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12 October 2017 07:00 1186

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


In 1965, an Antonov AN-24 aircraft landed for the first time in the airport of Ust-Kamenogorsk. Direct flights started between Ust-Kamenogorsk and Alma-Ata.

In 1991, the Kazakhstan Youth Union was established. Its major aim was to promote healthy lifestyle, develop the intellectual abilities of young people, and defend the cultural and economic rights of young people at the country's universities.

In 1996, following a request of the People's Little Assembly of Kazakhstan, the mayor of Pavlodar made a decision to open a school of national revival, where 521 pupils study in 15 national branches. Over the years, the school has established ties with Poland, Germany, Tatarstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Chuvashia, Israel, Ukraine, Ingushetia, South Korea, and the Republic of Belarus.

In 2000, the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev "On Approval of the Rules for Selecting Candidates and Awarding the Bolashak International Scholarship of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan" and the Regulation on the Republican Commission for Personnel Training Abroad were issued.

In 2010, "The Kazakhstan Way" book by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev translated into Croatian was presented at Mimara Museum, Zagreb. The Croatian side once again agreed that Kazakhstan is a regional power, which wends the way of intensive economic development and political dialogue with all the countries of the world, and sets an example for many countries on how to create favorable conditions for the lives of their citizens.

In 2011, the opening ceremony of the Bokei Khan Mausoleum was held in Maly Aral village, Astrakhan Oblast, Russia. Bokei Khan went down in history as the founder of the Bokei Horde. The Bokei Horde was set up in 1812 and existed until 1845. Bokei Khan was buried in the Astrakhan Oblast of Russia next to the grave of his spiritual mentor, healer, and scholar Seit Baba.

In 2012, the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan issued commemorative proof quality gold coins "Irbis" of KZT100 and "Eagle Owl", with one diamond insert, of KZT500.

In 2012, "Kazakh Entrepreneurs of China", a book by Muratkhan Shokan, a poet, member of the Writers' Union of Kazakhstan, director of "Umirdi Korgau" charity fund, published as one in "Kazakh Entrepreneurs of the Entire World" series, was presented at the exhibition hall of the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Almaty. The book contains information about 45 companies established by Kazakh entrepreneurs living in the People's Republic of China.

2015. The 6th Military World Games ended in Mungyeong, South Korea. As a result of the competition, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan took the 12th place among 130 participating countries and became one of the strongest teams in the history of the games. In total, our team won 13 medals: 4 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze ones.

In 2015, Vatican hosted "Interethnic and Interfaith Accord in the Modern World" conference and photo exhibition that was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Holy See together with the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue within the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan. The official ceremony of transferring the Central Asia map copies of the 17th and 18th centuries, deposited in the Vatican archives, was held at the end of the conference.

In 2016, the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, together with the Korean Cultural Center, opened an exhibition of Korean traditional clothing "The Charm of Hanbok". The exposition presented 96 exhibits demonstrating various types of traditional Korean garment "hanbok", starting from the clothing of the Choson dynasty (that ruled for nearly 5 centuries) to contemporary models.

In 2016, the Kazakh Corner was opened at the National Library of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar. The Embassy donated about 800 books in the Kazakh, Mongolian, English, and Russian languages, including the works by the Kazakh writers and poets, as well as works by Nursultan Nazarbayev from the library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, to the National Library.

2016. An exhibition dedicated to the celebration of the Millennial Anniversary of Almaty City started at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Rare historical and culturl exhibits related to Almaty city were presented. Besides, the International Festival under the auspices of UNESCO "Children Draw the World. Asia", a unique project, supported by the city administration and the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation, was demonstrated to the international community. Over 7,000 young artists from 15 countries of the Asia-Pacific Region took part in that project. They expressed their vision of the cultural capital in pictures collected in the final memorable album.

In 2016, the 3rd Global Islamic Economy Summit "Inspiring Change" began in Dubai. The summit addressed the global challenges in developing the Islamic economy, including Islamic banking, and the development of Islamic art and fashion. The Kazakhstani delegation, headed by Deputy CEO of the Astana International Financial Centre Marat Aitenov, took part in the summit.