People’s Assembly has become respected public institute – Kazakh President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s experience in the field of interethnic and inter-faith policy is widely recognized and sought-after globally, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said while addressing the 29th session of the People’s Assembly, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Tokayev proposes Elbasy’s candidacy for post of People’s Assembly Honorary Chairman NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who was delegated authority of the Chairman of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan, offered Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev to become the Honorary Chairman of the Assembly.
First President of Kazakhstan hails country’s achievements over independence years NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – GDP per capita has risen 13fold in Kazakhstan over the years of independence, First Kazakh President – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev said during the 29th session of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Brazil: Three new coronavirus variants confirmed in São Paulo SÃO PAULO. KAZINFORM - Three new variants of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in São Paulo state through diagnosing tests conducted by Butantan Institute. They are variant B.1.318, found in Switzerland and the UK; South African B.1.351; and N9, a mutation of Amazon variant P1, observed in a number of Brazilian states, Agencia Brasil reports.
Almost 5.7 million people contracted coronavirus worldwide in past week — WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM Almost 5.7 million novel coronavirus cases were registered worldwide in the past week, which is 8% more than during the previous seven-day period, the World Health Organization (WHO) said a weekly bulletin released in Geneva late on Tuesday.
Active cooperation with Washington to continue in areas of mutual interest for CA countries and US - Aibek Smadiyarov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aibek Smadiyarov revealed in an interview what issues had been discussed by Mukhtar Tileuberdi, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken during their telephone conversation, Kazinform reports.
New cases bounce back near 800 in S. Korea; untraceable infections at highest ever SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose to the highest in four days on Wednesday, nearing 800, and the proportion of untraceable infections hit the highest point ever amid concerns of another wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Japan approves world’s largest trade deal including China, ASEAN TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's parliament on Wednesday approved participation in the world's largest free trade deal, signed by 15 Asia-Pacific countries including China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Kyodo reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 657,000 in past day – WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 657,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 147.53 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.