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February 17. Kazinform's timeline of major events

17 February 2019 07:00

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 17th of February. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on February 17.


- Chairman of the Senate Committee for International Relations, Defense and Security, PhD in Politics, Professor, prominent statesman of Kazakhstan, diplomat and journalist Kuanysh Sultanov became a member of the OSCE Group of Experts.

2013 - Kazakh film director Aziz Zhambakiyev received Berlin Film Festival award for his Lessons of Harmony.

2016 - Astana hosted the premiere screening of Sagadat Nurmagambetov: The Last Interview documentary produced by Kazakhfilm Studio. The film is about Hero of the Soviet Union, Hero of Kazakhstan, the first Minister of Defense of Independent Kazakhstan, Army General Sagadat Nurmagambetov.

2017 - 10-year school girl from Kazakhstan developed a mobile guide for EXPO 2017 International Specialized Exhibition visitors.

2018 - Kazakh journalists were presented TURKSOY award for the promotion of the Turkic world values. The awards ceremony was held in the cultural capital of the Turkic world Kastamonu. Among the awardees are Editor of Kazinform International News Agency Zhanar Mukhamediyarova and Editor of the South Kazakhstan Regional Culture and Languages Development Department Madina Aitbenbetova.