15 older couples tied the knot
This year the whole country celebrates the international day of older people. The capital is no exception, since the morning in the institutions of the city honored pensioners, veterans and home front workers. The correspondents of the official website of the mayor's office of the capital contacted the district rags and found out how many couples aged 60 and above decided to create a family this year in the capital.
According to local registrars, from January 1 to September 30, 2018, 15 marriages in the category of 60 and above were registered in the capital. The oldest newlyweds have created a family in the Esil district. As explained by the staff of the local civil registry office, the head of the family-74 years, his wife-69 years. This couple remarried. After the divorce, the wise decided to come together again. The second in the list of the oldest couples were 69-year-old spouses living in the Saryarka district. According to the staff of the civil registry office, the couple was married for a long time and decided to register after the persuasion of family and friends.
«We see different people of different ages day in and day out. Older people always come in high spirits and are distinguished by their species – in a very neat costumes, with a festive mood», – said the head of the Department of civil registry office of Saryarka district akimat, Bahytgul Shaikenova.
On October 1, the world celebrates the day of the elderly. The date was announced in 1991 at the session of the UN General Assembly. In total, according to the media, about two million pensioners live in Kazakhstan.
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