House of Friendship held a meeting of the round table on the establishment of the military-patriotic club "Aibyn".
The solemn event was attended by the Deputy Chairman of Almaty Regional Assembly of people of Kazakhstan, Head of Secretariat Gabit Tursynbay, Director of "House of Friendship - Center for Public Accord" Tanirbergen Kassymberkebayev, veterans of the Afghan war, employees of military units of the city, "Zhas Sarbaz" association, teachers of basic military training in schools of the city, chairmen of ethno-cultural centers, the regional headquarters "Zhangyru Zholy".
During the meeting the chairman of the city union of veterans-paratroopers Yerkin Yergozhanov was elected the chairman of the Club by unanimous vote.
The Memorandum on cooperation between APK of Almaty region, regional department on defense affairs, regional Union of Afghanistan veterans and branch of republican public association "Zhas Sarbaz" in Almaty region was also signed.
This year we have memorable dates – 40th anniversary of the beginning of the Soviet troops' entry into Afghanistan and the 30th anniversary of their withdrawal from there .
The event ended with the awarding ceremony of medals and gratitude letters to the Afghan war veterans.