Shymkent


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Shymkent

(shĭmkĕnt`) or

Chimkent

(chĭmkyĕnt`), city (1993 est. pop. 404,000), S Kazakhstan, on the Turkistan-Siberia RR. It has large zinc and lead smelters and machine, chemical, and food-processing industries. Founded in the 12th cent., Shymkent was a Kokand fortress before it was taken by Russia in 1864.
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The sides also proposed to establish sister relations between the Samarkand and Shymkent cities.
Shaikh Mansour arrived in Shymkent, where he was received at the airport by Mamin and Massimov, along with Dr Mohammad Ahmad Bin Sultan Al Jaber, the UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan, and a number of officials.
In November, the Kazakh Energy Minister, Vladimir Shkolnik, said that he won't rule out the possibility of postponing the modernisation of the Pavlodar and Shymkent refineries due to funding problems.
The local police have revealed the baby-selling ring at a maternity hospital in Shymkent, south Kazakhstan, on June 9.
The start of flydubai's direct flights from Dubai to Almaty and Shymkent, provides a convenient link between these economic hubs in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Business Class will be available on our flights to Almaty and Shymkent, providing passengers with a more personal and comfortable travel experience.
Scat Air operates from Shymkent Airport in Kazakhstan and flies to major cities in Asia, Europe and Africa such as Sharm el-Sheikh, Bahu, Almaty, Dushanbe, Dubai, Tashkent, Yerevan or Tbilisi.
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation for humanitarian works (KBZF) has established a maternity hospital in Shymkent, the second largest city in Kazakhstan in terms of population.
Summary: Astana, July 26, 2010, SPA --The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation for humanitarian works (KBZF) has established a maternity hospital in Shymkent, the second largest city in Kazakhstan in terms of population, WAM reported.
Ambassador Sajjanhar said the exhibition had been brought to Shymkent after it was held successfully in Astana for three weeks because of the strong and dynamic relations that India has always enjoyed with this region of Central Asia.
Ramstore has 11 other stores in Kazakh cities of Karagandy, Shymkent, Astana and Almaty.
About 10,000 toddlers and 18,000 expectant mothers have been given HIV tests in the city of Shymkent, 1,000 miles south of the capital Astana, and in the surrounding Ongtustik Qazaqstan province since the first cases were detected among local hospital patients.