CIS to adopt statement on cooperation in fight against doping in sport MINSK. KAZINFORM The CIS Council on Physical Culture and Sport is drafting a statement on cooperation in the fight against doping in sport. The document was considered at a meeting of the ad hoc working group on 17 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Kazakhstan ratifies agr’t on coop with Azerbaijan in migration NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and Government of Azerbaijan on cooperation in the field of migration», the Akorda press service reports.
Council for investment climate improvement debates alternative energy development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today’s sitting of the Council for investment climate improvement chaired by Kazakh PM Askar Mamin debated alternative energy development and Kazakhstan’s transition to low-carbon economy, primeminister.kz reports.
Emirati-Kazakh Parliamentary Friendship Committee holds first virtual meeting ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Emirati-Kazakh Parliamentary Friendship Committee of the Federal National Council (FNC), headed by Dr. Nidhal Al Tunaiji, FNC Member, today held its first virtual meeting with its Kazakh counterpart.
President unveils memorial in honor of medical workers in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev participated in the inauguration ceremony of a memorial ‘Altyn zhurek’ (Heart of gold) installed in Nur-Sultan city in honor of Kazakhstani healthcare workers who contributed to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
COVID-19: Italy’s Rt number steady, incidence down ROME. KAZINFORM - Italy's COVID-19 Rt transmission number is 0.69, according to the latest weekly coronavirus monitoring report of the health ministry and the Higher Health Institute (ISS), substantially stable with respect to 0.68 last week, sources said Friday, ANSA reports.
S. Korea: New virus cases in 500s for 3rd day amid vaccination push SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases remained in the 500s for the third consecutive day Friday as health authorities are set to finalize revamped social distancing rules set to be in place from next month amid an accelerating vaccination campaign, Yonhap reports.
Atyrau region to construct 16 healthcare facilities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 16 healthcare facilities are to be constructed in Atyrau region in the nearest future, akim (governor) of the region Makhambet Dosmukhambetov announced at the reporting meeting with the population, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Officials from overseas at Tokyo Games could be cut by another 27,000 TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee said Friday it expects to further cut the number of overseas-based officials and staff permitted to attend to about 53,000, down from the previously reduced 80,000 and less than one-third of the initial figure, Kyodo reports.
COVID-19: Brazil reports 2.9k deaths, 95.3k cases in 24h BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - In the last 24 hours, Brazilian health authorities reported 2,997 deaths from COVID-19 in the country, the highest count on a single day since April 29’s 3,001. Brazil now has a total death toll of 493,693 victims, Agencia Brasil reports.
COVID-19 in Kazakhstan: Nur-Sultan remains in ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, is the only are in the country to remain in the «red zone» on the map on the COVID-19 spread, Kazinform has learnt from the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Kazakhstan to take part in 2021 European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM – Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belgium Margulan Baimukhan held a meeting with Chief of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reeducation for Europe and Central Asia Mr. Octavian Bivol, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kudus and Pronskiy round out Adriatica Ionica podium NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Merhawi Kudus and Vadim Pronskiy defended their General Classification podium positions on the final day of racing at Adriatica Ionica Race, finishing in second and third place respectively, Kazinform cites Astana Premier Tech’s official website.