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Kazakhstan to hold early Majilis elections on March 19

Kazakhstan to hold early Majilis elections on March 19

The announcement that Kazakhstan will hold early Majilis elections on March 19 ASTANA: Kazakhstan will hold early Majilis (lower house of the bicameral parliament) elections on March 19, 2023, reports from Kazakhstan have said. On Thursday, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev dissolved the Majilis and called for early elections. “In accordance with the Constitution, after consultations […]

Vietnam’s President Nguyen Phu Trong resigns

Vietnam’s President Nguyen Phu Trong resigns

HANOI: Vietnam’s President Nguyen Phu Trong has stepped down and resigned from his positions within the state and the Communist Party. The party’s central committee approved Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s request to resign from all his positions. “The 13th Party Central Committee convened a meeting in Hanoi on January 17 to consider and give opinions to […]

Turkmenistan to hold parliamentary elections on March 26

Turkmenistan to hold parliamentary elections on March 26

ASHGABAT: The election of the Mejlis (parliament) deputies in Turkmenistan will be held on March 26. The relevant resolution was endorsed by the Legislative Chamber of the Parliament of Turkmenistan, local media reported. The elections of members of the velayat (Region), etrap (District) and city halk maslahaty (People’s Council) as well as members of the […]

Bahrain, Kyrgyzstan relations set to prosper as Maripov presents credentials

Bahrain, Kyrgyzstan relations set to prosper as Maripov presents credentials

MANAMA: Kyrgyzstan’s former Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov has taken up his post as his country’s Ambassador to Bahrain. Maripov who is based in the Saudi capital Riyadh will also be Kyrgyzstan’s Ambassador to Egypt. He has been ambassador to Saudi Arabia under a decree by President Sadyr Zhaparov on January 26, 2022. The ambassador presented his […]

Kyrgyz president proposes to exchange country’s external debt for implementation of green initiatives

BISHKEK: President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov has proposed to exchange the country’s external debt for the implementation of green initiatives. “We can all see how the problem of smog has become one of the most pressing problems in our country in the recent years,” he said. “Smog is especially strong in the fall and winter […]

Highest sympathy for Russia is in Tajikistan; lowest in Azerbaijan – Sociologists

By Kuban Abdymen BISHKEK: The greatest sympathy for Russia and its humanitarian cooperation program is in Tajikistan and the least is in Azerbaijan, a survey has found. The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM), together with the Eurasian Monitor Association, commissioned by Rossotrudnichestvo, conducted last year a sociological study of the public opinion in the […]

North Korean drone penetrated no-fly zone around South Korea’s presidential office: official

North Korean drone penetrated no-fly zone around South Korea’s presidential office: official

SEOUL: A North Korean drone briefly entered a 3.7-kilometer-radius no-fly zone around the office of President Yoon Suk Yeol in Seoul last month, a military official belatedly confirmed Thursday, reversing the defense authorities’ announcement that there was no such incident. The drone was among the five unmanned aerial vehicles that the North sent across the […]

Azerbaijan: 2022 was year for big cooperation breakthroughs with Central Asia countries   

BAKU: Building on shared roots and common interests, Azerbaijan turned 2022 into success stories thanks to the remarkable breakthroughs it achieved with Central Asia countries that have led to bolstering cooperation. During the year, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visited Uzbekistan, as well as Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on official visits, while the leaders of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, […]

CIS leaders hold summit in St. Petersburg; Kyrgyzstan to chair in 2023

CIS leaders hold summit in St. Petersburg; Kyrgyzstan to chair in 2023

St. PETERSBURG: The leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are meeting in for an informal two-day summit in St. Petersburg. The summit, at the initiative of Russian President Vladimir Putin, is attended by Presidents of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kyrgyzstan President Sadyr Zhaparov, Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, Turkmenistan Serdar […]

South Korea’s ex-President Lee granted special presidential pardon

South Korea’s ex-President Lee granted special presidential pardon

SEOUL: President Yoon Suk Yeol on Tuesday granted wide-ranging special pardons to former President Lee Myung-bak and a series of high-profile politicians and former officials convicted of corruption and other irregularities during the previous administrations. Former South Gyeongsang Province Gov. Kim Kyoung-soo, a close confidant of former President Moon Jae-in, was also pardoned with about […]

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