Naadam is a traditional three-day festival in Mongolia which is celebrated as a public holiday. It is held from July 11 to July 13. In 2010, it was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev established by his Presidential Decree the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan on July 13, 1992. This date became the starting point for celebration of National Security Committee Day in Kazakhstan.