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March 16. Kazinform's timeline of major events

16 March 2019 07:00

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 16th March. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on March 16.


Day of the Establishment of the Republican Guard of Kazakhstan
It was established by the Presidential Decree dated March 16, 1992, as a military unit and reserve of the Armed Forces.


2009 - President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is awarded the Order of Zayed, the United Arab Emirates' highest civil decoration.

- Almaty hosts the presentation of "Alashorda" documentary in honor of the 90th Anniversary of the Alash Movement.

2012 - Unique exhibition "Nomads and Networks: The Ancient Art and Culture of Kazakhstan" opens at New York University.

2018 - The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey, which are the guarantor countries of the Astana Process for Syrian peace settlement, met in Astana.

- Kazakh film "The Road to Mother" wins the Best Feature Film Award at WeLink Film Festival in New York City.