Kazakh Ambassador pays working visit to Al-Qassim province NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - This week, H.E. Mr. Berik Aryn, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia, visited Al-Qassim province, where he was received by the Prince Faisal bin Mishaal Al Saud, the Governor of Al-Qassim region, as well as met with Mr. Mohammed Al-Hnaya, the Secretary-General of the Al-Qassim Chamber of Commerce and Industry and business community of the region, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
EBRD appoints André Küüsvek as Managing Director, Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM André Küüsvek has been appointed as EBRD Managing Director for Central Asia. He will be responsible for one of the most geographically diverse regions of the Bank’s operations, where the EBRD has invested US$ 15.6 billion (€14 billion).
‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade NEW YORK. KAZINFORM The head of the UN health agency, WHO, has set out his urgent global health challenges for the next ten years – designated the «Decade of Action» by the UN General Assembly» – and underscored the importance of investing in public health, in a statement released on Monday.
Growing numbers of illegal stayers leave Korea voluntarily SEOUL. KAZINFORM A growing number of foreigners staying illegally in South Korea are voluntarily leaving the country after the government offered various incentives, including an opportunity for reentry, to overstayers choosing to voluntary depart, a government agency said Friday, Yonhap reported.
Republican highways closed due to heavy snowstorm NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to Kazakhavtodor LLP, traffic for all types of vehicles on republican roads in six regions of the country remain closed due to worsening weather conditions, Kazinform reported with the reference to the press service of the Emergency Committee.
Nursultan Nazarbayev Airport reports delay of 14 flights NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Several flights have been delayed at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport due to bad weather conditions (heavy snowstorm), Zhenis Akhmetzhanov PR-manager of the airport’s press service told Kazinform correspondent.