Bishkek, March 21 / Kabar /. Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev congratulated Kyrgyz citizens on Nooruz holiday, chief of the President’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic Sapar Isakov read the text of the congratulation of the Head of State during the solemn event on the central Ala-Too square in Bishkek.
In his congratulation the Kyrgyz leader said that Nooruz is the day of the vernal equinox, when the winter meets the spring, and the day is equal in duration of the night. It is from this day begins the renewal in nature: the first spring thunder, the swelling of the kidneys in the trees, the riotous growth of greenery.
“Continuing great traditions and customs, like many peoples of the East, Kyrgyz people call Nooruz a national holiday. The holiday of spring, labor, unity and peace. A holiday of an ineradicable hope for a better future.
“Today's Nooruz holiday is significant, as it is celebrated in the Year of Morality, Education and Culture. The people of Kyrgyzstan are experiencing a period of spiritual revival,” he said.
“The people of Kyrgyzstan live in spring care, good intentions about the future, hopes for a rich harvest, a belief in peace and prosperity. Because this year is a special year – there will be presidential elections. In these elections, we must reaffirm the fact that we hold clean and transparent elections in our country. Only the people decide the fate of the elections,” Atambayev said in his message and wished everybody good health, success, happiness and prosperity.