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April 6. Kazinform's timeline of major events

6 April 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 6th of April. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on April 6.

1992 - Republic of Kazakhstan exchanged notes with Canada and the State of Palestine on establishment of diplomatic relations

1993 - President Nursultan Nazarbayev and CEO of Chevron Corporation Kenneth Derr signed an agreement on establishment of Tengizchevroil - the largest specializing in crude oil, gas and sulfur production in Kazakhstan.

1994 - President Nursultan Nazarbayev's first official visit to Japan began. During the visit, he met with Japanese Emperor, Prime Minister, politicians and businessmen of this country. The visit ended with signing a joint statement and exchange of notes on recognition of the treaties and agreement between the USSR and Japan. As per the document, Japan expressed firm support to Kazakhstan's efforts on implementation of the reforms set.

1995 - A memorial plate was installed on a wall of the house where well-known Kazakh-born chemical scientist, writer, academician of the Kazakh SSR Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Technical Sciences Yevney Buketov (1925-1983) lived.

1999 - A monument to Balpyk Bi was unveiled in Balpyk Bi village, Koksu district of Almaty region. Balpyk Bi (1694-1782) - was a batyr (hero), orator and judge of the Kazakh people, who fought against Dzungars' invasion of 1723-1753.

2005 - The film ‘Two Small Sausages' directed by the students of Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts was awarded Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau prize. The film is about a little boy who steals money to feed his dog. More than 30 people from Kazakhstan and Germany joined the film making process.
2012 - Armand Assante's film ‘A Dialogue through the Steppe' devoted to Kazakhstan was awarded as the best short-length film at the Gasparilla International Film Festival in Tampa (Florida).

2014 - The Week of Kazakh Literature was held in London.

2015 - Construction of a ferry complex at Kuryk Port was launched under Nurly Zhol new economic policy.

2017 - Kazakh Lieutenant Colonel Daniyar Ismailov was appointed as a commander of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

2018 - Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan presented a centuries-old icon, which was donated by President of Kazakhstan to Orthodox Christians of Almaty.

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