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12:15 Astana mayor awarded medal for strengthening of Kazakh-UNESCO ties
Astana city mayor Imangali Tasmagambetov was awarded today Silk Road medal for his contribution to strengthening of relations between Kazakhstan and UNESCO and for preservation of the Great Silk Road during the First Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO in Astana, the mayor's press service said.
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