S. Korea issues stamps honoring 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence SEOUL. KAZINFORM - As part of the celebration of. Thanks to the collaboration between the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Korea and the host country’s largest postal operator Korea Post issued commemorative stamps dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Head of State talks over the phone with governors of Turkestan, Pavlodar regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev discussed the current sanitary and epidemiological as well as socioeconomic situations in the regions with akims (governors) of Turkestan and Pavlodar regions over the phone, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
500 Kazakhstani scientists to undergo internships abroad annually NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Secretary of State Krymbek Kusherbayev has chaired a regular session of the Republic Commission for training of staff abroad. Under the instruction of the Head of State 500 Kazakhstani scientists are to undergo internships abroad starting from this year, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Head of State holds session on socioeconomic development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held the session, at which the updated forecast of the country's development and proposals for updating the national budget were considered. The meeting featured Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Chief of Staff of the President Yerlan Koshanov, Governor of the National Bank Yerbolat Dossayev and others, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Online conf celebrates 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan Independence PRAGUE. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Embassy in Czech Republic jointly with the National Academic Library (Nur-Sultan) organized an online conference dated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan Independence. It brought together representatives of scientific and expert circles, representatives of the local mass media.
Japanese gov’t to let 3 more prefectures take stricter virus measures TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The government plans to allow Saitama, Kanagawa and Aichi prefectures to take tougher coronavirus prevention measures from next week in addition to six other areas already implementing such steps, government officials said Thursday, Kyodo reports.
Girls in Tech: Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) offices for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are hosting an online event for International Girls in ICT Day in partnership with STEM4ALL and UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS.
Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine to be available for use in India in May-June NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine will be available for use in India in May-June when imports from Russia begin, Co-Chairman and Managing Director of the Indian pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy's Laboratories G. V. Prasad has said.
EAEU to launch 11 digital transport corridor services MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) plans to launch 11 services for the operation of digital transport corridors of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), BelTA learned from the EEC press service following the meeting of the EEC delegation, headed by member of the Board (Minister) of Energy and Infrastructure Emil Kaikiev, with Deputy Chairperson of the Board of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) Tigran Sargsyan.
COVID-19: Shymkent moves to ‘red zone’, East Kazakhstan rgn to ‘yellow zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Shymkent city has moved to the «red zone» and East Kazakhstan region to the «yellow zone» on the map of the spread of COVID-19 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
S. Korea: New virus cases around 700 for 2nd day; further spike in offing SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed around 700 on Thursday, as sporadic infections across the country complicate antivirus efforts, prompting authorities to mull tougher virus curbs to contain the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan adds 5 new deaths from COVID-19-like pneumonia, death toll rises to 741 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 85 fresh daily cases of pneumonia flagged as pneumonia with the COVID-19-related signs have been reported in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Brazil: Gov’t to deliver 15.5 mi Pfizer doses by June BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga today (Apr. 14) said that the delivery of doses of vaccine Pfizer against COVID-19 will take place ahead of schedule. A total of 15.5 million doses will be delivered from April to June, Agencia Brasil reports.
No precipitation in store for Kazakhstan Apr 15 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The greater part of the country will remain under the influence of the huge anticyclone, resulting in the weather with no precipitation. Only the south, southwest are to expect thunderstorm in places due to the weather fronts. The country will brace for occasional fog, wind as well as dust storm in the south and southwest, Kazinform reports citing the National Weather Forecaster Kazhydromet.