CIS, Eurasian Economic Commission nurture cooperation in science, technology, innovations MINSK. KAZINFORM - The CIS Executive Committee and the Eurasian Economic Commission are establishing cooperation in science, technology and innovations, BelTA learned from the Department of Economic Cooperation of the CIS Executive Committee.
OSCE Secretary General highly appreciates OSCE Astana Summit legacy NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – German diplomat Helga Maria Schmid who has been serving as the Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) since 2020 says she values Kazakhstan’s active role in the organization, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Japan to receive 2nd shipment of Pfizer vaccine on Sunday TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan will receive its second shipment of Pfizer Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday, the minister in charge of vaccination efforts said Friday, as the rollout gradually expands to hospitals across the country, Kyodo reports.
Judoka Didar Khamza claims victory, advances at Tel Aviv Grand Slam 2021 TEL AVIV. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani judoka Didar Khamza reached the third round of the judo event held as part of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Grand Slam series in Tel Aviv, Kazinform cites the National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan.
Nazarbayev conveys remarks on Kazakhstan’s OSCE presidency at int’l online conference NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev conveyed his welcoming remarks to the participants of the international online conference «OSCE Astana Summit 2010: historical significance and relevance» held to mark 10 years since the holding of the OSCE Summit in Astana and 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence, Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID-19: 451 more air passengers arrive in Kazakhstan without PCR tests NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 18 international flights from Russia, Turkey, Maldives, the UAE, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Great Britain, and Egypt landed in Kazakhstan on February 18, 2021, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Belarus, Kazakhstan discuss cooperation in customs MINSK. KAZINFORM Bilateral cooperation in customs has been discussed by Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Belarus Vladimir Orlovsky and Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belarus Asqar Beisenbaev, BelTA learned from the State Customs Committee of Belarus.
New director to head Philosophy, Political and Religious Studies Institute NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Serik Seidumanov is appointed as the director of the Philosophy, Political and Religious Studies Institute of the Science Committee of the Kazakh Education and Science Ministry, its press service reports.
Karaganda rgn sees greater entrepreneurship support in 2021 KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – KZT7bn has been provided from the budget to support entrepreneurship in Karaganda region this year, 2.5 times that of last year’s figure, the region’s Governor Zhenis Kassymbek told an online reporting meeting with the population, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New COVID-19 cases fall back in 500s; infections at workplaces on rise in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back to below 600 on Friday, while authorities are stepping up monitoring of manufacturing plants and hospitals to slow the rapid pace of virus transmission, Yonhap reports.
Most regions put in COVID-19 ‘green zones’ in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of today, Pavlodar region is the only area in Kazakhstan to be in the «red zone» on the State’s coronavirus map, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Legacy of academician Salyk Zimanov to benefit country, Kazakh President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Vice Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Yeraly Tugzhanov read out the congratulation of Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to the participants of the republican conference, dated to the 100th anniversary of birth of outstanding scientist Salyk Zimanov.
Kazakhstan kicks off Ansagan sabi social program NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Pursuant to the task of President Kassym-Jomart Kazakhstan started implementing Ansagan sabi (A long-awaited baby) social program purposed to help settle acute family and population problems by means of assisted reproductive technologies.
Global debt hits new high of $281T in 2020 ANKARA . KAZINFORM Global debt rose to a new record high of $281.5 trillion in 2020, driven by measures to curb economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF), a global trade group of financial institutions.