July 13, 2020

Kazakhstan President attends ceremony of silence in memory of pandemic victims

By presidential decree, July 13 was declared the day of national mourning in the Republic of Kazakhstan. In this regard, from 00:00 throughout the country the national flag is lowered.

Today, on the day of nationwide mourning in memory of citizens who became victims of the coronavirus pandemic, a minute of silence was announced across the country at 12:00, the time of the city of Nur Sultan.

Before the Akorda’s residence, Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid tribute to the victims of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, the ceremony was attended by Secretary of State Krymbek Kusherbayev, Head of the Presidential Administration Erlan Koshanov, Secretary of the Security Council Aset Issekeshev, Head of the Office of the President Nurlan Onzhanov and Minister of Health Alexei Tsoi.

A ceremony to commemorate the victims of the pandemic took place in all regions of the republic.