Emirates becomes first airline to implement IATA Travel Pass across six continents DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Travel Pass solution on six continents as it rolls out this digital health pass to customers at all its destinations, WAM reports.
Vincenzo Nibali returns to Team Astana NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Vincenzo Nibali will return to Astana, the team he rode for from 2013 to 2016 and where he achieved most of his career highlights, including two triumphs at the Giro d’Italia (in 2013 and 2016) and the Tour de France (in 2014), Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Round table on inter-faith accord held in Riyadh RIYADH. KAZINFORM - On September 21, 2021, within the framework of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Saudi Arabia, in cooperation with the N.Nazarbayev Center for Development of Interfaith and Intercivilizational Dialogue and with the Center of Information and Arabian-Russian Studies held a round table with the participation of the leaders of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and The World Islamic League, representatives of the Center for Research and Intercommunication Knowledge (CRIK), Saudi academic and expert circles, local and regional media, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Daily new cases likely to reach record high in S. Korea; post-holiday resurgence worrisome SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily coronavirus cases are expected to reach a new record high, health authorities said Thursday, as concerns run high over a potential resurgence across the country following the Chuseok holiday, Yonhap reports.
EBRD contributes to improved connectivity in Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is contributing to the improvement of regional connectivity in Central Asia and beyond by supporting a major road project in central Kazakhstan, ebrd.com reports.
2022 Winter Olympics likely to be held without spectators in attendance — IIHF chief Fasel ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM The 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China's Beijing are likely to be held without spectators in attendance, President of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Rene Fasel said on Thursday.
Hospital beds in some regions of Slovakia to be set aside for COVID patients BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Beds in hospitals in Kosice, Presov, Nitra and Banska Bystrica regions will be set aside for patients admitted with COVID-19, said Health Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky (an OLaNO nominee) following the Cabinet session on Wednesday, adding that the number of coronavirus-positive patients will continue to grow, TASR reports.
Head of State attends ‘Otpantau 2021’ exercise in Mangistau region AKTAU. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attended the operational-strategic command and staff exercise «Otpantau 2021» on the second and last day of his working trip to Mangistau region, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
President Tokayev highlighted equitable vaccine access at 76th annual session of UN - Dr Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The President of Kazakhstan H.E. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered a comprehensive speech in the 76th annual session of UN in which he like a prominent applied economist highlighted the importance of rapid global economic recovery for the socio-economic prosperity of the world. He urged to promote close economic and financial integration and dissemination of funds to mitigate serious consequences of loss of decades of development progress, Dr Mehmood Ui Hassan Khan shared his thoughts on President Tokayev’s recent speech at the UN with Kazinform.
EAEU energy ministers to discuss formation of common natural gas market on 24-25 September MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The energy ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union member states will discuss the formation of the common market of natural gas on 24 September, BelTA learned from Iya Malkina, a spokeswoman of the Eurasian Economic Commission, on 22 September.
Kazakh FM Tileuberdi attended ‘C5 + 1’ ministerial meeting in New York NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Within the framework of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, a «С5 + 1» Ministerial meeting was held with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi, the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Foreign Ministers Ruslan Kazakbayev of Kyrgyzstan, Sirojiddin Mukhriddin of Tajikistan, Rashid Meredov of Turkmenistan and Abdulaziz Kamilov of Uzbekistan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Over 7.4mln people administered 1st jab of COVID-19 vaccine in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 7,408,957 Kazakhstanis have so far been given the first jab of vaccine against the coronavirus infection, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Tokayev calls for joint efforts in ensuring rule of law at meeting of CIS Coordinating Council of Prosecutors General NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Krymbek Kusherbayev read out a message of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev at the meeting of the Coordinating Council of the Prosecutors General of the CIS member States, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivers speech at General Debates of 76th UNGA session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered his speech at the General Debates of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly themed «Building resilience through hope – to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations» via video, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Rain, fog and dust tides in store for Kazakhstan on Sept 23 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to fronts the west, southwest, north, and mountainous areas of the southeast of the country is to see unstable weather conditions, causing rainfalls. Thunderstorms are forecast for the southwest and mountainous areas of the southeast as well as precipitation mainly as rain at times for the north, Kazinform cites Kazhydromet.