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August 8. Kazinform's timeline of major events

8 August 2019 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 8th of August. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on August 8.


A monument to great Kazakh scientist Shokan Ualikhanov unveiled in 1998 in Kokshetau.

In 2002 Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law On the Rights of a Child in Kazakhstan.

An official opening of Kazakhstan: Kaleidoscope of Movies film and culture festival held in 2011 in Los Angeles was a success.

The first heart transplant in Kazakhstan was performed in 2012.

An official biography of First President of Kazakhstan-Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev was published in 2012.

The Unified Pension Savings Fund JSC was founded at the ground of the State Pension Savings Fund JSC in 2013 in Kazakhstan.

A collection of poems by Kazakh classic Magzhan Zhumabayev translated into the Tatar language was published in Kazan in 2013.

In 2017 Kazakhstan was given the ICAO Council award to recognize the country’s aviation safety efforts.

In 2017 National Geographic made a documentary depicting the construction of the EXPO 2017 center piece, Nur Alem Pavilion.

Kazakhstan swept six gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Junior Boxing Championships held in the Philippines in 2017.

In 2018 Kazakhstan offered Turkey, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan to launch the Silk Road tourist visa.

Kazakh Social Development Ministry and Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan founded the Hajj mission in 2018 to monitor and arrange pilgrimage.

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