In Astana, a solemn meeting of employees of the Ministry of defense and the aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan (MDAI RK) and the representatives of labor collectives of defense-industrial and space sector enterprises dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Astana was held.
During the event, the Minister of defense and aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. B. Atamkulov has congratulated employees of the defense and aerospace industries on this significant date and presented state and departmental awards.
Speaking at the meeting, he noted that over the years the capital has become a symbol of independence and the center of social and political life of Kazakhstan. Astana has established itself as an experienced organizer of major international platforms.
In 2018, one of the key events for the country was the successful holding of KADEX-2018, V international exhibition of weapons and military equipment that was held for the first time under the aegis of MDAI RK. As a result of the exhibition, more than 100 agreements, contracts, memorandums and engagement agreements for the supply of weapons and military equipment, the organization of joint ventures worth more than 300 billion tenge were signed.
During the solemn meeting, Mr. B. Atamkulov presented Astana 20 zhyl jubilee medal, ministerial awards like "For contribution to the development of defense and aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan" and "For contribution to the development of space industry", "Labor veteran", certificates of appreciation and letters of gratitude of MDAI RK to the outstanding employees of the defense and aerospace sector.
The award ceremony of distinguished employees ended with a festive concert program.
In total, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of Astana, 38 jubilee medals were awarded Astana 20 zhyl, 75 ministerial awards, 79 letters of gratitude and 35 certificates of appreciation employees of MDAI RK and subordinate organizations.
Ministry of defense and aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan