July 13. Kazinform's timeline of major events
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazinform's Timeline is the one-stop shop where you can learn about historical events for the 13th of July. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on July 13.
First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the decree "On the construction of the Independence Monument in Almaty" in 1995. The project of the monument was developed by a group of architects led by Shoty Ualikhanov. It was decided to install the 28m tall monument in the Republic Square of the city.
In 2001, a representative office of Penal Reform International in Central Asia was registered in Almaty. The NGO develops and promotes fair, effective and proportionate responses to criminal justice problems worldwide.
The Kazakh Embassy in Hungary chaired the International Festival of the Peoples of the East in 2009. The Embassy organized a photo exhibition about Kazakhstan showcasing bright photographs depicting extraordinary nature, political, economic and cultural life of the country. The books The Kazakhstan Way, Nursultan Nazarbayev-The Founder of Kazakhstan Model of Interethnic and Confessional Concord, etc. published in the Hungarian language by the Kazakh Embassy were distributed among the guests of the festival.
Kazyna dance ensemble from Shymkent won the 31st International Folk Dance Competition "Altyn Karagoz" in 2017. The contest was organized jointly by TURKSOY and the city administration of Bursa in Turkey.
The first military journalists graduated from the Ablai Khan Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages in 2017.
A bronze bust to well-known composer and singer Maira Shamsutdinova was installed in Pavlodar city in 2018. The monument designed by sculptor Azat Bayarlin is 3.5m tall.