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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20.5% of voters in Akmola region, 16% in Aktobe region, 17.7% in Almaty region, 8.5% in Atyrau region, 15.5% in East Kazakhstan region, 18.5% in Zhambyl region, 7.4% in West Kazakhstan, 10.1% in Karaganda region, 11.1% in Kyzylorda region, 11.11% in Kostanay region, 9.7% in Mangystau region, 11.4% in Pavlodar region, 14.2% in North Kazakhstan, 11.9 % in Shymkent, 10.3% in Nur-Sultan , 14.1% in Almaty already cast their votes.
"Further gradual rise in the capacity of Shymkent oil refinery will help cover the growing needs of the country's domestic market," the ministry's press service said.
"The mosque serves worshippers in the city of Shymkent and its design is based on the Islamic architectural style.
The twin-engine Antonov An-72 jet disappeared from radar screens at about 1900 local time (1300 GMT) as it was making a descent near the city of Shymkent, the capital of the South Kazakhstan Region.
The head of state wrote this on Twitter and praised the businessman, who is making shoes business in Shymkent. "I decided to support and ordered some shoes for myself," he says.
This is due to the results of a business trip of Shymkent mayor Gabidulla Abdrahmanov to London, where he visited the EBRD headquaters.
An important example of private-sector FDI in the fast-growing Shymkent region, the project highlights the region's attractiveness even at a time when the global investment climate remains uncertain.
Commenting on the launch of flights, Ghaith Al Ghaith said: "The start of flydubai's direct flights from Dubai to Almaty and Shymkent, provide a convenient link between these economic hubs in the Middle East and Central Asia.
"As was determined, on December 25 the aviation metrological service JSC Kazaeroservice has twice, at 13:00 and 17:00, sent warnings of severe icing formed within a radius of 50 kilometers over the Shymkent airport at an altitude of 300 meters to 7600 meters, which is shifted to the north-east; the warnings were sent to all cities supporting air links with the center of South Kazakhstan," Attorney General office reported.
The National Chamber of Entrepreneurs jointly with the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Kazakhstan, and administrations of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, and Shymkent cities has launched the Atameken support center in Kazakhstan, the Atameken national chamber of entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan reported.