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April 21. Kazinform's timeline of major events

21 April 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 21st of April. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on April 21.

DATES

Day of the State Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan

This holiday was instituted by the decree of the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on May 4, 2014. The State Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a special state body that ensures national security in the country.

EVENTS

In 1959, Mukhtar Auezov was awarded the Lenin Prize for his novel Put Abaya (Abai's Way) and elected as the deputy of the Supreme Council of the Kazakh SSR of the 5th convocation.

The First President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, received the first credential letter from the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Kazakhstan in 1992.

In 1995, the Treaty between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Mongolia on the issues of voluntary resettlement and citizenship of the persons who arrived in the Republic of Kazakhstan on employment agreements was ratified.

The first book in Gifted Children - the future of Kazakhstan collection was released in 2011. It tells about the young talents of Kazakhstan as well as unique methods used by teachers to educate and raise children.

In 2016, Almaty hosted the 5th International Symposium dedicated to the music of the Turkic speaking world for the first time in CIS history. The event was aimed at studying the music of the Turkic speaking world in more detail. It brought together the most eminent researchers from the UK, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan.

On this day in 2018, OIC ambassadors discussed the outcomes of the OIC Summit on Science and Technology held in September 2017 in Astana (now Nur-Sultan).

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