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March 14. Kazinform's timeline of major events

14 March 2019 07:00

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 14th March. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on March 14.


Amal Meiramy, or Korіsu, is the traditional Kazakh holiday that symbolizes the beginning of Nauryz Holiday. The Kazakh word "Korіsu" means "handshake".


1921 - The Central Executive Committee of the Turkestan Republic decrees to rename the city of Verny to Alma-Ata (now Almaty).

1994 - The Kazakh State Law Institute (now KAZGUU University) is founded.

2004 - The Astrophysical Research Center is established. On 22nd January 2008, it is reorganized into National Center of Space Research and Technology JSC.

2013 - Kazakh violin virtuoso Marat Bisengaliev wins the Elgar Proliferation Award in recognition of his contribution to the heritage of Sir Edward Elgar, a prominent British composer.

2014 - Kazinform International News Agency presents the Chinese-language version of its website via an online video conference to Beijing.

2018 - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev decorates his Tajik Counterpart Emomali Rahmon with the Order of Parasat (the Order of Nobility).

- Kazakhstan's Alexandr Kolyadin clinches gold at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games.