Belarus signs agreement on oil deliveries from Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM A Belarusian-Kazakh intergovernmental agreement on trade and economic cooperation in the area of deliveries of oil and oil products to Belarus was signed in Kazakhstan's capital on 28 June as a result of negotiations between Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko and Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin, BelTA learned from Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleksandr Guryanov.
Many countries tighten restrictions amid spread of Delta variant of COVID-19 BEIJING. KAZINFORM Many countries have tightened their restrictions to curb the spread of the Delta COVID-19 variant first detected in India, as the highly contagious virus has been reported in more than 90 countries and regions around the world.
PM: Trade and economic relations at the heart of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation MINSK. KAZINFORM Trade and economic relations are at the heart of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said during the talks with Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin in Nur-Sultan on 28 June, BelTA has learned.
COVID: All Italy a low-risk white zone, obligation to wear facemasks outdoors ends ROME. KAZINFORM The whole of Italy is classed as a low-COVID-19-risk white zone as of Monday after the last remaining moderate-risk yellow zone, Val D'Aosta, was bumped down thanks to an improvement in the contagion data.
Kazakhstan bags 2 medals at women’s wrestling tournament NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Ayaulym Kassymova clinched the silver medal in the 62 kg weight class at the Yaşar Doğu International Women's Wrestling Tournament held Turkey, while Zhamila Bakbergenova won bronze in the 86 kg final bout, Olympic.kz reads.
Universal civil registration and vital statistics critical for truth, trust and COVID recovery in Asia and the Pacific NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - With health systems at a breaking point, hospitals at capacity and desperate family members searching for oxygen for loved ones, the devastating second wave of COVID-19that has swept across South Asia has felt surreal. Official figures have indicated record-breaking daily coronavirus cases and deaths, not only in South Asia, but across the entire Asia-Pacific region during the latest surge. As devastating as it has been, the truth is we may never know how many people have died during the pandemic, Kazinform has learnt from the ESCAP’s press service.
Kazinform photo correspondent awarded with medal NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aida Balayeva awarded photo correspondent of «Kazinform» International News Agency Viktor Fedyunin with the medal «Yenbek Ardageri» on the occasion of the Day of Mass Media Workers, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Nigmatulin, Matviyenko discuss inter-parliamentary cooperation in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Speaker of Majilis, the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament, Nurlan Nigmatulin held talks with Speaker of the Russian Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko in the Kazakh capital in order to discuss the issues of cooperation, Kazinform has learnt from the Majilis’ press service.
Asia and the Pacific must boost efforts to register deaths to detect emerging health crises such as COVID-19, says UN report BANGKOK. KAZINFORM - The Asia-Pacific region must accelerate progress towards registering deaths and causes of death to achieve universal civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems by 2024, says a report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Kazinform has learnt from ESCAP’s press service.
Abu Dhabi authorizes use of EDE scanners to detect COVID-19 infections ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Department of Health - Abu Dhabi has approved the use of EDE scanners to detect Covid-19 infections, after studying the results of the pilot trial conducted at various locations in the emirate, including the Ghantout entry point, select public locations on Yas Island, and entry/exit points in the Musaffah area, WAM reports.