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May 29. Kazinform's timeline of major events

29 May 2021 07:00

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


International Day of UN Peacekeepers established by the UN General Assembly in 2002 is observed globally on May 29 every year.

World Digestive Health Day is observed globally on 29th May every year. It is organised by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) in collaboration with the WGO Foundation (WGOF).


1891 – The military fortification Ak-Tobe on top of the two hills is officially named a city and renamed into Aktubinsk.

1996 – Then President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev meets with former PM of Singapore Goh Chok Tong and Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew to hold talks as part of his visit to the country.

2007 – The Law on mutual assistance between the countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is signed.

2012 – Kazakhstan puts forward the proposal to include aitys and the making of a yurt and its decorations into the list of UNESCO’s cultural heritage.

2014 – The Treaty on creation of the Eurasian Economic Union is signed at the Independence Palace in Astana.

2017 - Kazakhstan's Astana Polo Club and Almaty Polo Club win Munich Polo Cup 2017 and Munchin Gold Cup 2017, respectively.

2017 – The official presentation of the book by Manitoba University Prof. Frank Albo «Astana: Architecture, Myth and Destiny» takes place in Canada.

2019 – First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev receives the status of the Honored Chairman of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.

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