Kazakh PM Askar Mamin visits Pavlodar rgn PAVLODAR. KAZINFORM – As part of a working visit to Pavlodar region Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin got familiarized with the implementation of investment projects in energy, machine building, metallurgy, and production of building materials, Kazinform cites the official website of the Kazakh PM.
Kazakhstan’s diplomatic mission in Strasbourg transformed into Consulate General STRASBOURG. KAZINFORM - The Consulate General of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Strasbourg (France) was officially opened as a result of the transformation of the existing diplomatic mission in this city, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
UAE announces 1,270 new COVID-19 cases, 1,250 recoveries, 4 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 202,184 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
S. Korea's COVID-19 variant cases top 1,000, set to further rise SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea has confirmed 247 more cases of major variants of the new coronavirus, raising the total caseload to over 1,000, amid concerns that the country's fight against the pandemic may be stressed by more transmissible strains of the virus.
Italian team tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of 2021 IIHF World Championship in Latvia MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Fifteen members of the Italian national ice hockey team’s players and staff, including Head Coach Greg Ireland, have been reported to be diagnosed with positive COVID-19 cases ahead of the 2021 IIHF (the International Ice Hockey Federation) Ice Hockey World Championship, a senior official with the IIHF Council announced to DPA news agency on Monday, TASS reports.
128 vaccination rooms open in Turkestan region TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM Turkestan region has 128 vaccination rooms equipped with 100 thermal containers. Notably, the region is in the ‘green zone’ in terms of spread of coronavirus in Kazakhstan. At today’s Government meeting Governor Umirzak Shukeyev reported on the region’s health situation.
COVID-19 has negative effects on hypertension patients ANKARA. KAZINFORM Coronavirus has negatively impacted people suffering from hypertension, which is the primary risk factor for cardiovascular diseases claiming millions of lives every year, said Dr. Mustafa Kemal Erol, the head of the Turkish Cardiology Association.
Cristina Gallach on Kazakh-Spanish relations: The impact of the pandemic, tourism opportunities and about the political reforms NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - How Kazakhstan is cooperating with Spain today, what new areas of bilateral cooperation are expected, about the plan to establish direct flights between our countries and whether the pandemic has affected our relations, Secretary of State (Deputy Minister) for Foreign Affairs of Spain Cristina Gallach told Kazinform correspondent Akbota Kuzekbay in an exclusive interview.
President Tokayev to chair session of Supreme Eurasian Economic Council NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The regular session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council under the chairmanship of President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is set to be held on May 21, Kazinform has learnt from the President’s official spokesperson Berik Uali.
Almaty hosts international photo exhibition «Islam and Humanity: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow» ALMATY. KAZINFORM - On May 17, on the eve of the celebration of the International Day of Museums, the grand opening of the international photo exhibition «Islam and Humanity: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow» took place in Almaty, organized by N. Nazarbayev Center for the Development of Interfaith and Inter-civilization Dialogue jointly with the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Center’s press service.
6 regions of Kazakhstan still in ‘red zone’ – Minister Tsoi NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Six regions of Kazakhstan are in the ‘red zone’, the highest in a three-tier system used in Kazakhstan in terms of spread of the coronavirus infection, said Minister of Healthcare Alexei Tsoi Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Belarus to participate in session of Council of Eurasian Economic Commission MINSK. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus, a member of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission Igor Petrishenko will participate in a videoconference session of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission on 18 May, the Belarusian government's press service told BelTA.
New cases back under 600, potential upsurge still worrisome in S.Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell below 600 on Tuesday on fewer tests over the weekend, but health authorities remained alert over a potential hike amid continued cluster inflections and spreading variant cases, Yonhap reports.