Kazakh FM meets with President of Int’l Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation ANTALYA. KAZINFORM – Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi held talks with President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Efendiyeva on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Tokyo Olympics organizers reverse plan to allow alcohol sale at venues TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo Olympic organizers reversed an earlier plan to allow alcoholic beverages to be sold to spectators at competition venues during the global sports event as voices grew against apparent consideration for sponsors such as Asahi Breweries, sources close to the matter said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Education Ministry names new Chairperson of one of its committee NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Gulzat Kobenova has been appointed the Chairperson of the Committee for ensuring quality in the sphere of education and science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
2021 Urker Awards nominees announced NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Nominees of the upcoming 2021 Urker Awards in the sphere of printed, radio and online journalism have been announced, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
President makes a number of appointments in Kazakh Armed forces NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the decree on the appointment of the commander of the Air assault forces of the Land forces of the Armed forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the commander of the «Astana» regional command forces, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Hungary 1st country in EU to recognize Kazakhstan’s vaccine passports BUDAPEST. KAZINFORM - At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Hungary Zhanibek Abdrashov met with the Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary András Baranyi, during which the parties exchanged notes verbales on the mutual recognition of vaccination certificates/passports between the two countries, Kazinform has learnt from the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Hungary.
Slovakia’s recovery and resilience plan gets green light BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Slovakia’s recovery and resilience has been greenlighted, European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen announced on Monday at a press conference in Bratislava, noting that the document meets set criteria and is ambitious, TASR reports.
New infections back under 400, virus fight hampered by rising variants, pandemic fatigue SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 400 in about a week on Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but rising COVID-19 variant cases, along with pandemic fatigue, are hampering the country's virus battle amid the accelerating vaccinations.
SCCI, Kazakhstan discuss promising investment opportunities SHARJAH. KAZINFORM The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) discussed ways to strengthen economic cooperation, develop trade relations and mutual investment between the Emirate of Sharjah and the Republic of Kazakhstan, during the visit of a high-level delegation from the country at its headquarters, on Monday.
Experts warn less vaccinated areas more at risk for highly contagious Delta variant WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM While the White House claimed milestone of administering over 300 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in the first 150 days since U.S. President Joe Biden took office, the highly contagious Delta variant continues threatening the country, especially in states with the lowest vaccination numbers.
COVID-19: Kazakhstan is in 'yellow zone' NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «As of June 22 Kazakhstan recorded 410,523 coronavirus-positive cases and 56,546 coronavirus-negative cases. Kazakhstan is in the moderate COVID-19 risk 'yellow zone' now. Only the city of Nur-Sultan remains in the high risk 'red zone'. The rest of the regions are in the 'yellow' and 'green zones',» Kazakh Healthcare Minister Alexey Tsio told the Government meeting.
Azerbaijan is Kazakhstan’s key partner in South Caucasus and Caspian rgn BAKU. KAZINFORM «Azerbaijan is Kazakhstan’s key political and trade-economic partner in South Caucasus and Caspian region,» Deputy Prime-Minister-Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi told at the meeting with his counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov as part of his official visit to Baku.
2,809,447 Kazakhstanis get 1st shot of COVID-19 vaccine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Mass vaccination against COVID-19 is underway in Kazakhstan. 2,809,447 Kazakhstanis that is 28.4% of population subject to vaccination have got the 1st shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, 1,715,750 received the 2nd,» Kazakh Healthcare Minister Alexey Tsio told the Government meeting.