Zhambyl Zhabayev’s 175th anniversary celebrated with musical event in Canada OTTAWA. KAZINFORM - In honor of the 175th anniversary of the prominent Kazakh akyn (poet) Zhambyl Zhabayev, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Canada organized an online music evening, part of a series of events under the auspices of the 30th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Initiatives of Kazakh President in field of human rights protection welcomed in Council of Europe STRASBOURG. KAZINFORM - Director of External Relations of the Council of Europe Zoltan Taubner was informed in detail about further measures under implementation in the human rights sphere as initiated by the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakhstan ratifies amended law on Baikonur lease agreement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Lease Agreement for the Baikonur complex» between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Russian Federation as of December 10, 1994», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Tax Code amended by President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On taxes and other obligatory payments to the budget» (Tax Code) and the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On enactment of the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On taxes and other obligatory payments to the budget» (Tax Code)», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Head of State inks law on issues of entrepreneurship NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and obligatory social medical insurance», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Kazakhstan kicks off thyroid cancer drug production NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On June 22 the Institute of Nuclear Physics produced the first commercial batch of a radiopharmaceutical agent, Sodium Iodide I 131, to treat thyroid disorders, as well as thyroid cancer, the Energy Ministry’s press service reports.
USAID and Central Asian Governments agree to next steps to create a regional electricity market NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a virtual meeting to discuss the status of the Central Asia regional electricity market (CAREM) Roadmap and next steps to creating an integrated regional market.
Belarus discusses military cooperation with Pakistan, Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus' Deputy Defense Minister Major General Andrei Zhuk met with the minister for defense production of Pakistan and the vice minister of industry and infrastructure development of Kazakhstan on the sidelines of the international defense technology expo MILEX 2021, BelTA learned from the Defense Ministry.
Thailand to open Phuket for tourists without quarantine requirement BANGKOK. KAZINFORM Thai authorities on Tuesday announced that the popular island of Phuket would be opened for tourists vaccinated against Covid-19, without mandatory quarantine, from Jul. 1 in a measure aimed at boosting the struggling tourism sector.
12 EU member states' post-pandemic recovery plans endorsed by European Commission BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday concluded her first leg of visits to the capital cities of 12 member states of the European Union (EU) that had their national recovery plans approved.
Kazakhstan ready to join WTO Initiatives in preparation for 12th Ministerial Conference GENEVA. KAZINFORM Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Zhanar Aitzhanova, addressed its General Council and highlighted priority issues for the upcoming 12th Ministerial Conference, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
More than 22,000 treated for COVID-19 in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 22,098 people (20,818 coronavirus positive and 1,270 coronavirus negative) are being treated for COVID-19 in Kazakhstan as of June 24, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing COVID-19 spread in Kazakhstan reads.
CICA Senior Officials Committee held a meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On June 21-23, 2021, at the initiative of Kazakh chairmanship, regular meetings of the Special Working Group (SWG) and the Senior Officials Committee (SOC) of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) were held online, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.