September 17. 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 17th of September. See what notable events happened throughout Kazakhstan's history on September 17.
1993 – Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan opens doors in Beijing (China).
2007 - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev signs the decree on the creation of joint-stock companies with 100% share of the state: «The Caspian Social and Entrepreneurial Corporation» NC (Aktau), «Tobol Social and Entrepreneurial Corporation» NC (Kostanay), «Batys Social and Entrepreneurial Corporation» NC (Aktobe).
2010 - A monument to Russian poet Alexander Pushkin was installed in the city of Kostanay. The Russian Union of Writers gifted the monument to Kazakhstan.
2010 - The Government of Kazakhstan and the UN sign the agreement exempting the holders of UN passports from visa requirements. Kazakhstan joins the group of 26 countries which offer UN officials visa-free regime.
2010 – Kazakhstan starts the creation of the Tanbaly open-air museum-reserve, located 170 km north-west of the city of Almaty. Stone sculptures with petroglyphs are the main attraction of the Tanbaly open-air museum.
2016 - Kazakhstani boxer Kanat Islam was honored with the Medal «Namys» named after Bauyrzhan Momyshuly.