Presentation of the book ‘Astana Tarikhy’ was held in Almaty

The history, formation and development of the Kazakh capital from ancient times to the present are reflected in the book titled ‘Astana Tarikhy’. Almaty hosted a presentation of the popular scientific book dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the capital’s transfer from Almaty to Astana. The author of the book is Ziyabek Kabuldinov, a famous historian and director of the Shokan Valikhanov Institute of History and Ethnology. The book contains unique archival documents on the history of the city as well as autobiographical data of residents. The author references the monographs of well-known local historian. The book was published in Kazakh, Russian and English.


 - The book describes the capital’s history, surroundings and the ancient customs of Kazakhs. The edition also tells about the legendary personalities who contributed to development of this region. For example, the people who contributed to the region include Bogenbai batyr, Kazhymukan Munaitpasov and Saken Seifullin.