7th of May – Defender of the Fatherland Day

Defender’s Day – celebrated in Kazakhstan on May 7.
Date due to the fact that on 7 May 1992, the President of Kazakhstan (which is the supreme commander ) Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a decree establishing the national armed forces .
Assigning this day next military ranks and presentation of awards to outstanding military has become a tradition .
October 4, 2012 the year of the Republic of Kazakhstan Parliament considered and accepted a position on “Amendments to the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan” On Holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan . ” According to him 7th May proclaimed a national holiday and a day off.