St. Petersburg expects to welcome about one million people during 2020 UEFA Euro Cup ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM - Russia’s second largest city of St. Petersburg expects to welcome about one million of football fans and tourists during matches of the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup this summer, St. Petersburg Vice Governor Vladimir Kirillov said on Tuesday.
27 new industries, over 1,500 jobs to be created in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 27 new industries that have no analogues in the country will be created in Kazakhstan in 2020 - 2021. The projects were supported by the Samruk-Kazyna Fund under the new format for supporting domestic industry that is called off-take-contracts, the press service of Samruk-Kazyna informs.
SCO mission starts work in Azerbaijan BAKU. KAZINFORM - The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Observer Mission began its observational work on the preparation and conduct of early parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan on Feb. 3, 2020 at the invitation of the Azerbaijan Foreign Affairs Ministry, Trend reports with reference to SCO.
Kazakhstan's pavilion expects over 2mn visitors at EXPO 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, at the enlarged meeting of the board of the Ministry of Trade and Integration, Minister Bakhyt Sultanov told the attendees about Kazakhstan’s National Pavilion at the oncoming Dubai EXPO 2020, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh Ambassador presents credentials to President of Myanmar NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On February 4, concurrent Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Raushan Yesbulatova presented credentials to the country’s President U Win Myint, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Investment in science and innovation ALMATY. KAZINFORM Saudi Arabia will take part in the implementation of the project to create a scientific and technological valley at the Al-Farabi KazNU. An agreement on this has been reached during a meeting of Rector of the leading Kazakhstani University, academician Galym Mutanov, with the Deputy Minister of Science and Innovation of Saudi Arabia (SA), Mr. Nasser Mohammed аl-Akili, the press service of KazNU informs.
Chinese MFA discloses mortality rate of coronavirus BEIJING. KAZINFORM Novel coronavirus mortality rate (2019-nCoV) in China comprises 2.1% of the total number of those infected. This was announced today by Official Spokesperson of the Chinese MFA Hua Chunying during an online conference, Kazinform correspondent reports.
CIS experts to gather in Minsk to discuss joint efforts in combating crime MINSK. KAZINFORM The expert group on harmonizing the concept of the information exchange between security and law enforcement agencies of the CIS member states and the CIS agencies as well as the respective decision of the CIS Heads of State Council will hold an additional session at the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States in Minsk on 4-5 February, BelTA learned from the press service of the committee.
S.Korean tests positive for virus after Bangkok trip, total now at 16 SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea on Tuesday confirmed its 16th case of the novel coronavirus infection, with the latest patient having recently visited Thailand, as more stringent quarantine measures are being taken to stem the spread of the virus, Yonhap reports.
Frosts and snowstorms heading towards N Kazakhstan PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM Temperatures in North Kazakhstan will range between -13-18 and -8-13 degrees Celsius in the daytime in the first decade of the last winter month. The last decade will see -5-10 degrees Celsius all day long, Kazhydromet reports.
Japan quarantines ship after passenger infected with coronavirus TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan quarantined a cruise ship that arrived at a port in Yokohama on Monday evening after an elderly male passenger on the vessel was found infected with a new coronavirus when he disembarked in Hong Kong late last month, the health ministry said.
China reports 3,235 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection, 64 new deaths BEIJING. KAZINFORM Chinese health authorities Tuesday said it received reports of 3,235 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 64 deaths on Monday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.