13 May 2013
Celebration of the Victory Day!
On May 8, 2013 the management of JSC “Almaty International Airport”, pupils and teachers of school №44 and Turksib district mayor’s office have organized a festive meeting to commemorate the 68th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Traditionally a great honoring procession of the veterans of the Great Patriotic War and the members of the labor front took place. Beginning from school the veterans walked through the line of pupils towards the Obelisk of Glory. Students were shouting: “Congratulations! Today is a Victory Day!”, ran out and gave flowers and balloons to the veterans. The meeting was opened by akim of Turksib district Mr. Ustyugov V.N.. He pointed out that annual tradition to honor heroes became a good expamle for the future generation and the Obelisk of Glory of the Memorial complex, set by Skokov N.I., is a symbol of bravery and courage of the veterans, in the district there are only 152 left. On behalf of Almaty airport vice president for operations congratulated with the Victory Day and with the Day of Fatherland Defenders. Congratulatory speeches were made by the chairman of the labor union committee Mr. Altybayev D.A., honored educator and activist of the district Ms. Potokina R.S., all participants paid tribute to the fallen, thanked the veterans and expressed their gratitude to them for their courage and heroism in the war and the postwar period. The process of laying flowers at the memorial was held by high school students, veterans and workers of the airport.
At the Culture House of the International Almaty Airport a festive buffet and concert were organized in honor of veterans of WWII and labor front.
By the order of the President of the airport Bekmuhambetov A.A each veteran of World War II was handed and allowance in the amount of 15000 tg and veterans of labor front - 10000tenge, also each veteran was given a grocery bag. Our peaceful life, our well-being and the present - it is an achievement of veterans! They had one goal - to win! You are our beacon - you are our example! Your bravery and courage gave us the blue and clear sky above our heads, calm and happy present and future. Dear Veterans, Thank You! Honor you and bow!