Roundup: Mideast countries pin hopes on vaccination, strict measures as COVID-19 infections top 8 mln CAIRO. KAZINFORM - The COVID-19 infections in the Middle East have surpassed the 8-million mark on Saturday as many countries in the region resort to vaccination and strict preventative measures to curb the spread of the virus, Xinhua reports.
President Rouhani: Persons who caused Ukraine plane crash will be sued TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed regret over the human error which caused the tragic crash of Ukraine Airlines plane and said those who committed such an unpardonable mistake will be sued and investigated.
Representatives of aviation investigation agencies of US, Canada, France heading to Iran TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - Representatives of the three countries of the US, Canadian and French are heading to Iran to attend meetings of the Iran Civil Aviation Organization and Iran Air Accidents Commission after arriving in Tehran.
UNDP and CIP agree to cooperate on EU-funded initiative NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A partnership agreement on the European Union (EU)-funded new initiative «Economic Empowerment of Afghan Women through Education and Training in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan» was signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan and the Centre for International Programmes (CIP), UNDP Kazakhstan informs on its website.
SATUC Charity Foundation intends to cooperate with Kazakhstan CAIRO. KAZINFORM - Arman Issagaliyev, Kazakh Ambassador to Egypt, have met with Princess Sheikha Al-Thani, a member of the ruling family of Qatar, the President of the SATUC charity organization, the Head office of which is located in Cairo, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh Majilis Speaker receives Qatari Ambassador ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Majilis (the lower house of the Kazakhstan Parliament), has held today a meeting with Ahmed bin Ali Al Tamimi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Majilis.
EU-Arab League Summit to start in Egypt ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will, alongside the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, represent the European Union at the 1st EU-League of Arab States (LAS) Summit on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 February in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the European Commission's press office informs.