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Naryn region preparing for new holiday

Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan is preparing to mark a new holiday — the Day of History and Memory of Ancestors. Office of the plenipotentiary representative of the government in the region informed 24.kg news agency.

According to it, the events are planned for two days — on November 7 and November 8. It is reported that the celebrations will be held in Naryn and district centers. Meetings, laying of flowers at the monuments of historical figures are planned.

Almazbek Atambayev renamed the Day of October Revolution into the Day of History and Memory of Ancestors. As it is noted in the decree, the decision was made «with a view to an objective historical evaluation of the national liberation uprising and the tragic events of 1916, the February and October revolutions of 1917, the lessons and legacies of the Soviet development period, the consequences of political repressions of the 20th century, and paying tribute to the memory of ancestors.»