The ceremonial reception was held in Almaty in honor of the Victory Day

08.05.2014 The annual ceremonial reception in honor of the 69th anniversary of the Great Victory arranged by the RF General Consulate was held in Almaty city with the assistance of VTB Bank (Kazakhstan) on May 8 in Rixos Almaty Hotel.

The veterans of the Great Patriotic War, General Consul of the Russian Federation in Almaty city Alexey Demin, Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank (Kazakhstan) Sergey Gusarov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank (Kazakhstan) Irina Turaliyeva, Deputy Representative of the RK MFA in Almaty Rymtai Karibzhanov, Head of the department of Belorussia Embassy in Kazakhstan Alexandr Rusetskiy, Director for Kazakhstan Orthodox Church affairs Kaskelenskiy bishop Gennadiy as well as the representatives of military-patriotic social organizations participated in the event.

The event was opened by welcoming speech of the General Consul of the Russian Federation in Almaty city Alexey Demin. He was speaking about holy heroic deed of the warriors who defended their Motherland and noted that it was necessary to cherish the memory of the events which personified dignity and power of the human spirit.

The Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank (Kazakhstan) Sergey Gusarov, said: “I am getting excited every time I have the opportunity to meet you, dear veterans. I would like to say thank you so much for your heroic deed
of great value, for giving us a possibility to live in free countries, to bear children, to see sun and to be glad to it. With all my heart, I wish you sound health – we still need you since you continue teaching us to be wise, patriotic and to fulfill civil duty. Let me express my highest esteem to you. ”

Within the frameworks of this event the veterans were awarded with the state honors. Then the holiday concert was held for the reception members: dance and prominent sings of the war years were being executed. After completion of the reception each veteran received the holiday gift from the Bank.

For reference:
VTB Bank (Kazakhstan) JSC SO – is 100% subsidiary Bank of the largest Russian VTB Bank OJSC. License of the Financial Supervision Agency of the RK No 1.1.259 dated 22.05.2009.
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