May 7 military parade to take place in Astana
Apr 09. KAZINFORM. ASTANA
Astana Square “Kazakh Eli” May 7 will host military parade devoted to the Day of Defender of the Fatherland, the press service of the Ministry of Defence informs.
“In accordance with the instruction of the President – Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev as of March 19, 2014 on the Day of Defender of the Fatherland military parade will be carried out in the city of Astana”, the statement reads.
According to the press service, the event will involve squads of the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Border Service of the National Security Committee and the Republican Guard of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as military technology and aviation of the Defence Ministry, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Emergency Situations.
Military Parade will join approximately 2,000 personnel, including personnel of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Mechanized columns will involve about 250 military vehicles and 600 personnel (mechanics, drivers, crew, landing forces). The parade will demonstrate 56 units of aircraft”, the report reads.