On August 31, the Kyrgyz Republic celebrates the 30th anniversary of its independence.
Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, congratulated Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, on the country’s Independence Day and expressed his confidence that Moscow and Bishkek would continue to build up bilateral ties. Kremlin.ru reported this on August 31.
On August 31, 1991, an extraordinary session of the Supreme Soviet of Kyrgyzstan adopted a resolution on the Declaration of State Independence of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. This historic act declared the Kyrgyz Republic an independent, sovereign and democratic state.
Kyrgyzstan declared its adherence to the generally recognized principles of international law, friendship and cooperation between peoples and unwavering fulfillment of previously assumed obligations.
On October 12, 1991 the people elected Askar Akayev as the first president of the independent state. On March 2, 1992, the Kyrgyz Republic joined the United Nations.
On March 3, 1992, the national flag of the Kyrgyz Republic was approved.
On March 6, 1992, the Protocol to the Treaty on the Establishment of the Commonwealth of Independent States was ratified in Kyrgyzstan. Since then, the Kyrgyz Republic has been a member of the Commonwealth.
Another significant event in the 30-year history of the Kyrgyz Republic is the adoption of the Constitution at the 12th session of the Supreme Soviet on May 5, 1993. The draft was prepared by a special parliamentary committee and was discussed for two years. The first version had eight sections and 97 articles.
On August 31, celebrations are held throughout the Republic.
The Ala-Too Square in the capital city of Bishkek hosted a parade and a theatrical performance with the participation of Republic’s performance groups. The hippodrome will host equestrian games and there will be professional and amateur artistic performances in Bishkek’s parks. Other cities and towns of the Republic also hold festive events.
The celebration of the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Kyrgyz Republic will end with fireworks.