WELCOME TO THE FUTURE
KAZAKHSTAN - Land of the Great Steppe
Republic of Kazakhstan - A Brief Profile
Photo Album of the 25th Anniversary Celebration Event:
Kazakhstan: 25 Milestones of Independence
Astana is one of the fastest growing capitals of the world recognized by the “UNESCO Cities for Peace Prize”” in 1999. Astana is the capital with the youngest population in the world, with an average of just 33 in 2016. Astana hosts the international Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017. The first in the Central Asia region.
H.E. Kairat Abdrakhmanov is delivering of Kazakhstan's 25t Anniversary statement
in New York City on December 14, 2016.
Kazakhstan: 25 Milestones of Independence
Transcontinental state, the 9th largest country in the world (2.7 m km2). Major overland trade routes from Europe to Asia lie through the territory of the republic since the days of the Great Silk Road. Kazakhstan shares its longest borders with Russia and China, how o the five BRICS countries.
Over 17 million people more than 100 ethnic groups. Kazakh is the state language. Among state organizations and local authorities, Russian is used along with the Kazakh language.
Kazakhstan is a unitary state with a presidential form of government. On December 16, 1991 Kazakhstan resigned from the Soviet Union and declared its sovereignty Kazakhstan has membership in the regional and international organizations:
UN (1992). SCO (2001). OSCE (1992). CIS (1991). CSTO (1992). OIC (1995).
Kazakhstan is one of the leading oil-producing countries in the world with an annual output of over 80 million tons of oil and gas condensate. Bowels of the land of Kazakhstan have considerable natural resources. Kazakhstan come close to the developed countries by the production level of natural resources. But the top priority for long-term development of the republic is natural resource conservation and sustainability of the environment. EXPO 2017 enables Kazakhstan and the whole world to accelerate the transition from traditional carbon-based energy to low-carbon energy technologies and alternative sources.
Kazakhstan in the world ranking for reserves:
1. CHROME 2. URANIUM 3. SILVER 4. ZINC 5. COAL 6. GOLD 7. LEAD 8. MOLYBDENUM
9. IRON ORE 10. OIL 11. COOPER 12. BAUXITE
Rainwater harvesting will be carried out with the help of special surfaces. Rainwater will be used as a service water: for cleaning premises, watering the territory, washing cars and ensuring fire safety at facilities.
“Smart” meters of light, water and heat flow. Advanced remote control systems, providing and opportunity of on-line automatic interference into distributing systems.
Installing vacuum system of waste collection with waste segregation function. The aim is to ensure zero adverse effect on EXPO-2017 site and facilities.
[Source: Welcome to the Future, EXPO 2017 Booklet]
Introduction - Photo Album of the 25th Anniversary Celebration Event
KAZAKHSTAN: 25 MILESTONES OF INDEPENDENCE
The 70th Session President of the UN General Assembly HE Mr. Peter Thomson attended to the celebration.
HE Mr. Mahmoud Saikal, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the UN;
Ms. Koki Muli Grignon, Ambassador, DPR of Kenya;
Mr. Nabeel Munir, DPR of Pakistan to the UN;
HE Aghsin Mehdiyev, Observer for Organization of Islamic Cooperation, HE Einar Gunnarsson, Ambassador of Iceland, Permanent Representative to the UN;
HE Mrs Katalin Bogyay, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Hungary;
HE Ms. Kunzang C Namgyel, Ambassador of Bhutan, Permanent Representative to the UN;
HE Mr. Tete Antonio, Permanent Observer of African Union to the UN;
HE Mr. Andrianarivelo-Razafy, Permanent Representative of Madagascar to UN;
HE Riyad Mansour, Ambassador of Palestine to the UN;
Ambassador Sherman Peter Observer for Caribbean Community to the UN;
DPR Ms. Linda Scott of Namibia;
Ambassador of Eritrea; Deputy Permanent Representative of Nijer;
and many more representatives Member States of the UN, and various high-ranking UN diplomats, representatives of the Intergovernmental Organizations and representatives from Department of Public Information, UN Media (Carla Stea, Erol Avdovic), American Television News (Ahmed Fathi), and UN associated several NGO representatives were present.
Along with a wonderful photo exhibit from Kazakhstan and "25 Milestones of Kazakhstan", musical performances by tenor and soprano(Mazina Putuntica) along with instrumental music including Kazakhs songs and some of the timeless songs performed during the 25th Anniversary Celebration event and well received by the guests.
Committed goals of Kazakhstan to the United Nations such as "Food Security", "Water Security", "Energy Security", "International Day for Against Nuclear Tests" were also exhibited. These goals were also core message of H.E. Mr. Abdrakhmanov's delivered 25th Anniversary statement.
Various books and catalogues on Kazakshtan were exhibited and provided to the guests as a take away.
Photos by: Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium
Photo Album - Kazakhstan: 25 Milestones of Independence
PERMANENT MISSION OF KAZAKHSTAN TO THE UNITED NATIONS
Kazakh TV: CELEBRATIONS IN NEW YORK MARK 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF KAZAKHSTAN’S INDEPENDENCE