Senate Speaker meets with Egyptian ambassador to Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbayev met with Ambassador of Egypt to Kazakhstan Mrs. Manal al-Sayed Yahya al-Shinnawi. The sides discussed the prospects for further cooperation of the two countries in different areas, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Senate.
Kazakhstan attracts over $376bn in FDI since independence, push to attract foreign investments NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The COVID-19 pandemic had enormous economic and social implications for countries around the world and Kazakhstan is no exception. But despite the pandemic, in the first half of 2021, the inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) in Kazakhstan grew by 30.4 percent reaching $11.1 billion. More about the country’s achievements and plans are in the latest analytical piece of Kazinform news agency.
Kazakhstani swimmer Adilbek Mussin resets 2 national records NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s swimmer Adilbek Mussin broke two national records of Kazakhstan at the 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships in the United Arab Emirates bringing together 943 athletes from 183 countries, Kazinform cites the National Olympic Committee.
Tokayev holds phone conversation with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Head of State congratulated President Ilham Aliyev on his 60th birthday, wishing him continued success in responsible state activities for the benefit of peace and prosperity of fraternal Azerbaijan, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
S. Korea: New COVID-19 cases fall below 7,000 for 2nd day; critical cases hit record high SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases fell below 7,000 on Friday for the second day in a row on the back of antivirus restrictions, but critical cases surged to a record high again, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan and the U.S. make Joint Statement on Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Akan Rakhmetullin and U.S. Department of State Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Assistant Secretary Donald Lu led a successful annual meeting of the Kazakhstan-U.S. Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue (ESPD) December 15 in Nur-Sultan.
U.S. regulators authorize 2nd oral antiviral COVID-19 pill NEW YORK. KAZINFORM U.S. regulators on Thursday issued an emergency use authorization for an antiviral COVID-19 pill developed by American pharmaceutical firm Merck & Co., giving the country its second such at-home treatment option in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
3 regions of Kazakhstan remain in COVID-19 ‘yellow zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Nur-Sultan city as well as Pavlodar and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the COVID-19 ‘yellow area’ as of today December 24, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus spread in Kazakhstan reads.