UAE announces 2,190 new COVID-19 cases, 2,132 recoveries, 7 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 240,744 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
EU lawmakers approve COVID-19 certificate in time for summer travel BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - European Union (EU) lawmakers on Wednesday gave their seal of approval to a new travel certificate that will allow people to move freely within the bloc without having to quarantine or taking extra coronavirus tests, paving the way for the pass to start in time for summer, Xinhua reports.
COVID-19: Brazil reaches 17 mi cases BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has reached the grim milestone of 17 million cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. From Monday to Tuesday, 52,911 new positive diagnoses were confirmed, bringing the country’s total case tally to 17,037,129. The country has 1,066,266 active cases being monitored, Agencia Brasil reports.
President receives Deputy PM, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani of Qatar NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani of Qatar, who arrived in Kazakhstan on an official visit, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
London platform discusses Kazakhstan’s military reforms and contribution to peacekeeping LONDON. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s military reforms and peacekeeping efforts were the main topic of discussion at a webinar hosted by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK and the British-Kazakh Society to mark the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the official website of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Trade and integration minister on changes in Kazakh export market during pandemic NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The economic and social changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic colossally hit the global trade and Kazakh exports in particular, decreasing their numbers and geography, Kazakh Trade and Integration Minister Bakhyt Sultanov said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Qatari Foreign Minister arrives in Kazakhstan on official visit NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister – Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi has held talks with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister – Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani who is in Nur-Sultan city on an official visit, Kazinform cites the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed, EU Special Representative for CA meet NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chair of the international affairs, defense and security committee of the Kazakh Senate Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed met with Peter Burian, the EU Special Representative for Central Asia, the Chamber’s press service reports.
Kazakh-Estonian round table dated to 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence held TALLINN. KAZINFORM As part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan, Embassy of Kazakhstan to Estonia together with the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan organized an online international round table with the participation of experts from the two countries, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
3 infectious hospitals closed in Nur-Sultan after seeing few COVID-19 patients NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – On average 70 people are admitted to infectious hospitals in the Kazakh capital daily, acting head of the public healthcare department of Nur-Sultan city Aliya Rustemova revealed Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Head of State OKs amendments to law on practice of law and legal support NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of practice of law and legal support», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
New virus cases in 600s for 2nd day; virus curbs likely to be extended again in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new virus cases stayed over 600 for the second straight day Thursday as the current distancing rules are likely to be again extended without clear signs of letup in the coronavirus pandemic, Yonhap reports.