Kazakhstan is an anti-pandemic model for Central Asia - Ambassador Kazykhanov WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM – In his article for The Washington Times Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the U.S. Erzhan Kazykhanov reveals how the country managed to achieve success in the fight against the coronavirus, what were the priorities for the Kazakhstan Government during that difficult period and why Kazakhstan is an anti-pandemic model for Central Asia and beyond, Kazinform reports.
Library of First President of Kazakhstan offers virtual exhibitions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Library of the First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy now offers virtual exhibitions and online competitions for internet users amid the quarantine regime. There are plans to arrange online conferences and video exhibitions, Kazinform reports.
Abe lifts coronavirus emergency in Osaka, nearby areas TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday lifted the state of emergency in the western Japanese prefectures of Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo, as the spread of the novel coronavirus has slowed enough to justify the gradual easing of curbs on economic activity, Kyodo reports.
President ratifies Convention on privileges and immunities of specialized agencies NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Convention on the privileges and immunities of specialized agencies», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
COVID-19: Brazil surpasses a thousand deaths in one day BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil reached a new record of people reported dead from COVID-19 in one day—1,179. Altogether, 17,971 people have lost their lives due to the disease, up seven percent from Monday’s (May 18) 16,792. The lethality rate (number of deaths divided by the amount of confirmed cases) stood art 6.6 percent, and the mortality rate (deaths by population) was 8.6 percent, Agencia Brazil reports.
Birgemiz fund already helped 1.3 million Kazakhstanis NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Birgemiz social fund with the support of the Nur Otan Party and the Fund of the First President continue to render support to Kazakhstanis affected by the quarantine regime and the flooding in Turkestan region, Kazinform reports.
PM chairs sitting of State Commission on capital’s development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today a sitting of State Commission on monitoring the progress of construction of the new city center of Nur-Sultan was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Kazinform reports with the reference to primeminister.kz.
Family of four hospitalized as gas cylinder explodes in Atyrau rgn ATYRAU REGION. KAZINFORM - Four people hospitalized due to gas cylinder explosion in Kurmangazy village of Atyrau region, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Emergency Situations Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
13 dead as super cyclone batters India, Bangladesh NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - At least 13 people were killed in Bangladesh and India on Wednesday as Amphan, one of the most powerful cyclones to hit the region in decades, made landfall and moved inland, forcing over three million people out of their homes amid widespread destruction.
17 thousand jobs to be created as part of Industrialization Map NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - This year, within the framework of the Industrialization Map, 160 projects are planned to be implemented in the sectors of mining and metallurgy, construction industry, chemical industry, mechanical engineering, oil and gas chemistry, oil refining, pharmaceuticals, agro-industrial complex and food production, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Psychological effects of the COVID-19 discussed DUBAI. KAZINFORM Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, the Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing and the Director General of the Prime Minister’s Office, held a virtual meeting today with 60 psychology, mental and social support experts, as well as volunteers from the National Mental Health Support Campaign, to discuss the future of mental health post-COVID-19.