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November 29. Kazinform's timeline of major events

29 November 2018 07:00

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 29th of November. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on November 29.

DATE

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
On November 29, 1947, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution (the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine). Adopting Resolution 32/40 on 2nd December 1977, the UN General Assembly established annual observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on November 29.


EVENTS

During the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Madrid in 2007, the Council made a decision, according to which, Kazakhstan would assume the OSCE Chairmanship in 2010.

In 2010, the first issue of The Astana Times, a Kazakhstani English-language newspaper, was published. The newspaper covers all aspects of the public and economic life in Kazakhstan.

In 2011, Kazakhstan Boulevard opened in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. It is 8.5 kilometers long.

In 2013, Astana was recognized as "the best city to live in" as a result of the 6th international review of urban practices "The Best City of the CIS and the Eurasian Economic Community".

At the 2016 World Robot Olympiad in New Delhi, India, the Kazakhstan team won the LEGO Education Creativity Award for the most creative and innovative project.

The same day a volleyball team of Atyrau region claimed silver medals at the LE-Cup im Sitzvolleyball tournament in Germany.

In 2017, Kazakhstan's Madina Akhmetova won the Grand Prix at the Pearl of New York singing competition.

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