Over 7 thousand people took part in events dedicated to Year of People's Assembly in East Kazakhstan region (PHOTO)

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UST-KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM - The events started in Ust-Kamenogorsk at 11 am and dedicated to the start of the Year of People's Assembly of Kazakhstan brought together over 7 thousand people.

As is known, the year of 2015 was announced the Year of People's Assembly by the Decree of N. Nazarbayev. The peculiarity of the events held in East Kazakhstan region was that they were all outdoor events, head of regional department of internal policy Yerbol Nurgaliyev informed. Olympic champion Olga Rypakova, veterans and children from different ethnocultural associations were honored to raise the flag of the campaign. Heads of the region, members of the People's Assembly of East Kazakhstan region, representatives of ethnocultural associations of East Kazakhstan region, creative groups of the region, students from the universities and colleges of the region and mass media representatives participated in the event. Governor of the region Danial Akhmetov addressing the participants of the event read the speech of President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. "This year, Kazakhstan celebrates five big dates. The start of the Year of People's Assembly of Kazakhstan was announced countrywide today. The Assembly is a consolidating, uniting ethnicities state body of our country. Our common task is to continue the work on preserving peace, unity and stability in our multiethnic country," the governor read. The ceremony continued at the central square where a special concert was organized. Then, the guests and participants of the events went to the ski run and more than 700 people took part in the mass sport event. The youth flash mob was also held in one of the rinks. Besides, a table of friendship was laid within the framework of the event where ehtcultural centers treated the guests with national dishes.

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