NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan, which has a 1,460-kilometre widespread border with China, has taken proactive measure to struggle the coronavirus pandemic. Kazakhstan will allocate $10 billion for anti-crisis measures all through the nation, excluding tax advantages and native help, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym Jomart Tokayev mentioned on March 23.
According to him, $740 million will go in the direction of measures to spice up employment.
“If each of us fulfils our duty with responsibility, I believe that we will quickly come out of this difficult situation,” Tokayev mentioned.
On March 23, Tokayev addressed the State Commission on the present state of emergency. To stop an additional wave of an infection he launched elevated quarantine measures to guard the residents of Kazakhstan. In a move to impose extra stringent measures, the President has additional ensured the safety of the nation’s medical providers while decreasing the menace to these residents most in danger.
One of the essential steps of the Kazakh authorities, is bonus funds of 1 month-to-month wage to docs, law enforcement officials and different specialists concerned within the struggle towards coronavirus, in addition to to individuals who have misplaced revenue as a result of state of emergency.
About to help enterprises, Kazakhstan’s president ordered a standstill on financial institution mortgage repayments by small and medium-sized companies throughout the state of emergency, in addition to a deferral of fee of all varieties of taxes and different compulsory funds for a interval of three months.
Tokayev highlighted the need of entrepreneurship within the struggle to keep up financial concord. He introduced new measures which can scale back fiscal pressures on these people. This will see tax deadlines prolonged and the elimination of oppressive inspections. Such alleviations will see companies have a larger capability to make selections and take accountability for his or her business actions.
In addition to this, Tokayev introduced a further $1.5 billion for lending to such companies for working capital.
To defend Kazakhstan residents towards false info and rumours, Tokayev has facilitated the Ministry of Information and Public Development to ship each day briefings. To reinforce these messages the web site coronavirus2020.kz has been set as much as inform the inhabitants of the Government’s official actions within the struggle towards coronavirus.
According to Health ministry of Kazakhstan, on March 26, a complete 109
circumstances of coronavirus had been found: Nur Sultan – 61, Almaty metropolis – 40, Karaganda metropolis – 2, Shymkent – 2, Almaty area – 1, Aktobe area – 1, Zhambyl area – 1, North Kazakhstan Region – 1.
On March 15, Tokayev declared a state of emergency throughout the nation. In his decree, the President said that entry to and departure from the nation is to be restricted for everybody apart from diplomats and official delegations, these invited by the Government and foreigners below sure situations.
The decree launched quarantine measures and suspended the actions of procuring and leisure facilities. Kindergartens, colleges and universities have been closed as per the suggestions of medical specialists.