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Israel to start opening borders in March

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Israel will resume international tourism from March 2021. Residents who have passed two stages of vaccination and received a ‘green passport’ will be able to travel without the need to go through quarantine and take a PCR test before departure, and after landing, Report informs, referring to RIA Novosti.

The agreement has already been concluded with Cyprus. It is expected that on February 8, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will arrive in Israel to discuss the conditions under which the tourist exchange with this state will be resumed, the press service of the Israeli tourism ministry reports.

Similar negotiations are underway with Serbia, Seychelles, Romania, and Georgia.

"Israel is the absolute world leader in terms of the rate of vaccination of the population. As of February 4, about 37 percent of the country citizens received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. About 21 percent received the second dose," said Vladimir Shklyar, director of the Israeli Ministry of Tourism department in Russia and the CIS.

"We are optimistic about the future and expect the full opening of the borders in mid-2021," he added.

Passenger flights between Israel and other countries have been suspended. The exception is special humanitarian flights.

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New CEO appointed to Azercell Telecom

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Zarina Zeynalova has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Azercell Telecom LLC, Report informs.

Zarina Zeynalova holds a post-graduate diploma in People Management & Development from Nottingham Trent University in the UK. She is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of People Management and Development (CIPD). She is a graduate of the Executive Management Development Program at Texas A&M University, USA. She holds a B.Sc. degree from Azerbaijan Medical University.

Z. Zeynalova has over 25 years of professional experience in management and organizational development across multiple geographies of the world. For 20 years she has held various management positions in BP offices in Azerbaijan, UK, and the US. She also held senior management positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Pasha Construction Group.

Note that the former head of Azercell Telecom LLC, Vahid Mursaliyev left his post due to the expiration of his contract.

The main priority of the new CEO of Azercell will be to ensure a leading position in the field of digital transformation in Azerbaijan, along with the development of the communication activities of Azercell.

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Oil prices go up 

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The oil prices, which fell this afternoon, rose again during the evening auctions.

Report informs that Brent crude for June delivery went up 0.12 percent to $66.86 a barrel, WTI June crude futures surged 0.22 percent to $63.33, while May futures climbed 0.17 percent to $63.24 a barrel.

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WHO extends emergency mode due to coronavirus

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended the global emergency regime due to the COVID-19 pandemic for another three months.

The decision was made after the Committee on Emergency Situations of the WHO International Health Regulation (IHR) discussed the situation at the 7th meeting.

"The WHO Director-General accepted that the COVID-19 pandemic still remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) and agreed with the committee's recommendations," the statement reads.

So far, 142 million people worldwide have been infected with the coronavirus, and more than 3 million of them have died.

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