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April 27. Kazinform's timeline of major events

27 April 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 27th of April. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on April 27.

1913 - The first edition of Kazakh weekly newspaper was released. Among the editors of the newspaper were members of Alash National-Liberation Movement Akhmet Baiturssynov, Alikhan Bukeikhanov and Mirzhakyp Dulatov.

1994 - Abylai Khan Foundation was established in Almaty. Shota Ualikhanov, one of the authors of the National Emblem of Kazakhstan, was elected the Chairman of the Foundation.

1996 - In Almaty, Presidents of Kazakhstan and Russia signed a Joint Statement on the Caspian Sea. As per the document, Kazakhstan reserves the right for exploration and development of oil and gas resources of the Caspian Sea, while Russia expresses readiness to cooperate in this area.

2000 - Almaty hosted a presentation of the UN Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia. Delegations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, the United Nations Economic Commission, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific participated in the event. The goal of the presentation initiated by First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev was to strengthen the cooperation among the Central Asian countries in order to facilitate the paces of their economic development and integration into the economy of Europe and Asia.

2010 - Astana hosted the I CIS Congress of Teachers and Education Workers which brought together up to 500 best education workers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

2011 - Azerbaijan handed over the chairmanship in the TurkPA to Kazakhstan at a meeting of the TurkPA Council.

2012 - Academician, Nomadic researcher Bulat Kumekov in co-authorship with his student, expert in Arab studies, orientalist Bakhyt Batyrshauly , published a book ‘The History of Mamluk Architecture in Egypt.' The work unveils political, diplomatic and ethnic ties between Dasht-i-Kipchak (The Great Steppe) and Mamluk Sultanate.

2015 - Kazakhstan marked for the first time the International Day of Football and Friendship.

2015 - As many as 8,000 people gathered at Saryarka cycling track for the Forum of Winners to congratulate Nursultan Nazarbayev on overwhelming victory in the early presidential election.

2017 - Minister of Information and Communications Dauren Abayev announced the establishment of Urker National Award in the field of Print, Radio- and Internet Journalism