1st Media Forum of OIC News Agencies wraps up in Jeddah JEDDAH. KAZINFORM - On Saturday, 23 Ramadan 1441 AH, corresponding to 16 May 2020, the First Media Forum of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) entitled «The Role and News Agencies in Supporting Efforts to Confront Coronavirus Pandemic» was held through video conferencing under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Acting Minister of Media in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Union, Kazinform has learnt from the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA).
Russia reports lowest number of COVID-19 cases since May 1 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s coronavirus cases have risen by 9,200 over the past 24 hours, which is the lowest number since May 1. A total of 272,043 cases have been confirmed in the country, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Saturday, TASS reports.
Information Minister to hold regular meetings with NGOs and civil society NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development Aida Balayeva held a number of meetings with leading republican NGOs, prominent public figures, and volunteer associations in Almaty city, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the ministry.
Information Minister holds meeting with President of Civil Alliance NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aida Balayeva held a meeting with President of Association of Legal Entities «Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan» Assylbek Kozhakhmetov on Friday, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
Kazakh President amends law on state of emergency 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 state of emergency», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
EAEU agriculture ministers to discuss emergency measures amid COVID-19 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The agriculture ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are set to hold a videoconference meeting of the EAEU Agro-Industrial Policy Council on 18 May. They are expected to discuss emergency measures which are necessary in the light of the spread of COVID-19, BelTA learned from the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), BelTA reports.
Minister Balayeva thanks Orthodox Church for developing inter-faith accord in Kazakhstan ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Newly-appointed Minister of Information and Social Development Aida Balayeva held talks with Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan during her working trip to Almaty city on May 15, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the ministry.
S. Korea reports 19 new coronavirus cases, fewest in a week SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea reported 19 more cases of the new coronavirus Saturday, the fewest in a week, as cluster infections linked to Seoul's nightlife district of Itaewon somewhat slowed down, according to health authorities, Yonhap reports.
1st Virtual Forum of OIC News Agencies to focus on role of news agencies in supporting anti-coronavirus efforts JEDDAH. KAZINFORM - His Excellency Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, Acting Minister of Media, Chairman of the Executive Council of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), will sponsor the First Virtual Forum of the Union to be held on Saturday, 23 Ramadan 1441 AH (16 May 2020), under the theme «The Role of News Agencies in Supporting Anti-Coronavirus Efforts», Kazinform has learnt from the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA).