PRESIDENT’S WEEK

May 23, 2018
Participation in the opening ceremony of the V International Exhibition of Weapons and Military-Technical Property “KADEX-2018”
Astana

Speaking to the participants of the ceremony, the President of Kazakhstan emphasized that the main feature of this exhibition is the holding of the international forum “Days of Space in Kazakhstan” within the framework of “KADEX-2018”.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that the exhibition KADEX-2018 was an event of global importance in the field of armament and information security.

– The exhibition presents 318 enterprises from 28 countries. Visitors can get acquainted with the latest achievements in the defense-industrial complex and the space sphere. This time, a special emphasis was placed on the development of the electronic system and communication and armament management system, the Head of State said.

The President of Kazakhstan pointed out that our country is pursuing a peace-loving policy aimed at strengthening good-neighborliness and cooperation.

– The development of the defense sector and the Armed Forces is one of the priorities of the state. An effective instrument in their implementation is the international exhibition “KADEX” – the only one of its kind in Central Asia, “Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

The head of state dwelled on the effectiveness of holding an international exhibition in the development of the country’s military-industrial complex.

– This year official delegations from 40 countries of the world, as well as 108 heads of foreign companies, arrived to participate in the exhibition. Signed business agreements and contracts will promote the development of international cooperation and partnership between domestic and foreign enterprises of the defense industry complex. It will also help attract investment, increase the export potential and competitiveness of Kazakhstan’s economy as a whole, – the President of Kazakhstan stated.

19 May 2018
Telegram of condolences to Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Chairman of the State Council and Council of Ministers of Cuba
 The Head of State with deep sorrow has taken the news of the numerous victims as a result of the crash of a passenger aircraft near Havana.

“At this tragic moment, sharing the deep bitterness of loss, on behalf of Kazakhstan’s nation and on my own behalf, I express my condolences to the families and friends of the deceased, as well as to the entire people of Cuba.

I wish all the victims a speedy recovery and a return to their families,” the telegram reads.