Kazakhstan: construction of residential district in Myrzakent started

Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin has met with Uzbek Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov in Myrzakent village in Maktaaral district in Turkestan region, the PM’s press service reports. The Heads of Government surveyed the flood-hit territories in Maktaaral district, visited Nurlyzhol, Orgebas and Firdousi villages. Above 1,300 people and 220 units arrived there to eliminate flooding…

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Estonia: Transaviabaltika reopens Tallinn-Saaremaa and Hiiumaa flights

Lithuania-owned carrier Transaviabaltika, which operates flight connections between Tallinn and Estonia’s two largest islands, Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, has resumed flights following general lifting of travel restrictions, the company says. “Based on a decision by the Road Administration (Maanteeamet), we reopen the Tallinn-Kardla-Tallinn and Tallinn-Kuressaare-Tallinn routes,” said Transaviabaltika spokesperson Rene Must. The flight timetable in place…

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Armenia: construction of third power transmission line with Iran to be completed in 2020

The construction works of the third Armenia-Iran power transmission line are expected to be completed in 2020, minister of territorial administration and infrastructures Suren Papikyan, who also serves as the chairman of the Armenia-Iran joint inter-governmental commission, said during a Q&A session in the Parliament. Touching upon the ongoing projects between Armenia and Iran, the…

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Lithuania: EC predicts 8% dip in GDP

The European Commission predicts that Lithuania’s gross domestic product (GDP) will contract by 7.9% this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the country’s economy should rebound and grow by 7.4% next year, the Commission said in its Spring 2020 Economic Forecast. According to the Commission, the heaviest blow to Lithuania’s economy will be dealt…

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