Kazakhstan's Tea Center accelerates growth through business advice NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM When the owners of Tea Center approached the EBRD in 2017, they had a rapidly growing but comparatively unstructured tea production business. The family-run company operated in a cluttered warehouse with no clear development plans and a product portfolio that was too large.
Belarus-Kazakhstan relations increasingly vibrant MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus and Kazakhstan have done a lot for the development of relations in recent years. The visit of Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Belarus can give a boost for bilateral cooperation, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Askar Beisenbayev on 25 March, BelTA informs.
Almaty region to impose lockdown this weekend TALDYKORGAN. KAZINFORM – Almaty region will impose lockdown and carry out disinfection of shopping malls, markets and other places of mass gatherings this upcoming weekend amid the growing number of new COVID-19 cases, Kazinform has learnt from deputy akim (governor) of Almaty region Batyrzhan Baizhumanov.
Tokyo Olympic torch relay starts in Fukushima amid COVID-19 fears IWAKI. KAZINFORM - The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics started Thursday in Japan's northeastern prefecture of Fukushima, going first through towns most affected by nuclear meltdowns a decade ago, as organizers try to build momentum for the opening of this summer's games amid public health worries over the coronavirus, Kyodo reports.
Rehabilitation centre and infectious diseases hospital unveil in Balkhash BALKHASH. KAZINFORM On the eve of Nauryz the first rehabilitation centre opened its doors in Balkhash to provide a wide range of services. The project is built under the PPP between the Karaganda healthcare department and Balkhash medical centre, Kazinform reports.
Extra COVID-19 beds added as Almaty city remains in 'red zone' ALMATY. KAZINFORM – The number of beds for patients with the coronavirus infection has been increased in Almaty since the city is in the ‘red zone’, representative of the Public Health Department of the city Laura Myrzagali said Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh President condoles passing of Sheikh Hamdan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM –Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a letter of condolences to Vice President, Prime Minister, and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum after learning the news of the death of prominent Statesman and political figure of the UAE Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
2 Kazakhstanis return from Istanbul, Kyiv, test positive for COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Two nationals of Kazakhstan who had returned home from Istanbul and Kyiv on March 23 tested positive for the coronavirus infection, Kazinform has learnt from the Interdepartmental commission fighting the spread of COVID-19.
Over 20 thou given second shots of COVID-19 vaccine in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The number of people vaccinated with the second shots of the COVID-10 vaccine has totaled 20,504 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Daily COVID-19 death toll in Brazil sees new all-time high: 3,251 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has reached a new record, surpassing three thousand deaths from COVID-19 registered in 24 hours. From Monday to Tuesday, 3,251 lives were lost to the pandemic. This brings the amount of people who have succumbed to COVID-19 to 298,676, Agencia Brasil reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev offers condolences over death of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a telegram of condolences to President of the UAE Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President, Prime Minister, and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum following the passing of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Elbasy’s official website reads.
Thunderstorm and snow in store for Kazakhstan Mar 25 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The fronts are to bring unstable weather conditions to the greater part of Kazakhstan on March 25, 2021, resulting in occasional precipitations, predicted to fall heavy in the west. The country is to brace in places for fog, ice slick as well as wind, predicted to be accompanied with ground blizzard in the northwestern and central parts. Thunderstorm is in store for the south and southwest, Kazinform cites the National Met Office Kazhydromet.