August 16. Kazinform's timeline of major events
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 16th of August. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on August 16.
1999 – KazPOST JSC joins the Express Mail Service (EMS) of the Universal Postal Union.
2006 – At the meeting of the Heads of the Eurasian Economic Community held in Sochi a decision is made to establish the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.
2012 – Kazakhstan Cinema Week is unveiled in Bishkek as part of the Kazakh Culture Days in Kyrgyzstan.
2013 – The III Summit of the Cooperation Council of the Turkic-Speaking Countries starts its work in Azerbaijan. Presidents of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan take part in it.
2014 – The first KitapFest Kazakhstan Book Festival takes place in Almaty in 2014.
2017 – The solemn closing ceremony of the XVII China Western Mathematical Olympiad is held in China. Kazakhstani team grabs four medals.