Commemorative coin dedicated to Kazakhstan's 30th independence anniversary presented in Istanbul ISTANBUL. KAZINFORM - Commemorative coin dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence was presented in Istanbul. The event was attended by Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Turkey Abzal Saparbekuly, Consul General of Kazakhstan in Istanbul Alim Bayel, Director of the Turkish State Mint Abdullah Yasir Şahin, representatives of academia and media, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in Turkey.
'7 countries in Africa facing 4th virus wave' ADDIS ABABA. KAZINFORM -Seven countries in Africa are currently battling a fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, while 43 more are in the midst of a third wave, the head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports.
Belgium issues stamps on occasion of 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh Embassy in Belgium, Kazakh Postal Consulate in Luxembourg, Eurasian Resources Group initiated the release of the commemorative stamps on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh Information Minister holds briefing for reps of diplomatic corps and int’l organizations NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today Aida Balayeva, Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister, has held a briefing on the issues supervised by the Ministry for the representatives of diplomatic corps and international organizations, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
Kazakh PM pays working visit to Almaty region ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Within the framework of his trip to Almaty region, Prime Minister Askar Mamin inspected the development of agro-industrial complex, transport and logistics, pharmaceutical, tourist and other sectors of region's economy, as well as launched the implementation of new investment projects, Kazinform has learnt from primeminister.kz.
Kazakh President urges to initiate informal dialogue with new authorities of Afghanistan DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM – During the joint session of the Council of CSTO and SCO Heads of State in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev urged both organizations to initiate an informal dialogue with the new authorities of Afghanistan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
57 schoolchildren contract COVID-19 since Sept 1 in Kokshetau KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM – Despite lower COVID-19 incidence rate, Kokshetau city reported 577 fresh cases of the coronavirus infection, including 57 new COVID-19 cases among schoolchildren, in the past two weeks, chief state sanitary officer of the city Kanat Iskakov said Friday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh Head of State hails signing of SCO’s ‘Green Belt’ program NUR-SULATN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan has hailed the signing of the «Green Belt» program of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization aimed at greater implementation of resource-saving and environmentally clean technologies, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told a meeting of the Council of the Heads of the SCO Member States, Kazinform correspondent reports.
2 more Kazakhstani anti-COVID vaccines included into WHO table of vaccine candidates NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev touched upon the development of Kazakhstan’s homegrown vaccine against COVID-19 at the session of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Dushanbe, Kazinform correspondent reports.
€34 billion disbursed so far to tackle COVID-19 in partner countries: Team Europe BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020, the EU, EU Member States and European financial institutions, as Team Europe, have disbursed €34 billion in support to partner countries in addressing the pandemic and its consequences, delivering on its promises with concrete results.
Japan starts discussions on administering 3rd COVID vaccine shots TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan started discussions Friday on administering third shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at least eight months after their second dose, as the nation looks to respond to the continued spread of the highly contagious Delta variant, Kyodo reports.
Presidents of Kazakhstan and Iran meet DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi on his victory in the recent presidential elections and highly appreciated the state of cooperation between the two countries, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
President Tokayev to take part in session of SCO Heads of State’s Council DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM – Today President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is set to take part in the session of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as well as the joint session of the CSTO and SCO leaders, Kazinform reports.
New Chairman of Committee on investment of Kazakh MFA named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Ardak Zebeshev has been appointed as the Chairman of the Committee on investment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the official Telegram channel of the ministry.
COVID-19: Shymkent city goes ‘yellow’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The cities of Nur-Sultan and Shymkent, as well Akmola, Aktobe, Almaty, Atyrau, Karaganda, Kostanay, Mangistau and Pavlodar region are still in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today, September 17, 2021, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus reads.
Int’l round table held in Czech Republic on the eve of XIX meeting of Congress of Leaders of World Religions’ Secretariat NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On September 16 of this year, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan and large-scale work on broad information coverage of the upcoming XIX meeting of the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions, an international round table on the topic «Kazakhstani experience of interfaith and intercultural dialogue» was held, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the N. Nazarbayev Center.
Russia, Kazakhstan sign agreement on construction of Soyuz-5 launch complex — Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Roscosmos Center for Operation of ground-based space infrastructure and Basis Construction (Kazakhstan) signed an agreement for construction of a launch complex for the Soyuz-5 carrier rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin said Thursday.