Bishkek, May 9 / Kabar /. Bishkek celebrating today the 72nd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
As part of the celebration, an auto rally, a meeting-requiem, Immortal Regiment march were held in Bishkek and fireworks are planned in the evening.
On the Victory Square after the meeting-requiem with the participation of the country's leadership, the veterans were treated to soldiers' porridge and "100 grams", and a festive concert was organized for them.
In the evening the citizens and guests of the capital will be able to watch the fireworks in the central streets.
About 360 thousand Kyrgyz citizens took part in the Great Patriotic War, over 90 thousand did not return from the front, 150 thousand of our soldiers were awarded orders and medals, 29 people were holders of the Order of Glory, 73 soldiers were awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union. Today in Kyrgyzstan there are 647 veterans of the Great Patriotic War.