Belarus plans to promote eco-tourism MINSK. KAZINFORM – There are plans to implement an international technical assistance project «Developing eco-tourism to promote the green transition to inclusive and sustainable growth» in Belarus, Nikolai Svidinsky, the deputy head of the main department of waste management, biological and landscape diversity at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, said during a press conference in BelTA's press center.
COVID-19: Brazil has 88.5 thousand deaths, 2.48m total cases BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - This Tuesday’s (Jul. 28) daily update by the Health Ministry shows that 88,539 people have died as a result of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus in Brazil, after the 921 deaths were registered on Monday (27). The total is up one percent from the 87,618 reported on Sunday, Agencia Brasil reports.
UAE Health Ministry conducts more than 47,000 additional COVID-19 tests in last 24 hrs ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced on Wednesday that it conducted over 47,000 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
CIS Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification strategy approved MINSK. KAZINFORM – The adoption of the development strategy for the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS) through 2030 was one of more than 20 issues included in the agenda of the 57th meeting of the council. The meeting was held in the format of a video conference, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Committee for Standardization of Belarus.
Kyrgyzstan to hold National Day of Mourning for COVID-19 victims BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - In Kyrgyzstan, July 30 will be declared the Day of National Mourning for those who became victims of COVID-19 coronavirus infection, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov said in an interview with Birinchi Radio of Public Broadcasting Corporation of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Kazakhstan produced 53 mln t of coal NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Following the results of 6 months of the current year, the country's coal mining companies produced 53 million tons of coal which is 2.9% more than in the corresponding period of the last year, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 226,000 in past day - WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 226,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on July 28, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 16.34 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Tuesday.
Adilkhan Yerzhanov's film to be screened at Venice Film Festival ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The feature film «Yellow Cat» directed by Adilkhan Yerzhanov will take part in the «Horizons» contest program of the 77th Venice International Film Festival - one of the largest and most prestigious festivals in the world which will be held on September 2-12, Kazinform reports with the reference to Kazakhfilm JSC.
Belarus president recovers from asymptomatic coronavirus infection MINSK. KAZINFORM - I had coronavirus without knowing about it as I showed no symptoms, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with senior officials and the staff of the national security system agencies while inspecting Military Unit No. 3214 of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on 28 July, BelTA informs.