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February 29. Kazinform's timeline of major events

29 February 2020 07:00

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


1992 – The Kazakhstan Entrepreneurs Association is registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1992 – The best akyns (singers) of Kazakhstan and Turkestan gather at the competition in Tashkent. The grand prix goes to akyn from Kazakhstan Asiya Berkenov.

2008 – A Quran dating back to the times of Abylai khan is donated by mullah Kuanysh Berkimbayev to a museum in Petropavlovsk.

2008 – The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan approves the Corporate Governance Code of National Holding KazAgro JSC.

2012 – A department to fight extremism is established under the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office.

2016 – An exhibition Bound by one destiny unveils at the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It showcases the documents on the establishment of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan, inter-ethnic relations and associations, people deported to Kazakhstan in 1936-1949 and more exhibits.