Tokayev holds meeting with Chinese ambassador Zhang Xiao NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev stated the country’s principled approach to the future development of all-round strategic partnership with China on the long-term basis after the crisis, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Kazakh PM Askar Mamin pays working visit to Mangistau rgn AKTAU. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin got familiarized with the implementation of investments projects in agriculture, tourism as well as the vaccination campaign as part of his working trip to Mangistau region, Kazinform cites the website of the PM.
N Kazakhstan rgn governor greets Samal Yesslyamova for winning Best Actress prize at Nika Awards PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM – North Kazakhstan region Governor Kumar Aksakalov took to his Instagram account to congratulate Kazakhstani actress Samal Yesslyamova on winning the Best Actress prize at the Russian Film Festival Nika, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh President receives National Public Confidence Council members NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received National Public Confidence Council members Marat Shibutov and editor-in-chief of Kazakh Adebieti newspaper, writer Dauren Kuat, the Akorda press service reports.
New chairman of Construction Affairs and Housing-Communal Services Committee appointed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Timur Karagoishin has been named Chairman of the Committee on Construction Affairs and Housing and Communal Services of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
Covid-19 restrictions gradually eased in Italy, Belgium, France BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM Authorities in Italy and Belgium on Monday began easing coronavirus restrictions, as bars, restaurants and other non-essential businesses and shops were allowed to reopen, as millions of schoolchildren in France returned to classrooms for the first time in weeks.
‘Abai’ Opera to premiere on Apr 29 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - This year the musical community of our country celebrates the 115th anniversary of the eminent composers Akhmet Zhubanov and Latif Khamidi. In honor of the composers’ birthdays, on April 29 and on July 17, the great opera Abai, written by them together, will be performed at Astana Opera, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Opera’s press service.
Kazakhstan begins rollout of homegrown QazVac vaccine – The Guardian NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan has rolled out its homegrown coronavirus vaccine, with the central Asian country’s health minister receiving the jab on live television. QazCovid-in, also known as QazVac, is a two-shot vaccine that is in third-stage trials, The Guardian reports.
4,179 arrived in Kazakhstan with negative PCR tests NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 30 international flights arrived in Kazakhstan on April 26 from the UK, the UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Georgia, Tajikistan, Russia, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan carrying 4,179 passengers, the sanitary and epidemiological control committee reports.
Kazakhstan 108th in the world in terms of COVID-19 incidence – Health Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alexei Tsoi revealed that 10 regions of the country are still in the ‘red zone’ in terms of spread of the coronavirus infection, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Inoculation of people threatened most by COVID-19 might speed up in Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The vaccination of people who are threatened most by COVID-19 should be accelerated thanks to an update of the regulation on vaccination, which might enter into force as of May 1, TASR learnt from the Health Ministry, TASR reports.
New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day in S. Korea; vaccine rollout to gather pace SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new virus cases stayed in the 500s for the second straight day Tuesday due to less testing as the country accelerates a vaccine rollout amid woes over another wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 794,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 794,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 146.84 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.