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March 12. Kazinform's timeline of major events

12 March 2019 07:00

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 12th March. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on March 12.


1993 - Kazakhstan launches the first ever flight from Almaty to Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates.

1999 - A street in Cairo, Egypt, is named after Abai Qunanbaiuly, a great Kazakh poet, composer and philosopher.

2010 - The final decision on the accession of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Bologna Declaration is made in Budapest, Hungary.

- The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan opens its doors in Dresden, Germany.

2013 - Ankara hosts the official opening of the Year of Mukan Tulebayev, a prominent composer who made an invaluable contribution to the development of the Kazakh national classical music.

2014 - The permanent representatives of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Seychelles to the United Nations, Kairat Abdrakhmanov and Marie-Louise Potter, respectively, signed the Joint Communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in New York.

- Beijing hosts the premiere of "The Leader's Way. Fiery River", a feature film that is based on the literary works by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and continues the biographical film "The Sky of My Childhood".

2017 - Gennady Golovkin and the National Flag of the Republic of Kazakhstan appear on the belt of the World Boxing Council (WBC).

- Kazakh judo wrestler Islam Bozbayev wins gold medal in the U90kg weight division at the Baku Grand Slam tournament.