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January 6. Kazinform's timeline of major events

6 January 2018 07:00 1605

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

EVENTS

A presentation of Ismatulla Maksum's book Azbuka sokrovisch Korana (The Alphabet of Treasures of Quran) was held in Almaty city on January 6, 2005. It is somewhat a reference book containing important definitions of philosophic and ethical categories of Quran.

On January 6, 2009, the Kazakh Medical Academy was reorganized into the Medical University of Astana and became part of the National Medical Holding.

Kazpost JSC issued a postage stamp dedicated to Kazakhstan's Chairmanship in the OSCE on January 6, 2010. It was drawn by Kazakhstani artist Daniyar Mukhamedzhanov.

The Culture Department of Kyzylorda region released a collection of CDs Nepovtorimye golosa (Unique voices) on this day in 2012. The collection consists of 28 CDs with songs and kyuis performed by well-known residents of the region, namely Mustafa Shokai, Abdilda Tazhibayev, Mukhamedzhan Karatayev, Askar Tokmagambetov, Auyelbek Konyratbayev, Zeinolla Shukurov, Abdizhamil Nurpeissov, and Kaltai Mukhamedzhanov.

On January 6, 2012, the globe of Kazakhstan was installed in Ekibastuz. It was created by local sculptor Gamal Sagidenov who called it the Monument of Peace and Reconciliation.

On this day in 2012, Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law "On space activity" aimed at defining the legal platform of carrying out space activity in the territory of Kazakhstan, strengthen international ties on development of space activity between Kazakhstan and other countries.

Boxing.com named undefeated Kazakhstani middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin the Best Fighter of 2015 on January 6, 2016.

A humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan was delivered to Tartus sea port in Syria on January 6, 2017. Kazakh Ambassador to Jordan Azamat Berdybai handed over the humanitarian aid to the Syrian authorities. The humanitarian aid mainly consisted of food products and medical supplies for the people of Syria.

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