Kazakhstan and Russia to start joint production of vaccines next week NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attended the meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State. Addressing those attending the Head of State noted that today’s meeting was held amid serious problems in the world economics and politics and unprecedented coronavirus pandemic.
Experts discuss consumer rights protection in EAEU, CIS MINSK. KAZINFORM The 18th meeting of the CIS Advisory Council on Consumer Rights Protection was held at the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor) on 17 December, BelTA learned from the Economic Cooperation Department at the CIS Executive Committee.
World Arabic Language Day ALMATY. KAZINFORM It is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, used daily by more than 290 million people. World Arabic Language Day is celebrated every year on 18 December since 2012. The date coincides with the day in 1973 that the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted Arabic as the sixth official language of the Organization.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 642,000 in past day — WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 642,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 72.85 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Thursday.
U.S. sets new records in key COVID-19 metrics as second vaccine endorsed by FDA experts WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The United States has just recorded all-time high single-day COVID-19 new cases and hospitalizations as an advisory panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended on Thursday to authorize American drugmaker Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.
Selected works of Chokan Valikhanov published in English for first time LONDON. KAZINFORM Cambridge University Press, in partnership with the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK and with the support of the Akimat of the Kostanay Region, Kazakhstan’s National Bureau of Translations and the Chokan Valikhanov Institute of History and Ethnology launched the first ever English-language collection of selected works of Chokan Valikhanov, one of the most prominent Kazakh scholars of the 19th century.