Kazakhstan: meat production up in 2019

Meat production increased in Kazakhstan, Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov declared at a Government hour in Majilis. “Production of meat in slaughter weight in 2019 increased by 5.8% and amounted to 1.1 million tons,” said Saparkhan Omarov. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, over the past 5 years the number of cattle in the country…

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Ukraine: international freight transport operations not suspended

Ukraine has not suspended international freight transportation operations, according to Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Kryklii. “The movement of cargo transportation continue to operate. Ports, freight transportation by air and see, international transportation operate. We have not suspended the movement of goods,” Kryklii emphasized. The World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)…

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Latvia: government conceptually supports increasing wages for teachers

During the development of the 2020 budget for Latvia, parties forming the coalition conceptually agreed on an increase of wages for teachers starting with September 1, as reported by Education and Science Ministry. To discuss Education and Science Ministry’s planned steps towards increasing teachers’ wages, minister Ilga Suplinska and ministry representatives plan to meet with…

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