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October 27. Kazinform's timeline of major events

27 October 2020 07:00

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for 27th of October. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on October 27.


Independence Day of Turkmenistan is marked on October 27. The country gained its independence from the USSR in 1991. On October 27, 1991, the Supreme Council of the Turkmen SSR adopted the law on independence and the governance form of Turkmenistan leading to the foundation of the Independence Day in the country.

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is on every October 27th chosen by UNESCO in 2005 to raise awareness of the significance and preservation risks of recorded sound and audiovisual documents (films, sound and video recordings, radio and television programmes).


1953 – The railway line Moiynty-Shu with the total length of 438 km is commissioned, connecting the Karaganda coal basin and northern regions with South Kazakhstan region and Central Asian nations.

1999 – Kazphosphate is founded with its headquarters in the city of Almaty.

2005 – Then-Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev awards Tatar President Mintimer Shaimiev the State Peace and Progress Prize of the First President of Kazakhstan.

2007 – The Abai State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet hosts the first Altyn Zhurek Awards.

2010 – The Altynsarin National Academy of Education issues the six volumes of the Anthology of World Reflections on Pedagogy in the Kazakh language, consisting of the internationally recognized pedagogical works from ancient times to modern times in Kazakh.

2010 – The National Accreditation Center of Kazakhstan becomes the signatory of ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) Mutual Recognition Arrangements.

2015 – Kazakh astronaut Aidyn Aimbetov is named the official Ambassador of the EXPO 2017 International Exhibition.

2017 – Kazakh President at the time Nursultan Nazarbayev signs the decree on the transition of the Kazakh alphabet to Latin graphics.

2018 – The film Amre wins the Silver Screen Award at the Hollywood Film Festival held in Los Angeles.

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