Mayor of Almaty Akhmetzhan Yessimov congratulated the residents and guests of the metropolis on an ancient holiday and wished them happiness and prosperity. The Mayor stressed the important role of immutable values - unity of the people, solidarity and mutual understanding.
"This beautiful spring celebration is a symbol of the rebirth of nature. It became close and respected for people of all nationalities living in Kazakhstan. This event makes a huge contribution to the enrichment of the spiritual, cultural space of our multi-ethnic, multi-religious society", Akhmetzhan Yessimov said.
In addition, the Mayor said that 2015 will mark a series of events such as the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate, the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the 20th anniversary of the APK and the Constitution of Kazakhstan.