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Kazakh President receives PM

19 January 2021 18:22

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the Akorda press service reports.

The latter reported on the current sanitary and epidemiological situation and pressing issues of the country’s socioeconomic development. The PM said that situation is under control. He also briefed on the vaccines against COVID-19. As stated there, the domestic QazCovid-in vaccine entered stage III of clinical trials, preliminary efficiency of which is 96%. Sputnik V vaccine quality is being attested. Construction of the biopharmaceutical plant to produce vaccines complying with GMP standards is underway.

Besides, the PM focused on preparations for the expanded Government meeting set for January 26. It will be headed by the President to debate socioeconomic development results and tasks for the coming period. The PM also told about the housing construction development rates.