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November 25. Kazinform's timeline of major events

25 November 2020 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 25th of November. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on November 25.

DATES

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is on November 25 designated by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999. Its objective is to raise awareness of violence against women and girls around the world.

The Old Turkic Script Revival Day

On November 25, 1893 Danish linguist, polyglot Vilhelm Thomsen had deciphered the Old Turkic script and made a special discovery in the world of science. That was a day when a new chapter opened in the history of Turkology. That discovery allowed Turkologists to completely translate the Turkic written monuments. Later, in the twentieth century scholars from Turkic countries such as Turkish, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Uzbek, Tatar and other researchers joined them.

The Department on Altaistics, Turkology and Mongolistics of the International Turkic Academy studies and translates the ancient Turkic inscriptions. The Academy awards researchers for a significant contribution to the development of Turkology the Vilhelm Thomsen Medal, with 23 people already received it.

EVENTS

1916 – The first issue of Alash newspaper is published in Semipalatinsk.

1926 – Decision of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party on construction of the Turkestan-Siberian Railway (Turksib) is adopted.

2006 – The first Congress of the Union of Scholars of Kazakhstan takes place in Almaty city.

2009 – The National Scientific Laboratory of Collective Use of Information and Space Technologies is set up.

2015 – Kazakhstan joins the trade and economic cooperation agreement between the Islamic Cooperation Organization Member States.

2016 – The Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania is established in Pavlodar city.

2017 – Kazakhstani female chess player Zhansaya Abdumalik wins the World Junior and Girls Under 20 Chess Championship-2017 in Tarvisio, Italy.


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