Monument-bust of U. Zh. Kulymbetova

On the square of school No. 64 in Aktobe, a monument to the prominent state and public figure Uzakbay Kulymbetov was opened. The event was attended by akim of the region Berdybek Saparbayev, akim of the city of Aktobe Ilyas Ispanov, public figures Ұ. Kulymbetov and T. Zhurgenov, descendants from Astana and Almaty, representatives of the intelligentsia, historians and researchers of the Aktobe region. Uzakbay Kulymbetov was one of the founders of the Kazakh Soviet Republic and made a huge contribution to its formation. A citizen, who put national interests above his own, was shot in 1938 on a false charge as an “enemy of the people”. The monument was erected by the descendants of Uzakbay Kulymbetov. The sculpture, cast in bronze, was brought from Almaty. The total height is 3 and a half meters. The author is the famous sculptor Esken Serkebaev.