Day of the State Security Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan (21/04)

On April 21, employees of the State Security Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan celebrate their professional holiday. It was established by Decree of the President of the country No. 814 of May 4, 2014.

A special structure responsible for ensuring national security arose in the system of state structure of Kazakhstan on October 3, 1995, when the State Security Service was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic. The same Decree determined the appointment, structure and powers of the new department. The service received its symbols: a flag, insignia, and the status and importance of the tasks assigned to it were emphasized by subordination directly to the President of the country.

The following functions were assigned to the State Security Service: protection of the President of the country and members of his family, protection of senior officials of the state and officials, the list of which is approved personally by the President, protection of heads of foreign states and senior officials, heads of international organizations during their stay in Kazakhstan . The Service also performed the tasks of ensuring the protection of objects of national importance.