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ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 10th of November. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on November 10.


The Kazakh alphabet based on the Cyrillic script was introduced on November 10, 1940. The alphabet developed by Sarsen Amanzholov was used in Kazakhstan and Mongolia and consisted of 42 letters.

British Council Kazakhstan organized an exhibition of British children's books illustrators at the Pavlodar Arts Museum on November 10, 2004.

The photographs and drawings displayed at the exhibition told the story of Anthony Jenkinson, the first Englishman to travel to Kazakhstan in 1552, and demonstrated the history of longstanding economic and cultural cooperation between Kazakhstan and the UK based on good will and mutual respect.

On November 10, 2010, a bridge over the Arys River was unveiled in South Kazakhstan region. The 77m long and 11m wide bridge linked Sairamskiy and Baidibekskiy districts of the region.

BusinessNewEurope Magazine named "Halyk Bank" JSC the best financial institute in CIS and awarded its chairperson Umut Shayakhmetova with the certificate in Almaty city on this day in 2010.

On November 10, 2011, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and former President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachyov were awarded with the medals for their contribution to the closure of the Semipalatinsk Test Site. The awarding ceremony was timed to the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk Test Site.

The parliamentary friendship group with Kazakhstan consisting of well-known parliamentarians of lower and upper chambers of the Indian Parliament was established in India on this day in 2011.

"NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC together with Interrail Holding AG launched a pilot container train via a perspective route linking Wuhan (China) and Pardubice (the Czech Republic) on November 10, 2012.

On this day in 2013, Bolu Province (Turkey) hosted the first International Culture and Arts Festival. The exhibits reminiscent of ancient traditions and customs of the Kazakh people as well as photographs of Astana's sightseeing attractions and Kazakhstan's beautiful landscapes were put on display at the festival. Also, the books penned by or about Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev were showcased at the event.

The solemn opening of the Polish House was held in Yasnaya Polyana village in North Kazakhstan region on November 10, 2014. The villagers will study the Polish language as well as culture and traditions of Poland there. It should be noted that 80% of village inhabitants are of Polish descent.

The same day then-Foreign Affairs Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier unveiled an exhibition themed Dictatorship and democracy in the age of extremities: a focus on European history in the XX century in Astana on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The exhibition held around the globe highlighted the events that occurred in Europe in the 20th century as dramatic history between freedom and tyranny, democracy and dictatorship.

The Club of Friends of Kazakhstan in China was created in Beijing on November 10, 2015. It consists of Chinese government officials, reps of mass media, scientists and businessmen who happen to be avid supporters of friendly contacts between the two countries.

On November 10, 2016, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev received the title of the honorable doctor of Yonsei University during his visit to Seoul. The diploma of honorable doctor was handed to the Kazakh leader by University President Yong-Hak Kim. Yong-Hak Kim highly appreciated Nazarbayev's decision to abandon the world's 4th largest nuclear arsenal many years ago, his contribution to the development of cultural diversity in Kazakhstan and the country's big economic achievements.

The Kazakh-Korean Business Council was held in Seoul on the same day. 20 agreements in healthcare, IT, construction, finance, trade and tourism worth over $640 million were signed during the forum.

Also, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev held talks with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in expanded format. The leaders of the two countries discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation in trade and economic, finance and investment, transport and communications, science and technical spheres.



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