On 7 May 1992, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbaev signed a decree on establishing national armed forces.
Every year on 7 May the Republic of Kazakhstan celebrates the Defender of the Fatherland Day. This is a public holiday in the country. Astana will hold numerous events to celebrate the Defender of the Fatherland Day.
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