Trade Union organizations of Almaty, headed by the Chairman of the TOP “trade Union center of Almaty” Z. Umirbaeva took part in a citywide event — the ceremony of laying flowers at the Memorial of glory, on the square in front of the Eternal Flame in the Park. 28 Panfilov guards. The solemn event was attended by veterans of the great Patriotic war, the guard of honor, the military brass band, representatives of public organizations, residents and guests of the city.
In his speech to the veterans of the great Patriotic war and guests of the holiday akim B. Baibek expressed his deep gratitude to the people of Kazakhstan, who defended the world in the fight against fascism.
“Today there are only 1 425 veterans of the great Patriotic war in Kazakhstan. And every year there are fewer of them. Today, our duty is to teach the next generation to love the Motherland as selflessly as the heroes of that terrible war loved it,” the mayor of Almaty said. During the ceremony, a minute of silence honored the memory of the fallen, followed by a solemn passage of the guard of honor and a festive concert.