President approves amendments to legislation on digital technologies regulation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the regulation of digital technologies», Kazinform reported with the reference to Akorda’s press service.
UAE President and Dubai Emirate Ruler wish Elbasy sooner victory over coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev received telegrams from the President of the United Arab Emirates Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Akorda informs.
Alexey Tsoi appointed as minister of healthcare NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Decree «On the appointment of A. Tsoi to the post of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan», Kazinform reported citing the press service of Akorda.
Garment factory to be built in Turkestan TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM - Akim of Turkestan region Umirzak Shukeyev met with a delegation from the Republic of Uzbekistan. During the meeting, the parties discussed the construction of a garment factory in the industrial zone of Turkestan. A new enterprise will employ 1,200 people, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the regional Akimat.
Annual unemployment rate predicted to rise in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Birzhan Nurymbetov, Kazakh Labor and Social Protection Minister, has said that the unemployment rate is predicted to stand at 6,1% by the yearend during a meeting with the population at the Central Communications Service on Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Labor Ministry on pension and social benefits increase in 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Minister of Labor and Social Protection Birzhan Nurymbetov spoke about pension and benefits hikes in 2020 at an online reporting meeting with the population held at the Central Communications Service on Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan’s report considered by European Commission’s Flight Safety Committee BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - In June, the European Commission published an updated list of airlines that are banned from operating in European Union. This was preceded by a hearing of the European Commission’s Flight Safety Committee in Brussels (Belgium) for updating the list of air airline that are banned to operate in Europe, during which the issue of Kazakhstan airlines was also considered, Kazinform has learnt from the Civil Aviation Committee.
Kazakhstan, Germany debate agricultural cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The 29th meeting of the Berlin Eurasian Club has highlighted attracting German investments in Kazakhstan's agribusiness and further bilateral cooperation in agriculture, Kazinform cites the Kazakh Prime Minister's press service.
Nur-Sultan registers 150 new COVID-19 cases per day on average NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, has been registering 150 new COVID-19 cases per day on average for the past week, Head of the Healthcare Department of the city Saule Kissikova revealed Thursday, Kazinform reports.
WHO reports single day increase in coronavirus cases by over 135,000 GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 135,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, surpassing 9.12 million, while the coronavirus-related fatalities increased by over 4,000 to near 474,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.
EBRD local currency loan for Kazakhstan’s microfinance organization KMF NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s leading microfinance lender, KMF, will be able to address the urgent liquidity needs of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the coronavirus crisis, thanks to a local currency loan provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), ebrd.com reports.