Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country, bordering the Aral and Caspian seas, both of which are inland seas with no access to oceans The comments by the envoy come even as India is keen that the port expands India's connection not only to Afghanistan but to the wider Central Asian region Last month India, Uzbekistan, and Iran had a trilateral talk on the use of the port
The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has issued a warning its citizens to take precautions against an outbreak of pneumonia in the country. The embassy in a statement late on Thursday said that there had been a "significant increase" in cases and even claimed that it is more lethal than novel coronavirus COVID-19 infection.
The competition is designed to promote co-operation, collaboration and team spirit among the contestants and facilitate sharing of best practices, technology and hardware. The five stages of the competition will test the marksmanship, navigation skills, endurance and teamwork amongst the teams under an international panel of judges, experts and arbiters.
Ahead of the commencement of the fifth edition of the Army Scout Masters competition from August 5-16, the practice sessions have reached their final leg. The competition will be held at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan and a total of eight countries--Armenia, Belarus, China, India, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Uzbekistan and Sudan-- are participating.