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May 25. Kazinform's timeline of major events

25 May 2021 07:00

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


World Thyroid Day takes place on 25 May each year. World Thyroid Day aims at increasing public awareness of thyroid deceases, namely the importance of their timely diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

National Missing Children’s Day on May 25 each year shines a spotlight on child safety. The observance also honors the professionals dedicated to protecting children around the country.

The Festival of Fountains is celebrated each year on May 25 starting from 2005 in Almaty city by launching all fountains in the city.

Philologist Day, a professional holiday of those working with culture, writing, and history is celebrated on May 25. The Day was established by the UNESCO decision in 1989.


1931 – Balkhash district is established in Almaty region.

1992 – The agreement on mutual assistance, friendship, and cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia as well as on inviolability of borders is signed between Kazakhstan and Russia.

2010 – The Turkic Academy – a scientific and research center – is opened at the Palace of Peace and Accord in Astana city.

2015 – The solemn ceremony of opening Nursultan Nazarbayev Avenue is held in Adana, Turkey.

2016 – The Statue to Army General, First Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan, WWII veteran, Hero of the Soviet Union, People’s Hero, honored citizen of Astana, Almaty, Donetsk cities Sagadat Nurmagambetov is unveiled in Akmola region.

2017 – The Repressed Turkologists’ Legacy Museum is opened at the Palace of Peace and Accord in Astana.

2018 – The opening ceremony of the memorial plate honoring the women of Jewish nationality imprisoned in the camp between 1938 and 1953 is held at the ALZHIR Museum Memorial Complex.

2019 – Kazakhstani Karman Abdulkarim wins the 2019 IPF Bench Press World Championships in Tokyo and set a new world’s record lifting 175.5kg.

2020 – The nationwide project Birgemiz: Taza Álem aimed at protecting the environment is carried out in Kazakhstan as part of the Year of the Volunteer.

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