Two districts remain medium red, six green as of Monday in Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Not a single district is coloured black or dark red in the COVID-automaton as Monday, while only two districts are medium red, three light red, 19 orange, 49 yellow, and six green (the lowest-risk level in the scheme), TASR reports.
Nearly 25% of Turkey’s population now have 1st doses of COVID vaccine ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Turkey has administered over 33.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in mid-January, including first doses to nearly one-fourth of Turkey’s population of some 83.6 million, the Health Ministry announced, Anadolu reports.
China making plans for future space exploration: official BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China is making plans for the future development of its space program, including exploring asteroids and the Jovian system, collecting samples from Mars and exploring the polar region of the moon, said an official from the China National Space Administration (CNSA), Xinhua reports.
Japan gov’t eyes quasi-state of emergency in Tokyo during Olympics TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government is considering placing Tokyo under a quasi-state of emergency during the Olympics, given that a number of health experts have expressed concern over a potential spike in COVID-19 cases, a government official said Monday, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan ratifies amendments to EAEU Treaty NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union as of May 29, 2014», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security concludes 5-day visit to Kazakhstan ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The UAE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Islamic Organisation for Food Security (IOFS), at the close of the visit of Mariam Almheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security, to Kazakhstan, which took place from June 10 to 11.
Astana’s Fuglsang returns to Tour de Suisse podium in 3rd overall NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Jakob Fuglsang fought until the finish line on the eighth and final stage of the Tour de Suisse, where he crossed the line in ninth place to move back onto the General Classification podium, the Team’s official website reads.
President Tokayev receives U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The President received the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, who arrived in Kazakhstan on a working visit, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Kazakh FM Mukhtar Tleuberdi meets US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi met with U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
G7 pledges 870 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses, half to be delivered by end of 2021 GENEVA. KAZINFORM Leaders of G7 countries have agreed in an agreement at their summit to share at least 870 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines directly, at least half of which are to be delivered by the end of 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday.
Creative industries development working group meets in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A regular sitting of the creative industries development working group took place under the chairmanship of 1st Deputy PM Alikhan Smailov to debate suggestions of the concerned state bodies, the PM’s official website reads.
Over 2.5mln people given at least one COVID-19 vaccine component in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of June 14, 2021, the first component of COVID-19 vaccines has been given to a total of 2,506,157 and both components to 1,384,029 in the country, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Kazakh Health Ministry.
Almaty goes ‘green’, COVID-19 restrictions remain in place ALMATY. KAZINFORM As the decree of the chief state sanitary doctor of Kazakhstan reads, quarantine restrictions will be eased no earlier than 7 days after transition from the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ to ‘yellow’ or from the ‘yellow zone’ to the ‘green one’, the sanitary and epidemiological control department of Almaty reports.
COVID-19: Nur-Sultan city remains only area in ‘red zone’ in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan city, remains in the «red zone» on the country’s map on the COVID-19 spread, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Joint sitting of both Kazakh Parliament chambers to take place next week NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairman of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin has signed the decree to convene a joint sitting of the chambers of Parliament of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Majilis.
Kazakhstan to brace for thunderstorms on June 14 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The greater part of Kazakhstan is to see unstable weather due to the fronts on June 14. The country is to brace in places for thunderstorm, hail. And only the north and south are to enjoy the weather without precipitation. Local winds brining dust tides to the south and southwest are also forecast, Kazinform cites the National Weather Forecaster Kazhydromet.