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Honored veterans

On the eve of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Great Victory, 47 war veterans living in Bishkek and Chui oblast received commemorative medals “60 years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.” and valuable gifts.
As reported in the press service and. about. President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the assembled veterans congratulated on the holiday and wished them good health, peace of mind and well-being, etc. about. heads of state, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Kurmanbek Bakiev, who took part in the ceremony. In his address, he noted that Kyrgyzstan made a worthy contribution to the victory over fascism: 363 thousand Kyrgyzstanis fought for our common homeland, more than 130 thousand of them fell on the battlefield. For their heroism and courage, about 100 thousand Kyrgyz citizens were awarded orders and medals, 21 people were awarded the Order of Glory of three degrees, 73 – the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.
K. Bakiev also said that the Bishkek Higher Military School of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic was named after the Hero of the Soviet Union Kalyinur Usenbekov, and the Kyrgyz State National Military Lyceum was named after the Hero of the Soviet Union Dair Asanov.
In addition, the head of government stressed that the cabinet of ministers is taking all measures to support the socially vulnerable part of the population of the republic. In particular, more than 130 million soms were directed to commemorative payments to 29 thousand war veterans and home front workers, who received from 2 to 10 thousand soms. At the same time, K. Bakiev signed a decree on the payment of a one-time jubilee allowance to 16 thousand people who worked in the rear during the war years and did not receive benefits under the current legislation. 16 million soms have been allocated for these purposes. In addition, K. Bakiev instructed the government to consider the issue of increasing compensation payments for the purchase of medicines.
Alexandra Chernykh.

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