The largest city in the state flag installed near the high-mountain skating rink.
In a solemn flag-raising ceremony was attended by famous athletes and representatives of youth organizations of the city.
“National flag-raising ceremony in Almaty is especially symbolic. Almaty is the pride of Kazakhstan. It is here that the President, the First President of the country Nursultan Nazarbayev was declared our Independence, adopted state symbols, the Constitution, the national currency. And it is no coincidence that the flag of Kazakhstan was installed in Medeu. Because there set hundreds of world records the famous Russian and foreign athletes, there have been Asian games and the Universiade. As said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, “at the moment when the flag of Kazakhstan soars high above the earth, our hearts are filled with pride for our country, for all the achievements that we owe our Independence,” wrote first Deputy Chairman of Nur Otan party Bauyrzhan Baibek in his Instagram.