Coronavirus vaccine unlikely to be developed this year: Japan expert TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The development of a vaccine to prevent people from being infected with the novel coronavirus is unlikely to be completed by the end of this year, the head of a Japanese government panel of experts on the virus said Wednesday, Kyodo reports.
Al-Farabi KazNU organizes «Model United Nations» conference in online format ALMATY. KAZINFORM - For the first time, the International Conference «Model UN – New Silk Way» was held in an online format. The event dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the founding of the UN and the end of the World War II, was organized by Al-Farabi KazNU with the support of the United Nations Information Bureau and the Representative Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan in Almaty, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
UN facilitates 14 tonnes of urgent medical supplies from UAE to support COVID-19 response in the occupied Palestinian territory ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Office of the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, UNSCO, expresses its gratitude to the Government of the United Arab Emirates for the delivery of 14 tonnes of urgent medical supplies. The supplies will support the efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in the occupied Palestinian territory, WAM reports.
UAE Press: Muslims prepare for Eid under lockdown ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM A UAE daily has said that Muslims around the world are starting to make plans for Eid al-Fitr, the day that marks the end of Ramadan and is normally celebrated with large feasts and family gatherings where adults offer gifts to children.
51 more Kazakhstanis beat coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 51 more Kazakhstanis beat coronavirus, including 2 in Kazakh capital, 4 in Shymkent, 5 in Almaty region, 13 Atyrau region, 9 in West Kazakhstan, 3 in Pavlodar region, 10 in Mangistau region, 2 in East Kazakhstan, 3 in Turkestan region, Kazinform reports referring to the special website coronavirus2020.kz.
73rd WHA ends with strong global commitment to COVID-19 response GENEVA. KAZINFORM The 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA), the first of its kind that held virtually since the World Health Organization (WHO) was founded in 1948, ended on Tuesday with a strong global commitment to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Majilis agrees with Senate amendments to bill on peaceful gathering NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Majilis deputies agreed with the amendments and additions made by the Senate to the draft law «On the procedure for organizing and conducting peaceful gatherings in the Republic of Kazakhstan,» Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan, Iran to expand legal cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Majilis of the Kazakhstan Parliament has approved the bill «On ratification of the Agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Islamic Republic of Iran on mutual legal assistance in civil matters», Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazhydromet issues storm warning for 10 regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to RSE «Kazhydromet» a storm warning has been announced in 10 regions of the country, Kazinform reports with the reference to the Emergency situations committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Abu Dhabi launches region’s first safe and clean certification programme for tourism sector ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, DCT Abu Dhabi, today announced the launch of a safe and clean certification programme – a first of its kind in the region - and one which seeks to uplift and standardise the cleanliness and hygiene levels across all businesses and organisations in the tourism sector, WAM NEWS informs.
Employees of Nur-Sultan mayor's office donate one-day salary to flood-hit Maktaaral NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Employees of the mayor's office of Nur-Sultan city and subordinate organizations donated one-day wages to the residents of the flood-hit Maktaaral district of Turkestan region, Kazinform reports citing the official website of the Akimat.