A meeting of the Organizing Committee for the coordination of work on the preparation and holding of the national competition "Mereili otbasy" was held under the chairmanship of the Minister of Information and Public Development, Aida Balayeva, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Organizing Committee includes a Senate deputy, members of the National Commission for Women and Family and Demographic Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, regions’ deputy governors, representatives of ministries, media, NGOs and public figures.
During the existence of the national project, more than 15 000 families of the country took part in the "Mereili otbasy" competition, promoting family values in our society, aimed at reviving moral values and raising the status of the family, Aida Balayeva reminded.
New changes in the competition were announced.
"Previously, only one family won at the republican level. Starting this year, all 17 families that have become winners at the regional level will be awarded the title of laureates of the competition and awarded equal awards," Aida Balayeva announced.
Acceptance of documents for the national competition will last until June 15.
The awards ceremony for the laureates of the competition is held annually in September, on the eve of the Day of the Family in Kazakhstan.