Anthology of Kazakh Kuy project unveiled in U.S. WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - As part of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, an online presentation of the Amanat – Anthology of the Kazakh kuy was held, co-hosted by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Washington D.C. and the Caspian Policy Center, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Slovak economy to grow by 4.5 percent this year, recovery continues BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The Slovak economy continues to recover and will grow by 4.5 percent this year, Slovak central bank (NBS) governor Peter Kazimir and NBS vice-governor Ludovit Odor stated on Tuesday at a press conference at which they presented a forecast of economic and monetary developments for the summer of 2021, TASR reports.
Kazakhstan participates in meeting of UN Human Rights Council GENEVA. KAZINFORM - During the 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva Zhanar Aitzhanova participated in interactive dialogues on the reports of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
President Tokayev receives akims of a number of regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held separate meetings with akims (governors) of Karaganda, Aktobe, North Kazakhstan, Mangistau regions as well as akims (mayors) of Almaty and Shymkent cities, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Head of State chairs session on election of rural akims NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a session on the issues of election of rural akims with the participation of governors of the regions and mayors of the cities of national significance as well as the leadership of the President Administration and the Government, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Chairperson of Information Committee relieved of the post NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Lyazzat Suindik has been relieved of the post of Chairperson of the Information Committee of the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan due to a transfer to another appointment, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the prime minister.
Deputy PM urges Kazakhstanis to vaccinate amid detection of COVID Indian variant NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov urged all Kazakhstanis to vaccinate as soon as possible as the probability of India’s variant of COVID-19 circulation had been detected in Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Special Representative of Kazakhstani President holds bilateral meetings in Brussels BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for International Cooperation, Yerzhan Kazykhan paid a working visit to Brussels to discuss the cooperation issues between Kazakhstan and the European Union, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
India shows lowest number of coronavirus cases in three months NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM The number of coronavirus cases increased in India over the past day by 42,640 and amounted to 29,977,861. The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on its website on Tuesday the number of deaths associated with coronavirus increased by 1,167 in 24 hours and reached 389,302.
Almost 6,000 vaccinated against COVID-19 in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM As of June 22 Almaty city registered 117 new coronavirus cases (local), including 105 symptomatic and 12 asymptomatic. 62 patients were discharged from hospitals, while 70 were admitted. 47 are staying at the intensive care units, 14 are on life support, the city healthcare department reports.
Epidemiological situation in Kazakh capital remains unfavourable NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As of today the epidemiological situation in Kazakh capital remains unfavourable. The case growth for the past week hit 43%, the number of hospitalizations keeps on growing, the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing COVID-19 spread in Kazakhstan reports.
6 Kazakh judokas to compete at Tokyo Olympic Games NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Yeldos Smetov, Gusman Kyrgyzbayev, Yeldos Zhumakanov, Yerzhan Serikzhanov, Zhansai Smagulov, Islam Bozbayev, Ongontsetseg Galbadrakh, Didar Khamza of Kazakhstan will vie for top honors at 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Olympic.kz reports.