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April 30. Kazinform's timeline of major events

30 April 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 30th of April. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on April 30.

1945 - Lieutenant Rakhymzhan Koshkarbayev and Red Army soldier Grigoriy Bulatov were the first to raise the Soviet flag over the Reichstag building. On May 7, 2007, the Institute of War History of Russia officially confirmed that Lieutenant of the 150th Rifle Regiment of the 3rd Assault Army of the 1st Belorussian Front Rakhymzhan Koshkarbayev hoisted the flag over the Reichstag on April 30, 1945. Historian Bulat Assanov handed over the document certifying this fact to the Central Museum.

2010 - An opening ceremony of Kazakhstan's National Pavilion at the Shanghai EXPO-2010 took place. Called Astana - the Heart of Eurasia, the pavilion was notable for use of virtualization technology and advanced information system for demonstrating beauty and charm of the capital of Kazakhstan. The pavilion with the area of 1,240 square meters was divided into 8 thematic zones - Garden of Knowledge, 4D Cinema, Interactive Entertainments, Astana, Cultural Tribune etc.

2010 - A presentation of the First President Nursultan Nazarbayev's books Kazakhstan's Way and In the Heart of Eurasia translated into the Mongolian language was held in the Mongolian Academy of Sciences in Ulaanbaatar.

2013 - Kazakhstani books were for the first time displayed at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company expo centre. The booth of Kazakhstan was notable for a rich variety of books. The visitors expressed great interest in the books about nature of Kazakhstan, modern history of the country, Astana and biography of the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

2013 - JSC Republican Research Centre of Neurosurgery was accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI).

2014 - "Kazakhstan's Way and Nursultan Nazarbayev" Department was opened at the Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences in Hungarian city of Székesfehérvár.

2014 - On April 30, 2014 at 07:35 Astana time, Vega carrier rocket with Kazakhstan's Remote Sensing Satellite was launched from Kourou Cosmodrome in French Guiana. The first Kazakh satellite was assembled by France's Airbus Defense and Space company at a request of Kazakhstan.

2015 - The National Commission for Modernization was established in Kazakhstan for the implementation of institutional reforms, further modernization of Kazakhstan society and the country.

2017 - Kazakh-born weightlifter Albert Linder was named the best at the Asian Championships held in Ashgabat. The sportsman won a gold medal in 69kg weight division.

2018 - 7-year-old Kazakh school student Dinmukhammed Tulendinov became a world chess champion.

2018 - The UNESCO Headquarters hosted a presentation about outstanding Kazakh poet and writer Magzhan Zhumabayev. The event titled as Revival of identity and cultural heritage: The Turkic language from the past to the future was organized by the International Turkic Academy.

- Amir and Sofiya Makhmet from Akmola region became prizewinners at one of the most prestigious jiu-jitsu events ABU DHABI WORLD PROFESSIONAL JIU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP 2018. The tournament brought together athletes from more than 100 countries of the world.