Kazakh Head of State condoles over passing of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev offered his condolences to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the UAE Vice President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on the passing of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Kazinform cites Akorda.
CEPA to increase UAE imports from India by $14.2 bln by 2030: ADDED Chairman MUMBAI. KAZINFORM - Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED), has said that the UAE and India are exploring mutual business opportunities with an unwavering commitment to further build on bilateral economic and trade relations, WAM reports.
Senator Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed, UNHCR rep Hans Schodder debate upcoming referendum NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy of the Senate of Parliament Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed met with Hans Schodder, representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) for Central Asia, Kazinform cites the press service of the Senate.
N. Korea reports 6 COVID-19 deaths amid ‘explosive’ spread of fever SEOUL. KAZINFORM - North Korea said Friday six people have died from COVID-19 and symptoms of fever were newly reported among more than 18,000 people nationwide the previous day, as leader Kim Jong-un formally blamed loopholes in the country's virus control and prevention system, Yonhap reports.
Alikhan Smailov lays flowers at Abish Kekilbayev's monument AKTAU. KAZINFORM - Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov began his working visit to Manistau region with a tour of the cultural center named after the prominent public and political figure Abish Kekilbayev, Kazinform cites the official Telegram channel of the Kazakh Government.
Kazakhstan, Finland mark 30 years of mutually beneficial cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Today marks the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Finland, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan agree to further increase flight frequency KHIVA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan agreed to continue work on increasing air communication and unveiling new routes linking the two nations on the sidelines of the 9th meeting of the Ministers of transport of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Kazinform reports.
Brazil eliminates import tax on food to keep inflation under control BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The Brazilian government has zeroed the import tax rate for seven categories of food products. The decision was taken by the Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex) which is part of the Ministry of Economy. It enters into force today (Apr. 12) and expires on December 31, Agencia Brasil reports.
Over 1,100 still treated for COVID-19 in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A total of 1,102 people are still treated for the coronavirus infection across Kazakhstan as of 13 May, Kazinform has learned from the Telegram channel of the Inter-departmental commission fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Kazakhstan adds 11 new COVID-19 cases, total at 1,305,631 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In the past day Kazakhstan documented 11 new cases of the coronavirus infection, pushing the total COVID-19 tally to 1,305,631, Kazinform has learned from the Telegram channel of the Inter-departmental commission fighting to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Japan PM vows to help developing nations’ COVID response with $5bln TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan will assist developing nations with their anti-coronavirus steps with cumulative assistance worth $5 billion, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Thursday during a global summit aimed at galvanizing efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, Kyodo reports.
Head of State amends law on budget for 2022-2024 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On republican budget for 2022-2024», Kazinform has learned from the Akorda press service.