When a Newspaper is an Anniversary Celebrant

Pavlodar newspaper “Saryarka Samaly” celebrated its 90th anniversary. In honour of the anniversary of the regional print edition, a grand concert took place in Estay City Palace of Culture.

Veterans of the edition, colleagues and regular readers were invited to the 90th anniversary of the newspaper in Pavlodar. Among the honoured guests was the Akim of Pavlodar Oblast, who noted that over the past years, “Saryarka Samaly” had not departed from a given course, making a newspaper with the people.

“Read the old articles – they contain the history of the Irtysh” – said Bulat Bakauov. – “In this newspaper, many recognized classic writers, such as Kalizhan Bekkhozhin, Muzafar Alimbayev, Amanzhol Shamkenov, were published. The newspaper widely covers reforms in various spheres, tells in detail about all significant events in the region. Many readers of the publication “Saryarka Samaly” live in villages, this newspaper, like shanyrak, unites the inhabitants of the Irtysh Land”.

The Head of Oblast noted the entire current team of the publication. The Head of Information Department Saya Moldayiyp got the Medal for Merit to the Oblast, the chief editor of the publication Nurbol Zhaiykbayev and the Deputy Editor Murat Ayaganov – honorary certificates from the Oblast Akim, and commentators, correspondents and designers received the letters of thanks. Especially for the guests in the lobby of the City Palace of Culture the exhibition on the history of the newspaper “Saryarka Samaly” was held. The exposition presented the first issues of the publication, photographs of people who stood at its source, and another chronicle of the past 90 years.

Photo by Valeriy Bugayev

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