Today is the 25th anniversary of the closure of nuclear test site in Semipalatinsk. In honor of this significant date in the area of the House of Friendship were brought together members of ethno-cultural associations, activists of the party "Nur Otan", leaders of youth ethno-cultural associations and non-governmental organizations, in order to unite and say again - "No to war! We, the women of Pavlodar are for the preservation of peace, stability and strengthening of human values"!
The event was a part of the Republican campaign "Ak oramal". Among the main organizers of the event were the Mothers ANC regional Council with the support of the KSE "Kogamdyk kelіsіm" akim apparatus of Pavlodar region.
Prior to the event Mothers Council of the APK, Pavlodar region laid flowers to the monuments of victims of political repressions, soldiers killed in Afghan war, participants of liquidation of the explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
After the solemn part of the event, a procession of more than 500 women in white headscarves strated the procession to the monument of Glory, continuing "Ak oramal" campaign. In the history of Kazakh people "Ak oramal" has a deep philosophical meaning. White is a symbol of purity of thoughts, honor, loyalty and purity of the soul.
"On August 29, 1991 President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree to close the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. In the manifest "Peace. XXI Century " a specific program of building the world without nuclear weapon was offered. Today, Kazakhstan is one of the leading countries, which conducts and promotes peace policy in the world. This is evidenced by all the peace initiatives of Elbasy "- said in his speech, Deputy Chairman of the Nur Otan party Taykebaeva Zhuldyz Tuyakovna.
Peace in the XXI century's is worth to struggle for it persistently, as did the people of the previous century. We must think about the future of our children and grandchildren, about the future of our country. We must work together to prevent a recurrence of the tragic mistakes of past centuries and rid the world from the threat of war!