Experts should revisit launch of COVID-Semaphore Project – Slovakian PM BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The expert consilium should reconsider the COVID semaphore system that is due to come into effect in Slovakia as of February 8, as the date for its launch might be premature at this stage of the pandemic, Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) stated at a press conference, TASR reports.
Trade, economic and investment cooperation between Kazakhstan and Ecuador expanding NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between JSC «NC« Kazakh Invest» and the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries of Ecuador, which oversees the activities of the agency for attracting investments and promoting exports «Pro Ecuador», Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Russian vaccine Sputnik V to arrive in Kazakhstan in early Feb NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The first batch of Russia’s Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V) vaccine is to arrive in Kazakhstan in the amount of up to 20 thousand doses in early February 2021. According to Marat Shoranov, First Vice Minister of Health, the relevant agreements with the Russian side are in place on a one-off delivery of the doses, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan, UAE inter-parliamentary cooperation discussed in Abu Dhabi NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Madiyar Menilbekov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates was received by H.E.Saqr Bin Ghubash, the Chairman of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates. The meeting discussed the issues of further development of cooperation between the two countries, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Almaty to receive 1,450 doses of COVID-19 vaccine by end of January ALMATY. KAZINFORM – 1,450 doses of the Sputnik vaccine are to be delivered to Almaty city by the end of January, Nariman Tabynbayev, head of the city’s Public Health Department, told an online briefing, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Vaccination drive against COVID-19 to start from Feb 1 in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan plans to begin its vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 virus starting February 1, 2021. According to the country’s Health Ministry, Russia’s Sputnik V is to kick off the campaign set to be carried out in three stages, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan, France discuss exchange of experience in ensuring rights of religious associations NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairman of the Committee for religious affairs Yerzhan Nukezhanov has met today with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Kazakhstan Didier Canesse at the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
Malaysia begins phase 3 trials of China-developed COVID-19 vaccine KUALA LUMPUR. KAZINFORM - Malaysia has begun a phase 3 clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Institute of Medical Biology of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (IMBCAMS), the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
200 arrived in Kazakhstan without COVID-19 tests NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 10 international flights arrived in Kazakhstan on January 26 from Germany, South Korea, the Maldives, the UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, the Telegram Channel of the interdepartmental commission for the prevention of coronavirus reads.
COVID-19: Nur-Sultan and Almaty remain in ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Nur-Sultan and Almaty cities, as well as Akmola, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Pavlodar and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the ‘red zone’ in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection as of January 27, the Telegram Channel of the interdepartmental commission for the prevention of coronavirus reads.
Indonesia exceeds 1 million COVID-19 cases JAKARTA. KAZINFORM Indonesia, the country most affected by the novel coronavirus in Southeast Asia, exceeded 1 million COVID-19 infections Tuesday, including more than 28,400 deaths, as it continues its vaccination logistical challenges across its more than 6,000 inhabited islands.