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Amidst Pandemic Кazakhstan Offers Assistance to Neighbours in Central Asia, Welcomes International Cooperation

NUR-SULTAN – The SK-Pharmacy Company, the country’s sole pharmaceutical distributor, has launched the People’s Control section on its website to show where humanitarian aid to Kazakhstan comes from and how this aid was distributed, reported the company’s press service.  The company will also share information about the transparency of the procurement, and the supply of…

Кazakh Ministry of Healthcare Announces Adoption of New WHO Disease Classification System to Combat COVID-19

NUR-SULTAN – As more information about the COVID-19 virus has become available, experts have realized that the virus behaves differently in each country. In some countries, the danger of coronavirus was underestimated, measures were taken with a delay and hundreds of thousands of cases were reported, leading to thousands of deaths. Kazakhstan was one of…

Kazakhstan Categorically Denies Chinese Media Claims of New Unknown Pneumonia Cases

There have been a string of reports in Chinese media outlets claiming that Kazakhstan has reported cases of an unknown pneumonia, one more deadly than the coronavirus. The Ministry of Healthcare of Kazakhstan would like to officially state that this information is categorically FALSE. It should be noted that the WHO has official codes for…

Nur-Sultan Receives Glowing Review and Recommendation From Popular Travel Vlogger

NUR-SULTAN – Travel enthusiast Conrad Caeiro released a video about Nur-Sultan and his visit to the city on his YouTube channel “Vlog 360 Degrees”. Caeiro visited Nur-Sultan last September and used this opportunity to make a video featuring the main sights to visit in the city.  “This has been my first trip to Nur-Sultan and, in…

Capital Day Celebrations Will Be Held Virtually This Year

This year, the capital of Kazakhstan will celebrate its 22nd birthday on July 6. The celebratory events will be held virtually due to the epidemiological situation in the country, according to the press service of the city’s department of culture. The city administration plans to open social facilities to mark this day. The rehabilitation centers…

President Tokaev Committed to Memory of World War II, Won’t Tolerate USSR Role Revisionism

Kassym-Zhomart Tokaev opened up in an interview with Russian state news agency TASS First Deputy General Director Mikhail Gusman about the significance of Victory Day for Kazakhstan and its people.  “I am categorically against the falsification of history. Of course, the merits of our allies in those years – the United States of America, Great…

Kazakh President Wishes Russian Prime Minister Speedy Recovery from Coronavirus

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev wished Chairman of the Russian government Mikhail Mishustin a speedy recovery on his Twitter account. “Kazakhstan and Russia are actively cooperating to contain the coronavirus epidemic. I’m confident that we will overcome this challenge thanks to our joint efforts,” Tokayev wrote. On April 30, Russian news channel Rossyia-24 broadcast a video…

Frontline Workers Receive Special Support From Government, Tax Break and Other Benefits

By special decree, the Government of Kazakhstan exempted all frontline doctors battling with Coronovirus from taxes and social payments for the duration of April 1 to October 1. In addition to the tax exemption on pay, the Birgemiz Charity Fund (“Together”) will also be considered exempt. This decision is yet another in an already impressive…

Kazakh Embassy in Moscow Unveils Virtual Exhibit For Internet Museum Goers

A brand new exhibit was placed on the premises of the former residence of Nursultan Nazarbayev near Chistye Prudy in Moscow. Among the exhibits are Vladimir Putin’s personal hockey stick with his autograph, photos from Dmitry Medvedev’s personal archive from Kazakhstan and Boris Yeltsin’s tennis racket. The museum has six rooms. One of them displays…

President Tokayev Sets Steady Course For Reopening and Recovery of Kazakhstan During National Address

In a recent address to the nation, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayav called for solidarity and resolve as Kazakhstan prepares to wade forward into the post-Corona aftermath of economic displacement and turmoil. The message behind the President’s address was clear – the Covid-19 epidemic is under control, and it is time to begin restructuring the economy to…