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December 20. Kazinform's timeline of major events

20 December 2017 07:00 1753
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December 20. Kazinform's timeline of major events

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 20th of December. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on December 20.


On December 20, 1923, the Central Executive Committee of the Kazakh SSR adopted a resolution on the transition to the Latinized script.

In 1954, by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Kazakh SSR, the working settlement of Greater Jezkazgan was renamed into the city of Jezkazgan.

Sultan Khodzhikov's legendary film Kyz-Zhibek premiered on this day in 1970.

The film is based on a Kazakh epic poem about the tragic love of young man and woman who belong to two feuding Kazakh tribes.

The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On the Citizenship of the Republic of Kazakhstan was adopted on December 20, 1991.

JSC AZIA AVTO was established and registered on this day in 2002. The company's headquarters and car assembly plant are located in the capital of East Kazakhstan, the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk. AZIA AVTO has branches enterprise in all major cities of Kazakhstan.

The Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was opened on December 20, 2006.

On this day in 2008, the founder of pediatric surgery in Kazakhstan, the director of the Institute of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kamal Ormantayev DMedSc was awarded Honorary Citizenship of Kyzylorda region.

In 2010, a solemn opening of the memorial to soldiers of the 100th and 101st separate rifle brigades took place in Rzhev.

As part of other Soviet troops of the Kalinin Front, these military units prevented the second Moscow strategic offensive. A capsule with Kazakh soil was also laid by the memorial as a sign of unity of peoples and their common feat.

In b, the King Fahd Complex for the Printing of the Quran donated to Astana copies of the Quran with translation into Korean, Greek, German and Bulgarian languages.

In the year of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the Saudi side presented hundreds of books with the translation of the Quran into the Kazakh, Russian, Uighur, Turkish, Azerbaijani and Kyrgyz languages to the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Kazakhstan.

In 2011, the Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in an informal jubilee meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The meeting discussed a wide range of issues of multilateral cooperation, increasing the practical impact of the Commonwealth's work in the interests of improving the well-being and quality of life of citizens of the member states.

On December 20, 2011, during the session of the CSTO Collective Security Council, Belarus transferred the chairmanship in Organization to Kazakhstan.

On this day in 2011, Astana Akimat became the first state body in Kazakhstan to receive the certificate of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).

In 2011, the delegation of the XUAR of China donated 216 books on China, its history and famous figures, tourism, attractions, traditions and folk crafts to the National Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

On December 20, 2012, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan launched a free legal information system Adilet.

In 2012, the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum (WEF) opened its hub in Astana.

Global Shapers Community is a global network of Hubs developed and led by young people between 20 and 29 years of age, who are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to catalyze positive change in their communities. On the territory of the CIS and the Caucasus GSC hubs also operate in Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Kyrgyzstan.

A unique Atlas of monuments and attractions of history, culture and geography of Kazakhstan From Altai to the Caspian Sea was published on December 20, 2012.

On December 20, 2013, A new book about cholera by famous Kazakh scientist, doctor of medical sciences, Professor Ulan Sagymbek in the Aikimbayev Kazakh scientific center for quarantine and zoonotic infections in Almaty presented.

On December 20, 2013, President Nazarbayev presented the grand prix of the Paryz Prize to JSC Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium and Magnesium Plant.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company Silvan Geller received the prize from the Head of State.

The Kapshagai solar power plant (CSE) was connected to the unified power system on this day in 2013, during the nationwide teleconference with the Head of State.

On December 20, 2013, the Almaty metro was awarded the Platinum award of the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) for the Best Practices.

On December 20, 2013, Kazakh diplomats in the United Arab Emirates moved into a new multi-apartment complex in Abu Dhabi.

The residential complex for employees of the Kazakh embassy is located in the area of Abu Dhabi - a town named after Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. By a special order of the UAE authorities, the land under the residential complex was transferred to the Kazakh side on a no-cost basis.

On December 20, 2013, Kazakhstan and the Council of Europe signed the Joint Declaration on enhancing cooperation

Kazakhstan is the first country in Central Asia to sign such a declaration with the Council of Europe. The signing of this document is an important step to further intensify cooperation and create the necessary conditions for Kazakhstan to join the Council of Europe conventions in the field of criminal justice.

The Kazakh Eli alley was opened in the Karmakshi district of Kyzylorda region on December 20, 2015.

Monuments to Kazakh khans and elders, biys and batyrs installed on in the alley. A separate plaque is dedicated to the works of representatives of non-indigenous nationalities who contributed to the formation of Kazakh state.

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