About 30 thousand citizens decided to celebrate the birthday of Pavlodar at the main scene of the city. Traditionally, in honor of the holiday, exhibitions, sports competitions and contests were held on the embankment. Residents who contributed to the development of the regional center were given badges and letters of thanks. On the Irtysh passed a caravan of 11 vessels.
On the main stage of the city, breastplates “For services to the region” were presented to Pavlodar residents by the deputy head of the region, Askhat Oralov. Five Pavlodar residents received the title “Honorary Citizen of the City”: Serik Aliguzhinov – for his contribution to the development of the economy; Bagdat Balkibayev – for achievements in state and public activities; Gabbas Bekturov – for his contribution to the development of science, active charitable activities; Zinaida Parkhomenko – for his contribution to improving the image of the city, Amangeldy Khamzin – for his contribution to the rule of law, active social activities.
– Today one of those days that unites us is the birthday of our city. On this holiday, each of us feels a special pride in our hometown, its rich history and high culture, ”said Akim of Pavlodar Kairat Nukenov. – Pavlodar was famous for its labor traditions, dynasties, they were created and multiplied by metallurgists, builders, energy, workers in various sectors of the economy and social sphere. Today, these traditions continue. Our city is developing and confidently moving forward. Additional opportunities are opening up for doing business, increasing incomes of citizens and providing employment for the population.
Delegations from Omsk and Novosibirsk came to share the holiday with the townspeople.
– Your city, open and hospitable, from year to year becomes more modern and more beautiful, grows, builds, improves. In its development, you succeed in following the current trends without losing the historical identity and unique appearance, – read a message from the Omsk mayor Oksana Fadina on the stage. – It is comfortable to live, work and self-realize for people of different generations. Residents of Pavlodar are his main wealth. As the deputy akim of the region, Askhat Oralov, added, Pavlodar residents are distinguished by their love for their city, no matter where they are. On the Day of the City, on the main stage, Kazakhstani artists Kairat Baekenov, the Format group and the soloist of the Orda group, the actor who starred in the TV series Makhabbaty Zhuregimde, Dastan Orazbekov, sang on the main stage. The evening ended with a performance by the Romanian group Morandi and a laser show.
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