On the eve of the 73rd anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War Minister M.Abylkasymova visited veterans living in Astana.
Each of the veterans were presented with bouquets of flowers and holiday gifts.
The Minister visited the visiting Mnaydara Boranbaeva. WWII veteran Mnaydar Boranbaev joined the army when he was 18 years old, participated in the liberation of Bialystok (Belarus), Shetsin (Stettin), Breslau, Hockenheim, Torgau. The news of the victory found in Rostock (Germany). At the beginning of military service was the shooter, then a radio operator. Next graduated special courses radio operators, with the qualification of first class. Until the end of the war served as chief of the radio station with the rank of sergeant. For his services in the war he was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War II degree, medals "For Military Merit" and "For the liberation of Belarus", "For Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945."
"It is with deep respect and gratitude we bow before your great feat. Thanks to your courage, fortitude and strength of mind, we live and work in a free country. After the war, you have directed all their efforts on the restoration and further development of the country, combat and labor feats serve as an example for the younger generation "- said in his congratulatory message to Minister Madina Abylkasymova.
On this day, the Minister also congratulated the veterans of the Great Patriotic War Raisa Safonichevu. Raisa Egorovna volunteer went to the front 4 March 1944. From the city Gerken is designed Sermovskim military enlistment office. She graduated from the short-term courses of signalers in Minsk and was sent to the 2nd Ukrainian Front. She took part in the fighting in the city of Kiev, for Bessarabia, Romania, Hungary, near Budapest, where she met the Victory Day.
In an interview with the Minister Raisa Safonicheva he said that after the release in 1980 on the well-deserved rest, she continued to work and was actively involved in community work, was elected a member of the city council of veterans. Veteran warmly thanked for their attention and wished peace, harmony, prosperity of the country and in all the land.
Veteran Ivan Botev, met the guests at the doorstep in full dress. Ivan Mikhailovich fought since 1943, participating in the battles on the first Belorussian Front. After the war, from 1945 to 1971 he served in the Army from private to chief of staff of the missile troops. He was awarded the Order of the Patriotic War II degree, the medal "For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.", And an additional 18 commemorative medals. Madina Abylkasymova Minister wished the veteran good health, prosperity and long remain in the ranks.
Recall, today is home to 2067 participants and invalids of the Great Patriotic War in the country, 39,723 persons equated to them, 166,700 other categories of persons, equated to participants of the Great Patriotic War. This year, akimats of oblasts, Astana and Almaty are planned about 400 events dedicated to the Day of the Great Victory.
On the eve of the participants, war invalids and persons, provision for a lump sum payment in the amount of 2.7 bln. Tenge equal to them.