In accordance with the agenda of the extraordinary XIX Congress, the question of nominating a candidate from the party “Nur Otan” for the election of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan was considered.Addressing party members, Elbasy N.Nazarbayev recalled the difficult path of becoming an independent Kazakhstan, which began in a deep crisis.
– The total economic collapse put the absolute majority of the population on the brink of survival. Many experts predicted inter-ethnic conflicts and upheavals. But, we have proved to the whole world that we deserve to live in our own, independent country in conditions of peace and harmony. My key principle, “first economy, then politics,” proved the absolute correctness, said the Chairman of the Nur Otan party.
The first President of Kazakhstan stressed that due to the pursued policy, the country became one of the dynamically developing states in the post-Soviet space.
The chairman of the party “Nur Otan” noted the great results in the construction and reconstruction of roads, and pointed to the growth of income of Kazakhstanis in the years of Independence.
– In the most difficult years for us, I sent thousands of young Kazakhstanis to the best Universities in the world. Today we are creating an advanced education system already in Kazakhstan. Its core is the Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools and the Nazarbayev University, said Elbasy.
Nursultan Nazarbayev also focused on achievements in the field of health and culture.
– I am proud that I had the honor to create an independent Kazakhstan together with my people. Despite difficult times, my people have always supported my endeavors. And thanks to this, we achieved all the results. I am grateful to the people of the country, – said the First President of Kazakhstan.
At the same time, the Chairman of the Nur Otan Party stressed that only the continuity of our course can ensure the further successful development of Kazakhstan.
– We have begun a new stage of technological and infrastructural development of the country in accordance with the requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Due to digitalization and introduction of innovations, labor productivity and competitiveness the economy grows. At the same time, we launched the process of modernization of public consciousness. All this big work is aimed at increasing the well-being of all Kazakhstanis, ”said Elbasy.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that in accordance with the powers assigned to him under the Constitution, he will continue to work for the prosperity of the Motherland.
– A lot of work remains to be done within the framework of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan, of which I remain the chairman. We will continue our work to strengthen the social harmony and unity of the nation. Leading the Security Council, I will also direct my many years of experience to address a number of key development issues of the state, determining its internal and foreign policy. And as before, I remain the Chairman of the largest political party, Nur Otan, ”said the First President of Kazakhstan.
Elbasy N.Nazarbayev focused on the fact that the party should be the guarantor of the continuity of the chosen political and economic course and the implementation of all the identified tasks.
– It is necessary to ensure that every Kazakhstani person feels the positive effect of the modernization. Including in the framework of the implementation of party projects, “Bakyty otbasy”, “Utty Meken”, “Aul-Yel Besigi” and “Halyka Komek”, said the Chairman of the Nur Otan Party.
The first President of Kazakhstan also spoke about the numerous letters of Kazakhstan citizens sent to him, and assured that the policy of friendship and equal rights of Kazakhstan people will be unchanged.
At the Congress, Nursultan Nazarbayev nominated Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev from the Nur Otan party to participate in the upcoming presidential elections of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Elbasy stressed that Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev is the most worthy candidate for the highest position in the country, noting his merits and achievements before the Motherland.
– Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev from the first days of Independence worked alongside with me at different sites. He is one of those who, together with me, began to build the foreign policy of Kazakhstan, for many years he was the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His diplomatic rank is highly regarded abroad. You know that he was the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and is a very experienced state politician, ”said Elbasy.
During his speech, Nursultan Nazarbayev also instructed to organize the work of the Republican public election headquarters, focusing on the need to work with all categories of citizens.
In conclusion, the First President of Kazakhstan stressed that in modern conditions for stable development and prosperity, the unity of the people and the coordinated work of all Kazakhstanis are required.
– I believe that together we will pass this stage without any difficulties. Our goal is to increase the well-being of the people and the further prosperity of the country. The issue of stability is respect for the state and respect of citizens for each other, – concluded Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Press Service of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy