ANSA: Italian experts want tougher measures at Xmas – sources ROME. KAZINFORM - The CTS panel of experts advising the government on its COVID-19 policies called for tougher measures than those currently planned for Christmas during a meeting with Premier Giuseppe Conte on Monday, sources said, ANSA reports.
Pharmacy in Kazakhstan increases efficiency NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - This summer, at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic in Kazakhstan, local pharmacies experienced an overwhelming increase in demand. People were queuing for hours – some to get hold of medicine to manage apparent early symptoms of Covid-19, others to buy immunity-boosting drugs to protect their loved ones from the virus, ebrd.com reports.
Kazakhstani culture figures to receive Elbasy’s state grants NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the decree to award state grants of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy in the sphere of culture in 2020, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Russian President extends congratulations to Kazakhstan over Independence Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received a congratulatory telegram from President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
President of Kazakhstan addresses virtual forum of OSCE, EU and Costa Rica NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed a virtual forum with participation of heads of state and government of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the EU and Costa Rica, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the signature of the OECD Convention, Kazinform has learnt from the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
New head of Elbasy’s Security Service appointed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Batyrbek Baibossynov has been appointed as the Deputy Head of the State Guard Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Head of the Security Service of the First Presdient of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy’s press service.
Donald Trump congratulates Kazakhstanis on Independence Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of the United States of America Donald Trump sent a letter of congratulation to President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Stamps with Abai, Uzeyir Hajibeyov released in Spain NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Stamps dedicated to two greats of the Turkic world Abai and Uzeyir Hajibeyov have been released in Spain under the aegis of the International Fund of Turkic Culture and Heritage, Kazinform has learnt from the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Kazakhstan.
Kalamkas Abuova of Kazinform News Agency honored with prestigious award NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Adviser to Director General of Kazinform International News Agency Kalamkas Abuova has been honored with prestigious award from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Centre of Kazakh Culture opened in Toronto TORONTO. KAZINFORM At the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan the Centre of Kazakh Culture and Kazakhstanis in Canada was opened at the Consulate of Kazakhstan in Toronto. Official opening was organised on the occasion of the 29th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
WHO reveals leading causes of death and disability worldwide: 2000-2019 GENEVA. KAZINFORM Noncommunicable diseases now make up 7 of the world’s top 10 causes of death, according to WHO’s 2019 Global Health Estimates, published last week. This is an increase from 4 of the 10 leading causes in 2000. The new data cover the period from 2000 to 2019 inclusive.
New virus infections under 1,000 on fewer tests; efforts extended to find more potential cases SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 1,000 on Monday on fewer tests over the weekend after topping the mark for the first time the previous day, with health authorities struggling to conduct more virus tests to rein in further spread.
Abu Dhabi Chamber discusses commercial, investment cooperation with Kazakh delegation ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry discussed, with a delegation from Kazakhstan, opportunities for strengthening their commercial and investment cooperation and highlighted the UAE’s strategic advantages.
Countries accounting for 70% of global economy declare commitment to zero emissions goal LONDON. KAZINFORM The countries that account for 70% of the global economy remain committed to zero carbon emission goals, according to a final statement of the Climate Ambition Summit 2020, held in a virtual format on Saturday.