Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister meets with UK Ambassador NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerlan Alimbayev, held a meeting with Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kathy Leach, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the diplomatic relationship between the two countries.
Over 336,000 fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Kostanay region KOSTANAY. KAZINFORM «As of January 21 this year some 358,034 people or 60.1% of eligible population were given the 1st jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 336,993 or 56.6% were fully vaccinated,» deputy head of the sanitary and epidemiological control department of Kostanay region Yuri Sevostiyanov told a briefing.
Japan faces putting majority of 47 prefs. Under COVID quasi-emergency TOKYO. KAZINFORM - A majority of Japan's 47 prefectures have come under or are moving to seek restrictions on restaurants and bars to cope with surging coronavirus infections, with 12 more areas including Osaka set to seek quasi-state of emergency declarations by the central government in coming days, Kyodo reports.
Aigul Kuspan on how European Parliament’s resolution can affect Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Aigul Kuspan, Chairperson of the Committee for international affairs, defense and security of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament, believes that it was too soon for the European Parliament to adopt the resolution on the situation in Kazakhstan and that the document itself is of prescriptive nature, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Head of State vows to continue political transformation of Kazakhstan’s society NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev vowed to continue the policy of political transformation and modernization of Kazakhstan’s society at the meeting with the representatives of business community on Friday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
S. Korean gov’t to lower age of eligibility for COVID-19 treatment pills from 65 to 60: PM SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The government will lower the age of eligibility for COVID-19 treatment pills from 65 to 60 to better contain the spread of the omicron variant, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said Friday, Yonhap reports.
7 die of COVID-19, COVID-like pneumonia in Kazakhstan in 24h NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Six people died of the coronavirus infection and one more of COVID-like pneumonia in one day on January 19 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Foreign Ministry issues statement on European Parliament resolution on situation in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan believes that the resolution on the situation in Kazakhstan adopted by the European Parliament on 20 January 2022 is not only biased but also based on prejudiced opinions and assumptions, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.