Dialogue platform on human dimension under Kazakh MFA discusses ensuring human rights NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, held a regular online meeting of the Consultative and Advisory Body «Dialogue Platform on the Human Dimension», chaired by Ambassador-at-Large Usen Suleimen, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Japan to lower minimum age to 16 at state-run vaccination sites TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's state-run mass COVID-19 inoculation centers will begin giving shots to people aged 16 and over from next month, the Defense Ministry said Friday, lowering the minimum age from 18 amid the spread of the virus among younger people, Kyodo reports.
Daily new cases touch new high of 2,434 on surge after holiday in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily coronavirus cases reached an all-time high of 2,434 on Friday, breaking the previous record of 2,221 on Aug. 10, as mass migrations during the Chuseok holiday caused the rapid spread of the virus across the country, Yonhap reports.
7 countries recognize Kazakhstan’s vaccine passport NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of September 22, 2021, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry exchanged notes on mutual recognition of vaccine passports with the relevant government bodies of Georgia, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Thailand, and Turkey, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
Monument honoring poet Rudaki unveiled in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Senate Speaker Maulen Ashimbayev and Rustami Emomali, the Speaker of Majlisi Milli of Majlisi Oli of Republic of Tajikistan, took part in the ceremony of unveiling a monument to poet, founder of Tajik and Persian classic literature Abu Abdullah Rudaki in Nur-Sultan, the Senate’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan and Tajikistan discuss interparliamentary coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatullin and Rustami Emomali, the Speaker of Majlisi Milli of Majlisi Oli of Republic of Tajikistan, who is paying an official visit to Kazakhstan, met to debate the promising directions for interparliamentary cooperation, the Chamber’s press service reports.
Kazakh FM Tileubedi meets with US business reps NEW YORK. KAZINFORM – ON the margins of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi held a round table in New York with top American companies interested in investment cooperation with Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Kazakh Deputy PM holds meeting on countering drug crimes NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today, Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister Yerlan Tugzhanov has held a special meeting to implement the tasks set by the Head of State to address drug-related crimes and countering drug abuse in the country, Kazinform cites primeminister.kz.
COVID-19: Brazil reports 21.2 mi cases, 592.3k deaths BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The number of people infected since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil has reached 21,238,567. In 24 hours, 36,473 new positive diagnoses were registered, according to the report released by the Health Ministry on Wednesday (Sep. 22), Agencia Brasil reports.
Over 6.3mln Kazakhstanis fully vaccinated against COVID-19 so far NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of September 24, 2021, 7,447,463 million people have been administered the first jab of vaccine against the COVID-19 virus in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Rybakina beats Magda Linette of Poland to reach quarterfinal of WTA tournament in Ostrava NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s top tennis player Elena Rybakina defeated Magda Linette of Poland in the second round of the WTA-500 event – the Ostrava Open – taking place in the Czech Republic, Kazinform cites Sports,kz.