Kazakhstan, Egypt discuss bilateral cooperation development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Adil Tursunov met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Republic of Kazakhstan Manal el Shennawi, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakh FM arrives in Washington D.C. for two-day visit WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - At the invitation of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi has started his two-day visit to the U.S. capital. On day one, the meetings were held at the White House, the US Congress, the Department of Commerce, as well as with representatives of the business community, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
COVID in Italy: Rt falls from 0.96 to 0.89, incidence from 458 to 375 ROME. KAZINFORM Italy’s COVID Rt transmissibility number fell from 0.96 to 0.89 over the last week, the Higher Health Institute (ISS) and the health ministry said in its weekly monitoring report Friday, according to official sources.
Kazakhstan-Turkey trade turnover reaches $1.5bn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Turkey is the third-largest country in Kazakhstan's foreign trade turnover - 6.5%. The country accounts for 4.2% of Kazakhstan's total imports, and 7.2% of its exports, Kazinform cites the State Revenue Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Finance.
New Kazakhstan discussions impossible without regard for global change trends ALMATY. KAZINFORM Kazakh Secretary of State Yerlan Karin addressed the X Congress of Political Analysts themed A «New Kazakhstan» in a new world held in Almaty. It brings together leading analysts, political scientists, historians, Kazinform learnt from the Akorda press service.
Large-scale reforms to build a «New Kazakhstan» supported in Canada OTTAWA. KAZINFORM As part of a series of events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Canada, a diplomatic reception was held with the participation of members of Kazakhstan-Canada Parliamentary Friendship Group, political and research circles of the host country.
COVID-19: Shanghai to resume public transportation SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM Shanghai will progressively resume public transportation services beginning on Sunday as the COVID-19 situation continues to stabilize, while the city's postal and express delivery service is expected to resume full operation by mid-June, officials said at a news briefing on Thursday.
Promising areas of Kazakh-Czech cooperation outlined in Prague PRAGUE. KAZINFORM - During the visit to Prague, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko held bilateral meetings with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Administration of the President of the Czech Republic, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Kazakh President receives Ecology Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Minister Serikkali Brekeshev, who reported on the main results of the Ministry's work for the first quarter of 2022 and plans for the coming period, the Akorda press service reports.
Youth housing support measures insufficient, Kazakh Senate Speaker NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Last year the budget allocated KZT 21.6 bln for getting rental apartments in three large cities of Kazakhstan,» Kazakh Senate Speaker Maulen Adshimbayev told the parliamentary hearings themed A New Kazakhstan: youth and modernization.
AIFC Academy of Law held Asset Tracing and Recovery training for public bodies NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On May 17-19, the AIFC Academy of Law, jointly with international partners and the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan organised training on «Asset Tracing and Recovery» for law enforcement and government agencies officials of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan names 1st Deputy Security Council Secretary NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Head of State decreed to appoint Murat Baimukashev as the 1st Deputy Secretary of the Kazakh Security Council of Kazakhstan and to relieve him of his duties as the Deputy Interior Minister of Kazakhstan, the Akorda press service reports.
Cooperation between CICA and ASEAN discussed in Jakarta JAKARTA. KAZINFORM - Prospects for building cooperation between Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were discussed on by Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Indonesia Daniyar Sarekenov and Secretary General of the ASEAN Lim Jock Hoi, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Youth unemployment rate raises concern – Kazakh Senate Speaker NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Over 40% of Kazakhstani young people pursue occupations they have not trained for, Senate Speaker of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbayev said Friday at the parliamentary hearings themed ‘A New Kazakhstan: youth and modernization’, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Davos 2022 to tackle global issues, find solutions to world's most urgent challenges GENEVA. KAZINFORM The world’s top leaders in politics, business, civil society, academia, media and the arts are set to descend on the Swiss mountain village of Davos, as the World Economic Forum (WEF) hosts its first in-person Annual Meeting in over two years.
WHO validates 3rd Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization (WHO) validated on Thursday the CONVIDECIA COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese developer CanSino Biologics for emergency use, making it the third Chinese vaccine after Sinopharm and Sinopec having been certified by WHO Emergency Use Listing (EUL), Xinhua reports.
Kazakh-Pakistani duo propels into Lyon semifinal NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s Aleksandr Nedovyesov paired with Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan have eased into the semifinals of the ATP 250 Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes in Lyon, France, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation.
Ethiopian experts highly appreciate constitutional reforms in Kazakhstan ADDIS ABABA. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ethiopia, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the African Union Barlybay Sadykov held a meeting with Director of the Institute for Strategic Studies under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (ISS) Desalegn Ambaw, as well as with senior staff of the research center, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Over 74,000 boosted against COVID-19 in Mangistau region AKTAU. KAZINFORM – 74,308 people got booster doses against the coronavirus infection in Mangistau region. Of these, 2,280 are people aged 50 and older, head of the regional health department Askar Sagimbayev confirmed, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Torrential showers in store for Kazakhstan May 20 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Weather without precipitation is expected in the northeast and center of Kazakhstan on Friday, May 20. Heavy downpour, showers, thunderstorms, hail, gusty wind with dust storm, and fog are forecast for most regions of the country, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet.