Pandemic situation still quite stable in Slovakia – Health Minister BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The situation with COVID-19 remains relatively stable; the number of people admitted to hospitals isn’t going up and the number of people infected with novel coronavirus is also relatively stable, Health Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky (an OLaNO nominee) said on Wednesday following the Government meeting, TASR reports.
Kazakh President, President of European Council discuss situation in Afghanistan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – At the initiative of the European side, Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev had a telephone conversation with President of the European Council Charles Michel, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Ministers of defense, emergencies jet off to Zhambyl region after explosions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Ministers of defense and emergencies as well as deputy minister of internal affairs have jetted off to Zhambyl region which was rocked by explosions earlier this evening, Kazinform has learnt from the President's official Twitter account.
New COVID-19 cases under 1,900, largest death toll recorded in S. Korea since 4th wave SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell to slightly under 1,900 on Thursday, while daily COVID-19 deaths hit the highest number since the fourth wave of the pandemic began, as health authorities scrambled to add critical-care hospital beds, Yonhap reports.
Kazakh FM meets with President of National Council of Swiss Federal Assembly NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi met with Andreas Aebi, the President of the National Council of the Federal Assembly of the Swiss Confederation during his official visit to Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Fire, explosion reported at military unit in Zhambyl region ZHAMBYL REGION. KAZINFORM – A fire broke out at a military unit located in Baizakskiy district of Zhambyl region at around 19:00 pm local time, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Neutralizing ability of antibodies after Sputnik V grows with time — study BUENOS AIRES. KAZINFORM Antibodies developed after vaccination with Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine demonstrate a growing capacity to neutralize any COVID strains, which remains high after six months after the inoculation, Argentina’s ministry of science, technologies and productive innovation said on Wednesday, citing a study results.
Canadian experts commend Kazakhstan’s contribution to int’l security and nuclear disarmament OTTAWA. KAZINFORM - A Kazakhstan-Canadian online conference was held on August 25, 2021 as part of a series of events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site closure. The event discovered Kazakhstan’s initiatives and achievements in the nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation fields over the independence years, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
President Tokayev participates in Foreign Investors' Council working meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a working meeting with heads of oil and gas companies – members of the Foreign Investors’ Council via videoconference. During the meeting, participants discussed in details the measures on further development and ways to boost investment attractiveness of the country’s oil and gas sector, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Over 300 test positive for COVID-19 in Atyrau region in past 24h ATYRAU. KAZINFORM – A total of 316 new cases of the coronavirus infection have been detected in Atyrau region in the past day. The biggest number of fresh infections were reported in the city of Atyrau, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Japan halts use of 1.63 mln Moderna vaccine doses over contamination TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's health ministry said Thursday that foreign materials were found in some unused doses of Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine and the use of around 1.63 million doses manufactured on the same production line has been suspended as a precaution, Kyodo reports.
CSTO member states adopt statement on 30th anniversary of Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site closure NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the International Day against Nuclear Tests, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) adopted a Joint Statement «On the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site,» Kazinform has learnt from the
1st int’l round table held in India on the eve of XIX meeting of Secretariat of Congress of Leaders of World Religions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On August 25, 2021, within the framework of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the upcoming XIX meeting of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, at the Somaya Vidyavikhar University in India, the first round table was held on the topic: «The role of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in strengthening peace, harmony and unity in societies and States in the context of pandemics».
OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting discusses Afghan situation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - At the initiative of Margaret Sederfelt, the Chairperson of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, an online meeting of the OSCE on the situation in Afghanistan joined by the leaders of the parliamentary delegations of Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the representatives of the OSCE as well as the OSCE Center for Conflict Prevention has taken place, Kazinform cites the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament.
USAID’s implementer signs MOU with Kazakh major energy company to develop low carbon strategy NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On August 25, Tetra Tech ES, Inc., implementer of the USAID Power Central Asia activity, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samruk-Energy, Kazakhstan’s largest diversified energy holding company.
Kazakh, Swiss Parliament Speakers debate coop issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin and Speaker of the National Council of the Federal Assembly of Switzerland Andreas Aebi, who is in Kazkahstan on his first official visit, spoke of the strengthening of cooperation between the Parliaments of the two States, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh lower chamber.
Kazakhstan’s 3 cities, 13 regions in COVID-19 ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of August 26, 2021, Kazakhstan’s three cities and 16 regions are in the «red zone» on the map of the COVID-19 spread, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.