Tokayev takes part in opening of Al-Farabi KazNU branch in Bishkek BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev wrapped up his official visit with the participation of the opening of an office of the Al-Farabi Kazakh State University in Bishkek, Kazinform cites Akorda.
Monument to Abai unveiled in Bishkek BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - Presidents of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Sadyr Japarov took part in the ceremony of opening of a monument of the great Abai in the Central Alley of the Theatre Square in the Kyrgyz capital, kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
President Tokayev visits Bishkek to cement bilateral ties NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made an official visit to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on May 26, where he met with Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov. More about where the bilateral ties between the two neighbors stand and what comes next is in the latest analytical article of Kazinform.
UAE announces 395 new COVID-19 cases, 334 recoveries, and no deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 252,836 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
EAEU proved its effectiveness amid most challenging geopolitical conditions – Tokayev BISHKEK. KAZINFORM – The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has proved its effectiveness even amid the most challenging geopolitical conditions, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan, Malaysia discuss bilateral coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Adil Tursunov held talks with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Kamarudin Jaffar, who arrived on a visit to Nur-Sultan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Spain confirms 59 cases of monkeypox, announces vaccine purchase OVIEDO. KAZINFORM - Spanish Health Minister Carolina Darias announced Wednesday that Spain will purchase, through the European Union, thousands of smallpox vaccines and antivirals that could work against monkeypox, Anadolu Agency reports.
Presidents of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan have talks in extended attendance BISHKEK. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan expressed satisfaction with the results of the negotiations in the restricted attendance and highly appreciated the Kyrgyz President’s aspirations to deepen the multifaceted partnership between the two nations, the official Telegram Channel of the Kazakh President’s press service reports.
Over 240,000 jobs created in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Over 240,000 jobs have already been created this year as part of the drive to raise household incomes in Kazakhstan by 2025, First Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov said Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes Mexico, no damages reported MEXICO CITY. KAZINFORM - An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck the Oaxaca, Mexico, region on Wednesday, Reuters quoted the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre as saying, and local Mexican authorities said there were no initial reports of damage, WAM reports.
Presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan hold talks in narrow format BISHKEK. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev thanked his Kyrgyz counterpart President Sadyr Japarov for an invitation to visit Bishkek, Kazinform cites the president’s official Telegram channel BORT N°1.
Kazakh Senate ratifies agr’t to render military-technical assistance to Kyrgyzstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Senate ratified an agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan on rendering military and technical assistance to ensure security in the Central Asian region, Kazinform reports.
Over 1 mln Kazakhstanis fully immunized with Pfizer vaccine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A total of 1,148,752 people in Kazakhstan have been vaccinated with the first dose of Pfizer vaccine as of May 26, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Inter-departmental commission fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19.
President Tokayev greeted in Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The official greeting ceremony of Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was held at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek this morning, Kazinform has learned from the president’s official Telegram channel BORT N°1.
Working-age population to tumble 35 pct over next 30 years in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's working-age population is expected to plunge 35 percent over the next 30 years amid the record low birthrate and rapid aging, a government estimate showed Thursday, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan ready to share achievements in cyber security NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The 1st Eurasian Economic Forum kicked off in Bishkek. Vice Minister of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan Askhat Orazbek addressed the panel session themed «The digital development as a key for efficient integration», Kazinform reports.
President Tokayev mourns death of eminent theater director NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev extended his heartfelt condolences on the occasion of passing of People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Ruben Andriasyan, Kazinform has learned from the Akorda press service.
Belarus' observers to monitor Kazakhstan's constitutional referendum MINSK. KAZINFORM Representatives of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus will take part in the international observation of the referendum on amendments and additions to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, BelTA learned from the CEC.
Victims identified, gunman's mental health questioned in U.S. Texas school shooting HOUSTON. KAZINFORM All victims, including 19 kids and two teachers killed Tuesday in the school shooting in Uvalde, in the U.S. state of Texas, have been identified, authorities said on Wednesday.
Heavy downpours, hails and thunderstorms to batter Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A cyclone moving across Kazakhstan brought unstable weather, heavy downpours, high wind and hail to the northwest. Ground frosts are expected in the nighttime and morning in the west, and northwest. The country’s south and north are to brace for dust storms, Kazhydromet reports.
Meeting with OSCE Referendum Assessment Mission held at MFA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko received Tamaś Meszerics, Head of the Referendum Assessment Mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
COVID-19 kills 5 Iranians over past 24 hours TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 141,293 with 5 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Wednesday, IRNA reports.
Up to 6,100 in Tokyo predicted to die in worst-case quake scenario TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Up to around 6,100 people would die in the event a major earthquake hits the heart of Tokyo, the metropolitan government said in a report Wednesday, revising down the estimate by around 30 percent from a decade ago, Kyodo reports.
Over 10 int'l organizations accredited for referendum in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Up to 10 international organizations accredited their observers for the upcoming referendum in Kazakhstan, Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister - Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Over 250 cases of monkeypox confirmed, but it can be contained: WHO expert GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 250 cases of monkeypox from 16 countries have been officially reported, but the disease can be contained, an expert from the World Health Organization said Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports.
President Tokayev addresses World Economic Forum NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, currently taking place in Davos, Switzerland, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made a video address to a roundtable organized by the Astana International Financial Centre, Kazinform cites the Akorda pres service.
COVID-19 kills 7 Iranians over past 24 hours TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 141,288 with 7 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Tuesday, IRNA reports.
Nazarbayev University featured into prestigious CWUR rankings NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Nazarbayev University is the only Kazakhstani and Central Asian institution to be featured into the prestigious rankings compiled by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), Kazinform has learned from cwur.org.
Aktobe University keen to become IT hub of western Kazakhstan AKTOBE. KAZINFORM – International technopark of IT startups Astana Hub and the Zhubanov Aktobe Regional University are set to cooperate within the framework of a memorandum signed this week, Kazinform correspondent reports.
President Tokayev condoles over deadly shooting at Texas elementary school NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a telegram of condolences to President of the United States of America Joseph Biden in connection with the shooting at the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that took the lives of innocent children and adults, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.