18.09.2016

90th anniversary of RCSK

POST-RELEASE ON 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RED CRESCENT SOCIETY OF KYRGYZSTAN

19.09.2016


Ceremony devoted to the 90th Anniversary of the Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan was held on September 19, 2016 at the Kyrgyz National Philharmonic in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

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Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan (RCSK) has been conducting its activity in the country since 1926, and today it is recognized as the oldest and the biggest humanitarian organization in the republic. In the framework of the celebration an overall 5 years report was presented by the RCSK Director General in order to summarize the achievements and successful practices of the National Society.
The celebration reunited all RCSK partners from among the government representatives, partner national societies, international organizations, local NGOs and business community.

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Vice-Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Altynai Omurkulova, Deputy Head of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Mira Karybaeva and Deputy Prime Minister Gulmira Kudaiberdieva expressed gratitude for the RCSK volunteers and staff for efforts in providing support to the most vulnerable people in the country in their greeting speeches. High recognition of the RCSK humanitarian work was highlighted by the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic. Mr.Tadateru Konoé, President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies addressed a video-message expressing the acknowledgement for the RCSK team and wishing future prosperity and success in delivering support to the people in need.

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Mr. Simon Missiri, Director of the European Zone of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Mr. Stéphane Jacquier, Head of the ICRC Mission in Kyrgyzstan underlined the importance of cooperation and mutual support.

The 22nd General Assembly of the Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan took place on September 19, 2016 with the elections of the RCSK President and Director General. According to the elections, Mr.Azamat Baialinov was elected as the RCSK President, as well as Mr.Rustam Aleyev was re-elected as the Director General of the Red Crescent Society of Kyrgyzstan.