
Alexander Lukashenko to visit Kazakhstan in mid-March
The President of Belarus is going to pay a visit to Kazakhstan in mid-March. According to the press service of the President, on February 26, at the initiative of the Kazakh side, the head of state held a telephone conversation with Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev, during which the sides agreed on the upcoming visit.
The Presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan also discussed cooperation in the integration structures.
Alexander Lukashenko, President of Kazakhstan hold telephone conversation February 10
Alexander Lukashenko and Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed the preparation for the meeting in the Normandy format in Minsk over Ukraine. On February 10, the presidents of Belarus and Kazakhstan held a telephone conversation. The main topics were the issues of economic and financial nature.
In addition, the leaders discussed the crisis in the European Union, caused by the introduction of sanctions in relation to Russia, as well as a number of other issues.
Eurasian Economic Union to be launched in 7 days amid disagreements between member states
Important political news came from Moscow on December 23. The Belarus President visited Russia that day to take part in two Eurasian summits in the Kremlin. Military and economic security dominated the agenda. The presidents took part in the meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
Alexander Lukashenko to take part in CSTO, Eurasian Economic Council sessions in Moscow
The President of Belarus has gone to Moscow to attend the session of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
On December 23, Moscow welcomes the heads of the six states. In the first half of the day, at the session of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the leaders of Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan will talk about regional security.
Kazakhstan parliament votes for simplified stay of Belarusians
The Kazakhstan parliament ratified the agreement on a simplified stay of Belarusian citizens in that country on December 11.
In accordance with the agreement, Kazakhstan and Belarus will establish a simplified procedure for their citizens' stay in both countries without compulsory registration within 30 days.
Belarus ratified the agreement in June 2014.