6.7 million foreign tourists visit Iran in 8 months MASHAD. KAZINFORM – Head of the Department of Passports and Visas of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that since the beginning of this current Iranian year (will end March 19, 2020), 6.7 million foreign tourists have entered the country with visas issued for them, IRNA reports.
Angela Merkel: Germany interested in strengthening cooperation with Kazakhstan BERLIN. KAZINFORM – Germany is interested in strengthening cooperation with Kazakhstan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a press conference after the bilateral talks with President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Berlin on Thursday, Kazinform reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Angela Merkel debate strategic economic partnership development prospects BERLIN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who is paying an official visit to Germany, and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel took part today in the extended-attendance meeting in Berlin.
Dubai recognized as leading business destination at World Travel Awards 2019 DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Tourism, is celebrating two award wins at the 26th annual World Travel Awards, cementing the emirate’s standing as a world class business travel and business events destination, WAM reports.
S. Korea unveils world's first geostationary air pollution monitoring satellite SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea on Thursday unveiled the world's first geostationary environmental monitoring satellite that can closely check the movement of fine dust and other air pollutants in the East Asian region in real time.
ENU Student’s Philharmonic Society joined 6th Intl Festival of Folk Dance and Music in India NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM Under the Rukhani Janghyru program and for the purpose of strengthening the Kazakh-Indian cultural and humanitarian cooperation, on December 2-4, the artists of the Student’s Philharmonic Society of the Lev Gumilyov Eurasian National University participated in the 6th International Festival of Folk Dance and Music in New Delhi, organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations.
PM Mamin gives start to textile factory in Shymkent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Askar Mamin in the framework of ensuring the implementation of the SPIID programs, the Economics of Simple Things, initiated by the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan- Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev, as well as the instructions of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on the socio-economic development of Shymkent and Turkestan region, made a working trip to the region, MIA Kazinform reports with reference to primeminister.kz.
Azerbaijani, Kazakh ports to help expand potential of Caspian region BAKU. KAZINFORM Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port, Kazakhstan’s Kuryk and Aktau ports, as well as the reconstruction of highways and rail networks in both countries will increase the transit potential of the region, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Ramin Guluzade said, Trend reports.
Belarus' presidency in Eurasian Economic Union expected to spur union's development MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus' presidency in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) should give an impulse to further development of the union. Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich made the relevant statement during the final meeting of the seventh session of the sixth-convocation upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament on 4 December, BelTA has learned.
Kazakhstan-U.S. enhanced strategic partnership discussed in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan delegation visited Washington, DC to attend the Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue (ESPD) meeting on political, economic and humanitarian issues, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Samoa suspends business for 2 days for mass measles vaccination drive SYDNEY. KAZINFORM The government of Samoa announced Wednesday that it will suspend all business activity to conduct a door-to-door vaccination campaign across the country on Dec. 5-6 against measles, which since October has killed 60 people, 52 of them under the age of four, EFE reports.
PM held board meeting of Kazakh Invest NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the meeting of the board of directors of JS Kazakh Invest National Company chaired by the Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the results of the company’s work for 11 months of this year were reviewed, the press service of Kazakh Invest informs.
11 killed as typhoon Kammuri hits thousands of Philippine families MANILA. KAZINFORM - At least 11 people have been killed in the Philippines while hundreds of thousands were evacuated as typhoon Kammuri pounded large parts of the country bringing heavy rains and high velocity winds and damaging a number of properties, officials said Wednesday.
Kazakh President’s visit to Germany will give an impetus to cooperation, expert BERLIN. KAZINFORM - The official visit of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Germany will give a new impetus to cooperation between the two countries, this opinion was expressed by Eduard Kinsbruner, Regional Director for Central Asia of the Eastern Committee of the German Economy, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UN report says nearly 8.1 mln HIV-positive people don’t know their status MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Nearly 8.1 mln HIV-positive people don’t know their status. They are afraid to be tested, due to fears of being discriminated against and since HIV is stigmatized, Regional Advisor on Strategic Information at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Lev Zohrabyan said on Wednesday at a roundtable discussion at TASS.